6 alum crystals with tips

Alum Research Summary

There are both natural volcanic sources of alum (potash alum or potassium alum) and synthetic factory produced alums (ammonium alum, potassium alum). Both are used as deodorant ingredients. Another ingredient, aluminium chlorohydrate is used to fabricate antiperspirants, however, we’re focusing on alum deodorants. Deodorants remain largely on the outside of the skin surface whereas antiperspirants …

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Guide on How to Clean & Care for a Bridle with Natural Products 2019

How to clean your bridle, saddle and other tack with natural and chemical free products leaving the leather clean, very supple, flexible and protected. After a friend invited me out horse riding, I thought it only polite to offer to clean the bridle and saddle afterwards, but of course, it would have to be in …

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How to Get your Washing Dazzling White with True Blue Indigo Laundry Bluing

One of the most common issues when using eco laundry products such as soapnuts or soapwort, is getting whites looking really white. After a few natural washes white clothing and bedding can become more grey and yellow, even when they are clean. It is more pronounced with hard water. The yellowy-grey is the actual colour of …

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