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Making your own deodorant is friendly on your wallet, your skin, as well as the environment. Homemade deodorants are inexpensive, natural and have no side effects on the user. There are no harsh chemicals nor irritating fragrances. Follow the steps below to make your own deodorant out of items you may already have in your pantry.
Note: You can make different scents simply by varying the use of essential oils. Rather than tea tree oil, try rose, lavender, sandalwood or eucalyptus. These are ideal choices as they have the same anti-bacterial properties as tea tree oil. You can also opt for chamomile, which is a good skin soother. Start by adding just a few drops and continue progressively until you achieve your desired scent.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|