Homemade Beauty: Peppermint Aftershave Recipe

Witch hazel helps to heal and disinfect any shaving nicks, vinegar balances your skin's pH, and the peppermint stimulates your circulation in this natural aftershave potion.

Peppermint Aftershave<br />
© Jupiterimages/Creatas/Thinkstock

You Will Need

  • ½ cup peppermint leaves, bruised
  • 1 tablespoon witch hazel
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3 drops peppermint essential oil

What to Do
1. Place the peppermint leaves in a bowl. Pour over 125 ml (½ cup) boiling water, cover and steep until cold.

2. Strain.

3. Add witch hazel, vinegar and oil, and pour into a bottle with a non-metallic cap. Shake before use. For an extra invigorating tingle, store in the refrigerator.

Want to stay smart and healthy?

Get our weekly Health Reads newsletter

how we use your e-mail
We will use your email address to send you this newsletter. For more information please read our privacy policy.