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Homemade Natural Deodorant Recipe that works…Never Buy Deodorant Again!

Homemade natural DeodorantThat’s right!  You never have to buy deodorant again…. and your friends will still want to be around you!  I bought four different natural deodorants before I was fed up!  I would end up smelling “not so fresh” by the end of the day!  Maybe its because I am constantly chasing two toddlers around, but STILL!  There had to be another way to maintain my dignity and still live a healthy natural lifestyle! My homemade deodorant is simple to make and actually works!

Why not just use regular deodorant? Hmmmm… antiperspirants deodorants first ingredient is Aluminum, a common skin irritant!  Not only that, Aluminum is a poisonous neurotoxin that accumulates in the body and is linked to Alzheimer’s!  The same way parabens build up in the body, Aluminum does as well! Aluminum also can mimic estrogen in the body, so not only do you need to worry about Alzheimer’s, but  having too much estrogen floating around can promote the growth of breast cancer tissue (and yes there have been cases of men having breast cancer too!). And unfortunately,that isn’t the only nasty ingredient.  These are also quite common in deodorants… parabens (cancer),propylene glycol (damage to the central nervous system),Phthalates (disrupts hormones),Triclosan (another carcinogen).

So what are you supposed to do? MAKE YOUR OWN!  It is SUPER cost-effective, works wonderful (even after chasing twins around AND a sweaty workout!), and EASY to make!  There are many recipes online you can find, however after a lot of trial and error I have created my own!  This one has the best consistency!

Naturally Made Homemade Deodorant

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Melt the coconut oil and raw shea butter on the stove in a double boiler.
  2. Add the arrowroot powder and baking soda, use a whisk to mix.
  3. Add essential oils of choice.
  4. Store in your favorite container.  You can Roll down an old deodorant container and pour in or put in tupperware. Cool for about an hour on the counter.  If in summer, cool in refrigerator.

 

My homemade natural deodorant recipe is what I use every day and have for years now! It is much cheaper and MUCH more effective than anything you can buy at the store. Enjoy…and stay fresh 😉

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21 thoughts on “Homemade Natural Deodorant Recipe that works…Never Buy Deodorant Again!

  1. Just made this and it’s great! Only problem is that my coconut oil was already liquid, so the mixture was VERY liquid! So I put it in the fridge and now it’s hard as a rock! Will probably be perfect once the weather cools down a bit 🙂

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    1. Kate! I am so sorry I never responded to you! I just saw this! I actually found a lot at Hobby Lobby. I also found glass tupperware at Costco! And for most of my glass needs (mason jars etc.) I buy either on Amazon or the local grocery store! Did you try making the deodorant? 🙂

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