Stay Fresh With This DIY Underarm Deodorant Stick

by | September 30, 2021, 21:26 IST


Image: Shutterstock

Feeling fresh all day is the best sensation ever! Summer has finally arrived in our country and we are defintiely feeling the heat even if we are staying indoors. Deodorant is a basic everyday hygeine step because it not only makes you feel fresh, but also because it is also a great opportunity to do the bare minimum for your underarms. Sure, there are some perfumes and deodorants that may not be entirely safe to use on your skin and those should be avoided at all costs. There is, of course, a good offering of natural, safe deodorants in the market that you can try out. But if you are a regular deodorant user and want to take the safest natural route, this DIY might just be for you. Deodorant sticks or roll-on gels are perfect for underarm care as oppo,sed to spray formulas mainly because they are more eco-friendly and they can mousturise your pits, unlike some OTC products that cause irritation or even underarm skin darkening. So if you are looking for a healthy way to smell fresh all day, try out this DIY.

DIY Underarm Deodorant

Image: Shutterstock

1 tbsp. beeswax
4 tbsp. organic coconut oil (solid)
1 tbsp. shea butter
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. baking soda
3 tbsp. arrowroot powder
15 drops tea tree essential oil
10 drops peppermint essential oil
15 drops lavender essential oil
6 drops vetiver essential oil

Recycled clean deodorant stick containers

Image: Shutterstock


  1. Begin by melting the shea butter, coconut oil, and beeswax in a bowl over a double-broiler or in the microwave.
  2. Oncle completely melted, add the cornstarch, baking powder and arrowroot powder and stir well to achieve a lump-free mixture. 
  3. Next, add in the essential oils and stir to combine all ingredients together.
  4. Transfer this micture to the deodorant conatiners and let it solidify in the fridge or in a cool, dry place.

    Apply this deodorant on underarms after cleansig your skin. You can use it immediately after a shower or wipe down your underarms with clean cloth or wet wipe and then use it on your skin. Make sure to keep this stick for single person use only, and not to be shared with others.

    Also read: DIY Skincare Pack For Back Acne
Subscribe to our YouTube channel


Be the first one to comment.
View More Comments