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How To Make Homemade Baking Soda Body Scrub

Homemade Baking Soda Body Scrub

How To Make Your Own DIY Body Scrub

I like a good exfoliating body wash as much as the next guy.  You can find a million different body washes and scrubs at the store.  Unfortunately, a lot of these options are loaded with chemicals as well as tiny plastic microbeads that perform the task of exfoliation.  I'm not super into washing chunks of plastic down the drain every time I hop in the shower.  Ever since I found out those lovely bits of scrubbing' stuff were actually plastic I have been on the look out for a good homemade body scrub alternative.

Since it seems like you can clean pretty much anything with baking soda.  I decided I would put it to the test and making my very own homemade body scrub with baking soda and essential oils. …

How To Make Scented Homemade Deodorant Powder With Essential Oils

homemade deodorant powder

Homemade Deodorant Powder With Essential Oils

I’ve tried a couple homemade deodorant powders here on The Homemade Experiment.  I’ve tried just using Arrowroot Powder as Deodorant which actually works well. I’ve tried a combination of Arrowroot Powder and Baking Soda Deodorant Powder which works really well.

For this recipe I’m taking it one step further and adding in some essential oils.  We’re going beyond works well with this one into the realm of smells good too!

I’m not an essential oil expert, but I do know that depending on what essential oils you add you can get benefits ranging from wonderful scents to anti-microbial effects which can help cut down on the stink!  So depending on what essential oils you use you can make the perfect deodorant powder with this recipe.

Without further ado, here’s how to make homemade deodorant powder with baking soda, arrowroot powder, and essential oils. …

Using Arrowroot Powder as Homemade Deodorant Powder

Arrowroot Deodorant Powder

Arrowroot as Homemade Deodorant Powder

Previously I've made homemade deodorant powder using a combination of cornstarch and baking soda.  It’s a pretty simple recipe to be sure, but I wanted to see if it even needs to be that complicated.  I wanted to see if you really need both ingredients to make an effective deodorant powder.

I decided to try using starch and baking soda individually for several days each to find out either one can be used as effective homemade deodorant powder. …

Unscented Homemade Body Powder

Unscented Homemade Body Powder RecipeDIY Homemade Unscented Body Powder Recipe

Everybody finds themselves in need of a little moisture control from time to time and a simple homemade body powder is be the perfect fix.  Whether you're getting sweaty being all athletic or if it's just hot out having a good homemade body powder handy can make all the difference between being perfectly comfy or being uncomfortable and clammy.

This homemade body powder is very similar to my homemade deodorant recipe however the ratios are a little different.  Since deodorant has the tougher job of fighting odor it has a lot more baking soda than this recipe does.  Since with this recipe we are fighting moisture we have more absorbent than anything else!

Let's make our homemade body powder! …

Homemade Clay Pore Cleansing Facial Mask

homemade clay pore cleansing facial mask

Homemade Clay Pore Cleansing Facial Mask

I'll admit it, I've got some nose pores that tend to be a little more dirty than I'd like.  It isn't a huge deal, but it just seems like I can't ever really get them scrubbed clean.  Store bought face wash only works ok.  Over the years I've tried a ton of different products with more or less the same result of not as clean as I'd like.  So, when I came across a simple homemade pore cleansing solution that was just powdered clay and apple cider vinegar I decided I should give it a shot.

As a guy I haven't ever been overly eager for a “facial” before, not anti mind you, I never went out of my way to get one though.  For some reason, lately my silly nose pores have seemed a little more uncooperative than usual, so I decided to give this homemade pore cleansing clay mask a shot.

Here's how to make your own simple homemade pore cleansing face mask:

Time: 5 min …

Eight Homemade Deodorant Powder Recipes To Keep You Fresh

8 Homemade Deodorant Powder Recipes
Here's Eight Easy Homemade Deodorant Powder Recipes

There aren't a ton of homemade deodorant powder recipes around, so I scoured the internet and found a few awesome homemade deodorant powder recipes.

I haven't tried out all of these recipes myself yet, but they all use basic non-chemically ingredients that should all mix together to fight odor, and absorb moisture.  I will definitely be trying out many, if not all, of these recipes over time, and will make updates as I do.

Now pick a recipe and start fighting odor without a ton of chemicals smeared in your armpits all day!

Several of these recipes use essential oils, so if you're just getting started with making your own homemade goods, check out this essential oil starter kit to get your essential oil collection kick-started.

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