Natural Deodorant that Works

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How to make a natural deodorant that works with a handful of simple and good for you ingredients. It is not super complicated.

Once you start making this recipe, you’ll never go back to store bought!

One of my favorite diy natural products I’ve discovered is how to make a deodorant that actually works!

I’m serious, it’s legit. Plus, its aluminum free and I feel safe using all of these ingredients. Oh, and this is a great natural deodorant for sensitive skin!

I’ve been on the quest for a more natural lifestyle for several years now. It all started with my first pregnancy and when I became aware of how harmful some of the products I was using truly were.

Natural deodorant that works!

I love knowing exactly what is in the products I’m wearing. I also love diy projects and the satisfaction of creating something out of a few all natural ingredients.

But I also want to avoid products that have unsavory ingredients in them. Most commercial deodorants have added chemicals that I prefer to avoid.

And this deodorant is made without aluminum!

homemade deodorant tins

I’ve played around with a few ingredients until I found a consistency that works well and glides on perfectly. It’s super easy to make too.

This post has been updated from the original publish date of November 18, 2017

Here’s what you will need:

You can also substitute the baking soda with more arrowroot powder if you’d like to avoid that all together.

How to make this diy deodorant

The first step is to set up a double boiler or create one by adding a pot filled about half way with water and place a glass or heat safe bowl on top.

homemade double boiler with natural deodorant ingredients

Next. add all of the ingredients except for the essential oils to the glass bowl and heat the water to a slow boiling.

Mix the ingredients well while they are warming up.

Once they are completely incorporated, very carefully remove from heat. Stir in essential oils if using them.

Using potholders, pour the liquid into tins or a glass mason jar.

Allow to cool completely and place a lid on for storage.

finished natural deodorant in mason jar

Thats really all there is to this super simple recipe. Making all natural products isn’t as scary or complicated as I used to think they were.

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finished natural deodorant in mason jar

Natural Deodorant

Mary Woita
A very simple DIY project to make a homemade all natural deodorant. It is aluminum free and actually works!
4.84 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • The first step is to set up a double boiler or create one by adding a pot filled about half way with water and place a glass or heat safe bowl on top.
  • Next, add all of the ingredients except for the essential oils to the glass bowl and heat the water to a boiling.
  • Mix the ingredients well while they are warming up.
    Once they are completely incorporated, very carefully remove from heat. Stir in essential oils if using them.
  • Using potholders, pour the liquid into tins or a small glass mason jar.
  • Allow to cool completely and place a lid on for storage.
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