Tag: aluminum

This Deodorant Stuff is The Pits

When I was growing up, I had “pit problems.” What in the world is pit problems, you ask? Well I used to get these horrible welts (you can even call them boils…I know, gross) under my arms. The process would always be the same. Soak, soak, soak in hot wat...

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2011: The Stink of Pink

Many of you wonder what led me to become a  passionate advocate for safe cosmetics. It was the big “C.” Cancer….the dreaded disease…it has affected many lives and probably touched yours too at some point. When my mother was diagnosed with ovar...

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Crystal Deodorant is the Pits

Happy Monday, Toxic Beauty fans! I was doing some research recently and read about how even mineral salt or crystal deodorant is not good for you! Apparently the type of alum in the deodorant is the same type found in commercial, toxic antiperspirants and deod...

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The Beauty of Homemade Deodorant

What’s up Toxic Beauty readers? I was planning a post on nail polish remover, to go with my post earlier this week about toxic nail polish…but I just had to share this with you. By now, you all know my favorite deodorant is made by Real Purity. It is t...

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To Sweat or Not to Sweat?

  I used to have a sweating problem. Yes, I admit it, as embarrassing as it may be. I even went to a dermatologist to see if I could get a prescription strength deodorant. I used it for a while, but it was severe and dried my skin out (it had a high aluminum ...

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