Have you been searching high and low for a natural deodorant that lasts longer than your bike commute? A natural, lovely scent you don't have to reapply by the time lunch comes around? Well it's finally here. This truly natural formula contains no harsh chemicals and leaves your skin feeling clean and fresh. The light aroma effectively neutralizes odor and is safe for all skin types.
We have our deodorant custom made by a local soap maker, the Bubblery, and packaged in earth-friendly kraft paper tubes - that's right, this deodorant is fully biodegradable! [Insert happy dance here]
We'd describe Rosemary mint as an herbal peppermint and Lavender grapefruit as fruity and fresh! It's lovely and it's unisex.
Use and care
Gently push the base of the tube to dispense the deodorant, and sweep two to three strokes over each underarm.
Rosemary Mint: Coconut oil, shea butter, baking soda, candelilla wax, arrowroot powder. Essential Oils: Rosemary, Peppermint.
Lavender Grapefruit: Coconut oil, shea butter, baking soda, candelilla wax, arrowroot powder. Essential oils: Grapefruit, lavender.
Lavender Grapefruit - sensitive skin: Coconut oil, shea butter, arrowroot powder, tapioca, candelilla wax, cornstarch. Essential Oils: Grapefruit, lavender. Baking soda free!
Biodegradable paper tube.
Made for Eco Collective locally at The Bubblery, a soapmaker in Leavenworth, Washington. Made in small batches with natural ingredients, sourced locally when possible.
End of life
Compost the entire tube.
I've been using the sensitive skin deodorant for about two months now and really wanted it to work, but it is just not for me. I gave myself plenty of time to adjust from aluminum deodorants (which made my armpits super itchy) and I just smell absolutely awful all the time, especially during my period. The deodorant itself is also kind of crumbly and while I loved the compostable paper tube, the paper started coming apart where you put the cap on after a while, making it difficult to put the cap back on. At least it's not irritating. Pretty bummed about this one, but I love every other eco collective product I've purchased, so will still be a returning customer! Just wanted to say this product might not work for everyone.
I've tried the alum stone, I've tried making my own deodorant, and this option is by far the best. It allows me to sweat but it doesn't lose effectiveness once I'm sweating, like the alum stone did. The only problem is that it is so difficult to apply! I don't know if my particular tube got dried out somehow but it is more powdery than paste. I've had to spread a little coconut oil over the top to keep it from chafing my armpits and causing irritation when I apply it. It also crumbles when you apply it directly from the tube, so I feel like I am losing some of the product to the floor. I will keep using it because it actually works but I think the formula needs to be adjusted a bit to have more coconut oil or shea butter so it goes on more smoothly.
I LOVE the lavender grapefruit sensitive skin deodorant. I have tried many natural deodorants now, and the first handful all ended up giving my armpits terrible rashes after a couple weeks of use. I found that it was the baking soda in most natural deodorants that my skin couldn't handle. This is only the second natural deodorant I've found that works for my skin - and the first in the form of a stick! The other is a jar that requires using your fingers to apply, making this one easily the winner. This is my new go-to deodorant, and if you've had trouble finding natural deodorants that your skin can handle, I highly suggest you try it!
I have been searching for years for a deodorant that doesn't irritate my skin. FINALLY the search is over! Not only is this deodorant great but I love the compostable container and the fact that when I am done I can drop the cardboard container into my composter and not have un-recyclable plastic to deal with. Also great that I know what each of the ingredients are that are listed on the container...no more wondering what I am putting on (and ultimately in) my body!
So I give this product 10 starts for the idea, but in use I'd give it a 2. Its so hard that it's almost impossible to rub on to underarms with out ripping at your skin. We've tried other waste free deodorants that do rub on smoothly which is great, I wished yours worked because i do love your store.