Recently, people become interested in using natural version of deodorant. Conventional deodorants are full of toxins, chemicals and parabens such as: as methyl, ethyl, propyl, benzyl and butyl. We advise you not to use conventional deodorants in order to not get in touch with toxins! What is more, the mentioned substances have been linked to increased risk of getting breast cancer and they also produce toxicity.
We suggest you to make and use natural deodorants which will provide you freshness and which contain no toxic substances!4
This Is A List Of Dangerous Ingredients In Conventional Deodorant. They Should Be Avoided
- Parabens: (methyl, ethyl, propyl, benzyl and butyl, all of them are linked to breast cancer)
- Compounds of aluminium: (Aluminum chlorohydrate, aluminum zirconium tetrachlorohydrex gly, these also lead to breast cancer)
- Silica( leads to cancer/toxicity in the immune system)
- Triclosan (causes skin irritation, cancer)
- Talc (talk is linked to cancer)
- Propylene Glycol ( may lead to kidney and liver damage )
- Steareth-n ( linked to cancer)
- Fragrance – (leads to skin irritation, allergies and organ system toxicity)
The best natural deodorants- Recipes
Mommypotamus’ Homemade Deodorant For Sensitive Skin
3/4 cup arrowroot powder/without GMO
1/4 cup baking soda
4-6 tbsp coconut oil( melted )
Mix the baking soda and arrowroot powder
Put four tablespoons melted coconut oil and mix. Continue to add of the melted coconut oil until the deodorant gets the consistency you preferred.
Transfer the mix to a jar.
Wellness Mama’s Shea Butter Deodorant
3 tbsp coconut oil
3 tbsp baking soda
2 tbsp Shea butter
2 tbsp arrowroot/cornstarch
Essential Oils (optional)
Melt the shea butter and the coconut oil into in a double boiler until they got melted. You can also combine the shea butter and the coconut oil in a quart size glass with a lid and to place them in a small saucepan of water until they got melted. Shea butter and coconut oil in a double boiler over medium heat until barely melted.
Remove the mix from the heat and add baking soda. Mix well. If you like you can put essential oil and pour into a glass for storage. Don’t store the mix in the fridge.
If you prefer, you can cool the mix and put into an old deodorant stick.
NOTE: the process of making this deodorant may take few hours until it gets completely harden. You can speed this process by putting the mix into a fridge for several minutes.
The Healthy Maven’s Essential Oil Deodorant
2 1/2 tbsp coconut oil( unrefined)
2 1/2 tbsp shea butter( unrefined)
1/4 cup arrowroot starch
2 tbsp baking soda
6 drops lavender essential oil
6 drops grapefruit essential oil
2 drops tea tree essential oil (if you prefere)
Put coconut oil and shea butter in a glass bowl and place it in a medium sauce pan.
Full the saucepan with water and heat it. When the water is heating, mix the coconut oil and the shea butter.
When the ingredients got melted, add baking soda and essential oil.
Place the mix in a 3 ounce jar and cool it at room temperature or in fridge until a solid state is reached.
Cover with lid until use.
Directions for use:
Wet underarms slightly
Spoon out a pea-sized amount with a wooden scoop or with fingers and rub between fingers before applying directly to underarms.
For a regular day, apply once in the morning. For hotter days, apply the deodorant as much as you need.
Reformation Acres’ All-Natural Herbal Deodorant Spray
1¼ cup 80 proof vodka
¼ cup sage leaves
¼ cup thyme leaves
¼ cup lavender buds
Peel of 1 lemon
6 drops of sage
4 drops of lavender
3 drops of tea tree
3 drops of patchouli
½ tsp colloidal silver per quarter cup spray bottle, (optional)
Measure out the herbs & citrus peels into a pint-sized mason jar.
Cover them with vodka and top with a lid.
Set the jar in a place which will remind you to shake the mix once daily for period of one month.
When the mix is ready, remove the herbs from the tincture and put the spray into a spray bottle.
Add essential oil blend and colloidal silver. (optional)
Put the leftovers of the tincture in a cupboard.
Shake the spray bottle vigorously prior to each application in order to mix the oils.
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