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If you didn’t grow up with a chunk of this crystal around the house, are you even Filipino? Tawas or potassium alum is a natural deodorant alternative that has been around for hundreds of years. Used widely in Southeast Asia, this mineral salt is still a popular option today. If you love tawas powder but also enjoy the benefits of commercial deos, here’s a product that combines the benefits of both!

Powder, But Better

Rexona is making tawas cool again, literally, with the Rexona Deo Powder Range. It contains natural ingredients, as well as potassium alum, to absorb sweat and . It's also formulated with talc, , and peppermint oil. Talc is effective at and preventing irritation. On the other hand, aloe vera can eliminate by killing bacteria, while peppermint has an uplifting scent and leaves skin feeling cool.

3-in-1 Benefits

Rexona Deo Powder Range is a 3-in-1 product that is gentle on the skin, non-sticky, non-darkening, and . It comes in two variants, Rexona Deo Powder Aloe Soothe and Rexona Deo Powder Peppermint Cool. The product goes beyond the usual benefits of tawas powder. Its unique powder formula makes it versatile enough for use all over the body. It's also great as a teenage deodorant for your kids. The American Academy of Dermatology cites that aside from the underarms, the back and feet are also prone to .

Apply it on sweaty underarms.

Underarm odor occurs when sweat, which is usually odorless, mixes with bacteria on the skin. Sweaty underarms are a breeding ground for bacteria. , hair follicles, and a warm, damp environment make them prone to body odor. Apply the powder on dry underarms after showering to stay fresh. Try the Aloe Soothe variant for a comfortable, dry feeling all day. 

Use it to freshen smelly feet.

Our feet are prone to . Some people can sweat so much that it diminishes their quality of life. Foot odor is common in feet that sweat a lot. Again, this is because of the mix of sweat and bacteria in a usually confused environment. Wash your feet thoroughly with soap and water. Make sure to rinse well and remove all soap residue. Dry your feet thoroughly, then apply the product on the soles and between the toes.

Sprinkle it on your back to stay cool.

A sweaty back is a normal reaction to exercise and physical activity. If you’re planning to go , stay fresh through your workout by applying Rexona Deo Powder Range all over your back. The gentle formula is non-irritating, so you’re protected from and irritation as well. Choose the Peppermint Cool variant for an extra refreshing effect. 

Do you love using tawas for your armpits? Instead of using a tawas roll-on, try Rexona Powder Deo for more natural, odor protection thanks to the benefits of aloe vera and peppermint.

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