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    Default I made my own deodorant :)

    Last weekend I made my won deodorant from recipe that I found on someone's blog (don't remember who!) I sweat quite a bit, and seem to be super stinky, even compared to my husband. For the last several years, I have use store bought natural deodorant and been rather disappointed with their effectiveness for me, eventhough others have had great results using them.
    Hubby and I have both been using it this week, and it has been great! No stinkies! Just wanted to share

    - equal parts arrowroot powder and aluminum free baking soda (I did 2 tablespoons) combined
    - add in coconut oil to make desired consistency

    easy

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    Where do you get aluminum free baking soda? Is Arm and Hammer not good?

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    I bought it at the healthfood store.

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    interesting!! How do you apply it?
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    just a dab on my finger and rub in...the heat from my skin melts the coconut oil a bit softening it

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    Neat! TFS.

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    Cool! Does it work for perspiration as well as odour?
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    And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

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    I am still perspiring for sure, but no odour.

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    Interesting! Have you worked out with it on yet? Did it work still?

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    No working out yet, but visited freinds on Satruday with no AC and was very sweaty and it was good!

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    I made my own too, but I still need to improve on the recipe.

    I based mine off of A Sonoma Garden's blog: How to Make Homemade Deodorant – i love it! | A Sonoma Garden who based hers off of the Angry Chicken blog: angry chicken: homemade deodorant (yup.). I also check out Crunchy Betty: Not a Secret Homemade Deodorant | Crunchy Betty

    It really worked, but I got a horrible rash!

    Once I'm fully healed up, I think I will try less baking soda and less tea tree oil.

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