We are finding more and more natural deodorants that keep us smelling fresh all day. But if you are tired of smelling like a plant oil factory, time to upgrade your deodorant game. Here are some that may become your new signature scent.
The aluminum, petro-chems, and artificial fragrance used to make conventional deodorants are taking a back seat to natural alternatives. We can now have our odor and wetness absorption toxin-free, thank you very much.
But some, okay, many, natural deodorants smell…well…sort of obnoxious. I recently purchased one that was supposed to be citrusy (I think) but gave off definite skunk vibe. Since this is generally something I try to avoid in the pit region, I decided it was time to find the best smelling natural deodorants ever made.
One thing to keep in mind, deodorant is sort of like perfume. What smells great on your bestie may turn weird on you. For instance, one girl’s citrus is another girl’s sour. Catch my drift? It pays to know how your body chemistry works with scent and choose your deod accordingly.
No worries, though! You are sure to find one you love from the list below. Just try to refrain from applying to your wrists and neck. (Unless you happen to get particularly sweaty in those areas.)
5 Best Smelling Natural Deodorants
This cult body care product does lavender better than any natural deodorant ever. A slightly spicy floral that smells fresh, clean, and downright pretty. And if that wasn’t enough, they just came out with a collab with Shiva Rose called Holi(Rose), an exotic, feminine scent.
Another convenient stick in a pretty floral scent, this one offers up wafting rose petal essence all day long. Not too much, not too little. Just right.
Wondering why so many of these options are rose-scented? Natural rose, unlike synthetic rose fragrance, is sweet, light, and super fresh smelling. Not cloying or dusty. A note on deodorant mists: I’ve found these are most effective when used on top of a stick or cream deodorant or as a midday refresher, rather than on their own. And sprays can be applied to other areas of the body too, so feel free to go nuts.
Who doesn’t love a good cream deodorant? Yes, it does entail messy fingers, but they are so soft and long lasting. This product also happens to have a brilliant aroma of sweet, spicy, and fresh in one. So yum!
This little beauty comes in several scent options, but the lightest is Pure Vanilla. An uber pleasant scent that doesn’t read as deodorant in any way. You’ll be a believer.
Do you have a fabulously scented natural deodorant that you love? Let the rest of us in on it!
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