Increasingly fashionable in recent years, the alum stone has resurfaced among cosmetics and especially male cosmetics.
Whether in stick, powder, crystals, alum stone is a formidable mineral that has natural deodorant properties .
While many consumers today are looking for the most natural product possible, alum stone deodorant is billed as an elemental beauty product .
The benefits of alum stone.
a calming virtue
Alum stone is naturally haemostatic , meaning that it can help stop bleeding due to micro-cuts thanks to the contraction of the vessels.
When you run the edge of a razor across your face or neck, or under your armpits and cut yourself, simply roll an alum stone roller (or underarm deodorant) to activate this healing and soothing power. .
Very useful in aftershave care to soothe tingling sensations.
Therefore, any cut can be treated with the alum stone as long as the wound has been previously washed with clean water.
An antibacterial virtue
The alum stone prevents the proliferation of bacteria that our sweat incorporates and gives it a bad smell.
By using an alum stone-based deodorant such as the 100% alum stone deodorant from Savonnerie de Bormes, you will be effectively protected against this inconvenience without altering the perspiration process.
In fact, this type of deodorant does not allow perspiration odors to appear but simply prevents their appearance.
In addition, this type of antibacterial deodorant is completely inert and does not act on the skin, it is removed only with perspiration or in the shower.
How to use alum stone?
There are two ways to use it effectively:
- In a rough way, you can moisten the alum stone pebble before passing it under the armpits (you know that alum stone also exists in the form of crystals) several times.
Then it is necessary to rinse the pebble, and then dry it so that it does not erode.
- In a more diluted way: Alum stone can also be integrated into a formula for a spray and then used as a traditional deodorant.
Spray on clean and dry skin.
Please note that there are 2 types of alum stones:
- The potassium stone : a natural stone composed of moisturizing aluminum that does not stick to the skin.
- Aluminum stone : obtained industrially, it is a completely synthetic stone based on ammonium salts.
Therefore, it is advisable to look carefully at the label and the origin of the alum stone-based product and to orient more towards the potassium alum stone as is the case with the product mentioned above.
Savonnerie de Bormes deodorant is a 100% natural stone that has been carefully polished to come in stick form for ease of use and practicality.
It does not carry perfume, alcohol, preservatives or parabens.