Anti-antiperspirants or deodorant often rely on aluminum compounds, which is known to cause neurological problems, and other health effects. But did you know that sweat itself does not smell?

Body odor comes from the bacteria that is present on your sweat. Fight the bacteria and you will stay shower-fresh all day.

The below easy-to-follow homemade deodorant recipe is amazing. You only need 3 ingredients to make this effective but healthy and natural deodorant.

Make Your Armpits Happy with This Easy to Make Homemade Deodorant

1. Coconut Oil Deodorant

6 Tablespoon coconut oil
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup arrowroot or organic cornstarch
Essential oils (optional)

1. Mix arrowroot and baking soda in a medium sized bowl.
2. Add coconut oil, then mash with a fork until well mixed.
3. Add essential oil if desired.
4. Store in small glass jar.

2. Shea Butter Deodorant Stick

2 parts pure shea butter
1 part baking soda
A few drops of tea tree oil (other essential oil)

1. Heat the shea butter using the microwave or a double boiler to soften it.
2. Mix it with the other ingredients.
3. Place the mixture into an empty stick applicator.
4. Apply lightly to underarms.

3. Shea Butter Deodorant Cream

1 part baking soda
1 part pure shea butter
1 part organic coconut oil
A few drops of tea tree oil or other essential oil

1. Heat the shea using a double boiler or microwave to soften it.
2. Combine it with the other ingredients.
3. Store in a covered glass jar.
4. Apply using your fingertips.

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