10 Homemade Recipes for Beauty Products: Homemade Shaving Cream
Homemade Coconut Oil Lime Shaving Cream - Moisturize your skin while you shave with this refreshing homemade shaving cream. You'll love the luxurious feel of this homemade shaving cream and how simple it is to make. Oh, and did I mention it's much cheaper than store bought shaving cream? Added bonus!
Coconut oil + eucalyptus oil = homemade Vicks vapor rubWith coconut oil and eucalyptus oil, you won't be needing any more of that Vick's stuff. I just put a blob of oil in a medicine cup, add a few drops of eucalyptus oil, mix it up and put in on their chest. Breathing it in will help "open them up" so they can breathe better and cough more effectively. You could also add a drop of lavender oil to sooth your child if they are having trouble sleeping
In my quest to find a homemade deodorant that would work well for my family, I experimented with three slightly different recipes. I evaluated each recipe in terms of its effectiveness, texture, and scent. My husband tried all three deodorants as well, and I included his thoughts in my results. Our days require varying levels of activity and therefore sweat levels, but we made sure to use each recipe on warm, active days to give each a real test for effectiveness.
Another use for coconut oil! This time as a deodorant when mixed with other natural ingredients.Trust me, it works. The baking soda is key. You can use whatever essential oil you like, or leave it out (I don't use any and I'm happy with it just the way it is).