Traditional deodorant is made with chemicals and artificial fragrances that can irritate your skin. As a healthy alternative to commercial deodorants—make your own! Making your own deodorant is inexpensive, effective, natural, and great for your body and the environment.
Here’s what you need:
1/2 c arrowroot powder
1/2 c aluminium free baking soda
1/2 c coconut oil
1 empty deodorant container or a glass jar. Containers can be purchased at aromatools.com.
Recommended essential oils: Lemon, Melaleuca, Lavender, Lime, Geranium, Lemongrass, and Thyme. Get quality oils at wholesale prices here.
1. Combine baking soda, arrowroot, and coconut oil into bowl. Place in the microwave for 10-15 seconds until coconut oil is melted.
2. Mix ingredients and add in essential oils when it cools.
3. Pour into containers and let stand until it hardens.