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Activated Charcoal: What Is It and What Does It Do?

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Activated Charcoal: What Is It and What Does It Do?

If you are the tiniest bit familiar with PiperWai, then you’ve likely heard the term “activated charcoal” more than once. There’s a reason for that. Activated charcoal is our magic ingredient, the thing that makes PiperWai stand out from every other natural deodorant. The term may throw people off, though. Many hear “charcoal” and think of the stuff that goes on grills or in the fireplace. The difference between your everyday household charcoal and activated charcoal is that oxygen is added in, making activated charcoal more porous and better at absorption. Its primary purpose is to absorbs the body’s toxins....

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Natural vs. Antiperspirant: Why Make the Switch?

Natural vs. Antiperspirant: Why Make the Switch?

There are some big differences between a product labeled “deodorant” and one that’s labeled “antiperspirant.” In fact, many people think deodorants and antiperspirants are interchangeable. They’re located in the same aisle, so shouldn’t they work the same? The truth is, they both work but in separate ways. Our goal as a natural deodorant company is to inform people about our product and philosophy as much as possible. Part of that is educating people that deodorants and antiperspirants are completely different things. Antiperspirants rely on aluminum to work The active ingredient in antiperspirants is aluminum, which plugs sweat glands shut to...

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