Nobody wants that post-run funk following them around all day. Luckily for you, there are several DIY deodorant recipes out there that are all natural, safe, and eco-friendly with no harsh chemicals or toxic ingredients to be found!
One of the reasons I started living a zero waste lifestyle was because I was struggling with a hormonal imbalance. Many of the products and plastic we use in everyday life contain endocrine disruptors which interfere with our bodies natural communication system.
Parabens - Parabens are used as preservatives, giving them a longer shelf life. Aluminum Compounds - Aluminum is one of the most common ingredients in antiperspirant. Alcohol - Alcohol is added to help the product dry faster upon application and to kill bacteria.
Ingredients: Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Arrowroot Powder, Baking Soda, Vitamin E Oil. STEP 1: Melt the cocoa butter. STEP 2: Add the shea butter. STEP 3: Once melted, remove from the heat and add arrowroot powder and baking soda.
STEP 4: Stir well to remove lumps. STEP 5: Add the vitamin E oil. STEP 6: Pour into an old deodorant container or jar and chill for 1 hour.