11 September 2012


let's put aside the pictures of bentley...just for a moment.
and get down to the nitty-gritty.
i'm picky about my deodorant.
i've always kind of been a powdery fresh type,
but those have lots of things added to them that i don't really want on my skin.
but it seems that the brands that have less ingredients,
also don't work as well.

so i crossed over to the dark side homemade side.
i've been testing it for about 2 weeks now (so if you have caught me doing smell checks, it's just research, i promise!) & am happy to report that i like it! it would definitely be fun to experiment with essential oils for scent, but i used what i had on hand.

homemade deodorant

1/3 cup baking soda
1/3 cup corn starch 
4 T. coconut oil
*20 drops tea tree oil
**20 drops essential oil-lime

1. stir all ingredients together(the coconut oil with be liquid if it is warmer than room temperature, but so far, keeping it in the bathroom drawer the consistency has been the same as a regular stick of deodorant you would buy at the store).

*tea tree oil is optional. it just adds an antibacterial property. 
**i used lime because i had it on hand. i am pleased with how it combats the strong scent of the tea tree oil. 

1 comment:

vcr said...

this is so intriguing! i have tried just about every sort of deodorant without all the icky stuff and haven't liked any. i'll have to give this a whirl!