It’s not uncommon for people who use natural deodorant to develop a skin rash consisting of little red bumps that probably itch or burn. I was one of those people. Chances are good that if you check the ingredient list you’ll find sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) near the top.  It’s a shame because it really does absorb and neutralize odors, making it a wonderful – and harmless – natural ingredient for deodorant.

But, a rash is a rash and it doesn’t matter how effective the ingredient is if it causes an adverse reaction. …

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Donna Flagg  ©2016