Red Rashes, Stick Stain & Sweaty Snowballs
As natural stick deodorants drift away from harmful aluminum and synthetic ingredients, they lean on sodium bicarbonate (aka. baking soda). Makes sense, as baking soda has the ability to be odor-absorbent. But beware many of us experience volatile adverse reactions that creep up 24 - 48 hours after applying to your skin! Hello, itchy red rash!
We also found upon application, white residue was left on our clothing which we refer to as stick stain and worse, it became clumpy and beaded as the day wore on, which we affectionately nicknamed the sweaty snowball effect. On to the next.