There is no better scent then that of a freshly bathed baby. I can remember when I was little, my mom would pull me out of the bath tub, wrap me up in a warm towel and nestle her nose in the nape of my neck. She would take a big, long whiff followed by a bright smile and whisper “Fresh as a daisy!”. It always made me giggle.
But don’t we all want to be fresh as a daisy? I mean, in some ways it seems that our culture is obsessed with it. Have you ever walked through the fragrance section of a department store? A bit overwhelming (and quite stinky if you ask me…). Which is why I tend to stick with items that are fragrance-free. Whether it be with my body soap, lotion, or facial cleanser, I like it to be plain jane. Except my deodorant…got to use something potent. Or so I thought.
A few weeks ago a company by the name of 30SomeWeeks.com contacted me to see if I would be interested in doing a review of their all natural deodorant, DeodoMom. For someone who is passionate about going green and keeping things “clean” (chemical free) inside and out, you would think I would be the perfect candidate. The truth is, my journey to find a deodorant that actually works has been rough. I have pretty much tried it all (including the natural brands). So since finally finding one that does the job (I wear Secret…*hangs me head in shame) I am a bit reluctant to change-up my routine. But after reading more about the company and their products, I decided to give it a try.
Here is some of the information that helped to change my mind. In short, most deodorants and antiperspirants on the market today (including ones that consider themselves “natural”) are chock full of yucky chemicals. Chemicals that, when accumulated in excess, can be harmful. So finding an alternative way to keep myself dry and smelling great quickly became a high priority.
When the products arrived, I couldn’t wait to put them to the test. It is the perfect time of year to see how well these products work because of how hot the weather has been. That on top of the fact that I am running after a very active toddler and teaching two music classes a day and I am pretty much a sweaty mess by the time evening rolls around.
In my package I received a Rollon applicator and a jar of cream. I was most intrigued by the cream because I have never seen a deodorant come in that form before. I was also interested to see how applying it with your hands would work. To my surprise it wasn’t as messy and gross as I was anticipating. It had a nice smooth consistency and washed off easily. Both the Rollon and the cream contain the same ingredients, it just comes down to personal preference.
In order to give the product a fair chance, I decided to wear the cream deodorant for one week straight, applying it to my underarms after my morning shower. To my surprise, by the end of the day, I still felt just as fresh and clean as I did when it was first applied. Which means, this stuff must be made of magic.
DeodoMom is made from magnesium hydroxide (a mineral safe enough to eat) and water. It contains no aluminum, no alcohol/glycol, is free of all fragrances, dyes and parabens and is 100% vegan. Created by a husband and wife team with a goal to minimize exposure to aluminum during pregnancy, it is a great product for expectant mothers or any health-conscious person regardless of gender or age. Overall, it is a product that you can feel good about having in your medicine cabinet, knowing that it is both safe and effective.
So, are you ready to feel fresh as a daisy? Click here to order your own supply of DeodoMom today. And don’t forget to check them out on Facebook and Twitter for up to date product info and promotions.
*Full Disclosure: 30SomeWeeks.com did provide me with a sample of their DeodoMom Rollon and cream deodorant free of charge. I was not paid to write this post. With exception of some of the factual information given about the various products, all opinions regarding the products are my own and 100% honest.