I think it is very important to know what goes into your body. Make-up, shampoo, face wash, and soap are many things that people use. Have you ever wondered what are in these products? The things we put on our body is as important as what we put in our body. The things we put on our body is absorbed. This blog will go into detail about soap, lotion, facial cleansers, lip balm, toothpaste, deodorant, and makeup.
Deodorant: Aluminum based compounds are the active ingredients in antiperspirants. These compounds form a block within the sweat duct. Researchers debate as to whether or not there is a link between the daily use of aluminum and breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Conventional products also contain hormone disrupters, petrochemicals, lung irritants, and other suspect ingredients. Look at the list of ingredients and make sure to avoid the deodorants that have aluminum, parabens, and petrochemicals like propylene glycol. Applying antiperspirants is also harmful to your body because it prevents the release of toxins, and keeps your body from utilizing its natural built-in air conditioner.
Suggested products to use: J.A.S.O.N., Aubrey Organics, Weleda, Lafe’s, Terressentials, Bubble and Bee, and Miessence
DIY: In a reusable container, mix 1 part baking soda with 6 parts cornstarch. Shake the container to mix. Dab a small amount to the skin of your armpits with a soft cotton cloth or cotton ball.