This DIY deodorant pairs the natural properties of essential oils, coconut oil, and beeswax with the odor-eliminating properties of baking soda.
  • 1/3cup coconut oil
  • 3tbsp Beeswaxgrated or pellets
  • 2tbsp Shea Butter
  • 2tbsp baking soda
  • 1/3cup Arrowroot Powder
  • 25-30drops Veriditas Essential Oilssee notes below
  1. Melt coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter in 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 oils. Mix thoroughly but quickly as mixture starts to thicken. Pour into two empty deodorant containers and let deodorant 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
* Note: Citrus essential oils are photosensitive and might be better avoided if
you spend a lot of time in the sun with your armpits exposed.

Recipe courtesy of Thank Your Body