Many people have switched to natural deodorants over the years due to misinformation about their ingredients. Many people have tried making their own deodorant.

Baking soda is used as a natural deodorant by some people. It is used widely, even though there has been little research. Some believe that it has antibacterial properties. It is also effective at absorbing odors. Baking soda can be used as a deodorant, but there are disadvantages.