Concerned with the chemicals in store-bought deodorants. Take all the guess work out of those unpronounceable ingredients and whip up your own homemade deodorant recipe. It’s all natural, healthy and safe for even the most sensitive of skin. Plus, it’s both hippie and fashionista approved, so you can rest assured it’s really green and it really works.
Homemade Deodorant Recipe
1/3 cup virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil
¼ cup baking soda
¼ cup arrowroot powder
5-10 drops lavender, tea tree or lemon essential oils, optional
Mix baking soda and arrowroot powder in a small bowl before blending with virgin, cold pressed coconut oil (ideally in is solid state). Add essential oils, as desired. Add more coconut oil or baking soda as needed so that the paste resembles the consistency of a store-bought deodorant. Pour into small container and store in the refrigerator.