Every one uses deodorants while knowing about the cancerous effects of deodorants on our body. Modern day deodorants have 7 deadly ingredients that should be avoided. While buying deodorant read the ingredients. Deodorants brands put them in very tiny print on the back of the Deodorant's can. Reading you deodorants ingredients is critical because what you put on your skin while using deodorants can be absorbed directly into your bloodstream & can have potentially deadly effects on your body.
Below are your 7 ingredients to avoid when choosing your deodorant:
Aluminum compounds from deodorants is absorbed through the skin and accumulates in the body. It has been suggested that there is an association between aluminum and Alzheimer's disease.
Parabens in deodorant are all derived from toluene, a toxic petrochemical derivative harmful in contact with the skin. There is some evidence that repeated exposure to toluene may cause reproductive harm. Since 2000, 13 research studies have shown that various types of parabens in our deodorants act like estrogen in animals and in tissue culture. Estrogen is known to drive the growth of cancerous cells.
Deodorants with Triclosan is a skin irritant and may cause contact dermatitis. It may kill healthy bacteria as well as harmful bacteria. It may contain carcinogenic contaminants. It is stored in body fat and is classified as a pesticide by the FDA.
Talc is classified as a carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer if it contains asbestiform fibers. The quantity of asbestiform fibers in cosmetic grade talc is unregulated. If talc is listed on the deodorant's label, there is no way of knowing whether or not it contains asbestiform fibers.
Propylene glycol absorbs from usage of deodorants is a penetration enhancers. It may cause delayed allergic reactions. NIOSH says propylene glycol is a neurotoxin and may cause kidney or liver damage. The EPA says it's not fully investigated for carcinogenic potential.
Silica in deodorant is a skin irritant. It may be contaminated with crystalline quartz, which is a carcinogen.
Steareth-n (n may be any number like say 100 in deodorants), may be vegetable derived but is reacted with ethylene oxide (ethoxylated), a known human carcinogen.
Very few herbs supplied to deodorant manufacturers are free of synthetic preservatives unless they are extracted in vegetable glycerin. To make sure that the products you buy are healthy and free of these harmful chemicals.
Choose deodorants with ingredients like vegetable glycerin, natural preservatives like bioflavanoids and lichen, herbs or herbal extracts, de-ionized water or distilled water, green tea, aloe vera, baking soda, Alum and essential oils. Better yet use these natural products directly and raw.....they workkkk.