Should You Try an Underarm Detox?

If you experience odor, rashes, or excessive sweating in your armpits, you might want to consider an underarm detox.

It’s a simple, DIY mask you can apply to your armpits to unclog your pores and remove toxins most deodorants contain.

Why Detox Your Underarms?

Many people swear by the idea that you should do an armpit detox when switching from an antiperspirant to a natural deodorant. They believe it can ease the transition and help your armpits adapt quicker to the switch.

Aluminum – Studies show links between aluminum and Alzheimer’s Disease and some cancers

Parabens – Also hormone disruptors and have been linked to cancers

Phthalates – These are endocrine disruptors that can cause hormone imbalance and even infertility

Propylene glycol – also known as antifreeze, this chemical carries a moderate risk of immunotoxicity and allergies

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