The majority of the people all around the world can’t live without deodorant! Without deodorant, heaven knows why people would try to avoid sitting or standing next to you. Deodorant prevents body odor produced by the breakdown of bacteria when our armpits and other areas of our body sweats. It’s an essential product that most of us think we could only get from a trusted manufacturer. But do you know you can make your own, natural and effective deodorant? Read on to find more about it.
In this article we’ll cover the following:
Most people resort to deodorants that they often see on television and market. They buy it without even asking about its ingredients. I think most of us are unaware of the components of the deodorant.
So, I’m telling you now, that deodorant contains one or more of these ingredients that may be toxic to your health.
Yes, that’s how harmful a commercial deodorant can be. Plus the aluminum ingredient in deodorants will leave stains on your armpit. One factor why underarms get darker is also the ingredients used in commercialized deodorants.
This is the time that you should switch to making your own deodorant from nature’s goodness, like coconut oil.
Unbelievable it may seem at first, but yes, coconut oil deodorant is really a thing. Coconut oil has antibacterial properties that kill the harmful bacteria that cause that awful underarm odor. It also helps lighten up dark underarms.
You can directly apply coconut oil to your underarms though mixing it with other ingredients makes it more efficient. Here’s a recipe on how to make a coconut oil deodorant. You can make this deodorant from the comfort of your home.
You’ll need equal parts of the following:
Why is this mixture good for your underarms? Aside from the goodness of coconut oil, the baking soda also helps absorb the odor as well as lightening your dark underarms. The cornstarch then absorbs the wetness or sweat in your underarms. Use a fewer amount of baking soda if you have a sensitive skin.