Perhaps clearness is one of the most important features of the modern successful person. Do you feel yourself good if you smell bad? This reason can prevent you from meeting with new people, searching for love and in general live normal life!
Each day we all use different deodorants to keep us clear and fresh. But does anyone think of the safety of sales deodorants? Or about the possibility to create it by yourself?
Solid natural deodorant
Beeswax is an excellent preservative and anti-inflammatory product. Also, it nourishes, softens and heals the skin. It is slowly absorbed into the skin, like covering the skin with a protective shell, closing the pores. Beeswax makes natural deodorant more solid. Moreover, it is used for different creams, lip balms, and lipsticks. As longer you add more wax, the harder the texture of the deodorant is. Beeswax can be bought in a unique store.
It moisturizes, nourishes, softens and protects the skin from external factors. Also, has anti-inflammatory action. Coconut oil fights with odor and excessive sweating. You should take unrefined, cold pressed oil. It is suitable for face, body, and hair and oral. Can't be afraid to add a little more coconut oil for making deodorant, it doesn't spoil. If you want to take more liquid deodorant, add more coconut oil. For a more solid deodorant, add less oil.
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Vitamin E is considered to be the beauty vitamin. It nourishes and moisturizes, prevents the skin from dryness. Also, Vitamin E often used in cosmetics. You can add it to your deodorant, as it is also a natural preservative.
Baking soda and corn starch
Baking soda, as a natural deodorizer, and corn starch, as a natural absorbent fight with the smell of sweat and absorb moisture. If your skin is sensitive, add more starch. If you are sweating a lot, add more soda. Corn starch can be replaced by any other, for example, on potato.
Essential oil of tea tree
Essential oil of tea tree is an excellent antibacterial product. It has anti-inflammatory, antifungal and wound-healing qualities. No homemade deodorant is complete without it.
Essential oil for flavor
You can choose them according to your taste. Also, you can mix several oils together. It recommended not using citrus oils in hot weather. As citrus oils react strongly to the sun, you can receive pigment spots or burns.
What is good, you can personally choose these ingredients, which more suit your taste.
It is important: don`t forget to check the oil and all the ingredients of your homemade solid deodorant for the allergic reaction. You have to apply some drops of essential oil to the wrist or the elbow for about an hour and look at the reaction of your skin. It is also important to know that essential oils are contraindicated during pregnancy, heart problems, epilepsy and a high degree of hypertension.
How to make safe, natural deodorant at home?
We need a container where we will store our deodorant. You can use the bottle from the old deodorant. Most importantly it is good to clean it, so you should do it with gloves on, as it is not easy to wash off your skin. After that, you should disinfect it. Also, you can use new deodorant as your old deodorant, twisting as necessary. And to get rid of labels and not to leave traces on the bottle, heat the sticker with a hairdryer and remove it without extra efforts.
Recipe No. 1
- 6 gr. beeswax;
- 3 tbsp. of coconut oil;
- 1 tsp. of vitamin E;
- 2 tbsp. of baking soda;
- 3 tbsp. corn starch;
- 10 drops of essential tea tree oil;
- 2-4 drops of any essential oil for flavor.
Start with melting the beeswax in a water bath. For the water bath using ceramic or glass cookware, metal cookware is not suitable. Then, add coconut oil. Make sure that the oil is not boiled and does not lose all its useful properties, so we select the optimal temperature for melting. Then, heat to a liquid state.
Remove liquid from heat, and add vitamin E. Then add baking soda and starch. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and add essential oil, for example, tea tree oil, lavender oil or rosemary oil. They'll give to the deodorant a sweet flavor and will protect you from the odor.
Pour the entire mixture into a container for a deodorant and put into the fridge. Waiting when the deodorant will become hard to use it. Often this mix was enough for full two deodorants.
Recipe No. 2
- 50 gr. of beeswax;
- 1-2 tbsp. of coconut oil;
- 10-15 drops of essential tea tree oil;
- 10-15 drops of any essential oil for flavor.
Melt the beeswax in a water bath, as in the first variant. Always at first start to heat wax, it melted longer than other components. Then add the coconut oil. Melt all the elements without leaving lumps. Remove from heat and add essential oil. Pour the entire mixture into a deodorant container, cover and allow cooling. Due to the high content of wax, deodorant should not melt and can be stored in the refrigerator.
How to use natural deodorant?
- Put deodorant in a thin layer (1-2 stroke), with not much to push him.
- After application, wait for 5-7 minutes to absorb the deodorant.
- Do not use immediately after shaving or hair removal, wait at least 5 minutes.
- As for training, it is better not to use any deodorants. Give your body to perform its function - to sweat and to protect it from overheating. And to avoid the smell, you can just pre-workout to rinse the underarms with baking soda.
- Rinse the deodorant is the same as you used to do before. Came home — washed armpits. The skin needs to breathe.
- Store natural deodorants in a refrigerator.
Take care of yourself and be healthy!
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