Let me tell you, people have Opinions on natural deodorant. Some brands have a cult-like following, and other lesser-known brands might work just as well, if not better. Prices range from $4 to $15 a tube, but that doesn’t always translate to quality. When switching from a regular antiperspirant to a natural deodorant, it’s important to note that many have a transitional period, and some even require some level of detox. And you WILL sweat more because these products only are intended to attack odors, not sweat. “If I didn’t know that, I may have given up on using a natural deodorant,” says Emily Hammond , a Milwaukee-based artist. “I wish I would have known that baking soda can be an issue for some people’s skin before starting. I would have picked the sensitive skin option first if I had known.” For others, natural deodorants just don’t seem to work, but you won’t know how your skin will react until you give them a shot. “I’ve tried Native , Art of Sport , Real Purity , Lume , Oars & Alps , and probably something else I’m forgetting. And none of them have worked for me,” Morgan Kee tells me. “I’m just very sweaty I think. I tried Oars & Alps for a full month and would reapply once or twice throughout the day, and I still smelled.” When it comes to natural deodorants, read up on the product of your choice before you apply it for the first […]