Category: Articles

Are Non-Natural Deodorants and Antiperspirants Bad For You?

To begin with, it’s important to understand the difference between deodorants and antiperspirants. Deodorants work by neutralising the odour-causing bacteria that live on your skin, while antiperspirants work by reducing the amount of sweat that your body produces. Most traditional deodorants and antiperspirants contain chemicals such as aluminum, parabens, phthalates,... more »

The Best Time of Day to Apply Deodorant

When it comes to applying deodorant, many of us do it in the morning as part of our daily routine. However, is this really the best time of day to apply deodorant? The truth is, the best time to apply your deodorant can vary depending on your lifestyle and personal... more »

Why Are Deodorants Better Than Antiperspirants?

When it comes to choosing a product to help control body odour and sweat, there are a number of options available on the market. Generally these products fall into two camps: deodorants and antiperspirants. While both products are designed to help combat body odour, there are some key differences between... more »

Why Is Sweating Good For You?

Sweating is a natural bodily function that is often seen as inconvenient or embarrassing. Many people try to avoid sweating at all costs, using antiperspirants or staying in air-conditioned spaces. However, sweating is actually a very important and beneficial process for the body, and one of the many reasons we... more »

The truth about Sodium Bicarbonate.

Sodium Bicarbonate, Baking Soda, Bicarbonate of Soda. This ingredient is talked about a lot when it comes to natural deodorant- but what does it do? It’s time we told the truth about sodium bicarbonate. This clever ingredient is part of the reason our deodorants work so well, and it’s not only... more »

Stick Deodorants

Let’s play a game. Name five body products that you apply with a stick/roll on in your daily routine… Would it be fair to say that you could only come up with one- or two at most? Until recently you may have believed that the ‘normal way’ to apply deodorant... more »

How Does Our Natural Deodorant Work?

Every day your body releases sweat from glands under the surface of the skin. At first sweat is odourless and it is made up of proteins, water, potassium & sodium. When sweat interacts with certain bacteria living on the underarm skin it causes ‘body odour’. Depending on why we’re sweating,... more »

The Science Behind Antiperspirants

We’re back! Yesterdays ‘Six Quick Underarm Facts’ went down well so we’re here with the second instalment. We’re not here to bash antiperspirants. We know that changing to natural deodorant can feel like a big leap. If you’ve tried to switch from your usual antiperspirant to a natural deodorant and... more »

Six Quick Underarm Facts from The Natural Deodorant Co. Experts

Happy Monday! I hope you’re enjoying a wonderful start to your week. We receive questions every day about underarm skin, cream deodorants & conventional antiperspirants. We decided it was high time that we got this information down on ‘virtual’ paper to help you guys make informed decisions. Keep your eyes... more »

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