Shea butter is sourced from the nut of the shea tree in Africa (vitellaria paradoxa) and is popular for its moisturizing and healing effects on the skin.
It is also used as a cooking ingredient by some people.
At Organic Trade and Investments (OTI), both our unrefined and refined shea butter is obtained from indigenous people who use traditional production methods.
This means you get the highest quality of shea butter devoid of additives and value for your money.
It is authentic shea butter like this you need to take care of all your skincare issues and get rid of bad odour on your body.
If you have been battling the embarrassing problem called “body odour” this article is just for you.
On the other hand, if you don’t, using the tips herein can save you from developing it.
As they say a stitch in time saves nine.
Body odour develops when your sweat meets the bacteria on the surface of your skin and produces an unpleasant smell.
However, if you’re looking for an underarm deodorant that doesn’t feel greasy, won’t clog up your pores and is antimicrobial organic shea butter is your best bet.
Using natural shea butter in place of chemical-filled deodorant will result in a noticeable difference
If you are worried about spoiling your clothes, you need not worry because it won’t transfer to your clothes.
Adding other agents like baking soda or lemon juice can increase the effectiveness of the butter as a deodorant.
Below is a recipe for preparing your homemade shea butter deodorant.
What you need:
· 5 Tbsp. shea butter
· 4 Tbsp. coconut oil
· 3 Tbsp. baking soda
· 3 Tbsp. witch hazel (optional)
· Essential oils of your choice to add some fragrance
1. Melt the mixture of shea butter and coconut oil over medium heat.
2. Carefully transfer oil into a glass jar, then add baking soda and witch hazel.
3. Thoroughly mix and add essential oils of your choice.
4. Either store in a jar or pour into an old deodorant stick for easy application.
However, note that the application of this must be combined with good personal hygiene and self care habits to see results.