12 DIY Deodorants | DIY Formula

12 DIY Deodorants

Ever bought a deodorant and then winced at the ingredient list? Or spend a lot of money on a “good” brand deodorant to have it not work? If so, then a DIY deodorant might be the way to go. In fact, you can make these homemade deodorants in small batches to find the right fit for you, scent and strength-wise. Coconut oil tends to be the main ingredient for almost all of these. That’s due to its antibacterial properties. However, there is a recipe without it for those that don’t want to use it. The biggest perk of a natural deodorant is its versatility.

1. DIY 4 Ingredient Natural Deodorant

For a good tutorial that also educates a little bit about body odor, this DIY natural deodorant is a great place to start. In fact, you can make it entirely with natural ingredients for a healthier product. An organic homemade deodorant oil could be much better than store-bought substances. Thus, you have no reason not to learn how to make a deodorant yourself.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
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2. DIY Natural Deodorant

This is another DIY deodorant that uses natural ingredients. In addition, it’s easy to make is with this tutorial. Also, you can make it into a more conventional form of application. Even more, it is, of course, a homemade deodorant with coconut oil. That means it maintains its healing properties.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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3. DIY 3 Ingredient Natural Deodorant

You can make this natural DIY deodorant with just three ingredients. Even more, you can add essential oils for scent. However, the coconut oil gives it a nice, light smell either way. It’s simple to use, but it’s up to you what you use. Without a doubt, this coconut oil deodorant will certain keep you fresh.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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4. DIY Sensitive Skin Deodorant

If your skin is sensitive, this homemade DIY deodorant is softer. In fact, the added shea and cocoa butter make a more nourishing organic deodorant while still deodorizing. Also, these great ingredients to help with smoothing over those razor bumps. Although the bentonite is optional, it is a great absorber to help keep you dry. Therefore, it’s the perfect deodorant for sensitive skin.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
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5. DIY Vegan Deodorant

This homemade deodorant is a great alternative for vegans. It has a creamy texture that absorbs quickly and effectively. Plus, this all natural deodorant smells great from all the essential oils used. In fact, for a homemade deodorant, you can’t find a better-smelling alternative.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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6. DIY SPF Deodorant

Sometimes, a little SPF in deodorant is desirable. This tutorial uses zinc oxide just for that purpose. It’s still a great natural product with a little sun protection. In fact, it’s an excellent homemade deodorant without baking soda and extra protection from the sun’s rays.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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7. DIY Antiperspirant

This tutorial is for making a homemade deodorant. It is also easy to follow and results in a more compact product you can use from the container. In addition, the vitamin E will keep your skin soft and nourished.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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8. DIY EOS Deodorant Stick

If you want a homemade deodorant stick for on the go, this tutorial makes just that. It only uses three ingredients. However, it’s up to you to decide which are the best essential oils for the deodorant. You can use whatever scents you prefer. It is a baking soda deodorant with coconut oil, but the other ingredients might be rarer.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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9. DIY Deodorant (No coconut oil)

This DIY deodorant is a homemade deodorant without coconut oil. If you don’t like the dark green color that comes from the French green clay (don’t worry, it doesn’t stain your clothes green), you can use white kaolin clay or bentonite clay. That will help you make an organic deodorant to your heart’s desire.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
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10. DIY Male Scented Deodorant

If you’re looking for a DIY deodorant that has a more masculine scent, this tutorial is for you. There are other essential oils that can you can use for the scent. In fact, you can even use cologne to get the exact scent you want. You can easily learn how to make a deodorant just by following the instructions, no matter how many ingredients it takes.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
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11. DIY Non-Melting Deodorant

For those that live in hotter climates, this DIY deodorant has been tested to not melt in hot weather. It uses babussa oil, which has a higher melting temperature than coconut oil. Therefore, it lasts longer while still doing a great job deodorizing. Thus, this deodorant recipe is perfect if you live in warmer climates.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
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12. DIY Spray Deodorant

This DIY spray deodorant is a great option for those that find they are sensitive to the baking soda or corn starch. It is also a great alternative to using an oil-dependent deodorant. They also offer a great recipe for an under-arm detox. It’s an excellent homemade deodorant spray for those with an aversion to baking soda.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
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Conclusion

Homemade deodorants are a great way to go green. In fact, they offer a healthier alternative than store-bought deodorants. However, these DIY deodorants offer a range of recipes to test out. Some will work better for others because everyone has a different chemical makeup. However, there’s a recipe out there for everyone. Let us know which recipe you tried out and personalized, or even made your own! If you want more options for personal care, make sure to check out these DIY body scrubs to keep your skin glowing.

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