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Prepare your own deodorants with these simple homemade formulas

There are many natural ingredients with deodorizing properties that can be very useful in replacing chemicals with safer and equally effective options, in this post we are going to let you know how easy and cheap is to prepare you own deodrants

The use of natural deodorants is becoming more popular all over the world and there are many commercial products available in the market today, many still prefer the ecological formulas because they do not want exposed to toxins that contain some chemicals.

The truth is that there are natural recipes that, more securely, give us their same qualities with extra benefits.

Best of all, the ingredients are very easy to get and, in fact, are more economical compared to the products available in the market.

We want to share special recipes to make them at home following very simple steps.

Do not forget to try them!

Rosemary Deodorant and Apple Cider Vinegar

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Rosemary is a medicinal plant that can be used to neutralize the body odors caused by sweat and bacteria .

Its combination with apple cider vinegar gives us one of the best natural deodorants and, in step, helps to regulate the pH of the skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup infusion of rosemary (250 ml)
  • ½ cup apple vinegar (125 ml)

Utensils

  • Glass bottle with lid

Preparation

  • Introduce the infusion of rosemary into a glass jar and mix with apple cider vinegar.
  • Seal the product well and let it soak for 10 days in a cool, dark place.
  • Filter the deodorant with a fine strainer and then proceed to use it.
  • Spray it on the desired areas with the aid of an atomizer, or rub it with the help of a piece of cotton.

Linseed Deodorant and Baking Soda

This is one of the most recommended formulas for sensitive and dry skins, since flax seeds provide extra moisture.

By adding baking soda, it fights bad odors and help to stop excessive sweating.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water (125 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds (10 g)
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda (20 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of rose oil (5 g)

Utensils

  • Glass bottle with lid

Preparation

  • Heat the half cup of water and add the flax seeds.
  • Let it simmer for a couple of minutes and then strain it with a fine strainer.
  • Incorporate the baking soda into the thick water and, finally, add the rose oil.
  • Store the product in a glass jar and seal it well.
  • Apply the amount you consider necessary, in areas such as the armpits and neck.

Deodorant for citrus and sea salt

Both citrus and sea ​​salt have antibacterial compounds and deodorants that help to eliminate body odors.

Both exfoliate the skin and help to whiten it naturally.

Ingredients

  • 1 orange peel
  • 1 lemon peel
  • 2 cups of water (500 ml)
  • ½ cup of sea salt (100 g)

Utensils

  • Glass bottle with lid

Preparation

  • Chop the skins of the citrus and mix them with water in a pot.
  • Let them boil for several minutes, filter the water and reserve.
  • Incorporate the cold infusion into a glass container and mix with the sea salt.
  • Remove well and apply with the help of a piece of cotton.

Aloe and lemon deodorant

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The aloe vera is a medicinal plant which has been used for centuries as a treatment of some internal diseases and skin. Its antibacterial compounds and humectants are useful to regulate the cutaneous pH, especially in sensitive skins. This, added to the natural acids of the lemon, makes it a good alternative to put an end to the bad smell of the armpits.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel (45 g)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (20 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of rose water (30 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of glycerin (5 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of tea tree essential oil (5 g)

Utensils

  • Glass bottle with lid

Preparation

  • Put the aloe vera gel and lemon juice in a bowl and mix until blended well .
  • Then add the rose water, glycerin and tea tree essential oil.
  • Combine everything very well and store it in a glass jar.
  • Take the amount you consider necessary and apply it in the areas you want to deodorize.
  • Use it twice a day.

As you can see, it is very easy to make your own deodorants from the blend of natural ingredients.

Choose the recipe that catches your attention and incorporate it into your personal care routine .

 

About the author

Paul Morris

Paul Morris is an entrepreneur, consultant and author. He is an advisor at Xpert Automation, a tech-based business incubator focused on scalable startups, and founder of ContentFy.

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