I have a confession, I perspire and I do mean a lot. So much that I’ve inquired to the doctor if it’s normal. Don’t laugh because this is real talk and a real issue I battle. My doctor assures perspiring is an excellent problem to have as it releases toxins from the body. Yeah ok, doc!
Because I sweat a lot, I’ve had difficulty finding a deodorant that offers lasting freshness. A few weeks ago now, I read an article that reviewed a number of natural deodorants. Although the article reviewed many, I took interest in Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant because of consistent reviews.
Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant | Schmidt’s is all natural, vegan and cruelty free. It claims to eliminate underarm odor and wetness without the use of harmful chemicals.
My Purchase | I purchased Schmidt’s in Lavendar & Sage. Shortly after purchasing, I reached out to see if Schmidt’s would afford me the opportunity to review other scents and the company graciously obliged.
Five Scents Available (in order of my preference):
Bergamot + Lime: reminds me of lemon lime and lime sorbet
Lavendar & Sage: it’s really all about the lavendar; sage is kinda faint and non-existent
Cedarwood + Juniper: woodsy blend of cedarwood and a pine tree; reminds me of Christmas trees
Ylang-Ylang + Calendulla: where floral and licorice meet
Fragrance Free: no scent
My Assessment | I’ve been using Schmidt’s consistently for a month and simply put, it delivers as promised.
Top 3 Benefits:
1) All natural and free of aluminum, phthalates, and parabens
My desire to use all natural goes in phases. I wasn’t looking for a natural deodorant but I’m glad that I found one. I just feel better knowing it’s all natural.
2) Neutralizes odor & eliminated dampness
Temps were upwards to high 90s just a few weeks ago so needless to say, I was sweating yet the deodorant eliminated underarm dampness — amazing!! I also put the deodorant to several sweat tests: running, walking, elliptical and strength training (weight lifting). In each instance, sweat was neutralized, dampness minimized and I was left smelling fresh and clean.
3) No deodorant residue on clothing
Deo stains and residue are a pain to remove but that’s not an issue with Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant. It has yet to leave a stain or residue in/on any of my shirts.
Top 3 Not So Greats:
1) You have to use your hands to apply the deodorant
Each deodorant comes with a little applicator stick. I scoop product onto my fingers then apply a pea sized amount to each underarm. The deodorant practically melts as you’re rubbing it in so it makes application really easy and quick.
2) The scents are earthy
I love deodorants that smell good but what’s the point if it doesn’t work. Earthy scents wouldn’t be my first pick but I don’t oppose them.
3) The scents dissipate rather quickly
The scents are readily present at first but goes faint thereafter. Don’t mistake that to mean the product isn’t working because it is. I attribute the faintness of the scent to it neutralizing odor.
Final Assessment | Although the cost is $9.00 for 2oz., Schmidt’s definitely won me over! I’m thinking this should last a really long time since I’m using such little product.
I’m really hoping that many of you are not dealing with this sweaty girl problem but if you are, take a gamble on Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant. You can thank me later. 😛
Are you using a natural deodorant – what are your thoughts?
This post contains a PR sample but my opinions are honest.