Natural Deodorant

More and more people are wanting to know exactly what is in their cosmetics, especially leave on skincare products such as deodorants, so it is hardly surprising that homemade natural products are on the up!

Here is a quick easy recipe for a homemade natural deodorant.


Measuring jug / mixing bowl

Measuring spoons


Glass jars & lids (we used 60ml glass jar & aluminium lid)


60g / 4 tbsp bicarbonate of soda

180g / 12 tbsp cornstarch

120g / 8 tbsp melted coconut oil

1.25ml / ΒΌ tsp Essential Oil (we used a mix of Lemon & Bergamot)

Lemon- cleansing / natural detoxifier & antiseptic properties

Bergamot- reduce anxiety / antibiotic & anti-fungal / great for oily skin


  • Mix together the cornstarch & bicarbonate of soda.
  • Stir in the melted coconut oil.
  • Add the essential oil and mix into a smooth paste.
  • Spoon into clean jars. Store at room temperature.

If you’ve had a go at this recipe we’d love to see how it went. Leave us a comment below!

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