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Pit Detox When Switching to a Natural Deodorant

For many people, making the change to a truly chemical-free natural deodorant can induce a pit detoxifying phase. Pit Detox isn’t exactly enjoyable, but if you’re experiencing it, be proud of yourself! Your body is sending clear signals that it is recognizing and responding to the important change you’ve made with your deodorant. We’re going to share with you what to expect and tips that might make the process quicker and easier.

“HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M EXPERIENCING PIT DETOX?” You’re stinkier than usual, even while using NasCia Naturals Pit Boss Deodorant. We know what you’re thinking: “Hey, I thought this stuff was supposed to kill odor! What gives?” Often what happens after years of using aluminum antiperspirants or chemical deodorants, is toxins and bacteria have built up in and under the skin due to the clogging nature of those products. Now that you’ve ditched the junk, your pits can unload all the gunk they’ve been holding onto all these years and sometimes that’s stinky business. So you might actually have smellier pits than ever for a short time. Not only are your pits getting to breathe for the first time in years, but several of our ingredients may have a drawing effect that actively pulls toxins and bacteria from the skin so your NasCia Deodorant might be coaxing crud out of your pits more quickly. Learn more about the benefit of Chlorophyll here:…/health-benefits-of-chlorophy… and Diatomaceous Earth here: Both of these ingredients help the body to detox. Also the essential oils we used work to draw out bacteria and impurities.

You’re sweatier than ever, even while using NasCia Naturals Deodorant for the first few days. Are your pits crying you a river? Don’t worry, they’re probably tears of joy! Aluminum antiperspirants actually travel into and block your sweat glands so that you sweat into your body instead of out of it. We wish that it wasn’t a dirty secret, but it’s the stinking truth. But your body is smart, it knows it needs to get that nasty stuff outta there and may start producing more sweat in an effort to clean out the sludge getting trapped in your glands and lymph nodes. So, when you start using a seriously effective natural product like Pit Boss, your sweat glands are still in overdrive for a bit while they’re finally able to successfully sweat out all that garbage in the right direction! Fear not- wet pits are not in the forecast for long. Most people see a normalizing of their sweat production after a few days. Then the arrowroot powder in Pit Boss will easily be able to absorb excess moisture once your pits get the hint that they can chill out.

You have some tenderness in the pit lymph node areas. Feeling a bit tender or bumpy under those newly primal arms? We’re not too surprised about this one either. Toxins, bacteria, and fake chemical crud are all inflammatory substances that aluminum antiperspirants keep trapped inside your body. When your pits can finally push that junk out, your lymph nodes, which are responsible for doing all that filtering, can become inflamed as they get overloaded with years worth of inflammatory waste. Check out this testimonial from one of our testers who experienced this: “Just tested your product. It was working great until I began experiencing painful lymph nodes under my armpit on the side that you requested I test. Is that normal?... [fast-forward five weeks]...Now after about a month of use, I am no longer experiencing discomfort under my arm, and there are no more bumps under my arm pit. Wow did not know I had all this crud built up in my body. My husband is now using also and he did not experience this problem, but he did have an odor for a few days when he first began using it. He switched from a salt rock deodorant stone. Thank you.”

You can also try adding our original hand and body lotion during this phase to give tender pits some TLC.

“Ok, I get it. Pit Detox is a good thing. But how can I get it over with ASAP?” Pit Detox is a lot like any other bodily detox. There are some holistic steps that you can take that may reduce your stink factor and get you through the process more quickly: • Drink more water Nothing helps our bodies flush out toxins, like plenty of pure filtered or spring water each day. So drink up! • Check your diet We should all be eating well for our health, but did you know a cleaner diet can often leave you feeling cleaner on the outside too? Processed and packaged foods, fast foods and poor digestion can leave toxins floating around in our system. Guess where these toxins get pushed out of whenever possible... your super savvy skin and especially your pits! Garbage in, garbage out. So if you don’t want dumpster pits, don’t use your body as a garbage chute! Eat lots of organic vegetables, fruits, fresh sources of protein and high-quality fats. Skip the fast, processed, and packaged foods. • Try dry brushing Using a natural bristle brush to brush the skin of the entire body is an ancient cleansing practice that is thought to be very effective at stimulating lymph movement and aiding detoxification. Gently dry brushing your pits may have the same effect in this area and help your body move odor-causing toxins and bacteria out more efficiently. For more information about dry brushing, click here.…/…/02/24/dry-skin-brushing.aspx NasCia Naturals does sell dry brushing brushes if needed. • Get sweaty By now you probably understand the importance of sweating. Moderate exercise that gets you to break a sweat, as well as, other modalities like sauna can stimulate detoxification and could, therefore speed up that process for you. Remember to always replenish your body’s hydration level by drinking plenty of water when you get your sweat on. If you’re still not sure whether you’re experiencing pit detox, feel free to contact us with questions.

Important Disclaimer: Although we see all of the above as common signs of pit detox, we are not doctors. These statements are not intended to provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. This content is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice and is not intended to be relied upon for medication or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider if you have questions regarding a medical condition.

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