"Proficient women" deodorant stick

"Proficient women" deodorant stick

Formula: 161152

Phase Ingredients for ~45 ml % Quantity
A vanilla oil 43 21,5 gr
A zinc ricinoleate 3 1,5 gr
B rice powder 12 6 gr
B alum powder 5 2,5 gr
B stearic acid 30 15 gr
C Triethyl citrate 5 2,5 gr
C palmarosa essential oil 0,5 8 drops
C natural cosmetic fragrance oil Lily of the valley 1,5 24 drops

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

Preparation method:
Prepare the container first: after sanitizing and drying, grease the intermediary cap with a little vanilla oil and attach it to the body of the container. Then add the lid but do not close it as tightly as possible, to facilitate the opening.

The ingredients of phase A are added to a heat-resistant glass and melted in a water bath.
Mix the phase B ingredients and add this mixture over the phase A composition. Leave it in the water bath until it liquefies and the composition becomes uniform, stirring continuously. 
Remove the beaker from the water bath, add the phase C ingredients one at a time and mix very well.
When the composition begins to thicken slightly, pour into the container.

Pouring into the container:
The prepared container is positioned upside down, and the still fluid composition is poured through the hole in the base. Leave the container in this position for at least 4 hours, preferably until the next day.
Fix the corresponding small cap over the wheel at the base. Before removing the lid for the first time, place the deodorant in the freezer for a few minutes.
Remove from the freezer, carefully remove the lid and then remove the intermediary lid - which should not be used until the next pour into the container.
Tip: if the top of the deodorant stick breaks when the cap is removed, it can be attached back with a slight pressure and can eventually be pressed together with your fingers (with gloves).

The result is a deodorant with 4 natural deodorizing and antibacterial active ingredients: zinc ricinoleate, Triethyl citrate, alum powder and palmarosa essential oil. It is pleasant to apply, leaves no unaesthetic white marks, has a pleasant floral scent. 

Options and explanations:

  • instead of vanilla oil you can use caprilis oil or a vegetable oil with a less greasy texture
  • for sensitive skin up to 1% bisabolol can be included in phase C, the fragrance can also be removed by adjusting the percentage of vanilla oil
  • sericite can be used instead of rice powder
  • instead of the proposed fragrance oil, another fragrance or essential oil can be used, according to preferences


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: scale, a heat-resistant glass, teaspoons
  • Recommended container: deo stick container, 45 ml
  • Shelf-life: 6 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene
Posted on 07/20/2015 Deodorants 0