» August 1st 2019:

Top of the pits: the rise of natural deodorants

They are appearing everywhere, from health stores to Justin Bieber’s armpits, but are these green fresheners worth the fuss?Imagine, rather than reaching for your usual antiperspirant after a workout, grabbing a deodorant infused with coconut oil and honeysuckle instead. A growing number of people are doing just that, seeking a more natural way to stay fresh.While the ingredients in natural deodorants often sound similar to those of a cake recipe – honey, baking soda, arrowroot and beeswax are all common – it hasn’t stopped consumers forking out between £5 and £30 for these products. They work by combatting odour-causing bacteria with essential oils, such as tea-tree, that have antibacterial properties – and they are cropping up everywhere from health stores to the armpits of Justin Bieber and Kourtney Kardashian. Continue reading...

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