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Why Use Natural Deodorant?

There's a lot of buzz these days around using natural body products. More people then ever are concerned about the deodorant they are using on a daily basis. There is also growing concern about the health risks of using products with chemicals and parabens, especially aluminum on armpits.

Why Use Natural Deodorant

Everybody wants to smell good when out with friends, at a meeting or at the gym, now more than ever people aren't willing to compromise their health and are choosing a natural deodorant over commercial deodorant products.
A good natural deodorant will protect you from body odour and keep you smelling great all day! Natural deodorants will let your pits breathe while releasing the natural toxins that emanate from your body!
Natural deodorants should make you feel safe and worry free. When using a safe natural deodorant you don't have to worry about the mounting evidence that associates commercial products with Breast Cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

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"A study published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology found that chemicals commonly used in deodorants were showing up in breast-cancer tumors, leading the authors to suspect that they may play some role in the development of the disease"

Other reasons why you may want to choose a natural deodorant:

• Increase your overall health
• Reduce incidents of skin irritation (rashes and acne)
• Let your armpits breathe during your work-out, run or yoga class!
• If you've identified you have too much aluminum in your body!
• While pregnant or breast feeding
• If you notice lumps around your armpits it could be from clogged pores due
to long term commercial deodorant usage
• If you are worried about long term lymph node health
• if you are doing a detox
• No more stained clothes!

Some of the bad ingredients you'll find in many commercial deodorants;

Cyclomethicone– a derivative of silicone, It does not allow your pits to breathe and is a skin irritant.
Stearyl Alcohol– a chemical that causes cancer.
Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorahydex gly – a neurotoxin, it affects your nerves and nervous system.
Parabens– are strongly connected to Breast Cancer and tumors.
Talc – is carcinogenic.
Fragrance – is an endocrine disruptor. Fragrance on a label can indicate the presence of up to 4,000 separate ingredients, many toxic and carcinogenic.
Propylene glycol – can cause dermatitis, irritate eyes and mucous membranes.

For more information about chemicals that can be found in bodycare products see: EWG's Skin Deep®

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