Making this gentle and soothing homemade deodorant for sensitive skin!
Sensitive underarms can get easily irritated by commercial deodorants. But they can also be sensitive to homemade deodorants! That’s mainly because of ingredients like baking soda.
Fortunately, I’ve seen recipes for homemade deodorant for sensitive skin cropping up and they do work well! Here’s my personal recipe that you can use without worrying about small bumps, burns or redness!
Onto the recipe:
Homemade Deodorant for Sensitive Skin
What you need
- 3 tbsp shea butter (where to get it)
- 2 tbsp coconut oil (where to get it)
- 2 tbsp arrow root powder (where to get it) or corn starch (where to get it)
- 2 tbsp bentonite clay (where to get it) or kaolin clay (where to get it)
- 5 drops tea tree essential oil (where to get it)
- 5 drops geranium essential oil (where to get it)
- 4 drops lemon essential oil (where to get it)
- Immersion blender (where to get it)
- Deodorant tube (where to get it)
- Double boiler (where to get it)
- Melt the shea butter and coconut oil in a double boiler over low heat.
- Once melted, remove from heat and let it cool slightly for about 2 minutes.
- Then add the arrow root powder and bentonite clay or kaolin clay. It’s now time to get out your immersion blender!
- Blend thoroughly to get a creamy mixture.
- Now add the essential oils and blend again. Your mixture is ready!
- Pour it into your deodorant container (make sure the mixture is not hot to prevent the plastic from melting!).
- Let it set for 20 minutes in the refrigerator before use.
- Your homemade deodorant for sensitive skin is ready! Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.
- During the summer, replace the coconut oil with shea butter to prevent your deodorant from melting!
Are your ready to try out this homemade deodorant for sensitive skin? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!