Oct 7, 2019
First off, I have to rant a little bit. My cat got me up at 3 o’clock this morning!! My boyfriend’s alarm went off and he started mowing! Otherwise, I’d just now be starting on here. I managed to put him off for half an hour, but he was meowing the whole time. I finally just got up! I swear he thinks he’s a dog!! Oh well, life goes on…maybe I’ll be able to take a short nap this afternoon.
So anyway, on to today’s post…
Deodorant, Why I Don’t Use It, and What I Use Instead
I stopped using deodorant a few years ago, when I read the info below. Considering I’ve already got health issues (cancer in 1995, a scare in 2015) I figured it couldn’t hurt.
Before I get into the details, I’ll tell you what’s in the photo above, from left to right. Powder (a mixture of things, coconut oil, salt (mouthwash), and a candle with sage in it.
The information below comes from TheList.com. There’s other places you can go for info, but this is where I started.
2. You might not need deodorant
3. They contain dangerous chemicals
4. May actually increase odor causing bacteria
So, what to do…
What do I do? That’s where the picture in the beginning comes in. I use coconut oil and a baking soda/baby powder mix. Rub the coconut oil on and then, with a powder puff tap on the baking soda/baby powder mix.
I remember my mom using baby powder…actually, back then it was talcum powder, which I think is basically the same thing, just packaged differently. Anyway, I have been known to just use the baby powder mix and forgo the coconut oil. I do have a stick of deodorant for times when we are out of town over night. I’ve also used baby lotion in a pinch… I keep a little bottle in my purse, just in case. Baby lotion is the only “lotion” I have in the house, even they contain parabens and other chemicals that could be dangerous. (Coconut oil has so many uses…mouth wash, lotion/sunscreen, hair conditioner – but that is for another post.)
The salt? mix it with warm water, mouthwash (think about it! How many of you have ever gargled with salt water when you’ve had a sore throat?) The candle has dried sage leaves in it and when I take a bath, I burn it (the smell helps relieve stress).
I think that’s about all I have for now! I hope you found this interesting and I didn’t scare you too much with this info. I found it eye opening! And alarming what the government allows to be put in stuff! But that is for another day!
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!!
click on either image to see what I have available at Picfair and Pinterest
Arist Writer Creator
There's always a way in and way out.
Post, news, diary... All the world around me, ALL THE WORDS AROUND YOU
We constantly update with new quotes and a short history of the person(s) involved. Let us know what you think!
Silver Birch was a spirit guide who spoke through Maurice Barbanell （1902-1981）, founder and editor of the Psychic News of London , England
Expanding Your Mind; One Post At A Time!
When words fail, art and writing speak the language of the unheard...
We paint rocks to hopefully create a smile with a few poems thrown in!
one at a time
In the valley of my mund
Finding, Seeing, Feeling, Appreciating, Capturing and Sharing Life’s Beauty
Sharing thoughts about the brain, psychology, human behaviour, relationships, success, creativity and anything neuro!
life experience through new adventure, life is short and so are my posts enjoy!
Collected Writing: in History, Philosophy and Theology; Poetry, Politics and Commentary, Given in Prose and Verse
My Photography Blog
BLOG UMORISTIC |"Omenirea are o singură armă cu adevărat eficientă, iar aceasta este râsul" - MARK TWAIN