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.