DIY: Lavender Deodorant That Really Works

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  • 3 tbsp. baking soda
  • 3 tbsp. arrowroot powder
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 12 drops of tea tree essential oil
  • 12 drops of lavender oil
  • A few capsules of vitamin E
  • 2 tbsp. sweet almond oil


  1. Use a double broiler or a bowl over boiling water to melt and combine all the ingredients.
  2. Remove from heat and continue to stir occasionally until the deodorant is a uniform mixture.
  3. Pour into a small jar or container and put on your armpits like a lotion.

Courtesy of Adrienne Carter.