The Francene Marie Show

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Deodorants usually contain animal products such as stearic acid, lanolin, glycerine, squalene, beeswax, and tested on animals. Remembering those sweaty armpits as a teen makes you run towards all that aluminum found in antiperspirants. Yes, aluminum is a strong ingredient laced in antiperspirants that clogs up pores to prevent sweating. With aluminum being so close to your armpits, does that make us vulnerable to cancers? Next time I hear a commercial for deodorant I’ll wait to hear disclaimers with side effects

Other goodies in the ingredients are: parabens, steareths, triclosan, propylene glycol, TEA and DEA and artificial coloring.  Don’t cringe when you look up those ingredients above. Not to worry because there’s team natural deodorant you can make with a few ingredients in the kitchen. Just swipe on baking soda, or mix baking soda and coconut oil. Some people mix in a little bit of essential oils, but be careful using a cheap brand of essential oils. I’ve even heard of people making popsicle sticks of deodorant that last 2 years if kept in an airtight container.

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,