Homemade Natural Alternatives for Deodorants
If you are an addict to all natural products or you just want to try some homemade natural cosmetics you can definitely avoid certain chemicals used in store-bought products. Here are some home recipes you can use to make your own deodorant in the comfort of your own home:
For your underarm area you can use a recipe based on sanitary alcohol, white vinegar or hamamelis-based solution. Mix the ingredients together place the solution into a spraying bottle and spray under your armpit. Hamamelis is known for its anti inflammatory properties and calming effect.
For antiperspirant try mixing 4 tablespoons alum, 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 8 ounces of rubbing alcohol.
Place the solution into a spray bottle and apply all over your body or under your armpit. Dab a cotton pad into a mixture of lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. Apply using the cotton pad in your underarm area. Apply baking soda powder under your freshly washed and dried armpits. The baking soda will prevent bacteria from forming and will absorb perspiration.
Rosemary is a plant with antibacterial properties. Mix 8 drops of rosemary essential oil with 1oz water and you can apply the solution to the sweatiest parts of your body.