All-Natural Deodorant
Ingredients
  • 1/3cup coconut oil
  • 3tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets
  • 2tablespoons Shea Butter
  • 1/3cup Arrowroot Powder
  • 2tablespoons baking soda
  • 25-30drops essential oil blend (see ideas below)
Instructions
  1. Add coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter to a small saucepan over low heat. Stir continuously until melted. Once completely melted, remove from heat and whisk in arrowroot powder and baking soda. Add essential oil blend. Mix thoroughly but quickly as mixture starts to thicken. Pour into two empty deodorant containers and let sit until completely set (a couple of hours). Place lid on and use as you would any other deodorant.
Recipe Notes

Essential Oil Blend Ideas

  • Vetiver, Black Pepper, and Bergamot
  • Patchouli, Clary Sage, and Cedarwood
  • Sandalwood, Cypress, Sage, and Lavender
  • Lime, Lavender, Peppermint, and Lemon

Citrus essential oils are photosensitive and might be better avoided if you spend a lot of time in the sun with your armpits exposed.