How to make a natural and homemade aftershave
As its name indicates, An aftershave is a product that is used after shaving, in order to calm the possible irritation that may arise after shaving, relieve burning and redness. It can be a liquid, a gel, a cream or a balm.
And it may contain alcohol as an antiseptic agent, which fulfills the objective of preventing possible infections when cuts occur. However, whether you have sensitive skin or if at the time of applying it you usually feel burning and burning, the recommendation is clear: avoid aftershave with alcohol, since at present it is possible to find in the market different aftershaves that help us when it comes to preventing infections because they contain antiseptic ingredients, but do not possess alcohol.
Luckily, did you know that at home you can make your own natural aftershave? It is a useful option when you want to try new things, when you want to look for a product that is not only natural, because you do not want to continue using products with chemical substances, or because you simply want to learn how to make a product that only contains 100% natural ingredients.
Ingredients that you need
To make this natural aftershave you need: 1 clean glass jar, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, 10 drops of tea tree essential oil, 10 drops of peppermint essential oil, 10 drops of chamomile essential oil, 10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil and rose water (or orange blossom water).
Steps to make the natural after shave
Put in the bottle rose water or orange blossom to almost reach the top, but leaving a little space to add the rest of the ingredients. Now, little by little, add the droplets of essential oils in the indicated amounts, regardless of the order.
Then close the bottle and shake it well so that all the ingredients are mixed and combined perfectly. Finally reserve in a cool and dry place.
How to use the homemade after shave
Once you have shaved and rinse with cold water as a way to relieve irritation apply a little of this natural lotion, until it dries.
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