Summer Homemade Deodorant without Beeswax

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best recipe ever! i did make some adjustments but you did fabulous on this recipe. my additions were thayers rose which hazel, lemon juice, & 2tsp of a very high quality bentonite clay

Recipes adapted from:


  • 1 tbsp and 1 tsp baking soda (where to get it)
  • 20 drops lemon eucalyptus essential oil (where to get it)
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil (where to get it)
  • 5 tbsp corn starch (where to get it)


  1. First, Combine all ingredients (except the essential oil) in a pan over a low flame.
  2. Then, Stir with a wooden spoon until everything melts.
  3. Now let it cool off for about a minute then gently pour it into a GLASS jar. Do not use plastic because it’ll melt.
  4. Add the lemon eucalyptus essential oil and stir well with a chopstick. You can use this small ball glass jar. It will get into a kind of creamy but more solid consistency that you can easily scoop out with your finger. I love this consistency.
  5. Voila! It’s ready! Store at room temperature in a cool dark place. It lasts over 3 months!
  6. To use, scoop out only a tiny pea sized amount using a clean fingertip and apply. Make sure to use clean and dry fingers – do not introduce water into the deodorant. This homemade deodorant has a good consistency that sinks right into your skin when you apply. Even if you have armpit hairs, you can still use it without any problems – it will not leave a trace like some store bought deodorants that are a chalky mess.

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