Published by PETA.

Does shopping for vegan deodorant have you up in arms? Everyone has different needs, but whether you’re shopping at your local health-food store, drugstore, or mega-mart or online, there are vegan deodorants for everyone. The following products are never tested on animals and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients, so you can rest assured that animals such as rabbits, mice, and rats weren’t harmed. One of them is sure to meet your needs, whether you want a strong antiperspirant, deodorant, a natural deodorant stone, or even if you would like to make your own.

Antiperspirants

Antiperspirants are chemical agents that reduce perspiration or sweating.

Dove

Tom’s of Maine

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Deodorants

Deodorants are not antiperspirants—they do not prevent sweating. They work by masking the smell produced by sweat-eating bacteria.

Secret

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Aubrey Organics

Desert Essence

Dr. Hauschka

Herban Cowboy

JĀSÖN Natural Care

Kiss My Face

Lavanila

LUSH

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Nature’s Gate

Pacifica

Sam’s Natural Deodorant

Schmidt’s Naturals

Tom’s of Maine

Yes To, Inc.

Deodorant Stones

This is nature’s deodorant: A combination of mineral salts that control odor-causing bacteria.

Body Crystal
Crystal Body Deodorant
Deodorant Stones

Deodorant Wipes

For when you’re on-the-go and need to clean up quickly.

Crystal
Pacifica

Homemade Deodorant

If you’re feeling ambitious, you can even make your own deodorant. Choose essential oils that aren’t tested on animals, like those from Aura Cacia and ECO. Modern Essentials. Some people are sensitive to essential oils, so always do a small test on your skin and wait for 24 hours to see whether you have an adverse reaction before applying any of these oils liberally.

On a small saucer, mix the following oils together. Once combined, apply a thin layer of the mixture under your arms until it’s completely rubbed in.

  • 6 drops of jojoba oil
  • 2 drops of essential lavender oil
  • 1 drop of essential rose oil
  • 1 drop of essential vanilla oil

Looking for deodorant designed specifically for men? Here’s a list of 13 vegan options. Remember to make sure that the personal-care and beauty products you choose are from brands that don’t test on animals. You can use our database to find companies that are kind to animals:

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