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Can anyone recommend paraben free deodorants(and no other nasties either)?

(12 Posts)
hobnob57 Mon 11-Mar-13 21:07:33

I've recently made my own using this recipe and it works well. Just remember it isn't anti perspiration though!

Wilmaflinstone Mon 11-Mar-13 15:40:31

I like using Jasons lavender doedorant. They also sell aloe vera and non-perfumed varieties. I use their body wash too. I bought mine online however I am aware that some health shops sell these products.

thepureemporia Wed 07-Mar-12 16:18:52

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forpitysake Wed 07-Mar-12 10:19:33

we have found 'salt of the earth' stuff very good. our DD was starting to get a bit of BO despite having daily/twice daily bath/showers and clean clothes daily. a very small smear for her on wet skin/wet the stick but remember to make sure it's dry properly cos it crumbles otherwise. GP said she could have deodorant so I looked around for a safe one for her (she is 5). It hasn't got any nasties in it. Thinking about some for me too - dead cheap and lasts for ages.

MrsShrekTheThird Tue 06-Mar-12 22:07:35

Ooh thank you for the names/brands - something to work on now smile

Cossybabe Mon 05-Mar-12 07:33:45

I use just soaps of the earth natural deodorant

made purely from purified water, USFDA food grade Kosher Certified Potassium Alum and Polyquaternium-10 (cotton cellulose).

avoiding parabens when pregnant or breastfeeding is a sensible idea as the are known to cross the placenta wall and can be found in breast milk

DorisIsWaiting Sun 04-Mar-12 19:47:37

I llike the pit rock dh uses the sprsay version as he struggles with alcohol based ones.

rathlin Sun 04-Mar-12 19:28:46

Bionsen unfortunately in my experience doesn't work. I've given it a try a couple of times after reading the scare stories in the newspapers. I'm not a particularly sweaty person but I have become aware of feeling sticky under my arms when using it. I've tried a couple of others which haven't worked either. None are cheap but good luck if you find one.

shodatin Sun 04-Mar-12 09:30:19

Just checked and Bionsen is paraben-free.

twoistwiceasfun Sun 04-Mar-12 08:58:15

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shodatin Sun 04-Mar-12 00:49:15

Don't know what a paraben is, but was recommended a good, aluminium-free (?) one called Bionsen which is really good and gentle, particularly stick version.

MrsShrekTheThird Sat 03-Mar-12 23:08:46

Just trying to research. Not doing well so far. All help or pointers very welcome smile

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