DIY: Go Eco (and Healthy) with Your Deodorant

"Aluminum is an active ingredient in antiperspirants that blocks sweat glands so that you stay dry. If it builds up in your system, aluminum can be toxic. Other potentially dangerous substances found in deodorants and antiperspirants include parabens, propylene glycol, TEA & DEA, triclosan, FD&C colors, and talc. And because of the armpits proximity to the breast and the regular absorption of aluminum and these other preservatives and additives into the skin, antiperspirant and deodorant application has been linked to cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease.”

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