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Natural Homemade Deodorant for Women and Men

By Edited Jan 26, 2014 1 2

Did you know that some of the chemicals used in deodorants can cause breast cancer? There's quite a few advantages of making your own natural homemade deodorant. Natural homemade deodorant for women and men is much safer and more effective at neutralizing odors and bacteria. An organic deodorant can protect against skin irritation and eliminate foul odors. An organic deodorant for women and men is really easy to make. It's not complicated and it doesn't cost much money. All you need is some household ingredients to make your very own natural homemade deodorant for women and men to use. If you're someone with sensitive skin, then it can be hard finding a trusted deodorant to buy. So making a natural homemade deodorant might just be a lot easier for you. An organic deodorant with natural homemade ingredients is safe for anyone to use.


Homemade Deodorant


Homemade Deodorant Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of Coconut Oil or Shea Butter
  • 1/4 cup of Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup of Corn Starch
  • Essential Oils


These are just basic household ingredients used to make a natural homemade deodorant for women and men. You can choose between organic coconut oil or shea butter for your natural homemade deodorant. Both are recommended organic products for maintaining healthy skin. The baking soda kills odors. Simply just rubbing some baking soda under your arms would work to eliminate odors. Coconut oil and shea butter are two of my favorite ingredients used in a natural deodorant recipe. I really like coconut oil a lot, because it might be the best oil for our skin. It contains a lot of omega fats, reduces skin inflammation, and helps to protect against bacteria and fungus. This is a great homemade deodorant for those with sensitive skin. Organic deodorants are much better for those who are prone to skin allergens.


This is a pretty simple natural homemade deodorant to make. You combine coconut oil, or shea butter, baking soda, and cornstarch together. Either microwave into a bowl, or cook over low heat into a saucepan. You want the coconut oil or shea butter to melt, and mix together with the baking soda and the corn starch. Now, you don't necessarily have to add essential oils. You can apply the already homemade deodorant into a container, seal it, and stick it in the fridge. If you don't want a fragrance, then you don't have to add essential oils.

However, if you do want a fragrance then you'll need to apply a few drops of essential oils into the natural homemade deodorant. There are plenty of recommended essential oils to use. For men, you might be striving for a smokey, woody, and spicy fragrance. Well, I'd recommend rosemary, sandalwood, tobacco, sage, and grapefruit essential oils. Spearmint, vanilla, orange, and lemon essential oils might be recommended for women. Whichever fragrance that you desire. Essential oils are safe to use and should protect against bacteria and skin inflammation. I'd keep the homemade deodorant stored in the fridge. Just apply to your armpits daily.



Homemade Deodorant Spray


Homemade Deodorant Spray Ingredients

  • water
  • coconut oil or shea butter
  • baking soda
  • cornstarch
  • essential oils



If you enjoy using spray deodorants, then this isn't such a complicated homemade spray deodorant for women and men to make. Basically the exact same ingredients apply. Buy a spray bottle and fill it up halfway with water. Then add about three tablespoons of baking soda, a tablespoon of coconut oil or shea butter, and one table spoon of cornstarch. You just want enough so its a bit thick. Shake the ingredients together. The coconut oil and shea butter will probably need to be mixed in and should melt in with the water. Then apply some of your favorite essential oils, and there you go. You have made your own personal organic deodorant to use. It's that simple to make. You will effectively eliminate odors and prevent skin irritation when using this natural homemade deodorant recipe.

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Comments

Sep 23, 2010 9:17pm
Ernie
Breast Cancer...dang, that is scary!
Sep 24, 2010 6:37pm
Lynsuz
Very scary Ernie...never knew about making homemade deodorant. I really like Shea butter. Thanks godfather.
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