3 Ingredients in Antiperspirants That Make You Question Their Safety

 
Aluminium Chlorohydrate

Both roll on and spray antiperspirants typically contain a form of aluminium, which inhibits perspiration by clogging your pores to stop you perspiring.

By clogging your pores it also traps the toxins and potentially the aluminium within your pores. Toxins have the potential ability to accumulate in you’re  lymph nodes of your underarm, which may potentially cause unhealthy mutations over time.

Many researchers have carried out studies to examine connections between aluminium and its potential role to breast cancer forming. Scientific research has recently uncovered the unexplained and disproportionate occurrence of breast cancer in the upper outer quadrants of breast tissue; the same area to which antiperspirant products are applied

Butane/ Isobutane

With an aerosol antiperspirant the propellant includes chemicals such as butane and Isobutane which are easily inhaled.

Despite warning labels on antiperspirant aerosols, instructing not to spray in confined spaces, a lot of people tend to apply their antiperspirant as part of their daily routine. This is normally after a shower or work out in small rooms like their bathroom or bedroom.   

Experts have warned that over-using spray aerosols, particularly in confined spaces, can lead to inhaling propellants that can cause potential allergic skin reactions and breathing difficulties.

Triclosan

Triclosan is a synthetic antibacterial and odour-killing compound that is found in antiperspirants. This chemical has been suggested to disrupt normal thyroid and hormone function.

Triclosan is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency as a pesticide and is classified as a probable carcinogen with some states in America recently seeking to ban it from some body care products.
 

3 comments

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Tara Q. April 02, 2019

Hi Katie

We agree, alot of gym goers have said this to us. Just to be clear, Indeora healthy deodorant contains ZERO PROPELLANTS so you can spray and breath easy! We hope you will consider making the switch to Indeora :) We have a 10% discount available for new customers with the Code: FIRST10

Indeora Team January 24, 2019

Just like to say I wish these spray deodorants would be banned especially in public places like the gym changing room not fair on other people being nearly poisoned by them especially when you don’t even use them yourself. The majority of people spray them continuously and you can find it hard to hold your breath to stop yourself breathing the fumes in. Will think about changing my own roll on deodorant after reading this post. Thanks

Katie Sargent January 24, 2019

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