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Making my own cleaning products is something I began doing forever ago. It all started when I was pregnant with my first daughter and couldn’t stand the smell of any store-bought cleaners. At that time, I also began researching the ingredients in cleaning and personal care products. What I discovered gave me a lot of concern. My newest natural DIY obsession? Shaving cream! I recently discovered this DIY eco-friendly shaving cream recipe and now I won’t use anything else. It’s that good.


1½ cups water
1 cup Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap (I’m partial to the lavender but they have a multitude of amazing scents)
3/4 cup baking soda


  • Put all ingredients in a stock pot. Heat over a medium-high heat. Continue stirring slowly until the ingredients start to foam up and reach just below the rim of the pot. Turn off the heat and move your pot to an empty sink in case it foams over the rim.
  • Allow your mixture to cool for approximately four hours. As it begins to cool, you’ll notice the foam will shrink while it forms together and separates from the extra water.
  • When it is…