Antiperspirants are used to inhibit sweating, but when you stop to think about it the practice seems counterintuitive. One of the purposes of sweating is to remove toxins from the body. Using antiperspirants impedes this natural cleansing method. In addition, many antiperspirants contain ingredients such as aluminum chlorohydrate or aluminum zirconium. Aluminum is easily absorbed into the body and has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease and breast cancer. Once in the body, it can be absorbed into your brain, kidneys, liver, and bone marrow. Before you buy your next invisible solid scented clear dry antiperspirant stick, think about what you are putting on your skin and in your body, and what is not being let out. There are deodorants that work to keep you from offending others with BO. I have been trying different products for several years and I plan to review everything I have used, good and bad. Stay tuned or check out the “deodorant” category on this website.
As I watched one of my favorite shows, Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe went to work at Terressentials, an organic product company in nearby Middletown, MD. I watched in delight, and the next week my husband drove me to their location where I purchased some products, one of them being their Super Protection Deodorant.
The store was full of fun items, and I was like a kid in a candy store. I knew I wanted to try their deodorant, so it was the first thing I grabbed. I was able to smell all four of their fragrances, and the Organic Zesty Citrus scent was the one that appealed to me the most. It is a spicy-type citrus, lemony but not in a traditional way. The first time I applied it, it left a whitish mark as it dried, but since then it has always dried with no mark. I would categorize this as a deodorant that dries clear. Continue reading “Review of Terressentials Roll-on Deodorant”
When I began my quest for a natural deodorant, one suggestion I heard was to “try coconut oil.” It was easier said than done – coconut oil is not always easy to work with. It is solid when the temperature is below 76 degrees, but quickly liquefies as it touches skin. After a few messy mornings, I decided to make life easier and ordered Tropical Traditions Lavender Roll-on Deodorant.