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Foaming Shave Soap Recipe

This is the shave soap I use most often in the shower because it is easy, inexpensive and works great. Some men may find it harsh on the face due to the high liquid castille content.

Foaming Shave Soap Ingredients

how to make homemade shaving soap

1/4 cup Natural Aloe Vera Gel (not juice!)
1/4 cup Liquid Castille Soap
1 TBSP Olive or Almond Oil
1/4 cup warm Distilled Water (or lavender infused)
Vitamin E or Grapefruit Seed Extract (to preserve)
Essential Oils for Fragrance (optional) – I use lavender
8 ounce or larger Foaming Soap Bottle

Foaming Shave Soap Instructions

Mix ingredients in foamer bottle and shake gently until mixed.
Shake well before each use.
This recipe will last a couple of months (I use up within about 2 months, so I don’t know beyond that). I don’t recommend citrus oils if you are going to be in the sun, since they increase sun sensitivity.

Shave Cream Ingredients

1/4 cup olive, almond or coconut oil
2-3 TBSP Shea or Cocoa Butter
1/4 cup Aloe Gel or Honey
1 TBSP Kaolin clay or white cosmetic clay (optional)
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup Liquid Castille Soap
Vitamin E or GSE (to preserve)