Ok peeps, if there’s one thing I cannot avoid, its sweat. I’m not going to sugar coat it, I am a heavy sweater. If you were ever in sports or gym class with me in school you know, if theres a slight heat wave…. Fuhget aboudid!
But Quincy, there are so many anti-persperants out there! Why not try one?
Been there done that. And I’m not looking for anymore products to stop my body from performing its natural processes.
When we decided on this life it was part of my mission to cut out synthetics, artificial colorings, and as many chemicals as possible. Yes, Im still working on getting the home-stud to ditch the old spice deo, though I do love the intoxicating smell… But we do a pretty good job, hence making home made hygiene products like this.
As with the farming lifestyle I have put more sweat than blood and tears into almost everything, except this diy deo! It is that easy, just because I have learned to live with sweat does not mean I have to live with pit stink.
Like literally. This deodorant goes above and beyond, with only 3 ingredients… this make at home deo is on point. Keeping my underarms ODOR FREE free all day long!
Let’s see here..
- 6 Tbsp Organic Coconut Oil (which I bought this time from Costco)
- 1/4 C Baking Soda
- 1/4 C Arrowroot Powder
- 10-15 drops CTPG Essential Oil of choice
I chose to make a double batch and really stock up, so I made some with lavender EO and then some with lemongrass EO.
If you’re wondering where to find Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils look here!
All you have to do is throw it all together in a mixing bowl, mashing it together with a fork is easiest, seems that is my preferred mixing tool most times.
And there you have it! I would preferably put this wonderful stuff into cute little deodorant containers like these..
but for now it will live in repurposed baby food jars.
And peace out!
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