2 Natural Home made Deodorant Recipes for Sensitive Skin

Natural deodorant

Here are 2 natural homemade deodorant recipes to try at home. This deodorant is very gentle on your skin

Recipe 1

12 tablespoons of coconut oil

12 tablespoons of shea butter

8 tablespoons of diatomaceous earth

8 tablespoons of arrowroot powder

10 drops of vitamin E oil

Recipe 2

12 tablespoons of coconut oil

12 tablespoons of beeswax

12 tablespoons of arrowroot powder

4 tablespoons of cornstarch

2 teaspoons of honey.

Method

With reference to the chosen recipe, melt the thick oils such as the bees wax, coconut oil and shear butter on low heat over the stove. Mix them thoroughly until an even mixture is formed. Allow the mixture to cool down then add the powders such as the arrowroot powder, cornstarch or   the 

diatomaceous earth , then add the honey,  and mix thoroughly. Leave the mixture to solidify and it is ready to use.

Homemade Deodorants

Homemade Deodorants

Below are some homemade deodorant recipes that are suited for different seasons. It is well known that certain scents and certain textures of deodorants work best in certain seasons than others. 

Summer / Spring deodorant Recipes

Summer and spring are the seasons of fresh air, sunshine, and warmth. That’s why cooling, refreshing and tangy scents are the best for these seasons when it comes to deodorants.

Summer / Spring deodorant Recipe 1

2 tablespoons of coconut oil

1 tablespoon beeswax

1 tablespoon arrowroot powder

1 tablespoon bentonite clay

10 drops tea tree essential oil

Procedure

Melt the coconut oil and beeswax on the stove, and mix the clay and arrowroot powder in a bowl. Combine the oil and beeswax with the powder, and then add the essential oil. This is a cooling, freshly scented deodorant that is not too drying nor too moisturizing and is great for preventing acne on the body.

Summer / Spring Deodorant Recipe 2

2 tablespoons of coconut oil

1 tablespoon beeswax

2 tablespoons baking soda

2 drops lemon oil

8 drops sweet orange oil

Procedure

Melt the coconut oil and beeswax on the stove, and then add the baking soda.

Follow with the essential oils, and mix thoroughly. This will give you a sweet and sour citrus scented deodorant that will freshen you up on warm days.

Winter / Fall Deodorant Recipes

For winter and fall, warm, cozy and spicy scents are the best to make you feel comforted and relaxed.

Winter / Fall Deodorant Recipe 1

2 tablespoons of coconut oil

2 tablespoons of cocoa butter

2 tablespoons of baking soda

1 tablespoon arrowroot powder

5 drops sandalwood oil

5 drops cinnamon oil

Procedure

Mix the coconut oil and cocoa butter before adding the baking soda and arrowroot powder. Follow with the essential oils, and blend thoroughly. This creamy deodorant has a spicy, musky scent that is great for men and women to use in the winter or fall.

Winter / Fall Deodorant Recipe 2:

2 tablespoons of cocoa butter

2 tablespoons of shea butter

3 tablespoons baking soda

10 drops of vanilla oil.

Procedure

Blend the emollient butter before adding the baking soda and vanilla oil. This is another great unisex deodorant with a comforting vanilla scent that is sure to make you feel good in the chillier months.

Winter / Fall Deodorant Recipe 3

4 tablespoons coconut oil

3 tablespoons baking soda

5 drops clove oil

Procedure

Simply blend the coconut oil, baking soda and essential oil to create a musky, spicy deodorant that is ideal for fall and winter. This creamy deodorant is also a great moisturizer for dry underarms.

Some Android Keyboard Tips

Android keyboard

Here are some tips on how to better use your Android keyboard

HIDE OR REVEAL KEYBOARD: 

The keyboard should turn on automatically when typing is needed or when you tap in the text box. To hide keyboard in any app, tap the Back button once.

TOGGLE CAPS LOCK:

 To type a capital letter, tap the shift key once. If you need to type all letters in uppercase, tap and hold the shift key or double click the shift key.

SELECT TEXT:

To select a single word or selection of text, just tap and hold or double tap around the text area. You can then drag the ends of the highlighted texts to increase or decrease selection. To place a cursor within a text, simply gentle tap the place within the text you want to put it.

CHANGE CAPITALIZATION:

If you need to change the capital of a text, just select it then press the shift key once. It will change the first letter of the word to capital, if you press the shift button again, the whole selected word or words will be in capital and another press of the shift key will change all the word/words to small letters.

USING EMOJI:

To use emoji just Press the emoji button to start.

NEXT WORD SUGGESTIONS:

As you type on your Android keyboard you will notice that some words appear above. These are suggested  words. To use these words in your message/note just tap it. It makes your typing faster.

VOICE TYPING

Tapping the microphone button in your Android keyboard to input text by speaking. Just Press the microphone button and after the prompt say what you want to type and what you have spoken will be typed.

YOUR DICTIONARY:

You can add your own words to your personal dictionary so that your device remembers them. Just go to settings- personal language & input – Google keyboard – text correction – personal dictionary ,then select the language of the dictionary you want to modify. Choose add then type in the word.

Equipment you can use at home for soap making

Most equipment used  for making soap at home are available in your Kitchen.

Soap making

Soap making equipments

  1. Heat and corrosion resistant bowls: this could be heat resistant plastic bowls or stainless steel bowls. Wooden or aluminum bowls should be avoided. 
  2. Electric scales and pipettes: Soap making is a precision process. The ingredients have to be mixed in the exact quantity. The makes the high precision electric scales and pipettes essential tools to have.
  1. Corrosion resistant pots and spoons: pots and spoons should be able to resist the corrosiveness of caustic soda or lye. Aluminum and wooden spoons should be avoided.
  2. PH indicators: this helps to measure the power of the lye and also ensure that the PH of the soap making ingredients is within accetable levels.
  3. Moulds: moulds for soap making are available in a wide range sizes. Soap moulds can be made of plastic, silicone or stainless steel material
  4. Cutters: for cutting the soap into standard sizes after it has hardened.

English Premier League Match Day 5

English Premier League Table after matchday 5

Crystal Palace vs Brentford. 1- 1

After their defeat to Man City last time out, they couldn’t hold on for a win against Brentford tonight. Brentford will be the happier of the 2 sides.

Fulham vs Brighton Hove Albion 2 -1

Fulham ran away with the win, they have been having a good run so far. 

Southampton vs Chelsea. 2 -1

Chelsea suffer their second loss in 5 games this season. They started the game the brighter side and scored the first goal but as the game wore on they were frustrated. Southampton the deserved winners

Leeds United vs Everton. 1-1

Everton still looking for their first win of the season. Good game against Leeds. 

AFC Bournemouth vs Wolverhampton Wanderers. 0-0

Wolves should have won this game, they had several chances including a one on one. Wolves remain in the relegation zone after 5 matches.

Arsenal vs Aston Villa. 2-1

Aston villa is a much improved team this season. They almost got a point from this game but Arsenal were having none of it. Arsenal remain top of the table with five wins from five.

Manchester City vs Nottingham Forest. 6-0

Manchester City welcomed Nottingham forest into the premier league with a Six- Nil bashing. The champions are making their statement clear.

WestHam United vs Tottenham Hotspur. 1-1

Tottenham still managed to take a point from this game because WestHam should have won it. Tottenham’s goal was brilliant, but their hosts had the better chances.

Liverpool vs Newcastle. 2-1

Newcastle have been doing well so far this season. They took the game to Liverpool, but they couldn’t hold on for the point.

Leicester City vs Manchester United 0-1

Leicester City have been lacking in confidence this season so far. And Manchester United came and pipped them one -nil. Cudos to United for a very disciplined play, their 3rd straight win in 5 games.

Europa Group Stage Draw

Europa Group Stage Draw 2022/2023

Group A: 

Arsenal, PSV Eindhoven, Bodø/Glimt, Zürich

Group B:

 Dynamo Kyiv, Rennes, Fenerbahçe, AEK Larnaca

Group C: 

Roma, Ludogorets, Real Betis, HJK Helsinki

Group D:

 Braga, Malmö, Union Berlin, St-Gilloise

Group E:

 Manchester United, Real Sociedad, Sheriff, Omonoia

Group F: 

Lazio, Feyenoord, Midtjylland, Sturm Graz

Group G: 

Olympiacos, Qarabağ, Freiburg, Nantes

Group H: 

Crvena zvezda, Monaco, Ferencváros, Trabzonspor

Matchday  dates

Group stage

Matchday 1: 8 September 2022

Matchday 2: 15 September 2022

Matchday 3: 6 October 2022

Matchday 4: 13 October 2022

Matchday 5: 27 October 2022

Matchday 6: 3 November 2022

Knockout phase Dates

Knockout round play-offs: 16 & 23 February

Round of 16: 9 & 16 March 2023

Quarter-finals: 13 & 20 April 2023

Semi-finals: 11 & 18 May 2023

Final: 31 May 2023