How to make Natural deodorant/ Roll on.
?Coconut oil– 1/3 cup
?Beeswax(grated or pellets (optional)– 3 tablespoons
?Shea butter– 2 tablespoons
?Cornstarch– 1/3 cup
?Baking soda– 1 tablespoon
?Essential oil of your choice – 10 to 15 drops
Coconut oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help fight off odor-causing bacteria. It also acts as the base for the deodorant to give it a creamy texture.Coconut oil is an incredible moisturizer and deodorizer.
Baking soda is an amazing agent for absorbing bad odors. It helps neutralize your pH and works as a fungicide to prevent infection.
Shea butter is an incredible moisturizer and helps protect the skin from dryness. It also helps with the little bumps that you get after shaving your underarms.
Beeswax helps keep the deodorant from melting, giving it a more solid feel. It also helps with the perspiration problem.
Cornstarch, along with its lack of scent, has the ability to absorb moisture, making it an excellent ingredient for homemade deodorants.
Essential oils have excellent healing and psychological benefits. For example, tea tree oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help keep fight odor-causing bacteria. Lavender has a soothing fragrance that imparts a sense of relaxation and well-being.
? Place 3 tablespoons of grated beeswax in a double boiler.
?Add 2 tablespoons of shea butter to it.
?Blend in 1/3 cup of coconut oil.
? Allow the beeswax, butter and oil to melt completely.
?Remove it from the heat, and add 1 tablespoon of baking soda.
?Add 1/3 cup of cornstarch to it.
?Mix and blend thoroughly until smooth
? Fuse in the aroma of your favorite essential oil by adding 10 to 15 drops. You can use a single essential or a blend of 2 or 3 of them.
?Pour the mixture into deodorant sticks or silicone molds.
?Allow it to cool and settle for a couple of hours, then your deodorant is ready for use.
Note:Use your deodorant every morning to keep you fresh all day long.
Roll or rub it directly on your armpits. You may also put a small amount on your fingertips and gently rub it on your armpits.
Let it dry for 3 to 4 minutes before putting on your clothes.
If you have a sensitive skin, you can reduce the quantity of the baking soda or you avoid it.
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