Gentle, All Natural Deodorant Stick Recipe
- Add all ingredients to a small pot and put it on low heat on your stove.
- Stir every once in a while, until everything is melted (the beeswax takes the longest, but it’s still within a couple minutes), and then stir well to incorporate the powders into the mixture so that it is nice and smooth. It will be a slightly thick, creamy colored liquid as you can see above.
- Take an empty deodorant container (that you have previously emptied and washed out- if the stuff that’s in there is conventional it is probably hard enough that it will come out by simply twisting it until it falls out), and wash it out well.
- Mine is from a previous natural deodorant that I had purchased, whose brand shall remain nameless. :)
- Twist it back down so that the the bottom piece is as low as it will go, with plenty of room to fill up the container.
- Simply pour the melted oil/powder mixture into the container. There’s no trick, it just goes straight in.
- Fill it right up until the very top, as full as you can. It might look like it is slightly bubbled up and about to spill over the edge, but it will settle a little as it cools and end up right around the top edge of the rim.
- Allow it to sit on your counter for a couple of hours to completely cool off and solidify. If you’re impatient like me, you can put it in your fridge (once it has solidified enough to move it gently) to make the process go faster.
This can easily be doubled if you have more than one container to fill.Don’t make the mistake that I did this past time of shaking essential oil bottles with poorly fitting droppers directly over your pot of ingredients. My dropper lids popped straight off (literally pouring oil into the pot) and I ended up with VERY pretty-smelling deodorant, slightly softer than I prefer because of the extra oil content. Oops!
Recipe by Keeper of the Home at https://keeperofthehome.org/gentle-all-natural-deodorant-stick-recipe/