Aluminum-Free Deodorant: Why Some Women Are Making the Switch

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Facts are facts. Seeing the word “aluminum” on something that you apply to your skin every single day, never really sat well with me. However, I still used the active ingredient in my traditional deodorants and even makeup without thinking twice for years. It’s sold at the local drugstore, so how bad could it really be? Well, unfortunately for some, it could be as bad as life or death.

Wtf? Life or death, that’s a stretch…
But it’s true. It even warns you on the drug facts back label.

Warnings
– For external use only
– Do not use on broken skin
– Ask a doctor before use if you have kidney disease
– Stop use if rash or irritation occurs

The label clearly warns