Coconut shaving cream


  • 3/4 cup castile soap

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable glycerine

  • 1 tablespoon castor oil

  • 1 tablespoon boiled water, still hot

  • 2 teaspoon citric acid

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch or arrowroot powder

  • 25 drops lavender essential oil


  • Glass jug or beaker

  • Hand whisk

  • Kettle

  • Spoon

  • 300ml bottle with pump dispenser


  1. In a medium glass jar or jug, whisk together the coconut oil, castile soap, castor oil, glycerine and hot water until well combined

  2. Add the citric acid, cornstarch and essential oil and whisk again until you have a creamy consistency

  3. Carefully pour into your pump bottle

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