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how come aluminium is considered unhealthy for deodorants but zinc ricinoleate is considered natural?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Aluminium: Several preliminary studies, including a july 2003 review published in the european journal of cancer prevention, have suggested that hygiene products containing aluminum--all dove antiperspirant products have aluminum, specifically aluminum zirconium--may increase your risk of contracting a cancer such as breast cancer.

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