Healthier homemade deodorant sticks are easy to make using totally safe ingredients. Try using different nice smelling essential oil blends to meet your needs. The main thing here is Homemade deodorant sticks are much healthier than most store bought ones. Also these are much cheaper to make which saves you a lot of money in the long run.
Yes you might be able to find some healthier deodorant sticks where you shop, but they will most likely cost quite a bit more than making your own. At least when you make homemade ones you know exactly what is in them and do not have to worry. Also store bought deodorant might give you a rash, even these homemade type deodorant sticks might give some people a rash. If a rash develops when using any type of deodorant stick, you should immediately stop using the product.
Here is the list of what you will need to make your own healthy deodorant sticks
¼ cup shea butter
¼ cup coconut oil
1/3 cup beeswax pellets
1/3 cup arrowroot powder
1 tbsp baking soda
15 drops lavender essential oil or other
10 drops lemon essential oil or other
One Deodorant stick container
Heat the coconut oil, beeswax pellets, and the shea butter in a double broiler until completely melted.
Now Remove from heat and mix in the arrowroot powder and the baking soda until nice and smooth.
It’s time now to drop in the essential oils into the mixture and then mix it all up thoroughly to combine.
You now pour the whole mixture into the deodorant stick container making sure the bottom of the deodorant stick is at the bottom of the container.
Once you have done all this, you now will put it in the fridge to harden overnight. Once the deodorant stick has nicely hardened, the deodorant is now ready to be used.