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DIY shaving cream using the Thermomix

Lately i’ve been getting into DIY products that we use on a regular basis, handwash, cleaning spray, body wash and today it was shaving cream. My husband asked me to buy some more shaving cream.  As I was reading the ingredients on the back of the can in the supermarket, I thought surely it would be better to make this myself with natural lubricants rather than petrochemicals.  I just think that if I can eliminate some of the day to day unnecessary questionable chemicals, then I will. I adapted this recipe from the dōTERRA blog.

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DIY shaving cream using the Thermomix
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Ingredients

  • 1 part shea butter (1/2 cup)
  • 1 part carrier oil (1/2 cup)
  • 15 drops of essential oil of choice (tea tree, lavender, peppermint, juniper berry, geraniun, frankincense, cedarwood all work well)
  • glass jar

Instructions

  1. Add shea butter and carrier oil to TM bowl and heat 2mins/100'/Speed 2.
  2. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Add 5 drops each of essential oils of choice (15 in total).
  4. Blitz on speed 6 to mix through.
  5. Transfer to glass jar.
  6. Allow to rest and it will firm up.
  7. Mix with a wooden spatula and it will be light and fluffy.
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