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Grammy's Hug Insurance

I have been trying different natural deodorants for the last seven years or so. I usually resort back to plain baking soda or a coconut oil mix that turns to mush in the summer. Both are effective but a little on the messy side.

Our adopted Illinois “Grammy” was here and she brought along a wonderful find. It was a tube of natural deodorant that combined the best of all my favorite effective finds over the years with the addition of a small amount of beeswax to keep it firm and easily spreadable. The essential oil scent combination was a refreshing and uplifting change.

It was simple to create a batch and I have been using it ever since. I am not sure I will ever go back to any other method. It smells great and deters 100% of odors. It is effective all day long and a little goes a long way.

So whether you are grammy or whether you are wanting a hug from your grammy, this is your insurance to smelling good and getting extra squeezers!

To purchase ready to use:

4 oz Grammy’s Hug Insurance $10.o0

(Arrowroot, Baking Soda, Coconut Oil, Local Beeswax, Patchouli, Orange, Clove, and Rosemary)

Made in small batches from our family to yours!

Grammy’s Hug Insurance

DIY Instructions

¼ cup arrowroot powder

¼ cup baking soda

3 T coconut oil

1 T beeswax

20 drops of essential oil blend

*Prepare the jar you are using by taking off the lid and placing it to the side of your work area. We recommend a small glass mason jar.

*In a small bowl mix well the arrowroot powder and baking soda.

*Using the double boiler method, melt the beeswax and coconut oil together. Watch it carefully.

*Once melted, add to the bowl of powdered ingredients. Stir quickly and thoroughly. Add essential oils. Mix well.

*Immediately scoop into glass containers and put the lid on the jar.

15 ml Grammy’s Hug Insurance Essential Oil Blend for DIY $20

(Patchouli, Orange, Clove, and Rosemary)

Beeswax, Local and Raw $5/half lb and $10/lb

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