Learn to make your own DIY all-natural, non-toxic whipped shaving cream with this easy shaving soap recipe that uses just one ingredient plus water!
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My husband prefers shaving with Dr. Bronners Peppermint Shaving Soap, unfortunately our local market changed from carrying shaving cream to shaving gel a few years ago. Since the switch, my husband has been shaving with a bar of Dr Bronner’s Peppermint Pure Castile Soap, however it does not lather as much as traditional shaving foams.
I decided to try make whipped shaving soap for a surprise. It was easy to make and produced 2 cups of lovely whipped shaving soap for $1.87.
Shaving Soap Recipe Ingredients
- 2.5 ounces Dr Bronner’s Peppermint Pure Castile Soap (1/2 of a bar)
- 6 ounces of water (3/4 cup)
- Cut the Castile soap into small pieces and combine with water in a small saucepan.
- Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and stir until the soap is completely dissolved.
- Set the pan on the back of the stove to cool. Wait until the soap/water mixture solidifies (from 3-6 hours in a house that is 70 degrees).
- Whisk the soap by hand or with a portable electric mixer until it resembles stiff whipped cream.
- Store in a closed container and use within a few weeks for best results.
The whipped shaving soap recipe makes an excellent lather using a shaving brush. (It can be applied with your hands too.) It is also great for legs.
Tip: Dr Bronner’s Peppermint Pure Castile Soap is a great shower soap too. It’s invigorating smell and tingly later make it a great substitute for less healthy “male
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