What is the difference between an antiperspirant and a deodorant?
We get this question a lot. And we mean A LOT. The stuff you put on your armpits everyday…that’s deodorant, right? Well, if you look at the front of your “deodorant” of choice, chances are it says antiperspirant/deodorant on the label. Is this a two-for-one deal? The answer is YES! And the truth is—they are different things. So, what really is the difference between antiperspirant and deodorant?
The short answer is the aluminum active ingredient*. Simply put, antiperspirants have it, and deodorants don’t. That’s the difference…and if that's all you wanted to know—then you have your answer. But if you’d like to learn more, let’s dive a little deeper so you can find the protection that’s right for you.