This article was last updated on April 16, 2022
Swiping on deodorant and going about the rest of your day should be easier than getting Face ID to actually recognize your face, but a one-and-done solution isn't the case for everyone. For some people, especially those with sensitive skin, ingredients like aluminum, baking soda, or even fragrance can cause serious irritation and discomfort.
Luckily, in the same way that you'd look for gentle formulas suitable for your face, there are also deodorants on the market created just for sensitive skin. Plus, with new advancements in even the most natural formulas, you don't have to sacrifice preventing odor or sweat for a product that won't make your pits hurt.
Ahead, we rounded up 8 of our favorite deodorants for sensitive skin, so you have one less thing to worry about during the next inevitable heat wave.
Schmidt's Jasmine Tea Sensitive Skin Deodorant
B.O. will be the least of your worries with this neutralizing formula, which smells like delicate jasmine blossom with fresh, woodsy undertones of green tea.
Schmidt's Jasmine Tea Sensitive Skin Deodorant, $7.99, available at Target
Dove Antiperspirant Deodorant, Sensitive Skin
If you prefer a spray formula, Dove's bestselling Dry Spray has a sensitive skin-friendly unscented antiperspirant complete with built-in moisturizers, and zero alcohol to cut down on irritation.
Dove Antiperspirant Deodorant, Sensitive Skin, $6.89, available at Amazon
Native Coconut & Vanilla Deodorant
This deodorant has over 5,000 five-star reviews, and for good reason: Fans love it for its delightful smell and the fact that it actually lasts.
Native Coconut & Vanilla Deodorant, $11.99, available at Target.com
Vichy Dry Touch Deodorant
This 24-hour formula controls odor-causing bacteria with natural deodorizers while also hydrating the skin with a blend of dry, matte-touch moisturizers.
Vichy Dry Touch Deodorant, $17, available at Vichy
Primal Pit Paste Unscented Sensitive Natural Deodorant
This wax-oil formula was designed to be as powerful as baking soda without the potential for irritation, instead using magnesium hydroxide and a blend of natural powders and oils to fight odor as gently as possible.
Primal Pit Paste Unscented Sensitive Natural Deodorant , $9.99, available at Target
Milk + Honey Lavender, Tea Tree Baking Soda Free Deodorant No.09
Another baking soda-free formula that uses magnesium hydroxide to neutralize odor, this stick is infused with lemon peel oil and vanilla fruit oil to freshen and reduce any inflammation.
Milk & Honey Lavender, Tea Tree Baking Soda Free Deodorant No.09, $20, available at Ulta Beauty
PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant
Target's natural beauty selection includes this charcoal deodorant, which is made with 100% natural ingredients. Don't be alarmed by the sight of the charcoal: This formula was created for sensitive skin, and goes on invisible as it sinks in.
PiperWai PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant , $11.99, available at Target
Kopari Coconut Deodorant
If you swear by all things coconut oil, you can also get its nourishing benefits on your underarms with this deodorant, which contains charcoal and plant-based actives to rid the area of buildup and fight against odor-causing bacteria.
Kopari Beauty Coconut Deodorant, $14, available at Sephora
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