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20 Natural Homemade Deodorants

Natural Homemade Deodorants

Deodorants contain a lot of harmful parabens and chemicals like aluminum compounds which are not very desirable for our skin, but sweating and stinking is for pigs not humans. So here are some effective homemade alternatives to make you smell divine.

1. Basic Coconut and Shea Butter Deodorant

Ingredients:

3 parts of solid coconut oil
3 parts of baking soda
2 parts of Shea butter
2 parts of Arrowroot
Essential oil of choice for fragrance

Method: Melt the oils and butters together in a double boiler stirring occasionally. Now let it cool and add whip in baking soda and arrowroot. Add the essential oils and pour it into a container. Let this refrigerate till you use it.

Basic Coconut and Shea Butter Deodorant

2. Basic Coconut Deodorant

Ingredients:

6 parts of solid coconut oil
4 parts of baking soda
4 parts of Corn starch
Essential oil of choice for fragrance

Method: Mix baking soda and cornstarch and mix it with coconut oil. Add essential oils and let it refrigerate. Store this in a container for future use in a cool and dry place.

Basic Coconut Deodorant

3. Aluminum Free Deodorant

Ingredients:

5 parts of solid coconut oil
1 part of Shea butter
2 parts of Beeswax
4 parts arrowroot powder
4 parts baking soda (aluminum free )
Essential oil of lavender and tea tree in equal quantities.

Method: Mix the butters and oils in a double boiler and add the remaining ingredients to it. Pour them into containers and refrigerate. Apply as desired but do not over use.

Aluminum Free Deodorant

4. Aloe Vera Deodorant

Ingredients:

1 part olive oil
1 part of vegetable glycerin
2 parts of aloe vera gel
4 parts baking soda
Essential oils of your choice

Method: Warm up all the ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Now add essential oils and store them in portable containers.

Aloe Vera Deodorant

5. Organic Deodorant Spray: Witch Hazel and Lavender

Ingredients:

½ cup of pure distilled water
1 tablespoon witch hazel
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 teaspoon lavender essential oil

Method: Just pour the ingredients into a spray bottle and shake it well before use.

Witch Hazel and Lavender

6. Organic Deodorant Spray: Aloe Vera, Grape fruit and Witch Hazel

Ingredients:

½ cup of pure distilled water
1 tablespoon witch hazel
1 tablespoon pure aloe vera juice
1 teaspoon grapefruit essential oil

Method: Just pour the ingredients into a spray bottle and shake it well before use.

7. Organic Deodorant Spray: Apple Cider Vinegar

Ingredients:

6 parts of pure distilled water
1/3rd part of witch hazel
1 part apple cedar vinegar
Essential oils of your choice

Method: Just pour the ingredients into a spray bottle and shake it well before use.

Apple Cider Vinegar

8. Clay Deodorant for Sensitive Skin

Ingredients:

5 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp baking soda
6 tbsp arrowroot powder
2 tbsps bentonite clay

Method: Mix the ingredients together and store it in a cool dry place.

Clay Deodorant for Sensitive Skin

9. Almond and Shea Butter Deodorant

Ingredients:

2 parts of shea butter
1 part of almond oil
2 parts baking soda
1 part arrowroot powder
Essential Oil mix of your preference

Method: Melt the Shea butter and stir in the almond and essential oils once it cools down. Now freeze this for half an hour. Then whip it up in a blender and add the remaining ingredients. Make sure they are completely smoothened out. Use it as and when required.

Almond and Shea Butter Deodorant

10. Orange and Vetiver Deodorant Spray

Ingredients:

2 parts of witch hazel
10 drops of orange essential oil
3 drops of Vetiver essential oil

Method: Mix the ingredients together and store it in a cool dry place.

11. Cedar Wood and Juniper Deodorant Spray

Ingredients:

2 parts of witch hazel
10 drops of cedar wood essential oil
3 drops of juniper essential oil

Method: Mix the ingredients together and store it in a cool dry place.

12. Tea Tree Deodorant Spray

Ingredients:

10 drops of orange essential oil
40 drops of premium vodka

Method: Mix the ingredients together and store it in a cool dry place. Shake well before spraying on your body.

Tea Tree Deodorant Spray

13. Shea Butter and Chocolate Deodorant

Ingredients:

1 table spoon heaped cocoa butter
2 tablespoons heaped shea butter
1 tablespoon baking soda
2 tablespoons corn starch
2 teaspoons aloe vera gel
Few drops of peppermint essential oil

Method: Melt the butters in a double boiler. Pour in the remaining ingredients by stirring and let it cool. Store it in your container and use as desired.

Shea Butter and Chocolate Deodorant

14. Cocoa and Mango Deodorant

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons beeswax granules
1¼ tablespoons shea butter
1¼ tablespoons cocoa butter
1¼ tablespoons mango butter
1¼ tablespoons coconut oil
½ tablespoon bentonite clay
½ tablespoon baking soda

Method: Melt the butters with the coconut oil in a double boiler. Now add the remaining ingredients to the hot mix and ensure there are no lumps. Let it cool and store it in a cool and dry place for use.

Cocoa and Mango Deodorant

15. Green Tea and Cucumber Cooling Deodorant Spray

Ingredients:

1/4th cup of brewed green tea
1 tbsp aloe vera gel
Half a medium cucumber peeled and pureed
Peppermint essential oil as per need

Method: Mix the ingredients together and refrigerate. Shake well before using. This will probably last you a full week.

Green Tea and Cucumber Cooling Deodorant Spray

16. Citrus Blast Deodorant Spray

Ingredients:

Generous quantities of rinds of lemons, limes and orange cut into long strips
A small bottle of premium vodka
Water as per requirement

Method: Steep the rinds into the vodka which will take away the sugars in the alcohol. Once infused pour equal parts of water and infused vodka to get the perfect spray for summers.

17. Vanilla and Clove Deodorant

Ingredients:

6 parts of Jojoba Oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
3-4 drops of clove oil

Method: Mix the Jojoba and vanilla extracts well and finally add the drops of clove. It is a concentrated oily deodorant.

Vanilla and Clove Deodorant

18. Spice Infused Deodorant Spray

Ingredients:

A handful of star anise
1 medium cinnamon stick
40 drops of premium vodka

Method: Steep the star anise and cinnamon in vodka and keep it in a dry place. The longer the spices steep the stronger the flagrance.

Spice infused Deodorant Spray

19. Warm Rose Deodorant

Ingredients:

5 parts coconut oil
3 parts cornstarch
3 parts baking soda
40 drops of rose essential oil

Method: The procedure is similar to that of a simple deodorant. The rose fragrance dominates and helps calming your nerves.

Warm Rose Deodorant

20. Fresh Jasmine Deodorant

Ingredients:

5 parts Coconut oil
3 parts cornstarch
3 parts baking soda
1 part Jasmine essential oil

Method: Another variant of the basic coconut oil based deodorant that smells truly divine.

Fresh Jasmine Deodorant

So look no further and pick your favorite recipe to experiment upon.