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have you tried the crystal deoderants? they're ammonium alum salt crystals, and while they are not an antiperspirant at all, they work by forming a layer of ammonium alum on the skin that bacteria (the ones that cause the odor) can't grow on. it may look more expensive in the store, but those sticks last for years!

I have found them to be effective deoderants for bacterial smells. sometimes the body will put out sweat that has it's own smell as well (depending on foods you eat, health conditions, and - if you're female - hormone cycle), and this isn't going to change that, but no deoderant will.

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The best deodorants I know of are actually creams that you apply at night and wash off in the morning. I've only seen two brands like this. They work because the bacteria that causes the odor doesn't grow back for a week or two, depending on physical activity and such. So you don't actually have anything on your skin but no odor for several days. This means to me that the typical stuff on the market is not killing the bacteria if you have to use it every day.

I last purchased a jar some time ago (it lasts for ages), but I think the brand name is Barth's (or something like that). I don't recall what the other brand was, which was also in the health store at the time. It is expensive, but lasts so long it turns out to be quite economical, not to mention convenient. I have sensitive skin too, and never had any reaction to it. I seem to recall it's made from some kind of root.

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hey i have been diagnosed with celiac disease including DH and found that deoderant burns any suggestions- really sensitive skin :(

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iM A 28 YR OLD FEMALE DIAGNOSED LAST JULY AND HVE BEEN FINDING OUT THAT MOST HEALTH AND BEUTY PRODUCTS R AGGRAVATING MY SKIN INCLDING SOAPS/ SHAMPOOS AND SUCH ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED -ANY CLUE ON MAKEUP THAT WONT IRRITATE THIS IS SUCH A BATTLE---IM STILL LEARNING. i had lost over 15 lbs and broke out with dh and then saw a gi doc that diagnosed me just by seeing my sores! i have been gluten and wheat free since and have put back on my weight but am now dealing with my skin

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One additional thing to look into is your intake of iodine. That can make the rash worse, so you may want to use a non-iodized salt. Kelp is loaded with iodine, so I'd avoid that one for sure. Many vegetables have sufficient iodine for your body to work with, so as long as you get enough from your foods, you can avoid the additional amount, and hopefully the rash will get under better control. I wouldn't recommend limiting iodine from the diet too much, as that can have a negative impact on your thyroid, for one thing.

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ILL TRY IT /THANKS

iM A 28 YR OLD FEMALE DIAGNOSED LAST JULY AND HVE BEEN FINDING OUT THAT MOST HEALTH AND BEUTY PRODUCTS R AGGRAVATING MY SKIN INCLDING SOAPS/ SHAMPOOS AND SUCH ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED -ANY CLUE ON MAKEUP THAT WONT IRRITATE THIS IS SUCH A BATTLE---IM STILL LEARNING. i had lost over 15 lbs and broke out with dh and then saw a gi doc that diagnosed me just by seeing my sores! i have been gluten and wheat free since and have put back on my weight but am now dealing with my skin

I don't have dh but my skin reacts negatively to many products. You might want to try Kiss My Face olive oil soap. The only ingredients are olive oil and salt, and it works quite well. Instead of body lotion, I use organic unrefined coconut oil. A small jar from the health food store lasts forever.

California Baby and Gluten-Free Savonnire make good gluten-free hypoallergenic shampoos and conditioners.

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