Why do I love natural deodorant so much? For MANY reasons. First, they do not contain  aluminum, parabens, fragrances, or many of the other nasty ingredients that cheaper deodorants are chalk full of. Second, they are GOOD for your skin and for your health. There have been studies that have also linked breast cancer and unnatural, store-bought deodorants. If you read studies on the link between breast cancer and deodorant application, many cite that the presence of aluminum in deodorant may have a link to breast cancer cell growth and development, but others state there is no relationship. Personally, I don’t understand how studies canRead More →

I feel like I’ve written an abundance of articles lately on natural deodorant. I didn’t even know that natural deodorant was a thing until a few months ago. I dabbled into it for a while and then decided to fully make the switch, and I’m so glad that I did. It really is important to understand what you are putting onto your skin and into your body, and to evaluate what products you use on a daily basis that could be affecting your health and your skin. Deodorant is one of those staple products that you use (or should use) everyday. But what ingredients are inRead More →

The word ‘natural’ is a very broad term that, in the general scope of things, can have many definitions. Natural could mean something created or caused by nature, something made entirely natural with no ‘unnatural’ ingredients, or something claiming to be natural but still made with preservatives and chemicals. So how do we know that what we’re putting in/on our bodies is ‘natural’ and good for us? For me, it really boils down to research and knowing how to read ingredient labels. Once I discovered that the products I had been using all my life purchased from grocery stores and drugstores play a correlational role in theRead More →