Best DIY Shaving Lotion
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Recipe type: Beauty
Serves: 1 cup
  • ½ cup distilled water
  • ¼ cup aloe gel
  • ¼ liquid castile soap
  • 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil (or other of your choosing)
  • ½ teaspoon guar gum (for thickening)
  • 10 drops essential oils (optional)
  1. Mix all ingredients with a stick blender and pour into a pump dispenser
For a thicker lotion, use up to 1 teaspoon of guar gum. More than that and the lotion will be too thick to dispense.
Recipe by Curious About Green at