By combining alcohol, witch hazel, distilled water and essential oils, Medium layered haircuts for thick hair and round faces you can create effective and appealing deodorants, which are among the easiest and most practical formulas to make. For the strongest cleansing effect, apply deodorant onto a cotton swab or cloth and rub well over the entire underarm region. Although less cleansing, you can also put the deodorant into a spray bottle and mist the underarms. These formulas do not require refrigeration and have a shelf life of about a year. Remember to shake deodorant before each application. The following formulas are potent’-and refreshing.
Sage Fir Deodorant
This deodorant is an excellent choice both for men and women. It combines the disinfecting and deodorizing effects of the alcohol with the essential oils. It also offers a refreshingly pleasant aroma.
1/2 cup 80 proof vodka 5 drops tea tree essential oil
1/2 cup distilled water 6 drops black pepper essential oil
10 drops fir essential oil 6 drops bay essential oil
10 drops sage essential oil
Pour the vodka and the water into a jar, drop in the essential oils, cap and shake. Apply deodorant mixture onto a cotton swab or cloth and rub into underarms for cleaning and neutralizing body odor. You can also put the deodorant into a spray bottle and mist underarms. Shake well before each use. Makes 4 oz.
Variations: If the deodorant feels too drying add 1/2 -1/2 teaspoon of vegetable glycerin.