Shea Butter Deodorant

One the most embarrassing moment is to smell bad because you are out in the sun and your armpit is well due to excessive sweating. This is one of the reasons why deodorant is considered as an essential thing for a person to stay hygienic and fresh.

A deodorant is a substance applied to the body to prevent body odor caused by the bacterial breakdown of perspiration in armpits, feet, and other areas of the body

In this article you will learn how to make a homemade recipe of shea butter deodorant.

You will need:

3 tbsp coconut oil
3 tbsp baking soda
2 tbsp shea butter
2 tbsp organic cornstarch
essential Oils (optional)

Shea butter is ultra moisturizing for sensitive under arm skin, rich in vitamin E so it helps prevent dark armpit skin. Coconut oil is a wonderful product to use as a base for deodorant because it kills fungi, yeast and bacteria. Baking soda helps to neutralize odor and the cornstarch helps to absorb moisture and the added essential oils are also anti-bacterial.


Melt coconut oil and shea butter in a heated saucepan.
Add baking soda and cornstarch to the mixture and stir well.
Add essential oils for scent.
Pour the mixture in a container like old deodorant stick.
Put in the fridge to harden faster.