Peppermint & Fragonia shaving foam

Peppermint & Fragonia shaving foam

Formula: 80212

Phase Ingredients for ~150 ml Quantity
A peppermint water 100 gr
A glycerin 7 gr
A Cocamidopropyl betaine, powder 15 gr
B Decyl glucoside 30 gr
B betaine 5 gr
B fragonia essential oil 35 drops
B cosgard 30 drops
B chlorophyll (optional, for color) a pinch

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

Preparation method:
Add and mix the peppermint water with the glycerin in a glass. The solution should be at room temperature or slightly warm.
In another glass add the Cocamidopropyl betaine powder. Over the surfactant add the solution obtained previously, mix a little and leave to rest until the powder has completely dissolved. Stir occasionally to facilitate dissolution.

Over the clear and homogeneous phase A, the ingredients of phase B are added one by one, with thorough mixing after each one. The solution thus obtained is transferred to the dedicated container.

A frothy solution, with a fresh and pleasant scent. It forms a light and creamy foam that softens the hairs and facilitates the sliding of the blade. Contributes to easy and comfortable shaving. Apply on damp skin (or even on dry skin) and massage to help the softening of the hair. After shaving, the skin is rinsed with lukewarm or colder water, according to preference. Shake the bottle before use.

Fragonia essential oil is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and purifying. Peppermint water is refreshing, cools the skin and finely perfumes the solution. Cocamidopropyl betaine powder is an ingredient that produces quality foam, is moisturizing, smoothing, does not dry the skin and is well tolerated even by sensitive skin. The Decyl glucoside provides abundant foam and is also very well tolerated by the skin.


  • instead of peppermint water you can use witch hazel water, or, for sensitive skin, melissa or linden water
  • instead of fragonia essential oil, you can use another essential oil chosen according to your preferred properties and smell, or you can remove it from the recipe


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, 2 glasses, teaspoon/spatula
  • Recommended container: Foamer bottle
  • Shelf-life: 3 months – prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, kept in a cool place

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed to be accurate, however, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The Elemental customer must ensure that the reproduction of the formulation does not infringe any intellectual property rights and that it complies with the specific rules and regulations in force. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part.

Posted on 07/20/2015 Men's grooming recipes 0

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