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Comparability of ozonated deodorant to related merchandise containing baking soda, magnesium hydroxide or activated charcoal in effectiveness and security.
The elements in your typical supermarket antiperspirant are downright scary. Between the aluminum, parabens, triclosan and artificial fragrances, it’s no surprise these merchandise are linked to all the things from allergic reactions and hormone disruption to breast most cancers.
Great products that you can use in your life.
It’s surprising to me how many individuals nonetheless purchase them regardless of the well-established and compelling analysis towards their use.
The difficulty is, pure deodorants aren’t a very thrilling different.
To start with, like every pure product, it’s important to learn labels rigorously. Some manufacturers that market themselves as “pure” are something however. Whereas they may not include parabens or aluminum, they might nonetheless include different harmful substances. Learn the elements rigorously!
Most pure deodorants which are legitimately unhazardous include a minimum of some baking soda as an lively ingredient.
After I first tried utilizing one of these product, I discovered they couldn’t be utilized after shaving as a result of they burned like loopy!
Folks with delicate pores and skin normally can’t use them in any respect as a result of they irritate regardless of when they’re utilized.
The final straw for me was discovering little white clumps of baking soda on my train mat after a couple of seconds of prolonged youngster’s pose in yoga class.
So, I switched to a sensitive skin deodorant that contained magnesium hydroxide and activated charcoal as an alternative of baking soda.
I used to be blissful to note that these merchandise labored higher than baking soda-based ones.
Nevertheless, I used to be nonetheless getting little clumps on my yoga mat. And, the burning nonetheless occurred after shaving though it was lower than with baking soda-based merchandise.
I additionally found that the magnesium hydroxide in these formulations is suspected by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) to have nano-scale elements that may be absorbed into the pores and skin. Therefore, this chemical is listed as “truthful” and given a 1-Four score on a scale of 10 for toxicity. (1)
I favor that each one the elements in my private care merchandise be a zero or a 1 on the EWG pores and skin deep database, so, I began trying round for one more different.
What I discovered was a brand new sort of pure deodorant that makes use of ozonated oil because the lively ingredient. It’s made by the identical trusted firm that makes ozonated oils really useful by biological dentists for different makes use of equivalent to flossing teeth.
Ozone is a inexperienced substance in line with the EWG. It’s utterly secure to be used in private care merchandise because the lively ingredient. (2)
These merchandise are clear liquids that you simply apply to underarms as an old school roll-on.
I’ve been utilizing ozonated deodorant for a few months now, and I’ve to say, that I’ll by no means return to a baking soda or magnesium hydroxide based mostly product once more.
I can apply it anytime with none irritation even instantly after shaving.
The clear liquid doesn’t stain or clump up on my garments or find yourself on my yoga mat.
It additionally appears to work much better than some other sort of pure deodorant I’ve ever used earlier than (and I’ve tried MANY manufacturers through the years).
The one draw back of ozone-based deodorant is that it really works greatest when you let it dry a bit earlier than getting dressed. Nevertheless, I don’t discover this notably inconvenient in comparison with the alternate options!
Have you ever tried ozonated deodorant but? How did you discover they evaluate to different pure deodorants?