I started using natural deodorants once everything started making sense to me. Literally everything we put in or on our bodies affects our chemical makeup. You may think you are just rubbing on a product to absorb your sweat or stop you from sweating, but it’s deeper than that.
Just like any other product that isn’t good for, deodorants and antiperspirants contain a list of ingredients you aren’t able to pronounce or contain parabens, aluminum and other toxic ingredients that should not be entering our bodies.
Let’s briefly discuss a few common ingredients:
BHT-Butylated Hydroxytoluene…there is some evidence that this organic compound can irritate the respiratory system, and there have been animal studies showing the formation of tumors & high doses of developmental issues.
Parabens-quoted from http://www.livestrong.com…”parabens can mimic hormones in the body and disrupt functions of the endocrine system”
Aluminum…has been linked to breast cancer, can block your sweat glands and stop you from perspiring, and studies say that once aluminum gets into your pores and combines with your chemical makeup (DNA) it can cause changes in your cells.
These are just a few reasons why I stick to more natural products, and the two I have been using within the past 3 months are…
The most recent…
I love both of them, the latter I wanted to try because it was a spray on deodorant and I wanted to see how effective it was and I must say I works just as well as the other types. This deodorant soothes your skin as it combats odor, allows your skin to breathe, and 99.9% of the ingredients I can pronounce and understand what they are. Products like this I am happy to put on my skin!
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