How to: Make Your Own Shaving Cream (from Basic Kitchen Supplies)

With summer getting into its swing, a lot of us are looking to clean up the beards we’ve let go through the spring. What better way to get into the spirit of a new smooth skin routine than with some DIY shaving cream tailor made to our favorite scents?   

This guide from has a snappy recipe for silky smooth shaving cream that’s entirely chemical-free. According to some hippie-leaning friends of mine, the chemical-free part is what helps counteract razor burn for those with sensitive skin. You can use a variety of methods to give your shaving cream the individual, manly scent you’d like to be known by. And the best part is that almost all of the supplies are easily found in your basic kitchen pantry!