DIY Father’s Day Gifts – Homemade Bay Rum Aftershave and Handmade Bay Rum Soap
This handmade goat milk soap is specially formulated for normal to dry skin and is hand crafted in small batches using the cold process soapmaking method. It contains rich, wholesome goat’s milk, shea butter, cocoa butter, olive oil, rice bran oil and even colloidal oatmeal. (It’s the same great recipe as Rebecca’s bestselling Handmade Unscented Goat Milk Soap.) You’ll find this bar is highly scented for a fragrance that lasts even stepping out of the shower. Use it on your face, hands, and body and even try it in your hair! It’s all natural expect for the fragrance and contains no color. This soap is available now from Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen.
Now that you’ve got your soap, why not try your hand at a homemade bay rum scented after shave for dad with this easy aftershave recipe.
BAY RUM AFTERSHAVE
1/2 cup vodka
2 tablespoons Jamaican rum
2 dried bay leaves
1/4 teaspoons whole allspice
1 cinnamon stick
zest from a small orange
Mix together all the ingredients and place into a clean jar with a tight fitting lid. Place the jar in a dark, cool place for 2 weeks. After two weeks, strain liquid through several layers of cheesecloth or a coffee filter. Discard solids. To use, splash on the face after shaving.