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Homemade Deodorant

Recipes for Homemade Deodorant


Basic Deodorant with Witch Hazel and Zinc Oxide

  • 2 tsp. zinc-oxide powder
  • 2/3 cup witch-hazel extract
  • 2 tbsp. aloe-vera juice
  • 30-40 drops essential oil(s)


In a small bowl, stir the zinc-oxide powder into the witch-hazel extract, and add the aloe-vera juice and essential oil(s). Fill an 8-oz. dark-glass spray bottle with the fluid.


(from A1 Natural Beauty)


Very VERY Basic Homemade Deodorant with Baking Soda

  • Wash cloth
  • Baking soda


Sprinkle some baking soda onto a damp wash cloth, and apply it to your underarms.


Very VERY Basic Homemade Dedorant with Vinegar

  • White vinegar or apple cider vinegar


Dab the vinegar under your arms.  Vinegar helps neutralize your pH and helps prevent odor.


Apple-(Essential Oil) Deodorant

  • 1 part apple cider vinegar
  • 1 part water
  • several drops of your favorite essential oil


Combine equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Add a few drops of essential oil if you like.  Spray under your arms as needed.


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