Takesumi (pronounced Ta-keh-su-mee) known as bamboo charcoal, is a time-honored Japanese secret for odor control and detoxification. A combination of activated charcoal and natural fermentation technology fights odor-causing bacteria, allowing you to stay odor-free all day. Activated charcoal has a porous surface that acts like a magnet, which chemically binds substances, such as bacteria and toxins to draw them out.
Antiperspirants block the sweat glands, thereby preventing you from sweating. With natural deodorant, your underarms are free to breathe.
The body goes through a detox phase when transitioning from an antiperspirant to a natural deodorant. The average consumer takes 2-4 weeks to fully transition (see stages of detox below).
Artisanally-blended essential oils created by a renowned perfumer.
Natural, Vegan, Cruelty-free
NO BAKING SODA NO ALUMINUM NO PROPYLENE GLYCOL NO SYNTHETIC FRAGRANCES
All ingredients are listed in INCI (international scientific nomenclature).
The charcoal is grey, will it stain my clothing? Although it is grey, it goes on clear. There will be no white marks or yellow stains (which are caused by aluminum) as it is aluminum-free.
Will I still sweat while using the takesumi detox? The takesumi detox is a deodorant that will help keep odor away; however, it cannot stop sweating as aluminum does (as it clogs the pores to prevent the natural process of sweating). Noticing a temporary excess of perspiration and odor is normal since your body needs time to rebalance to start working normally again.
How long does the odor control last? The takesumi detox charcoal deodorant fights odor causing bacteria for up to 12 hours.
Is this deodorant only used as a detox? It starts off as a detox but after you transition, use as a daily deodorant. Continue to use the takesumi detox charcoal deodorant after you have fully transitioned, to continue allowing toxins and bacteria to not build up under your underarms.
Is this safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding? The takesumi detox charcoal deodorant is safe for all women breastfeeding and pregnant as it is free of all harmful chemicals that would otherwise, absorb into your underarms.
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