#3. Aftershave

- By Karthikeyan A K


  • 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol
  • 1/4 cup witch hazel
  • 1/2 cup distilled water
  • 3 drops oil of benzoin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dried herbs and/or a few drops of essential oils of your preference as given below:
  • Lavender fs, crushed
  • Camphor herbs such as rosemary, lavender, sage
  • Citrus herbs such as orange or lemon peels
  • Spicy herbs such as cinnamon, cloves


Combine ingredients in a jar. Cover and place in a dark fairly cool place. Shake the jar once or twice a day for 2 - 3 weeks. Strain out herbs and refrigerate.