The great baking soda debate.

The great baking soda debate.

Is baking soda beneficial in natural deodorant or not? in a word, yes. Or said another way, it depends.

Baking Soda Works as a Great Deodorant

First of all, let’s set the record straight. Baking soda, a mainstay in natural deodorant, has remarkable odor neutralizing properties. It balances pH levels and absorbs moisture. 

As a result, it helps to counteract the acidic byproducts of sweat—and reduces the growth of odor-causing bacteria. 

How Does it Work?

TMI? Okay, let’s just say baking soda delivers long-lasting odor protection—and keeps you feeling fresh all day long. That’s why it’s such a popular choice for natural deodorant brands. And that’s the best part of all, that baking soda-based natural deodorant does it naturally—without the nasty synthetic chemicals and aluminum that’s found in many conventional deodorant formulas.

An Alternative for Those Sensitive to Baking Soda

All that said, while baking soda in natural deodorant stick is generally well-tolerated, some with particularly sensitive underarm skin may find it irritating. What about them? Does that mean back to un-natural, chemical-laden odor protection? Absolutely not. That’s why there are special natural deodorant formulas for sensitive skin, like HiBAR’s Sensitive Plastic-Free Deodorant.

More Sensitive Formulas Coming Soon

HiBAR’s Fragrance-Free, or unscented baking soda-free Sensitive Deodorant was the first to be introduced—and it will soon be joined by two new natural scent, light fragrance, baking soda-free plastic-free deodorant choices: Iris + Neroli and Aloe + Sea Moss.

Plastic-Free for the Win!

And like HiBAR’s regular, plastic-free deodorant tube with a dash of baking soda, all HiBAR natural deodorants come in a uniquely-designed, oval-shaped, easy-to-use, 100% recyclable cardboard deodorant tube, without plastic packaging. 

Ah, the sweet smell of a plastic-free planet—with or without baking soda!

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