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03-11-15, 06:22 PM
Chris Kresser
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The aluminum found in many deodorants could contribute to diseases such as breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Find out what you should use instead.

In the first two articles of this series, I talked about chemicals you might want to avoid in your soap, shampoo, lotion (http://chriskresser.com/toxic-skincare-products-soap-shampoo-and-lotion), and makeup (http://chriskresser.com/are-your-skincare-products-toxic-makeup-and-cosmetics). In this article, I’ll focus on deodorants and antiperspirants. These products are cocktails of many different chemicals, including several I’ve already covered, such as parabens, phthalates, and triclosan (http://chriskresser.com/toxic-skincare-products-soap-shampoo-and-lotion). But the most concerning (and most researched) ingredient in deodorant is aluminum, which is what I’ll focus on here.

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