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What's in Deodorant?

 Some common chemicals are:

  •  Purified Water
  • Guar Gum
  • Vegetable Glycerin
  • Glycerol Stearate
  • Patchouli
  • Sandalwood Essential Oil 
  • Lavender 
 What do these do? 
  •  Purified water is an active absorber and when it comes into contact with air it absorbs carbon dioxide, making it acidic. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ''Purified'' water, being essentially mineral free, is very aggressive, in that it tends to dissolve substances that it contacts.
  • Guar is digestive fiber used throughout the food industry as a thickening agent. It helps control the rate of the process absorbing of nutrients, including sugar, spreading it over a longer period of time.
  • Vegetable Glycerin can be added to many products to increase moisturizing  qualities.
  • Glycerol Sterate is a free smooth, white powder with odor and taste.
  • Patchouli is fresh oil highly valued for skin care whether cracked, dry, itchy or mature. It is a good strengthening oil and is often used as a fixative for perfume blends.
  • Sandalwood Essential Oil is used for perfumery, cosmetics, and aromatherapy.
  • Lavender is a fanatical as well as moisturizing to skin.