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Jun 26, 2016 1:49 PM

So there is one person at work who is trying to be healthier and I am very happy about that. Someone told him a few years ago about the aluminium in deodorant possibly causing problems so he swapped to a natural deodorant. He told me today that a few months after swapping his headaches went away and his stress level went down considerably. He has been moving towards all natural products and healthy eating and more exercise since then. Today he asked me where I buy my soap and shampoo. He wants something natural that doesn't cost $70 for a 500ml bottle like he had been getting for shampoo and he is having trouble finding a body wash that isn't hugely toxic. His stuff is still scented but I'll take scented with essential oils over scented with chemicals any day. I'm so excited that he is trying to get healthy and live as toxin free as possible. And I'm very very excited that he came to me for help in his journey. I really hope that with his experiences in feeling better going natural that more people in the office will move in that direction. I think it would benefit everyone to go as toxin free as possible, to bad the good stuff is so expensive and the crap is affordable.

Jun 26, 2016 2:37 PM

That's great to hear! I wasn't aware they made natural deodorants. Do they also have antiperspirants? I still use an old roll on with aluminum in it but can't find an antiperspirant I like better. Hot flashes make for sweaty underarms too. Yuk! Lol

Jun 26, 2016 3:03 PM

Not sweating is not natural at all so i doubt it.
I'm actual jealous of people who sweat a lot. I know it's embarrassing and stupid society thinks it's nasty (and it can be if the person isn't clean and it starts to smell bad) but it's healthy. Sweating is the only way to remove most of the unnatural toxins that are added into everyday products that we don't know are there. I don't sweat. It takes a lot for me to sweat and when i do I'm usually so hot that im borderline passing out. I think that's part of the reason my chemical sensitivities got so bad is because while everyone else at work was able to get rid of the toxins from the chemicals i couldn't. I also think that's why my body temperature climbs so high and i feel dizzy and like I'm going to pass out when i come into contact with certain toxins. My body is doing it right and trying to sweat it out but because i don't sweat i just overheat and get sicker.
At this point is rather sweat a river every time i try to do something than not be able to get rid of unprocessable toxins that get into my system just from breathing out touching something.
Well that's my crazy ass lecture on sweating. 😜
Hope your day is going well

Jun 26, 2016 4:15 PM

I use doves pure deodorant. It has no dye,no fragrance, or chemicals. I think it's cheaper then the other natural stuff.

Jun 26, 2016 4:25 PM

I have a nephew who doesn't sweat. He's been having some sensitivities and strange illnesses. I'm going to tell his mom about your post! Thank you!

Jun 26, 2016 4:38 PM

Hopetobe I purchase from a smallish local company instead of a large corporation. I would rather 'live local' and they are not brand name so it isn't stupid pricy. I paid 8.50 Canadian for my last thing of deodorant and it lasts a few months.

Jun 26, 2016 4:41 PM

Fatiguedfighter that could easily be part of what is going on with your nephew. Depending on age and other conditions he might want to look into weekly sauna sessions and hot epsom salt baths. And a lot of water. I can't drink tap water because of my sensitivities so i bought a rediculous expensive berkey water filter system and all filter types and now water doesn't make me sick. Hope he can get it figured out

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