By Published On: 17 May 2011491 words2.6 min read

You know what problem most vegans have with vegan deodorants?  They’re not antiperspirants.  Generally, people of our industrialized society have been groomed not to sweat- regardless of summertime heat, mowing the lawn, playing sports, or being nervous at a job interview.  The fact is, we need to sweat in order to survive- it regulates our body temperature.

Deodorants use chemicals, minerals, oils, and fragrances to reduce or eliminate odor-causing bacteria.  Deodorants are classified by the FDA as cosmetics and are, therefore, not required* to be tested on animals or humans.  Antiperspirants, on the other hand, are classified as drugs, and therefore, are required to be tested.  This means that effectively, there are no vegan antiperspirants available in the US.  This being said, there are deodorants of the vegan variety that are very effective at controlling odor, and also somewhat effective at controlling sweat.

*Many, many cosmetics are tested on animals in spite of no law requiring such.  Visit Commercial Street’s Sundries and Such for more information.

There are many formulations of vegan deodorant on the market.  There needs to be because there are many different formulations of human beings walking around, sweating.  There is something out there for you and your metabolic self.  For me, and many others coincidentally, there are Thai Deodorant Stones.

Thai Crystal Mist Makes Me Fresh

The Deodorant Stone products are chemical-free and aluminum-free.  Aluminum is used in antiperspirants to prevent sweating.  Constant, frequent application of aluminum on the body has been linked to neurotoxicity, especially in Alzheimer’s patients.  Who wants to willingly add more chemicals directly into our bodies when we are helpless to prevent so many environmental toxins from affecting us?

From Deodorant Stones, LLC:

The demand for better health and a cleaner environment has forced all of us to find effective alternatives.  Our pure and natural deodorants are the solution to eliminating Aluminum Chlorohydrates and other chemicals from personal hygiene products used daily.

Deodorant Stones, LLC has its own Manufacturing Plant, giving us the edge on Pricing, Quality, and Flexibility.  As members of Peta, of course, we never test our products on animals.

So, you want to know how many goat(z) I’m giving Thai Deodorant Crystal Spray?  This stuff works for me, and by “works,” I mean I don’t stink or sweat unless I’ve given my body a reason to, and even then, it does a good job at controlling odor.  I will tell you that I started using Thai about  10 years ago, before I became vegan.  I’ve continued to use it consistently through subsequent stages of my dietary evolution, and Thai has worked better and better as my diet has evolved towards a more whole foods, local, and raw foundation.

Thai Crystal Deodorant Stones get “5 goatz” because I don’t stink and I’m not afraid to sweat when it’s hot.  Hot sweatyness actually has good connotations for me- the connotations of the tropical, rum-soaked, bass-thumpin’, scantily-clad human variety.  Deodorant Stones also travel well.

By Published On: 17 May 2011491 words2.6 min read

You know what problem most vegans have with vegan deodorants?  They’re not antiperspirants.  Generally, people of our industrialized society have been groomed not to sweat- regardless of summertime heat, mowing the lawn, playing sports, or being nervous at a job interview.  The fact is, we need to sweat in order to survive- it regulates our body temperature.

Deodorants use chemicals, minerals, oils, and fragrances to reduce or eliminate odor-causing bacteria.  Deodorants are classified by the FDA as cosmetics and are, therefore, not required* to be tested on animals or humans.  Antiperspirants, on the other hand, are classified as drugs, and therefore, are required to be tested.  This means that effectively, there are no vegan antiperspirants available in the US.  This being said, there are deodorants of the vegan variety that are very effective at controlling odor, and also somewhat effective at controlling sweat.

*Many, many cosmetics are tested on animals in spite of no law requiring such.  Visit Commercial Street’s Sundries and Such for more information.

There are many formulations of vegan deodorant on the market.  There needs to be because there are many different formulations of human beings walking around, sweating.  There is something out there for you and your metabolic self.  For me, and many others coincidentally, there are Thai Deodorant Stones.

Thai Crystal Mist Makes Me Fresh

The Deodorant Stone products are chemical-free and aluminum-free.  Aluminum is used in antiperspirants to prevent sweating.  Constant, frequent application of aluminum on the body has been linked to neurotoxicity, especially in Alzheimer’s patients.  Who wants to willingly add more chemicals directly into our bodies when we are helpless to prevent so many environmental toxins from affecting us?

From Deodorant Stones, LLC:

The demand for better health and a cleaner environment has forced all of us to find effective alternatives.  Our pure and natural deodorants are the solution to eliminating Aluminum Chlorohydrates and other chemicals from personal hygiene products used daily.

Deodorant Stones, LLC has its own Manufacturing Plant, giving us the edge on Pricing, Quality, and Flexibility.  As members of Peta, of course, we never test our products on animals.

So, you want to know how many goat(z) I’m giving Thai Deodorant Crystal Spray?  This stuff works for me, and by “works,” I mean I don’t stink or sweat unless I’ve given my body a reason to, and even then, it does a good job at controlling odor.  I will tell you that I started using Thai about  10 years ago, before I became vegan.  I’ve continued to use it consistently through subsequent stages of my dietary evolution, and Thai has worked better and better as my diet has evolved towards a more whole foods, local, and raw foundation.

Thai Crystal Deodorant Stones get “5 goatz” because I don’t stink and I’m not afraid to sweat when it’s hot.  Hot sweatyness actually has good connotations for me- the connotations of the tropical, rum-soaked, bass-thumpin’, scantily-clad human variety.  Deodorant Stones also travel well.

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  1. Michael Daitzman June 29, 2018 at 9:10 am - Reply

    I’m confused about the ‘no aluminum’ comment because it consists of Potassium Alum which is, the double sulfate of potassium and aluminium, with chemical formula KAl(SO4)2

  2. David August 19, 2012 at 1:40 pm - Reply

    Hi,

    I’ve been using this for a few weeks now and so far like it, although I am still not clear on the best way to apply. I just wanted to point out that you write that Thai deoderant crystals don’t contain aluminum, when this isn’t at all true. What they don’t contain are Aluminum Chlorohydrates, as stated on the packaging. They use instead another ionized form of aluminum, usually a postassium/aluminum salt. It’s naturally occurring, but it is still aluminum.

  3. Ren Cen Woman October 10, 2011 at 10:45 pm - Reply

    This is the best deodorant that I have ever tried. I usually start to get pretty stinky if I do not wash my arm pits after two days. I can say with certainty that after using this product and going two days, I did not smell anything stinky. Actually I smelled nothing…period. Now all I have to do is test it in a more vigorous way and see what happens. Will keep you all posted

  4. Thai Crystal Deodorant Stone June 7, 2011 at 4:41 pm - Reply

    […] Thai Crystal Deodorant- a Conscious Review | Your Daily Vegan Thai Crystal Deodorant Stones get “5 goatz” because I don't stink and I'm not afraid to sweat when it's hot. Hot sweatyness actually has good connotations for me- the connotations of the tropical, rum-soaked, […]

  5. jj May 18, 2011 at 8:19 am - Reply

    thanks for this! i was just talking about this yesterday — how vegan deoderants aren’t helpful on the sweat front. i’m buying this and trying it out!

  6. @revruss11 May 17, 2011 at 12:58 pm - Reply

    I just started uses the Thai stone and have been impressed thus far. I’m in Texas and will find out more in just a few weeks…ugh.