I made my own deodorant and it worked!
I am becoming one of those "granola" type people - apparently - because I have been coming up with ways to cut down on the amount of chemicals I put on my body - and my kids' bodies. A friend of mine told me that she made her own deodorant, and I was skeptical. She gave me the recipe, and I made it. It actually WORKS! I was beyond shocked. Like...really. I expected to stink. I kept smelling my pits all day long just waiting for that first moment of stink - it didn't come. I have worn it every day since. I have spent a whole day baking and in the kitchen (sweating like a meatloaf), I have worked out, and I have been outside in the hot, hot, hot, humid TN weather. I haven't stunk! I don't even stink when I wake up in the morning! It's kinda cool. Just thought I'd share! I have not only found a chemical free way to not stink, but it's pretty darn inexpensive....just baking soda, corn starch, and coconut oil. That's it.
If you guys want the recipe you can get it from here - Chemical Free Deodorant It also has my whole experience with it - what it felt like going on, all the nitty gritty. :)