Quiz: Which Natural Deodorant Is Right for You?

Can't seem to find the right natural deodorant? Take this quiz to find your perfect match.

Want a natural deodorant that fits your lifestyle? We’ve already done the leg — er, armpit — work for you.


1. Are you on a budget?

a) Yes, I need something cheap and easy.

b) No, I’ll drop a little dough on the right product.

c) Cheap or luxe, I don’t care as long as it works.

2. Do you like fragrance?

a) Yes, I love smelling like a flower.

b) No, it offends my senses.

c) Yes, as long as it’s an all-natural fragrance.

3. Are you sensitive to baking soda?

a) Yes, it burns.

b) No, I’ve never had a problem.

c) I could go with or without it.

4. What kind of package do you prefer?

a) Have you seen my schedule? I need the convenience of a stick. (Is your on-the-go lifestyle wearing you down? Here are 4 happiness hacks to do on your morning commute.)

b) No, I’m crunchy and I don’t mind a tub.

c) I don’t care as long as it’s environmentally friendly.


If you answered mostly As

This aluminum-free formula is an easy swap: The price is right, it smells great and it comes in a stick format. It’s also free of baking soda and essential oils, which can be irritating to skin.

Try: Secret Aluminum Free Deodorant, $8; available at mass retailers

If you answered mostly Bs

This fragrance-free formula is clinically proven to provide all-day odour protection. It has a baking soda and cornstarch base to neutralize odours, while aloe and vitamin E soothe sensitive skin.

Try: Live Clean Fragrance-Free Deodorant, $8; available at mass retailers

If you answered mostly Cs

Baking soda–free, check. Stick, check. Smells great, check. This all-natural formula even comes in a biodegradable package (seriously, toss it in your green bin afterwards).

Try: Meow Meow Tweet Baking Soda Free Deodorant Stick in Grapefruit, $21; available at thedetoxcmarket.ca

Next, find out which natural deodorants passed our sweat test.

Originally Published in Best Health Canada