DIY Deodorant: Easy, Great for your Underarms!


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If you think DIY deodorant is so hard to do, think again.

Body odor is an issue. True, it is a matter of hygiene and some common sense as not all deodorants are worth the effort of trying one by one?

Why should you let go of your favorite deodorant?

For one thing, the majority you can find and purchase at the local grocery stores are brimming with harmful chemicals!

Aluminum compounds such as aluminum zirconium tetrachlorohydrex gly and aluminum chloralhydrate:

These trigger the growth of breast cancer cells thus, be sure to check the ingredients of the deodorant you’re buying.

Parabens such as benzyl, butyl, ethyl, methyl, propyl:

Another one of the common cosmetic ingredients and added to deodorants too. It was a subject and studied as among the compounds causing breast cancer.

Propylene Glycol:

A neurotoxin is known for its hazardous consequence to your body’s liver and kidneys. It induces lingering allergic reactions.

Silica:

Allergies, cancer, immunotoxicity.

Steareth-n:

Ethylene oxide, a carcinogen. The “n” represents numbers.

Talc:

Asbestiform fiber is another carcinogen added to deodorants.

Triclosan:

Skin irritant, another carcinogen, could result to contact dermatitis.

Fragrance:

The chemical composition used to complete it is not eco-friendly. May activate allergic reactions, skin irritations, and organ system toxicity.

So, it is time to ditch those deodorants at home and make your own! Do it yourself now!

What are the ingredients you need to complete it?

Select a container, glass, or plastic with cover.

You have to have a spoon for mixing all of the ingredients.

3 tbsp of baking soda:

Baking soda is popularly known for its alkaline nature. As a result, it can balance out your underarm skin’s pH levels. It exfoliates the skin efficiently eliminates the dead skin cells and encourages new cell reproduction. It is for deodorizing body odor naturally. However, make sure you are purchasing and will use a baking soda that’s aluminum-free.

1 1/2 tbsp of cornstarch:

The cornstarch is useful for cooking and preparing meals. But, did you know it can do more than that? It has the astounding properties to absorb your underarm skins’ perspiration or moisture, which then helps diminish body odor.

2 tbsp of Virgin Coconut Oil:

Many people love to use VCO for their beauty skincare regimens because it is safe, organic, and effective. VCO is bursting with vitamin E which naturally whitens your underarms and lessens body odor too! Other benefits to getting with virgin coconut oil are saturated fatty acids, antioxidants, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, proteins, moisturizing, and nourishing. 

Drops of your favorite Essential Oils:

Essential oils come from fruit, vegetable and herb extracts that are organic and brimming with natural vitamins and minerals. It’ll make your homemade deodorant smell delightful plus heal your underarms too!

Is it possible to change the measurements? Of course! The consistency may depend on your preference thus, it is wiser to add ingredients little by little.

If it is too grainy, it is because of the baking soda, and adding the VCO and EOs will help smooth out the application.

It is so easy to do and won’t even harm your sensitive underarm skin! A cost-efficient, zero waste, and natural DIY deodorant you’ll surely love!


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