Fave Finds: Best Natural Deodorants

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I’ll be honest: transitioning to natural deodorant is not something I’ve been looking forward to. Generally, deodorant is one of those products that just isn’t as effective in natural form. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I’ve tried plenty of natural deodorants over the years (and I’ve even written about them before). I just hadn’t found one that I really, really liked.

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Refreshing & uplifting …

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Great natural fragrances are notoriously difficult to find! What makes it so challenging to find a quality natural perfume is the fact that companies don’t disclose all of the ingredients in their products, considering them “trade secrets.” I personally find it crazy that companies are allowed to get away with this, and it also makes it incredibly difficult to determine if a fragrance is safe or not. Generally, I just back away and end up buying nothing.

Thankfully, Saje Natural Wellness lists its ingredients, and uses pure, natural essential oils. I recently stopped in at Saje and picked up a sample pack of their rollerball perfumes (pictured above). Isn’t it a cute case that they come in? The perfumes are absolutely lovely! The scents are bright but subtle, and wonderfully complex. So far, my favourites are Yoga and Goddess.

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Ingredients, research, and shopping, oh my…

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Lately I’ve been getting more and more strict about the ingredients in my skincare products and makeup. This all started when I realized that a newly discovered favourite product of mine had a formaldehyde-releasing ingredient (glyoxal) and a controversial preservative (phenoxyethanol) that may or may not be better or worse than parabens. Sigh… What’s a beauty product lover to do? Start researching better products, of course!

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