By: Joe Graedon August 4, 2022 11 Comments
    Hot Enough For You and Your Deodorant?

    If you live in a part of the country where temperatures are soaring, chances are you need a strong deodorant. But what to use? Many people are sensitive to antiperspirants containing aluminum salts su…

    By: Joe Graedon July 28, 2022 14 Comments
    How Dangerous is Aluminum for People? What’…

    No doubt you have seen the commercial that repeatedly asks: What's in your wallet? That, of course, is the Capital One ad. We have a different question: What's in your armpit? If you use an antiperspi…

    By: Joe Graedon June 19, 2022 6 Comments
    Are All Natural Deodorants Free of Aluminum?

    People love the word “natural.” You’ll find this word on food, beverages, dietary supplements and cosmetics. People have become justifiably concerned about pesticides, fungicides, plasticizers, …

    By: Joe Graedon June 13, 2022 8 Comments
    Putting Old Familiar Brands to New Weird Uses

    Do you remember the old TV show called MacGyver? “Mac,” the hero, worked for some secret government agency. He was always being called upon to save the day by repurposing old familiar brands and p…

    By: Joe Graedon June 13, 2022 7 Comments
    Why Put Aluminum in your Armpit When You Could U…

    It’s the sweating season! It will only get worse as the summer progresses. Chances are good you will be using an antiperspirant with one of those unpronounceable chemicals like Aluminum Zirconium Tr…

    By: Joe Graedon May 30, 2022 15 Comments
    Will Stopping an Antiperspirant Cause Bad Reboun…

    Who would have ever imagined that the antiperspirants we apply to our underarms could change the ecology of the bacteria that live in our armpits? It turns out that antiperspirants can shift the balan…

    By: Joe Graedon May 26, 2022 1 Comments
    Are You Breathing Benzene or Putting It In Your …

    What is your morning ritual like? Many people like to start the day with a hot shower. It gets the blood flowing and the face clean. Then they brush their teeth and spritz their armpits with antipersp…

    By: Joe Graedon May 23, 2022 2 Comments
    Big Sale on Pandemic-Delayed Deodorants!

    If you are like most people, you have probably spent the last year or so physically distant from others, working from home, meeting on Zoom or supervising online classes. Body odor might not have been…

    By: Terry Graedon April 25, 2022 1 Comments
    Economy Size MoM Deodorants Are Finally Back in …

    Supply chain difficulties during the pandemic really came home to roost at The People's Pharmacy. It took a very long time for our manufacturer to be able to produce our 3.38 ounce economy size unscen…

    By: Joe Graedon August 19, 2021 0 Comments
    Big 25% Summer Sale to Save Your Lips and Undera…

    Have you ever seen the TV commercial for the Capital One Card that ends with the question: "What's in your wallet?" We like to ask a far more fundamental question about your health and well being: WHA…

    By: Terry Graedon September 21, 2020 4 Comments
    Sulfur Metabolism as Source of Bad Breath

    What causes bad breath? It turns out that there are numerous situations that could be the source of bad breath. Which one might be relevant for you? Reader Identifies Defective Sulfur Metabolism as So…

    By: Terry Graedon August 17, 2020 12 Comments
    What Can Be Done to Stop Horrible Body Odor?

    Recently, scientists announced that they have unraveled the secrets of body odor (Scientific Reports, July 27, 2020). We have long known that some of the bacteria that live on the skin of the armpit w…

    By: Terry Graedon June 8, 2020 3 Comments
    Your Dad Deserves an Aluminum-Free Deodorant

    Have you been thinking about Father's Day? It's June 21. If Dad is still working from home, he might not need a new necktie. And a big cookout with the extended family, as great as that sounds, might …

    By: Joe Graedon August 29, 2019 52 Comments
    Are Natural Alum Crystal Deodorants Safe?

    Americans hate body odor. That is why we embrace antiperspirants and deodorants with such enthusiasm. Many people are leery of the aluminum found in antiperspirants, though. That's why they have gravi…

    By: Terry Graedon August 19, 2019 4 Comments
    Is Sea Breeze a Solution for Keto Body Odor?

    What makes underarms smelly? Quite a bit of research indicates that the bacteria living on your armpit skin break down sweat into smelly compounds (Microbiome, Jan. 24, 2015). Thus, both the types of …

    By: Joe Graedon July 15, 2019 2 Comments
    Can You Prevent Blisters Safely with Aluminum An…

    Have you ever developed a blister while walking or hiking? If you aren’t prepared, the rest of the hike can be agony. Is there any way to prevent blisters in the first place? Obviously, comfortable …

    By: Joe Graedon May 27, 2019 14 Comments
    Don’t Miss the Sale on People’s Phar…

    In case you hadn't noticed, it's HOT out there. And HUMID in a lot of places. That means our bodies are sweating to cool us off. That's a good thing. At the same time, though, underarm sweat can get s…

    By: Joe Graedon May 23, 2019 0 Comments
    FREE Shipping from The People’s Pharmacy

    It's no wonder that people are sometimes frustrated by shipping costs. The United States Postal Service raised its rates again at the beginning of this year. Visitors to our website have frequently re…

    By: Terry Graedon May 6, 2019 19 Comments
    Milk of Magnesia for Odd Underarm Odor

    Have you ever heard of using the laxative Milk of Magnesia (MoM) as a topical application for the armpits? Many readers have tried it and told us that they have found this an innovative way to manage …

    By: Terry Graedon March 28, 2019 0 Comments
    Smell Sweet This Spring: Enjoy our Sale

    Warmer weather is definitely on its way, now that we have officially welcomed spring. Do you have enough deodorant? We want to remind you that there is only one more day in our spring sale for MoM. We…

    By: Terry Graedon August 30, 2018 1 Comments
    Buy One Get One Labor Day Sale

    Have you tried our aluminum-free MoM deodorant? If you love it, have you told your friends about it? We are extending our Labor Day sale one more day to give more people a chance. Tuesday, the last da…

    By: Terry Graedon April 2, 2018 0 Comments
    Spring Sale on People’s Pharmacy Body Care…

    April is almost over, and so is our spring sale. So if you'd like to take advantage of savings on body care products like MoM deodorant or Bed Soap, shop today. Our People's Pharmacy unscented MoM alu…

    By: Terry Graedon March 19, 2018 2 Comments
    Don’t Miss Out on Our March Madness Sale

    Spring is really here. This weekend, people will be celebrating Passover and Easter. And March is nearly done. If you haven't yet taken advantage of our March Madness offer, hurry and place your order…

    By: Terry Graedon January 15, 2018 5 Comments
    Do You Absorb Magnesium from Your Armpits?

    Milk of magnesia is a time-honored medicine to treat constipation. But that is not the only use for this versatile compound. We first heard about using milk of magnesia in the armpits to suppress odor…

    By: Terry Graedon May 14, 2017 7 Comments
    Will Chlorophyll Capsules Make Underarms Smell S…

    In the ongoing search for ways to control body odor, people have invented some creative solutions. One of the most unusual is swallowing supplemental chlorophyll every day. Is this a good idea? Chlor…

    By: Joe Graedon May 8, 2017 2 Comments
    Is Your Aluminum Antiperspirant Setting You Up f…

    People take their aluminum antiperspirant for granted. They apply it every morning like clockwork because of a fear of body odor. No one wants to offend co-workers, friends or family members. Who woul…

    By: Terry Graedon March 6, 2017 2 Comments
    One More Week for the Women’s MoM Deodoran…

    We ran out of MoM (milk of magnesia) deodorant for women a few months ago. This was poor planning on our part. Many women let us know in no uncertain terms that we screwed up. That's because they rea…

    By: Joe Graedon December 12, 2016 0 Comments
    Save 30% on Men’s MoM for Two More Days!

    Are you about at your wit's end trying to shop for the men in your life? Would you like a practical product that will bring a chuckle to everyone. Why not give Men's MoM (milk of magnesia) Aluminum-Fr…

    By: Terry Graedon November 24, 2016 1 Comments
    If You Love MoM, Why Not Surprise Someone With a…

    We love MoM (milk of magnesia) in our People's Pharmacy deodorants and we hope you do too. That's why we are offering this very special 50% sale on 10 MoM deodorants during our Black Friday sale. We w…

    By: Terry Graedon October 20, 2016 8 Comments
    Are You Addicted to Your Antiperspirant?

    This article was posted in last Friday's newsletter, but because of the widespread Internet outage you may not have had a chance to see it or benefit. We are offering a special 20% sale on The People…

    By: Joe Graedon September 28, 2016 0 Comments
    Sale on MoM Deodorant Now Open to Everyone!

    We were soundly spanked by a loyal lover of MoM (milk of magnesia) Deodorant. She took us to the woodshed because we were offering a 25% discount on our unscented 2 oz. Aluminum-Free Roll-On to new us…

    By: Joe Graedon July 21, 2016 9 Comments
    How to Save Money and Smell Good During the Heat…

    The weather will be brutal over the next couple of weeks because of heat and humidity. That means you will be sweating up a storm, which is actually a good thing since perspiration is your body's natu…

    By: Joe Graedon April 25, 2016 3 Comments
    Avoid Armpit Irritation with MoM (Milk of Magnes…

    Your underarms are extremely sensitive. This tissue is easily irritated, especially after shaving or during hot weather. The antiperspirant you use almost inevitably has a substantial amount of alumin…

    By: Joe Graedon March 24, 2016 2 Comments
    Don’t Miss Out on Our 30 Percent Off MoM S…

    On March 14th we celebrated an extra hour of sunlight with our Spring Forward Super Sale: 30% off Aluminum-Free Women's MoM (milk of magnesia) Deodorant. The MoM Super Sale lasts until March 31, 2016,…

    By: Joe Graedon March 14, 2016 11 Comments
    Super Sale on Aluminum-Free Women’s MoM De…

    We recently announced a 20% sale on Women's MoM because we like to celebrate added sunlight at the end of the day. That's means more physical activity...and more sweat! Take advantage of the super sal…

    By: Terry Graedon February 3, 2016 9 Comments
    Will Antiperspirants Disrupt the Ecology of Your…

    When people hear the word "microbiome," they often think of intestinal bacteria. (As well they should. For fascinating insight into some unexpected ways the intestinal microbiome affects our health, y…

    By: Joe Graedon January 11, 2016 11 Comments
    Should Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Aluminum Ant…

    There is a great deal of confusion about the safety of aluminum-containing antiperspirants when it comes to breast cancer. Most health professionals and patients aren't even aware that there is a cont…

    By: Joe Graedon December 7, 2015 12 Comments
    When Someone Smells Bad What Can Co-Workers Do?

    Q. Every week we have a staff meeting and one of my co-workers ends up sitting close to me. He has body odor that I find really offensive. I have asked friends of his at work what the problem is and t…

    By: Joe Graedon October 15, 2015 50 Comments
    Study Reinforces the Connection Between Aluminum…

    One of the great controversies in neuroscience research has been the link between aluminum and Alzheimer's disease. This issue got a start in the 1960s when scientists discovered that aluminum concent…

    By: Joe Graedon October 15, 2015 0 Comments
    Deodorant Discount Is Almost Done!

    Last week we announced a limited time discount of 20% on all our People's Pharmacy aluminum-free MoM roll-on deodorant products, including the original 2-oz unscented, one scented for women and a new …