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DIY Natural Deodorant - 15 Ways to Detox Your Deodorant
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Coconut Oil and Baking Soda DIY Deodorant Recipe

You'll love the tropical-y smell of coconut oil deodorant combined with essential oils.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time10 mins
Setting Up Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Bath and Body
Keyword: coconut oil, deodorant
Yield: 4 ounces
Author: Stephanie Gerber
Cost: $8


  • Double boiler
  • 4-ounce jar with lid



  • Combine shea butter and coconut oil in a heat-safe bowl. Heat a couple of inches of water over low heat in a small saucepan. Place the bowl on top to melt the oils.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the baking soda, corn starch/arrowroot. Add in essential oils and combine.
  • Pour into a small jar and let it sit until completely hardened. Replace lid and keep in a cool, dry spot.
  • Apply a small amount to your underarms with your fingers.


Apply deodorant as needed throughout the day to keep underarms smelly fresh.
Use your homemade deodorant within 1-2 months.