So in my quest to use more natural/organic/green products in my life, I am on the hunt for natural deodorant. I have been looking for a product without Aluminum and Parabens. I struggle with the want of an antiperspirant and deodorant, but I know antiperspirant has the bad chemicals. I have not fully given up my antiperspirant for those days that it will be a million degrees or if I am wearing a delicate fabric that I do not want to sweat in. I also have sensitive skin when it comes to products with added scents, so I feel like I want to try ones that have natural scents added. I have tried a few and will link to them with their name and with a list at the bottom. I have tried some already and some are new. I am going to try the new ones out for a while and will post the results when my tests are done.
Here is what I tried:
I have tried a few scents and versions of the LAVANILA. They describe their ingredients as “pure, pretty and powerful.” Ingredients include vanilla oil, aloe, coconut oil, green tea and more know to be gentle to the skin. The Sport Luxe has a good scent but I don’t know if I felt like it would specifically help me not smell while working out better than the other scents. The Pure Vanilla scent was also good. But my favorite so far is the Vanilla Grapefruit. I love all things citrus, and so this one was my favorite. They all smell good and have not irritated my skin. It definitely keeps the bad smells away, although on extra long days I feel like I should re-apply just in case (I feel like this with all my natural deodorants) so I keep a travel-sized one in my desk at work. The travel-sized version feels a little more “solid” than the full-sized one, which glides on smoothly. I will definitely continue to use LAVANILA if I am not able to find a natural deodorant that I like better. It is a solid choice.
So I went onto the Native Deodorant website to see what it was all about. The product is made in the US and without aluminum and parabens. They have ingredients like shea butter, Jojoba oil and coconut oil, and other ingredients that are known to be good for skin. I clicked through the scents, which by the way sound delightful! I ended up getting a travel sized sample pack, so I could try out several of the scents without committing to a scent for a long time. This pack includes 5 travel size bars of: Native Coconut & Vanilla, Lavender & Rose, Cotton & Lily, Lime & Coconut, and Strawberry & Rhubarb. I will update once I use these for a while.
Where you can find them:
- Native Deodorant Site: https://refer.nativecos.com/x/Ew7fgS
- Native Deodorant on Amazon (3-pack) https://amzn.to/2uQjcGU
- LAVANILA Luxe Sport on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JZOcJ5
- LAVANILA Pure Vanilla on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2LWzUuo
- LAVANILA Vanilla Grapefruit on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JZQN5N
- LAVANILA site: https://www.lavanila.com/
- Tarte Clean Queen Vegan Deodorant on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JYSKiI
- tarte website: https://tartecosmetics.com