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The Whole Crunchy Blog. New News and pH Balancing Your Old Homemade Deodorant Problems Hello, strangers!

The Whole Crunchy Blog

So, I have some good news and I have some bad news. Which news do you want first? The good news? Yes. Crunchy Betty is getting a makeover! (I’ll fill you in more about the superb details later, but for now, let’s just say the new concept for Crunchy Betty is “Go Deeper.” DIY Perfume Roll-On with Essential Oils. Confessions of a Stinky Girl: 3 Tips to Naturally Control Body Odor. Natural Deodorant Homemade Recipe. Scratch Mommy – Life, From Scratch DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant For sweaty armpits: non-toxic & STILL no baking soda!

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Scratch Mommy – Life, From Scratch DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant For sweaty armpits: non-toxic & STILL no baking soda!

It’s Jess, the original Scratch Mommy. Today I’m bringing you a new DIY skincare post..one that *many* of you have been requesting for quite some time… DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant for Sweaty Armpits! I apologize for the delay. There are always lots of fun things going on in the Scratch Mommy Laboratory! The response to my previously published non-toxic DIY deodorant recipe has been overwhelmingly positive.

I have had hundreds of people whip up a batch, as well has hundreds more purchase a deodorant from the Scratch Mommy Organic Skincare shop. As you can see, reviews have been extremely positive… I have sensitive skin. My DIY deodorant works for the vast majority of people…BUT, I’ve had a small handful of people say it didn’t work as well for them as they hoped. When someone says that my (or any!) How long did you try it? When those questions have been explored, it’s also pertinent to think about diet (what you put in your body can come out in funny ways…even through smell).

Tools. PRIMAL PIT PASTE. DIY Series: Make Your Own Deodorant. Aluminum.

DIY Series: Make Your Own Deodorant

Ok, what’s so bad about that? Parabens. Say what? Phthalates. Is this English? Propylene glycol. Triclosan. Go ahead and wrap all these things up with several other questionable ingredients in a plastic container that will last forever (and probably end up in the ocean) and you have yourself some “fresh” and “protective” antiperspirant. That’s right, you are putting this stuff on your body. Aluminum, that stuff you cover up your leftover food with and stick in the freezer. Unfortunately, that sweat is coming out of your body for a reason (I like to think of this as your body being an efficient machine by getting rid of excess heat) and the sweat from your underarms contains proteins and fatty acids.

The problem is, if you try to stop the process from happening by applying antiperspirant, you are increasing your risk for breast and prostate cancer. How about parabens and phthalates? Propylene glycol and triclosan, try saying that ten times fast. Ingredients 1/2 cup Shea Butter. Make Your Own All-Natural Deodorant {Stick or Spray} Several months ago I posted a recipe for making your own deodorant.

Make Your Own All-Natural Deodorant {Stick or Spray}

It was mainly in response to discovering that those hard to remove armpit stains (see how to get rid of them here!) Are caused by the aluminum in commercial antiperspirants! I’d worked hard to figure out how to get rid of those stains! I didn’t want them coming back! While I have been perfectly happy with this deodorant…some people would prefer not to have to put their fingers into it to apply it and have requested a SPRAY or SOLID alternative. The SOLID version was actually inspired by my sister Rebecca. Her original recipe makes a BIG BATCH of deodorant, so I decided to cut it in half and it turned out to be the perfect amount to fill two empty deodorant tubes. Homemade Solid Deodorant Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 1/2 Tablespoons beeswax pellets 1/2 cup baking soda 1/2 cup cornstarch 10 drops each of Lavender, Lemon and Frankincense Essential Oils.

Orange & Clove Homemade Deodorant. I made the switch to all-natural deodorant about a year and a half ago and I’ve never looked back.

Orange & Clove Homemade Deodorant

My thoughts are this: There have been conflicting studies as to whether commercial antiperspirants and deodorants can cause numerous negative side effects, the worst of these being cancer. However, I’m not about to wait until the “be all-end all” study comes out telling me whether putting a bunch of hard-to-pronounce chemicals on my pits is going to send me to an early grave. I’m just going to go ahead and go with the all-natural alternative now.

I have been a big fan of Primal Pit Paste and have used their product with tremendous success. Success defined by: I don’t stink (that I know of – none of my friends/coworkers have run away yet), and my shirts don’t get those nasty yellow stains on them. Homemade Coconut Oil Deodorant - Nourishing Simplicity. Have you tried multiple different natural deodorants without finding one that works well?

Homemade Coconut Oil Deodorant - Nourishing Simplicity

If you’re like me you have spent too much money on expensive natural deodorants that don’t work. You need look no further.