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ARROW PROTECT Aluminum-Free Deodorant

Like armor for your armpits, this odor-busting deodorant helps you feel fresh without clogging your pores. Its bright citrus scent features notes of pink grapefruit, mint leaf, ginger flower, and sea spray.

ARROW PROTECT Aluminum-Free Deodorant
3.7 out of 5 stars, based on 239 Reviews 239 Reviews
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Not strong enough
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I love that this product is natural and contains no aluminum or alcohol, however it is not strong enough for my needs. Which is really sad because it has such a soothing freshening scent.

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Doesn't work - not even a little

I am allergic to anti-perspirants so I get excited when I see a new natural deodorant hit the market. I was disappointed right of the bat with how tiny this thing is. It is just a little larger than a tube of lip balm. $9 for a sample size deodorant? Then, while it smells good in the tube, it does absolutely nothing to help control body odor. Nothing. I stunk within 2 hours of using this and had to layer one of my natural deodorants that actually work over top of it. I gave it a try for a full week and it never lasted for more than a couple of hours - and if I worked out, it only lasted for mere minutes - in other words, this stuff doesn't work. I'm really surprised at the great reviews of this product as it's just not good. Save your money and try something else.

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Stinky...and not in a cute way.
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First, let me preface this by saying I am a Birchbox addict and major fan. When they said they were releasing their own line of products my joy was MUCH.

That said, my first issue was that this was a very small product size/weight for $9. Though honestly...I could have dealt with it just to be able to use an aluminum free deodorant with fantastic natural products. The scent alone was amazing. However, it doesn't work. Not even a little. As in, it's-been-cold-I-haven't-even-had-to-worry-about-sweat-but-good-GOD-I-AM-STINKY. Yes, y'all...it was bad. I tried carrying it around so that I could reapply, but it didn't help. I shudder to think what would happen if I even attempted to wear this in the summer.

*sigh* It was a really excellent try, but sadly this didn't work for me at all. I've still got hope for the rest of the products from the Arrow line and will check them out as I'm able to.

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Nope

This deodorant left a very fresh scent when I first put it on but left a very 'wet' feeling under my armpits for about a half hour. After the 'wet' feeling disappeared, I then became extremely itchy for about an hour. After that subsided, it felt and behaved like a normal deodorant for me. Fast forward 4 hours in the future and I started catching a whiff of a faint B.O. scent and go figure, it was me! Gross!! I am never THAT person but every time I wore this I became THAT person and had to constantly re-apply. I'm sorry but using something that makes you super self-conscious about how you smell is not worth the health benefits.. At least not to me. Nope.. I will switch back to my not-so-healthy deodorants until I find something that works.
As a note, I am not a stinky person and have never needed 'clinical' products or anything. Just a basic over-the-counter deodorant has always worked for me for an entire day (14+ hours).

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Alright

I use natural deodorants all the time. But, found this deodorant doesn’t work as well as my normal go-2. This deodorant doesn’t last long so I find within a few hours you can’t exactly tell I used it. It definitely smells citrusy as decribed; the smell isn’t overwhelming but the nice smell fades too quickly. But, I still give this deodorant a 2 Star because it wicks up sweat profishiantly after the gym. So it’s a good one for a quick fix. But, I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone as a regular deodorant. This is the type of deodorant u’d use if you went on an outing where you knew you would need coverage but didn’t want to bring your regular stick.

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Did not like this product at all
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had a very odd smell off the body and even worse on.

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Great smell but ineffective
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Love the smell and the feel of the sword and, but I started to smell my bo by the end of a work day. I don't typically have this prob with my old deodorant

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I wanted to love this,but...
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It just doesn't help you not smell. So why even bother? I really love other arrow products and when I started shopping around for a more ingredient conscious deodorant I was excited to try this. The product itself smells really nice, kind of earth. But after an hour or two I have to reapply, but I feel like it kind of adds to your natural smell in a bad way and that I would smell better sans deodorant in the first place.

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Just not for me
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I haven't used aluminum free deodorant before, so I'm not sure what to compare this too. However, I was not a big fan. While the application is smooth and quick drying, I just was not impressed with the longevity or odor fighting elements. Just a little sweat and I smelled like B.O. it NEVER lasted me throughout the day. I wore this for 6 weeks without using any other products and finally gave up. I even tried applying multiples times in the day and still wasn't thrilled. A lot of other people seem to be crazy for this stuff, but it just didn't do it for me.

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I wish it had worked
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I LOVE birchbox and like most who have commented I was super excited to try the new Birchbox line. However, this product did not work. It wears off so quickly. It was super embarrassing to be at work and all the sudden my deodorant isn't working. I live in the South so this is unacceptable for the summer. I really do wish this product had worked out but it doesn't work.

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