Best DIY Deodorant
This recipe for deodorant is toxin-free, and it won’t clog pores or irritate skin. It feels creamy and smooth, and gets rid of those pesky odor-causing bacteria. Most DIY Deodorant Recipes use Shea butter. and the deodorant came out great, so here it is!
INGREDIENTS & PREPARATION
2 Tbsp Shea Butter.
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil or cocoa butter.
2 Tbsp White Clay or corn starch.
2 Tbsp Zinc Oxide Powder.
30 Drops Lavender Essential Oil (Optional – don’t use any essential oils for an unscented version).
Using the double boiler method, set your stove to medium heat.
Add the Shea Butter and Coconut Oil or, Cocoa Butter until the mixture is melted and mixed well.
Remove from the heat, and immediately add in your White Clay and Zinc Oxide. Use a sieve to ensure there are no clumps and stir well to combine ingredients evenly.
After 15 minutes, add in your Lavender Essential Oil, and make sure to stir again for one to two minutes. Never add your essential oils immediately after removing a mixture from heat, as high heat will kill the delicate oil scent.
Pour your mixture into a 150 g glass jar and let it completely cool off for about 2 hours.
USES AND BENEFITS
This recipe will fill a 120 gram container to the top.
And here is your awesome, crunchy deodorant that really works! It truly is the best DIY deodorant recipe. Shea Butter butter and coconut oil are both extremely moisturizing to skin. Coconut oil helps ward off bacteria, and Shea butter comes in and adds yummy vitamins and fatty acids for your under arms to enjoy. Shea butter also adds a nice creamy texture, making this DIY deodorant easy to apply. Lavender Oil is anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial. White Clay and Zinc Oxide will both fight against moisture, which is one of the leading factors which cause body odor and bacterial growth.
Try the recipe out and let us know in a comment below what you think and how it worked for you.