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DIY Homemade Deodorant To Avoid Smelling Under Arms

Smelly armpits are the biggest issue during summers. It not only makes you feel uncomfortable but also bothers the person sitting beside you. So this issue needs to be fixed rapidly. It works by killing the bacteria on your skin which is the common cause of smell combined with sweat.

DIY Homemade Deodorant To Avoid Smelling Under Arms

The below-mentioned deodorant recipe contains some anti-bacterial agents that will kill the smell-causing bacteria and make your smell clean.


  • 2 tablespoons unrefined shea butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • A half tablespoon of baking soda
  • Few drops of any essential oil for fragrance

How to prepare this deodorant using above mentioned ingredients?

  1. Take shea butter and coconut oil as per the above-mentioned quantities in the mixing bowl. 
  2. Melt both the ingredients in the double boiler for normal liquid consistency. 
  3. Now add corn flour while continuously stirring it to avoid any lump formation. 
  4. Then add baking soda and your favorite essential oil and mix it properly. 
  5. Then add this homemade deodorant to a bottle and keep it in the refrigerator for 2 hours and your amazing deodorant is ready to use.

DIY Homemade Deodorant To Avoid Smelling Under Arms

Benefits of using this deodorant regularly:

Apply a pea-size deodorant to your armpit and massage until it disappears. This will absorb quickly and keep you smelling fresh. Wait for a few minutes to get this absorbed before getting dressed up.      

DIY Homemade Deodorant To Avoid Smelling Under Arms

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About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling, and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.


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