What Are You Putting On Your Pits? Switch to Safer Deodorant

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I hate to break it to you, but the deodorant you are using is probably really bad for you. 😷

Let’s start by taking a look at a popular brand of deodorant and the ingredients.

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WTF Is Oil Pulling?! How to Get Healthier Gums and Whiten Your Teeth

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It all started when my gums would bleed whenever I flossed. I started to think it was normal. Until I went for my cleaning at the dentist and found out I was in between the stages of gingivitis and periodontitis. OMG. I wanted to cry. My gums were inflamed and unhealthy. I had always been good about flossing and brushing so why would this happen to me?

There are many reasons this could happen to your gums: genetics, bad diet, bad dental hygiene, hormonal imbalance, etc. All I knew was that something had to change.

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