Saturday, October 27, 2012

For the man In your life

Mens aftershave gel

This special blend, made just for men, soothes and tones the skin after shaving. Made with pure aloe vera gel and nature's astringent witch hazel, this formula heals and soothes the skin. The essences of natural sandalwood and orange oil in this gel have a clean, woody fragrance.

1/2 c. aloe vera gel
2 T. witch hazel
1 T. orange flower water
10 drops sandalwood e.o.
5 drops orange e.o.

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and stir with a wire whisk until well blended. Bottle and label.


Mens Aftershave

For those of you who want to make something for the men in your life: try making homemade aftershave. It is simple and inexpensive.

1/4 cup witch hazel
1/2 cup distilled water
3 drops benzoic oil
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup dried herbs and/or a few drops of your choice essential oils such as :

Lavender flowers, crushed

Camphor herbs such as rosemary, lavender, sage

Citrus herbs such as orange or lemon peels or

Spicy herbs such as cinnamon, cloves

Combine ingredients in a glass jar. Cover and place in a dark fairly cool place. Shake the jar once or twice a day for 2 - 3 weeks. Strain out herbs through a colander and refrigerate

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