Homemade Deodorant Coconut Oil Recipe

Homemade deodorant coconut oil recipes work great for those who wish to avoid the high cost of purchasing holistic deodorant. Of course this also makes it so that you don’t have to use those awful petroleum based deodorants! Shudder, they are so bad for you. I’m not convinced that antiperspirants are directly to blame for the increase in breast cancer for both men and women.  Putting aluminum right on  your lymph nodes can not possibly be good for you.

homemade deoderant Easy homemade deodorant coconut oil recipe with only three ingredients!

1/4 cup of the following:

  • Arrow Root
  • Baking Soda
  • Coconut Oil

Mix and then put into small glass mason jar or load into a deodorant dispenser. You can also add essential oils to this recipe. A few drops goes a long way. Keep in mind that adding essential oils could cause skin irritation.

You should also be sure to let the deodorant soak in a bit before putting on clothing as it might cause slight staining of the material because of the oil, though I haven’t had an issue with it myself.

 

Homemade Deodorant Coconut Oil Recipe For Sensitive Skin

homemade deoderant

Ingredients

1/3 cup coconut oil (like this)

3 Tbs. beeswax, grated or pellets (like this)

2 Tbs. shea butter (like this)

1/3 cup arrowroot powder (like this)

2 Tbs. baking soda (reduce to 1 Tbs if still to harsh for your skin)

10 – 15 drops essential oil** (where to buy essential oils)

fills two deodorant containers (like these)

Directions

1. Melt coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir continuously until melted.

2. Once completely melted remove off heat and whisk in arrowroot powder and baking soda. Then add essential oils. Mix thoroughly, but quickly as mixture will start to thicken.

3. Pour into two empty deodorant containers (like these) and let your homemade deodorant sit until completely set (give it a couple hours for good measure). Place lid on and use as you would any other deodorant.

Homemade Deodorant Coconut Oil Recipe – that Won’t Melt!

homemade deodorant coconut oil

There you have it! Three good homemade deodorant coconut oil recipes to save you from the horrible plight of either being odoriferous or damaging your health.

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2 Responses to “Homemade Deodorant Coconut Oil Recipe

  • This recipe is similar to one I found online elsewhere and it REALLY WORKS as I’ve been using it all Summer. Unfortunately when the weather gets too hot it melts to a liquid so I now keep it in a cool place or the fridge. My next batch I’ve made I added some shea butter and cocoa butter to see if it would stay hardened. Using old wind up deodarant dispensers are the way to go as I have mine in a pottle. I haven’t experienced any clothing staining from the coconut oil. Give this recipe a try, its great!

  • Glad you’ve had such great success with it – I love the fact that it is all natural and not likely to give me cancer.

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