10 Natural Deodorants You Can Easily Make at Home

10 Natural Deodorants You Can Easily Make at Home
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Whether it’s because you and your favorite beauty products brands are in lockdown so you can’t get your usual batch or you are just using this period to experiment out of curiosity, passion, or just pure boredom, there are some all-natural and homemade ways you can make deodorants from the comfort of your own home, don’t forget to check with your doctor to see which one is a good option for your skin).

Below are ten ways you could do just that! So, let’s get zesty!

1. Lavender

Lavender deodorant
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What could beat the refreshing and elegant aroma of lavender, and the cleansing neutralizing agent that is vinegar. These two are a classic combo. All it takes is around 15 drops of lavender essential oil, half a cup of apple cider vinegar, a single sprig of lavender and a cup of water. Stir everything together in a clean container and let it sit for roughly ten hours before it’s ready for use.

2. Grapefruit

Grapefruit deodorant
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For all the fans of the fruity aromas out there, this one’s for you! The basis of this deodorant, which is corn-starch, is an anti-friction agent that protects your underarms from the skin or from clothes. And the grapefruit part, in addition to its delicious smell, also has antibacterial characteristics. So, if after reading this you can’t wait to make it at home already, here is the recipe: 5 tablespoons of coconut oil, one quarter of a tablespoon of baking soda, half a tablespoon of corn-starch, and then the magic touch, 20 drops of grapefruit essential oil. Enjoy!



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  1. These home made deodorants sound wonderful. However, those who have sensitive skin probably will not be able to use them as most of these require baking soda, which leaves horrible rashes to the skin. Also the part “straining and rinsing the water”….what does that even mean? That makes no sense to me. Sorry… I will be passing on these DIY deodorants.

  2. I really want to try the citrus and orange peel one, however, I too, wanna know how to “rinse the water”.

  3. Pretty sure they meant “strain” the citrus peels, not rinse! I mix cornstarch with baking soda – 2 parts cornstarch to 1 part baking soda. Too much baking soda does irritate my skin.

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