Lavanila Healthy Deodorant Offers Sweet-Smelling Armor for Your Underarms


Photo credit: Lavanila Laboratories

As temperatures and humidity levels get positively subtropical, breaking out the underarm odor-eaters rapidly shifts from personal care to civic duty, as anyone who's had to stand next to a shvitzing straphanger can bear witness to.

To dodge those awkward eau de gym socks moments, Lavanila Laboratories has a paraben-, phthalate-, and petrochemical-free roll-on deodorant designed to halt B.O in its tracks. Other ingredients Lavanila has rendered null and void: aluminum, propylene glycol, mineral oils, silicone, synthetic dyes, and sulfates.
The solid-stick Healthy Deodorant—available in pure vanilla, vanilla coconut, vanilla blossom, vanilla grapefruit, and vanilla lavender scents, all derived from essential oils—glides on near-invisibly and doesn't leave any telltale streaks on your duds.

But although the deodorant didn't hold back the tide of perspiration when I hit the streets of Manhattan on a blistering day in May (and then hoofed it through a couple of muggy underground subway stations), its soft, powdery aroma held fast and didn't get me mistaken for the locker rooms at Yankees Stadium.

Because seriously? That would have really stunk.

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