Homemade Homemaker: Deodorant

I think I must try this!


Since I’ve started going more natural and homemade in my house, many of my friends have been asking me how I make things and how much it all costs.  Many of them were intimidated by buying supplies, finding the time, making the mess, learning on their own, etc.  So today I had my first “homemade homemaker” class, where I invite a bunch of friends into my kitchen, provide all the materials, and let them make cleaners and personal care items in my kitchen.

The first item we made was deodorant.  Here’s the recipe, it makes enough for one average-sized roll-up container.  Items needed:

  • 1/8 cup arrowroot powder
  • 1/8 cup baking soda
  • 2 ½ Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 heaped Tbsp beeswax pellets
  • 8-10 drops tea tree oil
  • 8-10 drops oil of choice (lavender works well for women, orange oil for men)

Add all the ingredients in a small pot and put…

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