Julia Roberts said on Oprah this year that she doesn't wear deodorant. Hmmm.
Personally, I've always thought it was a little weird to use chemicals to stop sweating, which is a natural and necessary process to being human. But the flip side is to smell like that weird guy in spin class, so I've always gone with deodorant.
Here are more pros and cons.
Deodorants are safe, according to the FDA:
But some experts say deodorants are not safe at all:
Join the private group Organic, Natural, and Simple Living for more CafeMoms' opinions on this topic.
I just checked, and the well-known brand I use contains three of those toxic ingredients listed above. But I'm kind of torn. I've used the all-natural brands, and well, sometimes I still smell.
What do you think? Is deodorant safe?
Going to baseball games
Riding bike rides in the nice weather
Playing outside after work/school
Going for walks outside