Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 0 mins

This gel will work well for men or women. It soothes skin after you've finished shaving. It's one of those great, simple recipes that will replace what you buy at the store. It's alcohol free, so it's great for even sensitive skin.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup aloe vera gel
  • 1 12 tablespoons distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon witch hazel
  • 10 drops essential oils or 10 drops fragrance oil, of your choice


  1. Combine all ingredients in the container you'll store it in, until well mixed.
  2. Top with a lid.
  3. Use after every shave to soothe and refresh your skin.


Most Helpful

I've been going through recipes, and trying to make sure I'm caught up on leaving reviews for things I've tried. I first tried this recipe on August 11, 2004! Sorry about that. Hopefully, it will make you feel better to know that my husband loves this stuff, and I've been making it for him ever since. I vary the oils from time to time; his personal favorite seems to be clary sage oil. He keeps a container of it in the shower to smooth on after every shave, and it seems to help with razor irritation. Thanks for the recipe, I'm just sorry it took me so long to review it! :)

Kay D. August 31, 2008

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