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We Know You’re Going To Love Our 100% Natural Deodorant

Last Updated: 05/15/2024

Not all natural deodorants are created equal.

You’ve known and loved our crystal fresh deodorant sprays here at Saje for many years, and really, what’s not to love? You know that all of our products are 100% natural and are formulated without synthetic ingredients like parabens, SLS/SLES, phthalates, artificial fragrances and a whole lot more, which is why we are so excited to talk about the newest product in our natural deodorant category, Goddess Natural Deodorant Spray.

Person spraying deodorant on blue background

Goddess is a well-loved line of products that were created to help you connect to your inner goddess - the parts of you that want to tap into self-connection, self-kindness and self-compassion. This line of products is blended with a whole host of precious floral essential oils, known in aromatherapy to be very balancing and harmonizing to both the body and mind, like sweet rose, the queen of all flowers, musky and rich ylang ylang, citrusy neroli and soothing geranium. We wanted to add this fresh and floral scent to our collection of natural deodorants in part because of how good it smells and in part because of how effective it is at neutralizing odor and helping you feel clean and deodorized throughout the day.

Not all natural deodorants are created equal, and when we sat down to create this formulation we considered what was most important to us. We already know that our commitment to natural is a cut above the rest, but we also wanted to consider what our Community has spoken about as being important to them; natural deodorants that are effective at controlling odor and minimizing wetness that are also formulated without known potential irritants in natural deodorant like baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, dyes and fragrances and surfactants or emulsifiers commonly added to the formulas, to name a few.

Our deodorants are also free of aluminum chlorohydrate and aluminum zirconium and instead are made from a base of mineral salts that form naturally after volcanic eruptions and are a naturally occurring mineral from the earth. Because of this, they may contain trace amounts of aluminum element - the good news is that the salt molecule is too large to be absorbed into the body and as such it sits on the surface of the skin doing what it does best - create a natural barrier protectant on the skin against the formation of bacteria that causes odor. 

While we’re on the topic, let’s debunk the idea that mineral salts, also called potassium alum, are the same ingredient as aluminum more commonly found in antiperspirants. Potassium alum is a naturally occurring mineral salt from the earth, as mentioned above. It is not absorbed by the skin, but rather sits on the surface to form a barrier protectant. Aluminum compounds in antiperspirants are used in part because they are absorbed and can cover or coat the sweat ducts in order to reduce sweat production. Some forms of synthetic aluminum, such as aluminum chlorohydrate and aluminum zirconium, are what are commonly used in antiperspirant deodorants. Choosing our deodorants here at Saje lets you feel confident that our blend of essential oils and mineral salts will keep you feeling fresh and clean, 100% naturally.  

Saje deodorant spray bottles in 3 scents: Goddess, Peaceful Warrior, Exotic

If you’ve loved our natural deodorants for a long time you may have noticed that not only did we introduce a brand new scent, we’ve also undergone a full bottle makeover that includes a chic and stylish new package shape and color for our existing top-selling natural deodorants, that you can read more about below.

Natural deodorant for everyone: Peaceful Warrior

Though all of the products we offer at Saje are designed to be gender inclusive and neutral, Peaceful Warrior has long been loved by all for its rich, earthy, herbaceous and soothing aroma. This award-winning natural deodorant has been formulated with more robust smelling essential oils like patchouli, vetiver, fennel and sandalwood alongside the lighter and softer essential oils of lavender, ho wood, palmarosa and lime for a scent experience that truly helps to keep you grounded and at peace while also feeling fresh and odor-free.

Natural deodorant for everyone: Exotic

The third scent in our line of crystal fresh spray natural deodorants is another long-standing fan-favorite called ExoticAs the name suggests, this tropically-inspired sweet and earthy blend was formulated with balancing and odor-neutralizing essential oils that help you stay fresh smelling and fresh feeling all day long. Sweet balsam peru meets delicately floral notes of lavender, ho wood and palmarosa, rounded out by the grounding, deep base notes of sandalwood, patchouli and ylang ylang.

For all three of these natural deodorant scents, we recommend 2-3 mists under each arm, or more if desired. Our formula absorbs easily and begins working instantly - it isn’t sticky, it won’t stain or leave residue on your clothing and most importantly, it won’t clog your pores.

Goddess deodorant spray bottle in black gym bag on pink shirt

Natural deodorant and other body care products

Other popular body care products we recommend alongside our natural deodorants are the personal use, daily care products we’re exposed to regularly, like soap and lotion. We find that many of our Community Members dip their toes into the world of natural wellness products through those they use the most frequently, which typically include body and skin care. Here are two of our go-to’s when it comes to 100% natural wellness for the body:

Tingle Mint Jute & Joy: our best-selling body care product, the Jute & Joy is a soap-filled wash pad that helps cleanse, refresh and gently exfoliate the body while in the bath or shower. The pouch, made from a natural vegetal fiber called jute, softens when wet and provides the perfect vehicle for delivering creamy, frothy suds to the body from our natural soap. Tingle Mint is a stimulating and invigorating blend of peppermint, tea tree and rosemary to delight the senses from head to toe.

Tingle Mint Jute & Joy Wash Pad surrounding by rosemary and mint leaves

Lavender & Friends body lotion: if calming and relaxing scents are more your speed, the Lavender & Friends line of products includes this nourishing and skin smoothing body lotion made from good-for-your-skin base ingredients like antioxidant-rich aloe vera leaf juice and naturally soothing sunflower seed and shea nut oils with balancing and restorative essential oils of lavender, geranium and clary sage. Smooth generously onto the body anytime, particularly after bathing or showering when skin is still damp for optimal results.

Natural deodorant and other skin care products

We’re big fans of skin care here at Saje, and the combination of tantalizing aromas with environmentally friendly ingredients has us saying ‘yes’ to these renewing and supportive products for your daily skin care needs:

Rose Mist: start fresh each day with a generous spritz of floral, sweet, emotionally balancing and skin nurturing Rose Mist. This versatile spray has been formulated with the soothing and nurturing properties of rose, the most precious of all essential oils, to support rehydrating the hair as well as the skin on your face and body. Our favorite way to use it is as a facial toner after cleansing and throughout the day as desired for a natural pick-me-up.

A person'd hand spraying rose mist in front of pink roses

Bare Face Makeup Remover: when you’re looking for a makeup remover that is gentle on skin yet powerful on removing makeup, dirt and grime, look no further. Our complete makeup remover was formulated to be safe for use on the entire face including the eyes, and contains our hero ingredient, fractionated coconut oil. Fractionated coconut oil is a liquid, non-greasy emollient that easily penetrates the skin, helping you to absorb the benefits of plant-based ingredients. With its naturally balancing and cleansing properties, coconut oil gently moisturizes the skin without clogging your pores. Also blended with frankincense and lavender essential oils, this nature-derived formula can remove even the most stubborn makeup.

Lifestyle tips for incorporating natural deodorant into your daily routine

When making the switch to natural deodorant there are a few things you will want to keep in mind, the first being to have patience. In the same way our bodies take time to acclimate to a new way of eating or a new sleeping schedule, switching from synthetic to natural deodorant requires the same type of patience and consistency. Here are some of our top tips:

  1. It takes time. It can take anywhere from 2-4 weeks for the average person’s body to adjust to natural deodorant, and the natural detoxification process that comes with it. The good news is that sweat itself is not what smells bad, it’s the bacteria that surrounds the sweat which causes the odor, which begins to minimize as the body naturally adapts (especially if you’ve been using a pore-clogging antiperspirant made with aluminum to stop you from releasing sweat naturally). 
  2. Expect to sweat. It’s natural for our bodies to release toxins from the body through many different ways, one of which is sweating. The switch to natural does not prevent some level of wetness - the only thing that can do that is aluminum. Fear not, when the body adjusts, regulates and finds balance, you’ll notice a decrease in the wetness level and most importantly, you’ll know your body’s natural detoxification process is working as intended.  
  3. Stick it out. Those first few weeks might be smellier than you expected but we promise it’s worth the transition. Knowing that you’re not trapping potentially harmful toxins and bacteria in your body with antiperspirants is the reward for allowing your body to do what it does best, naturally.