A little over 4 years ago, I threw out my conventional deodorant, and haven’t looked back since. There have been a lot of (smelly) ups and downs, trying to find that perfect alternative that could keep up with my active lifestyle. But to me, that trial and error was well worth it.
Conventional deodorants try so hard to keep you from smelling, that they focus less on what actually gets absorbed into your skin. Sure, you may smell like a daisy, but it comes at a cost.
Most conventional deodorants contain a list of toxic ingredients, such as aluminum chlorohydrate, parabens, propylene glycol and triclosan, among many others. Just like when you drink something, the same applies for your skin. Your skin is drinking up everything you apply to it. Lotions, perfumes and deodorants.
If you can ditch the long-lived fantasy that deodorant has to come in a stick and plug your sweat glands, then you’re ready to switch to something more natural and still effective.
All-American Organics sent me this product for review. They did not compensate me in any way for providing this review and all opinions are my own. (I just couldn’t steer you in the wrong direction when it comes to your pits!)
All-American Pit Cream
This is a brandy new company, but they are getting things right, right off the bat. The scent they gave me was “Citrus”. The photo above is their second scent, “Wildflower”.
It is a super healing cream for your pits, made of oils such as Babassu, Jojoba and Baobab which mimic our own natural oils that are depleted on a daily basis.
To help with the daily stink, they use a small amount of natural baking soda and Diatomaceous Earth. All of the oils that they use are cold-pressed and unrefined.
It is NOT an antiperspirant.
Get that sweat plugs out of your brain. This pit cream will absorb moisture, but won’t clog your sweat glands.
Ingredients: Organic Coconut Oil, Organic (unrefined) Shea Butter, Organic (non-GMO) Arrowroot Powder, Organic Babassu Oil, Natural (raw) Beeswax, Diatomaceous Earth, Organic Jojoba Oil, Organic Baobab Oil, Natural Baking Soda (naturally does not contain aluminum), Organic Lavender Essential Oil, Organic Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, Organic Lemon Essential Oil, Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E).
All organic ingredients are USDA Certified. All-American Organics doesn’t make antiperspirants because it goes against a normal bodily process and is harmful to your health. They do use Organic, Non-GMO, Arrowroot Powder, which helps absorb moisture. They use lower amounts of baking soda than your average natural deodorant to lessen the disruption this alkaline substance has on your pits.
The smell is pleasant. I wouldn’t classify it as a strong “citrus” scent, but it does have sweet after-tones. It is a little earthy, but not overwhelming. Even after going to work all day and then the gym, I still don’t stink! If you can get used to the fact that it’s a cream, and not a stick deodorant, I think you will really like this product!
To apply, you just take a dime sized amount on to your fingers and rub into your armpits. It dissolves quickly.
So, support this small business and grab yourself some healing, moisturizing, effective pit cream!
They also offer other really neat items too like whipped body butter and men’s pre-shave oil!!
Use coupon code GRNDOPEN10 for 10% off till June 30th!
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