Read the Labels
Since I started making and selling my own skincare products, I pay a lot more attention to labels.
As I made some of my deodorants today, just using natural ingredients, I thought I would see what was in a commercial product.
It was not just the ingredients that were interesting, it was also the packaging. My cardboard tube looks a lot smaller, but it actually contains 5% more product.
COCOBEE DEO - 55g
Coconut oil, Cocoa Butter, Beeswax, Sodium Bicarbonate, Arrowroot, Sandalwood, Vitamin E, Pure Essential Oils (Lavender, Cedarwood, Petitgrain, Nutmeg)
REXONA SPORT - 52g
Cyclopentasiloxane, Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorohydrex GLY, PPG-14 Butyl Ether, Stearyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Fragrance, Talc, Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Maltodextrin, Hydrolysed Corn Starch, Silica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydrated Silica, Gelatin Crosspolymer, Water, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Benzoate, BHT.
Compostable Cardboard or Refillable PET
I have found the cardboard packaging tubes do not like a Western Australian summer, so I have gone back to also offering the original refillable, wind-up PET tubes as well as the compostable cardboard tubes.