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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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Aluminum Free Deo
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I love the idea of this product and the scent...the only qualm I have with this is the fact that after a few hours at work it stops working. The more I sweat the weaker it gets. Wish this worked as well as the last one I purchased.

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Didn't work
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I was so excited to try a natural deodorant, especially a birchbox brand! Unfortunately it did not work at all. It smelled good at first but the smell wore off and I started to get smelly, not smelly in a normal way but in a worse way then if I wasn't wearing any deodorant. It also made my armpits feel sticky, and it left a greasy stain on my cardigan. I will be sticking with my aluminum, deodorant from now on.

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Nice smell, ineffective coverage

This stuff smells great, but doesn't really do anything to keep me from sweating or stinking. Luckily it's small enough to stash in my purse for the touchups necessary throughout the day.

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smells great, doesn't last long
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I had really high hopes for this deodorant as I've begun to develop a rash from my usual brand. It has everything I love, a great scent, no aluminum or parabens, doesn't cause a rash the only drawback is that it doesn't hold up during my workouts. Might just be my particular body chemistry, but this didn't work for me.

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so disappointing

I was so excited to get this aluminum free deo. It smells amazing! BUT does not work at all. like stinky after 2 hours. such a bummer

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Not A Tremendous Success
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Note well: this product is a DEODORANT, not an anti-perspirant, so if you are used to typical drug-store products for your underarms, this is not going to do the same thing (i.e. stop you from getting sweaty pits). However, it also does not contain aluminum, which is a major concern for causing breast cancer.

The smell of this is sweet and citrusy and very pleasant first thing and the product itself is very solid, so even though it's small it seems like it would last a long time. I started using it when it was cold outside, but now that it's warmer, it does not seem to be doing a thing to prevent that underarm funk. To be fair: I have a very active job and am still working to find a deodorant product that does last all day, since I just switched to more natural products this winter. However, this Arrow product also seems to lack any ingredient that is actually an odor-reducer/preventer, which makes me wonder if it would work anyhow.

But maybe this is just my personal body chemistry struggling.

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Didn't prevent odor.

I was very excited about this deodorant. The packaging is very cute but unfortunately I found that it did not help at all with odor. I felt gross after an hour of use. It just did not work for me, sadly.

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Doesn't work and is too small!
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TL;DR - Super small, doesn't work but does smell great on initial application.

I've been on the hunt for a good, aluminum-free deodorant for awhile. I had been using a different brand for a few weeks, which didn't work too well but got better over time (supposedly, there's an adjustment period for switching from regular to aluminum-free deodorant). I decided to give Arrow a shot since I had some points to use.

When it arrived, I was immediately a little disappointed by the size (although not too surprised since I had read reviews). However, those disappeared when I opened it and discovered that the product smelled incredible! Other natural deodorants I've tried have been lavender or scent-less, which don't work well over the course of a day.

Unfortunately, my excitement about the smell quickly dissipated as I started wearing it. The first day, I had to reapply 3-4 times despite not engaging in any sweat-inducing activities. I kept wearing it for a few days thinking that perhaps there would be another adjustment period, but it still hasn't gotten any better. I ended up buying another natural deodorant to stash at work since I smell awful by lunchtime. On top of that, Arrow's small size makes it difficult to apply thoroughly.

So, ultimately, it gets two stars for at least smelling nice when you first put it on. It definitely doesn't last through the day, and there are other, bigger natural deodorants that work equally poorly that you can purchase for far better prices if you enjoy reapplying 3-4 times a day. I'll be passing on this in the future and continuing my search for a natural deodorant that actually works!

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Really wanted to like this
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...but the smell mixes terribly with body odor and doesn't keep it at bay. I can SORT OF get away with using this immediately after showering but not later in the day or the next day. I'll continue using my Lavanilla brand aluminum-free deodorant. (And for the same price as this you get the same size or for $14 you get a larger size).

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Smells good, doesn't last
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I've been on a natural deodorant kick for a few years now but really have been searching for one that lasts through the day. The smell is wonderful but right before meeting a friend for happy hour, the deodorant had failed me, good thing I brought it with me along with a spray mist to cover up the smell of my sweat. Sadly I wanted this to work for me but I'll have to go back to trying other one's out to find the glass slipper that fits.

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