DIY Shaving Cream with 3 Ingredients in 4 Steps

Hello Handmakers!

Making your own shaving cream is a great alternative to buying commercial ones, especially when you’re not a fan of aerosol cans (despite them being recyclable, they’re not entirely easy to reuse) and mineral oils (which can irritate the skin and cause breakouts due to clogged pores despite the silk-smooth moisturizing effect they have).

So, for this post, we’re sharing with you a super easy 3-ingredient shaving cream recipe that you can easily whip up within 20 minutes and with only 4 steps! The base for this shaving cream is none other than Stephenson Personal Care’s Crystal OPC aka Foaming Bath Butter or Sugar Whip. It’s a brilliant and innovative base that is rich in glycerin, produces a creamy and foamy lather, and is paraben and MPG free. Moreover, it can be used for both face and body due to it’s mild formulation and is confirmed as non-skin-irritant by Zein test.

Watch this video now to learn how to make your own shaving cream 👇

What You’ll Need
👉 300g of Stephenson Personal Care’s OPC (Foaming Bath Butter) Base
👉 1/2 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay
👉 20 drops of Essential Oil (we recommend Peppermint for that soothing, minty-cool feeling!)
👉 Knife
👉 Spoon
👉 Mixer
👉 Digital Scale
👉 Jar (to keep shaving cream, you can use one like this or this)


  1. Cut and weigh 300g of OPC Base and place into the mixer. Turn on the mixer at low speed for 10 minutes.
  2. Add in 1/2 teaspoon of Bentonite Clay and 20 drops of essential oil.
  3. Turn on the mixer at low speed for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Scoop the shaving cream into a jar and it’s now ready to be used!


Want an alternative way to make natural shaving cream? Check out this blog post!

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