I feel like I’ve tried every “natural” deodorant on the market — the crystal rocks you wet and rub in your pits, Tom’s of Maine, Kiss My Face, J/A/S/O/N… If it’s in the healthy foods aisle, I’ve tried it. Nothing worked on my brand of stank.

I didn’t want to use commercial deodorants for reasons like knowing what the ingredients are in things I’m rubbing on my body, opting out of using aluminum salts, and choosing cruelty-free products.

Best option so far? Just mixing coconut oil and baking soda and schmearing it in there. I can go all day emitting no noxious […]