Many people have sensitive skin. Using chemical based cream can leave behind a horrid skin. Therefore it is necessary to use homemade shaving cream. It not only leaves your skin soft but also gets a closer shave than lathered soap. Below are some homemade shaving creams which gently remove unwanted hair and leaves behind a supple and glowing skin.
Some Of The Best Homemade Shaving Cream Are:
Butter Shave Cream
Shea butter is considered to be the best for a rich and creamy shave. Whip Shea butter in a bowl. Add melted coconut and sweet almond oil while whipping. Add essential oils and whip till you get a creamy lather. It can be put in a foam pump and used when required. It leaves behind a smooth and glowing skin.
Homemade Soap And Oil
Soak homemade soap into a saucepan with water and heat over low flame until melted. Remove from heat and add coconut oil and essential oil like olive, sweet almond or grapes seed oil. Mix well and add it to your foam pump. Coconut oil acts as moisturizer and provides smoothness to your skin.
This is a great shaving cream as it can be made from your regular use shampoos and conditioners. Combine 3/4th cup of conditioner with 1/4th of shampoo. Add 4 tablespoon of sweet almond oil or coconut oil and mix few drops of essential oil. Mix the ingredients to form a thick foam. Pour it into a foam pump and use it when required.
Oil And Honey
Take some cocoa butter in a saucepan. Put it on a double broiler so that it melts. Now add soap, sweet almond oil and honey to it. Mix the ingredients well. It will form a very thick solution. Put this solution into a foam container. Add sufficient quantity of water to it. Shake the mixture well to get a thick creamy mixture. Store in a cool place and use it.
Aloe Vera Gel And Soap
Aloe Vera is considered to be a natural coolant and has antiseptic property. Aloe gel and soap makes a great foaming gel for shaving. Pluck few fresh aloe leaves from your garden. Slit the leaves and extract the aloe gel from it. Put it in a container. Add few drops of liquid soap to it. Add 2 tablespoon of sweet almond oil and few drops of essential oil. Add water to it and mix all the ingredients well. Pour the mixture into a foam pump. Shake the mixture well before use.
Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream
Put a saucepan over low heat, add Shea butter and coconut oil and stir until it just melts. Remove from heat and transfer it into a bowl. Add jojoba oil and rosemary essential oil along with peppermint oil. Stir to mix. Place the bowl in a refrigerator and let it chill until solid. Remove from the refrigerator and whip it with a hand beater till it becomes light and fluffy. Put it in a jar and store it in a cool and dry place.
Glycerine Shaving Cream
Soak soap in water inside a container and keep it overnight. Melt coconut oil and glycerine in a double broiler. As soon as they melt add to the soap mixture and blend until creamy. Mix essential oils and store the cream in a lid container. Shake the mixture well before use.