Bath and beauty products are often made with women in mind, but men need soap and grooming products too! With Father’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to create something for the guys. One of my favorite handmade gifts for men is beard oil. It’s incredibly easy to make; simply mix together skin-loving oils such as jojoba oil and argan oil. You can see the process in the Beard Oil Soap Queen TV video below. To save even more time, the Beard Oil Base is already mixed and ready to customize.
To give facial hair additional grooming, the Sculpting Mustache Wax easily molds hair into various shapes. It’s made with a combination of cera bellina wax, olive oil, hazelnut oil, castor oil and vitamin E oil. The mixture is melted and whipped to create a light, spreadable texture. Leave the mixture uncolored, or add a little brown or black oxide to give the wax color.
The Sculpting Mustache Wax is perfect for shaping facial hair.
If you don’t have a mustache or facial hair, you can still incorporate ‘staches in your projects. The Movember Mustache Melt and Pour is made with the Guest Mini Mustache Mold to create the bars. They are scented them with Mahogany Fragrance Oil, which is a great traditional masculine fragrance. If you’re looking for more masculine fragrance oil options, click here. The Mini Melt & Pour Foot Ball Soap Tutorial also creates guest-sized soap that’s perfect for any football lover.
The Walnut Facial Scrub for Men was designed with guys in mind. It’s made with no-fuss ingredients like baking soda, walnut shells and kaolin clay. Simply mix it with a little water and apply to a damp face. For dry skin, mix it with a little lightweight oil like avocado oil or sweet almond oil. Of course ladies can use this scrub too!
The Walnut Facial Scrub for Men is great for both sexes, but was designed with men in mind.
If you’re looking for cold process soap, the Charcoal & Cedar Beer Cold Process Soap is made with a dark stout beer and activated charcoal. Cedarwood and fir needle essential oils give the bars a woodsy scent. To use beer or other alcoholic beverages in cold process soap, the alcohol needs to be boiled first. Learn how in this blog post.
If you prefer melt and pour, the Minty Clay Melt & Pour Bars feature green zeolite clay, charcoal and exfoliating poppy seeds. Scrubby additives are a key component of many masculine products, including mechanics soap. The Havana Layers Melt and Pour Soap features a variety of exfoliants such as shredded loofah and walnut shells for an extra scrubby bar.
What’s your favorite masculine product to create? I love masculine scents…so I like to use “men’s” products as well =)