News from CRIS: Cosmetics - Digging Deeper: Natural & Conventional Deodorant

October 20, 2020

What is the difference between a natural and conventional product?  

Typically, the term “natural” implies manufacturers do not use synthetically derived chemical ingredients when creating their products. Instead, scientists design the formula using naturally occurring chemical ingredients. 
Regardless of the ingredient source, manufacturers formulate cosmetics using chemical ingredients. It’s important to remember that chemicals make up everything.

What is deodorant? 

Strictly speaking, deodorant is a product that helps mask body odor caused by healthy bacteria naturally found on our bodies breaking down perspiration. 
However, most products marketed as deodorants also contain antiperspirant ingredients.  


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