One of the essential things that boost your confidence and make you look attractive, and grab attention is the delicious smell from you and excellent personal hygiene.
Imagine that you are wearing your perfect outfit, gorgeous makeup, but you smell because you don’t like to use deodorant or choose the wrong recipe to remove your armpit odor.
Do you think spraying more perfume will save you from such a situation?
Not at all; it will make it even worse!
This will affect your self-confidence and make you uncomfortable but don’t worry about that since there are many ways and tips to help you get rid of armpit odor without deodorant that is effective and worth trying.
Since you are reading this post, it is evident that you lean towards more natural remedies for your personal hygiene instead of deodorant products, which contain harmful ingredients and side effects.
With that said, this post will help you terminate having smelly underarms in any situation or sweat spots on your clothes that cause you embarrassment for good by laying out essential tips that you need to apply in your hygiene routine to make you feel good and comfortable all the time.
There are four things to consider if you want to get rid of your underarm odors without deodorant.
First: try natural recipes that are effective and contain potent ingredients such as baking soda, lemon, etc.
Second: watch what kind of food that you are eating.
Spicy food and food containing garlic, onions, and potent spices will make you sweat their aroma.
Third: follow a routine to take care of your armpit in terms of exfoliating, hair removal, and body wash.
Fourth: choose fabrics that don’t absorb sweat.
Those four things are primary factors and should be applied together, so you make sure that you stop your underarm from smelling permanent and enjoy living your life confidently.
6 Recipes to Remove your Underarm Smell without Deodorant
First things first, understanding the reason why you have a bad smell in some situations will help you find the most effective solution immediately that will stop you from smelling bad.
The following recipes will help you to get rid of armpit odor without deodorant because they contain natural and effective ingredients that you can use as a deodorant replacement, preventing your body odor’s a bad smell in general and underarm in particular.
1. Baking Soda with Lemon Recipe
Mix a substantial amount of baking soda with half a lemon to make a thick paste
Apply it on your underarms by scrubbing it gently with your hands
Leave it for few minutes.
Rinse it with Water
P.S try on a small area first because many people have sensitive skin irritated with these ingredients.
Frequency: Daily for few weeks
This will prevent your underarm from smelling bad, and also, it is a natural whitening remedy that will unify your skin color and eliminate pigmentation if you have them.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a powerful ingredient because it has elements that fight bacteria.
1 cup of Apple cider vinegar
½ cup of Water
Mix ingredients together in a cup or a bottle spray
Soak a piece of cotton in the mixture and apply it to your underarms
Leave it for the night, then wash it the other day.
P.S for your convenience, you can have a small spray bottle to put the mixture in it.
Apple cider vinegar will absorb your sweat, prevent bad odor, and kills bacteria.
Alum is a crystal rock that contains potassium and other chemical compound elements.
Although it is chemical, people use it with other ingredients as a natural remedy for body odor.
It is one of the most famous ingredients that people use in my country, and they have enormous recipes that they use it will
You can find it on Amazon for only $10
I will mention one recipe that I really like, and it is effective because it will prevent you from smelling bad, and you will have a good smell at the same time.
1 spoon of grounded Alum
1 spoon of white ground musk
Mix all ingredients
Dip a piece of cotton in the mixture and rub it on your underarms
daily or every other day if the musk is strong enough
no bad odor anymore, plus you will have a lovely smell
P.S if you don’t like musk, you can replace it with rose water , sandalwood, or baby powder.
1 spoon of Cornscrach powder
½ spoon of Baking soda
Mix all ingredients to form a paste, then apply it to your armpits
Let it sit for few minutes, then rinse it with water.
This recipe contains three powerful and effective ingredients that will eliminate bad odor and absorb sweat.
5. Rosemary essential oil
A variety of essential oils that you can use as a natural deodorant alternative such as lavender, tree oil, mint, and the Rosemary essential oil
It is very effective because it contains antibacterial and antioxidant properties, and also it has a nice refreshing smell.
Few drops of rosemary essential oil
½ cup of Water
Mix ingredients together
Prevents bad body odor
this is a super easy recipe that will kill your bad odor instantly!
Potatoes have certain properties that can control your body’s skin PH balance.
Therefore, PH imbalance will have a direct effect on your body’s odor.
Slice a potato and rub it few times on your armpit
Frequency: twice a day
Potatoes prevent terrible odor and kill bacteria.
Foods and Drinks that Make you have a Bad Underarm and Body Odor
If you want to make sure that you won’t sweat and had a bad underarm or body odor, avoid the following ingredients when eating your meals:
1. Spices that have a strong aroma, such as peppers, curry, etc.
2. Garlic and onion
3. strong kinds of herbs like the “Fenugreek.”
4. Seafood, especially smelly fish and other raw kinds of seafood.
5. Alcohol, because it has a strong smell already and at the same time, makes you have a bad breath and sweat and smells terrible.
8 Tips for Underarm Care that will Help you Get rid of your Underarm Odor without Deodorant
1. Going natural is high maintenance because for natural remedies to be most effective, whether you are using it as a deodorant alternative, hair mask, body scrub, and so on
Therefore, you have to be consistent when applying any of those recipes.
2. All remedies that I mentioned above work well if you keep applying them daily or twice a day, depending on your sweat and food level.
3. Exfoliate your armpits every few days, so you get rid of the extra dead skin and
P.S some natural remedies are considered effective scrubs, such as the baking soda recipe.
4. Remove your armpit’s hair. This will help you keep it clean and fresh
5. After any application of natural body odor remedy, make sure to dry the area with a towel
6. Use an antibacterial bar of soap or body wash properly
P.S If you are interested in knowing how to use a bar of soap effectively, check my other post, “How to Use a Bar of Soap – Ultimate guide,” here.
7. Take a shower daily.
P.S If you don’t have time for that, grab your loofah and soap bar to rub your underarms which will take you less than five minutes.
8. Don’t forget to take care of your whole body hygiene as well because bad odor might come from other different areas
This is how to get rid of armpit odor without deodorant . Also, those tips will help you prevent any bad odor that comes from your body too!
Fabrics that makes you smell the sweat and have a bad odor
The colors and the material of your clothes directly affect the way you sweat and smell.
Make sure to have light, bright clothes that will not scratch your skin to cause irritation or extra heat.
How to get rid of armpit odor without deodorant is doable with using effective recipes with strong ingredients and properties to kill bacteria, eliminate odor, and control your sweating amount.
There is no better feeling than living your daily life very confident that your body hygiene is taking care of
What is your favorite natural recipe do you use to save yourself from sweating and smelling in any situation?