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Does Natural Deodorant Really Work?

Why Go Aluminium Free & Natural? When transitioning from using anti-perspirants (which block the sweat glands with aluminium salts) to natural deodorants (which both disguise and hinder odour formation), expect your armpits to go through some environmental adjustment. Because underarm antiperspirants or deodorants are applied near the breast and contain potentially harmful ingredients, several scientists have suggested a possible connection between their use and breast cancer.  Aluminium-based compounds are used as the active ingredient in antiperspirants. These compounds form a temporary “plug” within the sweat duct that stops the flow of sweat to the skin's surface. Some research suggests that aluminium-containing underarm antiperspirants, which are applied frequently and left on the skin near the breast, may be absorbed by the...

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