Aluminum-Free Deodorants

Published: 20 May 2020

There’s always a lot chatter about aluminium free deodorants in the Chemotherapy Facebook group.   It’s a hot topic among members, so we’ve trawled the internet and created a list of the best ones according to consumer reviews. But do remember, what works for one person may not work for another, so finding the right one for you can be a bit of trial and error.  There are so many other brands out there we don’t know about, tell us about your favorites so we can compile a list of recommended products.

Want to know more about antiperspirants? Read our blog ‘Is it time to stop using antiperspirants containing aluminum?’ 

Aluminium-free deodorants

US brands

Coconut Deo Kopari Aluminum-Free Deodorant

Invisible formula glides on smoothly and will outlast your longest days. Guaranteed to leave you smelling like fresh coconut milk

Pretty Frank Paste Baking Soda Jasmine Deodorant

Fresh springtime scent - aluminum-free, paraben-free - promises all-day odor protection. Plus it contains organic arrowroot powder, which keeps your pits dry.

Green Tidings Organic All Natural Deodorant, Lavender

A couple of thin swipes daily underarms for odor control. If the product is cold it can harden - simply hold onto skin for a few seconds before applying

Magsol Lemongrass Magnesium Deodorant - Aluminum Free

MAGSOL magnesium deodorant is a clean label deodorant that is gentle on your skin and actually works. Made with sweet almond oil, beeswax, natural oils and magnesium oxide to control odor.

Don't Sweat It Organic All Natural Citrus Fresh Underarm Deodorant Stick

Organic Coconut Oil and Organic Shea Butter are potent anti-microbial agents designed to soothe your skin

Schmidt's Natural Deodorant Paste 56g - Bergamot & Lime

Award-winning formula helps neutralize odor and keep you fresh. Scented with essential oils; no artificial fragrance

Zak Detox Deodorant

Aloe delivers dozens of nutrients and unique polysaccharides to support healthy skin. It goes on super smooth and is 100% plant-sourced antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and premium plant extracts replenish your skin cells.



UK brands

Neal's Yard Lemon & Coriander Deodorant

A deodorant spray, which combines eight pure essential oils, giving you a gentle and effective way to face the day with confidence and lasting freshness. The zesty blend of lemon and coriander naturally cleanses bacteria.

Aura Clean Deodorant

Multi-award winning, zesty, citrus formula kills odour-causing bacteria for up to 24-hrs with organic coconut oil, lavender and lemongrass

PitROK Crystal Roll-on Deodorant 

A sensitive skin deodorant based on pure natural mineral salts, providing day-long protection without causing irritation. Formulated with Aloe Vera and Grapefruit seed extract.

Clean Deodorant Balm Orange & Bergamot

This creamy balm melts into the skin effortlessly and is perfect for daily use on all skin types

Green People Aloe Vera prebiotic deodorant 

Refreshing and active roll-on with antibacterial properties with a subtle scent of Sandalwood and Chamomile

Salt of the Earth Lavender & Vanilla Natural Roll-on Deodorant

Enjoy the sweet scent of lavender and vanilla, with the added benefits of nourishing Magnesium Oil, in a roll-on application

Green People for Men No. 8 Thyme & Prebiotics Deodorant 

Strong antibacterial action and tough on odour wth the fresh scent of Thyme, Clove and Lemon. Anti-irritant formula with fairly traded Shea butter 

Dove Women 0% Aluminium Original Deodorant Roll on

This skin-friendly deodorant without aluminium salts keeps you beautifully fragranced all day. Its delicate and subtle scent helps to keep you feeling fresh all day long

Bionsen 24hr Deodorant spray

A 24-hour dermo protective deodorant containing Japanese Sea Minerals.  It is aluminium free, hypoallergenic and clinically tested for sensitive skin and gives gentle, long-lasting freshness


Australian brands

Aesop Deodorant

Formulated with Zinc Ricinoleate and a selection of essential oils to help reduce and mask underarm odour with a woody, herbaceous, earthy aroma

No Pong – Original All Natural Anti Odourant

One of Australia’s favorite, all-natural deodorants -  a super-natural, bicarb based deodorant that keeps you fresh for up to 12 hours, and is completely aluminium, triclosan, and paraben-free

Earths Purities Ladies Natural Paste Deodorant

Designed to suit Australia's harsh climate, this deodorant contains organic coconut oil, beeswax (from a local beekeeper who only uses excess wax from the hive to ensure the colony is sustainable), and Shea butter. Earths Purities claim that the unique formulation helps detox the armpits by using food-grade Australian Bentonite clay and diatomaceous earth to magnetically draw out toxins and heavy metals. 

Noosa Basics Deodorant Cream Lemon Myrtle

Safe, effective and will keep you smelling fresh and feeling dry all day. Just apply a pea-sized amount on clean armpits - a little goes a long way! 

Biologika Fragrance Free Organic Deodorant Roll On

A natural, no perfume, alternative to chemically laden deodorants and antiperspirants. This natural deodorant contains a refreshing blend of certified organic herbs, wildcrafted Australian bush flowers and Australian bush fruit extracts, but no essential oils for those who prefer not to have a scent.

Tarte Clean Queen Deodorant

Soothing aloe cools and conditions to avoid irritation, while the sweet vanilla scent provides the perfect morning or mid-day pick-me-up.

Recommendations by the Chemotherapy Support Group Members

If you need advice about this or any other subject to do with cancer and chemo,  if you want to connect with other people also coping with cancer, join the Chemotherapy Support Group on Facebook.  There are almost 8000 members from across the world - most will be fighting cancer and undergoing treatment right now.

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