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Why use natural deodorant? Do's and don'ts of ingredients.

Why should we really use a natural deodorant?
Know which ingredients you don't want to find on your deodorant label.

Maybe we tend not to pay as much attention to our armpits, because they are hidden or associated with something less clean (perspiration), but we should. Taking care of your armpits is no less important than taking care of the skin on your face or body. Some of the reasons:

  • The armpit area protects lymph nodes, blood vessels and nerves.
  • It is an area susceptible to bacteria and infections, as it is dark, humid and hot - the perfect environment for the development of microorganisms.
  • Underarm skin is extremely sensitive, very vulnerable to swelling and rashes.

The “red flag” ingredients

We must be careful when we see the terms “fragrance” or “perfume” in the list of ingredients. First, it is so comprehensive that it can be based on any ingredient, which is not being revealed to us entirely. Secondly, because synthetic fragrances are of little benefit, especially for women, as they are endocrine disruptors and alter our hormonal production. If you have thyroid problems, for example, then you should really pay attention.

Aluminum is another of the most common ingredients, especially in antiperspirants, and this metal can alter the genes of breast tissue, paving the way for serious diseases. More than half of chest tumors appear in the upper area, near the armpit. Not to mention that it is responsible for the anti-perspirant action, which is totally wrong, as our body must be able to perspire and expel sweat - we will simply be able to control the odor, naturally.

It's worth saying that what we apply to the skin can pass directly into the bloodstream (unlike what we eat, for example, which has to be metabolized by the liver and digestive system). There are studies that suggest that the chemicals used in deodorants can be stored in our fat cells, which are abundant in the armpits, where we also have many hormone receptors.

All mpl'beauty deodorants are aluminum free and the wonderful aromas come only from organic essential oils.

What a good deodorant should have:

  • Natural ingredients, which we recognize as existing in nature and even use in our cooking.

  • A moisturizing agent, such as coconut oil, cocoa or shea butter, so that we can apply them easily and, at the same time, hydrate the skin in this area.

  • Something that neutralizes odors without blocking perspiration, such as activated charcoal or clay.

  • An ingredient capable of absorbing moisture, such as starch, clay or arrowroot powder.

mpl'beauty deodorant

The first was Rosa and, currently, we already have four, as we developed formulas depending on your feedback.

One of the most common ingredients in natural deodorants is sodium bicarbonate, a natural and highly powerful ingredient that neutralizes odors. However, more sensitive skin may react to this component, as it is alkaline and can unbalance the pH of some skin (it may not always happen, but only at a specific time). Therefore, we created other formulas designed for the most sensitive and reactive skin.

If baking soda isn't a problem, you can try Pink or Tangerine . Both are highly effective and you can even alternate scents if you like both.

If you have sensitive skin, then you should opt for Acalma or Sensitivo . In Acalma, we replace bicarbonate with magnesium. Why does it work? Because deficiencies in this mineral can alter and worsen the odor of sweat. Magnesium also has a relaxing action, which makes us sweat less. It also contains activated charcoal, which removes impurities, toxins and oil. Sensível contains zinc, for anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action, high absorption due to pink clay, and calming properties, thanks to blue tansy essential oil.

Now that you have all the information, all you have to do is choose the natural deodorant best suited for your skin!

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