Warnings About a Common Ingredient in Deodorants

Reyna Hansen, Staff Writer

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Although deodorant is very useful for hygiene, it can also be bad for your health because it can also contain parabens, which is a form of preservative that has shown to mimic the activity of oestrogen in the body cells. For years theories and studies have hypothesized that exposure to either parabens aluminum chloride can lead to increased cancer risk.