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What deodorants do not contain aluminum?

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Tori's deodorant does not contain aluminum. The deodorant is available in Cool Essence, Powder Fresh and unscented varieties. Burt's Bees Outdoor herbal deodorant is also aluminum-free.

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Tori's deodorant contains sodium stearate, a thickening agent, and sodium chloride (salt). The deodorant also contains propylene glycol, which is an organic compound derived from natural gas that makes the deodorant smooth and easy to apply. Burt's Bees herbal deodorant contains oil of sage as well as lemon and lavender. Sage oil is antibacterial and antiseptic. It is also depurative, which means it accelerates the removal of toxins from the body through sweating and purifies the blood.

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