How to Make Healthy Homemade Deodorant


Recipe by Darlene Dunn  

Healthy Homemade Deodorant

Healthy Homemade Deodorant

As busy professionals we want to look and feel our best. It is a good bet you have deodorant or antiperspirant in your bathroom. Have you read the label lately? All antiperspirants and most deodorants contain aluminum. There is research out there linking aluminum to Alzheimer’s and Breast cancer.

So.....what’s a gal to do? She can’t go around all stinky. We recently made and have been using a healthy homemade deodorant. It is easy to make and will last a long time. It has been quite effective at eliminating body odor!


  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of shea butter
  • 2 tablespoons of arrowroot powder
  • 5 drops of tea tree oil


Take a mason jar and put the shea butter and coconut oil in and set the jar in a pan of water and heat until melted, remove from heat. Then add the baking soda and arrowroot powder mix well and then add essential oils.  That’s it! Super simple and quick and it will last a very long time. We use a wooden skewer stick to pull some out, use our finger and apply.    

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