Natural Deodorant Recipe: Effective + Healthier

When it comes to using ‘natural’ deodorants without aluminium or hormone-disrupting chemicals, the fact is that a lot of them just don’t really work…. The good news however, is that there’s an incredibly easy, cheap and good-for-your-body way to make deodorant at home. This recipe genuinely works wonders, and is so easy to make, you’ll never need to buy chemical-laden deodorant again! Plus, remember that what goes on our skin, goes directly in our bodies, so it really matters what products we use. Whip up this recipe using a mini jam or honey jar, and you’ll be able to bring it with you to the gym, yoga classes, and on holiday too. 

INGREDIENTS

(makes 1 mini jar full)

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 tbsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 8 drops good quality essential oil (oils with antibacterial properties will help with the deodorising element, such as clove, cinnamon or rosemary, and oils like lavender or rose will give a lovely scent!)

METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients to your jar and mix well
  2. Place somewhere cool and dry and allow the mixture to set for about an hour
  3. Use a small amount each time and enjoy!

Published by emmanewlynyoga

Musician, music lover, yoga teacher, yoga student, massage therapist.

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