Thursday, January 31, 2013

DIY Valentine's Gift: Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream

This is a great gift for just about any Valentine.....except maybe children or those who don't shave! But, whether your valentine is your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, mom, dad, sister, brother, friend....well, you get the point....this gift feels heartfelt, but is also practical! Plus, it smells delicious and everyone loves a gift that smells good!


1/3 cup shea butter
1/3 cup virgin coconut oil
1/4 cup jojoba or sweet almond oil
10 drops rosemary essential oil
3-5 drops peppermint essential oil


1. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine the shea butter and coconut oil, stirring until just melted. Remove from the heat and transfer to a heat-safe bowl. Add in the jojoba oil and the essential oils. Stir to mix.
2. Place the bowl in the refrigerator and chill until solid. Remove from the refrigerator and whip using a hand beater or a stand mixer until light and fluffy. Spoon into a jar. Lid and keep in a cool, dry place.

Makes 8 ounces.

Tip: Pair with a  Preserve razor and natural loofa or sponge, all available at Healthy Home Market!

Please see Food for My Family for more tips!

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