Herbal Blend Recipe: Make Your Own Natural Whipped Shaving Cream


Want to spoil your father, brother or partner this Father’s Day? Make them a batch of this soothing and recharging whipped shaving cream. Nothing feels better then a clean shave! Knowing that you’re using all natural and organic ingredients is just one more way to keep harmful ingredients out of your life.

This recipe is so easy and feels delightful, you will want to make some for yourself!  Try customizing the essential oil blend for your perfect scent.


Here’s what you will need:

½ cup coconut oil

½ cup shea butter

¼ cup grapeseed oil

2 tsp of Vitamin E Oil

1 ½ Tbsp baking soda

10 drops-Peppermint Essential Oil

5 drops-Lavender Essential Oil

3 drops-Cedar Essential Oil

3-4 cup container

Essential Oils- Essential Oils can be very strong to the skin, make sure that you are always mixing them with a carrier oil, or liquid.   

To Make Your Own: Natural Whipped Shaving Cream

Step 1:

-Create a Double Boiler on your stove.

-Place all the Coconut Oil and Shea Butter in the double boiler. Keep on a low simmer until all the Coconut Oil and Shea Butter have turned into a liquid.

Step 2:

-Add your Grapeseed Oil and Vitamin E Oil to the double boiler.

Step 3:

-Let cool in the refrigerator until it is firm.

Step 4:

-Add the baking soda and essential oils to the mix and use hand mixture to whip it up!

Step 5:

-Label and put in a sealed glass jar.

To Use: Apply to your skin evenly and shave.


Learning to make your own natural products is a fun evolution to bringing balance to your life. On your person and in your home. We understand that not everyone likes to make his or her own products. Check out a short clip on how to make Natural Whipped Shaving Cream on June 21st on Portland Today and KGW8.

We take great pleasure in creating products and recipes for you. However, if you are interested in going more in depth to make all your own herbal products get signed up for THS Make Your Own: Herbal Product Series, Beginning in August 2018. In this 4 month, hand-on, program we will dive into making an assortment of products for your hair, skin, body and home. Space is limited. Secure your spot today! 


To set up an herbal consultation with me email: info@theherbshoppepharmacy.com

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Amanda Furbee

Amanda’s interest in herbalism began at an early age but it wouldn’t be until 2010, when she moved to the Pacific Northwest, that her relationship with medicinal plants blossomed. The move from the east coast to the west coast would be more than a change of scenery, it brought her closer towards the wonderful world of herbalism. Ambitious to start learning she found a golden opportunity working at Portland’s first all organic herbal supplier, The Herb Shoppe. Her experience was even more fulfilling than she had hoped for, feeling invigorated Amanda knew this was a step in the right direction. 

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