Stop Using Store-Bought Deodorant: Choose these DIY Natural Options instead

If you are really cautious about what you put on your skin, then you are probably aware of the negative effects that store-bought deodorants can have.

As they often contain suspicious ingredients and dangerous chemicals, it is best to avoid them and find more natural options to keep sweat off. One of the best ways is to use natural deodorants.

And, you need not spend a small fortune on store-bought natural deodorants because you can make your own at home. In a couple of easy steps, you will have an all-natural deodorant free of triclosan, parabens, and formaldehyde.

With this in mind, in today’s article, we will share amazing recipes for different types of DIY deodorants for different uses. Continue reading to article to find out more…

3 Best DIY Deodorant Recipes

You will need:

2 tbsp of shea butter

2 tbsp of coconut oil

2 tsp of beeswax

A tsp of baking soda

4 tsp of potato starch or tapioca

50 drops of frankincense essential oil

Preparation: Put the butter, beeswax, and coconut oil in a measuring cup. Then, fill one pot partially with water and put the cup into it to make a double boiler. Bring it on medium heat and simmer until the beeswax melts entirely.  Next, remove it from heat and add the starch and baking soda. At the end, add the essential oil. Divide the content into two 2-ounce tins and wait for it to harden a bit before usage. You can keep it in these tins for up to 12 months in a cool and dry area. You can easily apply it onto the armpits with the fingertips.

  • Deodorant against stronger body odor

You will need:

3 tbsp of baking soda

5 tbsp of cornstarch

6 tbsp of shea butter

30 drops of some essential oils

Preparation: In a bigger mixing bowl, add the cornstarch, baking soda, and butter and combine them with your hands. Add the essential oils and with a hand mixer, whip everything together. Once you get a creamy consistency, add it in a 4-ounce jar. Keep the deodorant in a cool and dry place and apply it onto the underarms using the fingertips.

  • DIY deodorant for normal skin

You will need:

½ cup of coconut oil

½ cup of baking soda

40 drops of essential oils, pick your favorites

Preparation: In a bowl, add the coconut oil and the baking soda. Mix them together before adding the chosen essential oils. Combine everything together and transfer the homogeneous content into a glass jar. Apply it into the skin using the fingertips.

Sources:

SWEAT BLOCK

OLD NATURAL CURES

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