How to Make Natural Deodorant
Body odor isn’t exactly a topic everyone wants to talk about; but more likely than not, it is something we’ve all experienced at one point or another. Yes, store-bought deodorants work just fine, but they aren’t the healthiest solution. If you’d rather go for an all-natural, safer, and more environmentally friendly alternative, try making your own deodorant at home. We’ll teach you how to make natural deodorant with these recipes!
Make sure you check out the below the recipes! How to Make Natural Deodorant Infographic Natural Deodorant Recipe #1
essential oil (optional) ¼ cup cornstarch
¼ cup baking soda
2 tablespoons coconut oil
Empty plastic stick deodorant container
In a small bowl, mix the essential oil, cornstarch, and baking soda
Add coconut oil
Stir until the mixture has the consistency of cream cheese
Put the deodorant into the empty deodorant container
Press the deodorant down with the back of the spoon
Let it firm for about a day or put it in the fridge for a couple of hours
Here’s a quick tip from Amy Korst from
Mother Earth Living: if you have sensitive skin, decrease the baking soda by half and increase the cornstarch up to ½ cup for this natural deodorant!
Feel even more clean and fresh with these herbal soap recipes! Natural Deodorant Recipe #2
¼ cup coconut oil
2 tablespoons shea butter
¼ cup baking soda
¼ cup cornstarch
10 drops tea tree oil (for its antibacterial properties)
15-20 drops essential oil of choice
In a large mixing bowl, mix coconut oil, shea butter, baking soda, cornstarch and essential oils
Once everything is combined, and the mixture is smooth, place the mixture in a small container
Store in a cool place
When you’re ready to use the deodorant, place a small pea-size amount on your underarms daily
Looking for more natural recipes you can make right at home?
Check out tons of natural product how-to’s here.
Don’t want to make your own?
Check out this list of 26 natural deodorants that are safe.
Great book for women!
Want to learn more herbal remedies for women? Take a look at . This book has a variety of natural products that you can create right at home! Herbal Healing for Women
Share This Infographic On Your Site!
3 Types of Natural Deodorants from Motherearthliving.com
How to make Solid All Natural Deoderant from Wikihow.com
How to Make Natural Deodorant from Wellnessmama.com
Photo courtesy of Ambro, freedigitalphotos.net