5 Reasons To Ditch Your Harmful Deodorant

By Hannah de Gruchy / Beauty / June 26th, 2020

5. Natural Deodorants Work Just As Well

Natural Deodorants Work Just As Well

A chemical-based antiperspirant isn’t the only way to keep the armpits dry. Natural deodorants contain natural, plant-based ingredients that naturally absorb sweat, keeping the armpits dry, such as baking soda, arrowroot or corn starch.

They also contain natural scents, derived from plants and essential oils, rather than the synthetic fragrances contained in conventional antiperspirants that are linked with all manner of health hazards. Plus, natural deodorants combat odour causing bacteria by containing naturally antibacterial ingredients such as coconut oil and tea tree oil rather than triclosan.


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