How to Personalize Your Shaving Soap Recipe: Fragrance, Fats & More

So you have a shaving soap recipe that gives you a good shave and a rich, stable lather – but that’s it. For now, it’s unscented and far from extraordinary.

This is part of the process, though. It’s easier to establish a foundation and manipulate one or two things at a time in subsequent batches. When something goes wrong, this limits the number of possible culprits.

Now that we’ve got a solid foundation, it’s time to get a little more creative!

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Making Your First Shaving Soap: Base Recipe

Looking for a shaving soap recipe? I’m going to show you how to make your own, even if you’ve never made soap before.

If you’re new to soap making, it’s still a good idea to start with a base recipe to work from. That way, you can make small adjustments and observe their results.

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6 Reasons to Make Your Own Homemade Shaving Soap

If you’ve already read a few posts here on Shaver Soaper, you might have asked yourself why you should bother making homemade shaving soap at all. After all, there are plenty of artisans out there selling great soaps already.

What if you don’t do it right? Won’t it be expensive? What should you do with the extra soap you make?

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