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Make Your Own Non Toxic Deodorant

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It’s easy to use and make, you can add essential oils for a “pretty smell”,  if you want.

Deodorant Recipe

Ingredients:

6-8 Tbsp Coconut oil (solid state)
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch (arrowroot is preferred)

Directions:

  1. Combine equal portions of baking soda & arrowroot powder.
  2. Slowly add coconut oil and work it in with a spoon or hand blender until it maintains a firm but pliable texture. It should be about the same texture as commercial deodorant, solid but able to be applied easily. If it is too wet, add further arrowroot powder/cornstarch to thicken.
  3. You can either scoop this recipe into your old deodorant dispensers or place in a small container with lid and apply with fingers with each use. Makes about 1 cup. This recipe lasts about 3 months for two people with regular daily use.

 BMSS Addendum: Be sure to use unrefined, organic cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil!

(Source: bodymindsoulspirit.com; March 25, 2015; http://tinyurl.com/p4apg42)

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