Benefits of Alcohol-Free Deodorants

Sometimes, when we’re talking about skincare, we forget about a very important zone: the underarms, a sensitive area of skin that must be treated with gentle, allergen-free products that still help control the bacteria that cause bad odors.

It’s essential that your deodorant or antiperspirant be free of allergens and alcohol, while remaining highly effective in helping you achieve healthy skin.

Why do deodorants contain alcohol?

Among the first listed ingredients we usually find on deodorant labels is alcohol, which is there primarily so that the product dries quickly on the skin.

Why should we avoid alcohol in cosmetic products?

Although the use of alcohol is widespread in the world of cosmetics, it can be too harsh for sensitive skin zones (in this case, our underarms), so it makes sense to look for alternatives that aren’t made with alcohol.

Very fragrant deodorants also tend to have a high alcohol content, in addition to not really controlling perspiration or the spreading of bacteria that cause bad odors. Instead, odors are masked with fragrance, while drying out and damaging your skin.

Have you ever felt irritation in your armpits or had a reddish or scaly rash where you apply your deodorant? Such symptoms can indicate an intolerance for the product you’re using, which means you should look for something that’s gentler on your skin.

Active Deodorant

You’re probably wondering what you’re going to do. You need an affective deodorant but one without alcohol that still works… Relaaax. Recently, Instituto Español launched an antiperspirant roll-on deodorant, alcohol-free, allergen-free, created for women who need reliable and lasting protection no matter how hectic their day is: Avena Active.

Active is made with safe, efficient, and highly tolerable ingredients to be used by people with dermatological problems or very sensitive skin, in addition to providing long-lasting protection (of up to 48 hours).

  • Allergen-free
  • Alcohol-free
  • Antiperspirant
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • 48 hours of freshness