Know Your Ingredients: Aluminum Chlorohydrate

by Gio

aluminum chlorohydrate

What it is
Aluminum Chlorohydrate is a salt.

What it does
Aluminum Chlorohydrate is often used in antiperspirants to reduce perspiration and unpleasant odours.

Side effects
Aluminum Chlorohydrate can cause irritations if used on abraded skin.




Ana October 7, 2012 - 8:10 am

Will you be doing a post on PVA?
Pretty Purple Polish and Lab Muffin found out some quite interesting things about peel-off base coats…

beautifulwithbrains October 7, 2012 - 10:50 am

Ana, sure, I’ll move it to the top of the list. 🙂

Ana October 7, 2012 - 11:01 am

w00t, thanks ^_^ !

beautifulwithbrains October 7, 2012 - 11:52 am

Ana, you’re welcome. 🙂

Janessa October 9, 2012 - 11:04 pm

Is aluminum chlorohydrate bad to wear? I’ve read that it’s not good and I’ve read that it’s safe. What are your thoughts?

beautifulwithbrains October 10, 2012 - 9:35 am

Janessa, I’ve read that some people are concerned it may cause cancer but science hasn’t found a link between the two yet and so doctors claim it is safe. Personally, I only use it in moderation, alternating deodorants with it to those who are free of it instead. I don’t think we should worry yet, but reducing its use may be a good idea, just in case, until further studies will reveal more.

Janessa October 10, 2012 - 12:58 am

I also want to say that I noticed you have more readers and commentors now! 😀 congrats and you deserve all of it.

beautifulwithbrains October 10, 2012 - 9:36 am

Janessa, aww thank you! You’re so sweet! 🙂


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