Allergic to deodorant: what is and what is better?
Dear readers, Hello. Today we’ll talk about whether it might be an Allergy to deodorant and what causes it. If you had such a negative experience? Alas, now such a reaction is not uncommon. Read the article carefully and find out why.
What are the components of the deodorant cause allergies?
The fact is that manufacturers of deodorants include in their composition more than 30 components.
Essential oils, synthetic fragrances, preservatives, parabens, aluminium salts, alcohol is not the most dangerous of them, however, they can cause allergic reactions on the external and on the internal organs.
Allergies can appear suddenly, even in the usual means. Why is it so? We use the remedy of sweating regularly.
As a result, our body accumulates harmful substances, which cause a negative reaction. The same effect can give a new deodorant.
What symptoms can tell about the Allergy?
- peeling of the skin;
- redness in the affected area;
- nasal congestion, watery eyes;
- shortness of breath.
Allergic to deodorant can occur immediately after contact with an allergen or due to prolonged use. Look at the photo and you will see what it looks like affected area after contact with the deodorant.
Who is most susceptible to such a reaction?
According to the statistical data adverse event following the use of means against sweat and odour is observed only in 10-20% of patients. However, each year this number is increasing rapidly, causing serious concern among doctors.
More often affects women of Mature age. Also at risk included young people who abuse the deodorants. The most affected area in the armpits.
It was also shown that it is often susceptible to allergic reactions people with sensitive skin. All the matter in lactic acid, which is included in almost every deodorant.
What personal care products are potentially dangerous?
As such, the means that causes the allergic reaction most often not. From allergies the consequences of accepting them may be affected after every spray.
Want to say this: watch the expiry date of your funds. Components of expired products for the skin pose a serious danger. Even hypoallergenic products are a potential threat because of the strong oxidation.
What to do in case of allergies?
If you notice the first symptoms of an allergic reaction, then the usual remedies against perspiration should refuse. In acute reactions, follow these guidelines:
The most popular drugs against the symptoms of Allergy are Suprastin, Zyrtec, claritin, loratadine. Read more about antihistamine medicines you can read in a separate article.
Any medication is prescribed by a doctor after consultation, because they have contraindications and side effects.
How to treat such a reaction folk remedies?
- Baths with herbs
For this purpose perfect succession. Take 5 tablespoons of herbs, pour 3 liters of hot water, insist before full cooling. After that, strain and pour into the tub. Lying in the healing water you need at least 20 minutes.
- Lotions with a series of
They require more concentrated mixture. Pour 3 tablespoons of a succession of half a liter of water. Boil all this in a water bath for a quarter of an hour. After straining and cooling the solution, moisten in it a cotton pad and soaking the affected area.
What to use instead of deodorant?
If you avoid contact with fragrances, parabens on your skin, try a deodorant crystal which is made of aluminum alum. However, it is still present aluminum salts, which can cause a negative reaction, but this happens rarely.
Can use deodorant wipes. From sweating they did not deliver, but the smell will protect well. These wipes are suitable for any skin type.
Talc or baby powder perfectly absorbs sweat and unpleasant odor. They can also handle other problem areas – hands, feet, body.
A slice of lemon is also able to relieve you from sweat for the whole day. Sultry Brazilians hold a lemon slice under the mouse just a few minutes and it helps. The thing in the antibacterial properties of the product.
Baking soda can replace your normal deodorant. Dissolve 1 small scoop in a glass of boiled water and wipe with a mixture of armpits.
There can add a few drops of essential oil. If the time for preparation of the solution is no, then just powder the soda area of sweating and all.
Essential oil. Try to put on underarm skin oil of orange, grapefruit, rosemary. It is possible to combine them, but remember that the clean oil may cause burns on the skin, so don’t overdo its application.
Preparation of solid deodorant
If you are accustomed to using a convenient means of industrial production, why don’t you make a deodorant on your own?
Take 100ml of coconut oil, half a Cup of baking soda and the same amount of corn starch. Soda with starch is mixed, add the oil, thoroughly mixed.
As a result, you get a thick paste, which fills the container from under the used deodorant and put in the refrigerator until fully cured.
Well, dear readers, I hope the article was useful and you now know how to combat the negative effects of the use of deodorant.
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The author: Elena Smirnova (dermatologist)