Know Your Ingredients: Aluminum Sulfate

by Gio

aluminum sulfate

What it is
Aluminum Sulfate is a white crystalline solid that can occur naturally as the mineral alunogenite
but can be made synthetically too.

What it does
Aluminum Sulfate, which gives skin a tightening or tingling sensation, can reduce, eliminate and prevent unpleasant odour. For this reason, it is often used in deodorants.

Side effects
Aluminum Sulfate can irritate skin.




Janessa October 18, 2012 - 2:21 am

I didn’t know it came from the mineral alunogenite nor did I know it can be synthetically made. I get smarter every day just by reading your blog and the best part is I love reading it and it’s fun!

beautifulwithbrains October 18, 2012 - 5:59 am

Janessa, aww. Thank you! You’re always so nice. I’m glad you think it’s both useful and entertaining. 🙂

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