10 Vegan Deodorants Worth Trying
Smelling clean and fresh during these hot summer months is easier than ever with these cruelty-free, plant-based deodorants.
Summer is in full swing—but as temperatures rise, so do your sweat levels. If you’re looking to stay fresh all summer long, we’ve rounded up 10 vegan deodorants worth trying. With everything from sustainable packaging options to some seriously unique scents, these brands have lots to offer. Even better? They’re all vegan and cruelty-free, so you can browse and shop with confidence!
PAPR just might be one of the coolest cosmetic brands out there. Using 100% biodegradable packaging, their products are recyclable, silicone-free and cruelty-free. PAPR’s dedicated fan base swears by their deodorant line’s success on all skin types—offering a perfect rash-free formula for those with sensitive skin. PAPR stocks a wide range of scents, with their most popular being From Dusk Till Dawn, a subtle and spicy lemongrass. Not big on fragrance? Their Bare Naked fragrance-free deodorant is perfect for you! Plus, these 2.65 oz cylinders are great to keep in your bag when you’re on the go.
Handmade in Venice, California, Bare’s deodorant is next level. As a brand that specializes specifically in deodorant, you can be sure their product is as good as it gets. Bare’s travel-size deodorants come in a discrete and stylish modern packaging, and you can choose between a variety of light, refreshing scents, including Dark Sea, Lavender Cove Bud, and some unconventional ones like Tobacco Leaf and Cold Brew. Support a small business while eliminating the smell of sweat!
Founded in San Francisco, California, Native is proud of its eco-friendly initiatives. Their zero-waste packaging deodorants come in classic scents like Coconut & Vanilla and Citrus & Herbal Musk, and limited editions such as Sweet Peach & Nectar and Key Lime & Sugar. Native users rave about how easily their deodorants glide onto the skin—made up of super-hydrating ingredients like shea butter and coconut oil. Looking for a deal? Try out their seasonal picks 3-packs, or customize a pack of your own and save!
Made of 100% recycled packaging, certified cruelty-free ingredients, and ethically sourced fragrances, Love Beauty and Planet’s deodorant is every environmentalist’s dream! With deodorant scents like Coconut Milk & White Jasmine and Coconut Oil & Ylang Ylang, this brand will help you stay hydrated and smelling fresh for the summertime. Even better? Once you find your signature Love Beauty and Planet scent, they have a whole line of corresponding products like shampoos, conditioners, oils, and body washes that all smell exactly the same!
All wrapped up in sustainable sugarcane packaging, Each & Every’s natural deodorant has a cult-like following. With formulas perfect for sensitive skin types, Each & Every offers a diversity of light, fresh fragrances, including Lemon & Lavender, Cardamom & Ginger, and a very unconventional Cannabis & Green Tea. The best part is that each product is free from aluminum, baking soda, gluten, and synthetic fragrance, so you can be sure you’re getting the best quality product cruelty-free.
If you’re feeling adventurous, SmartyPits’s plentiful selection of deodorants is perfect for you. With upwards of forty different fragrances, this brand is sure to stock your signature scent! Watermelon, Coconut Mango, Grapefruit Cardamom, and more are sure to delight your senses, offering a variety of different formulas too, like a sustainable line, a sensitive skin line, and a super-strength line for those days spent hiking or at the gym.
Free from baking soda and other add-ins, Meow Meow Tweet knows their deodorant is “the cat’s pajamas.” Stored in a discrete compostable travel-size tube, their deodorant offers signature scents like Grapefruit, Lavender, Rose, and Eucalyptus, giving you a fresh and natural finish. Meow Meow Tweet will have you smelling fresh all day! Looking to try something different? Their cream deodorant formulas are for you, providing an extra gentle, hydrating way to apply your deodorant—encased in a refillable glass jar.
With a 100% happiness guarantee, it’s clear that Booda Organics knows what they’re doing. Offering a wide range of products from lip balms to laundry sticks, their Booda Butter Cream deodorant is one of their bestsellers! Made of a hydrating coconut oil base, their gentle formula is perfect for sensitive skin types. Their ingredients naturally work to neutralize body odor and don’t come off as sticky or tacky. Try a pot of their organic deodorant and you’ll see how easily it glides onto your skin, something that keeps fans coming back for more.
With simple and highly effective ingredients, Me Mother Earth’s all-natural aluminum-free deodorant gets the job done. With light airy fragrances like Lemongrass & Green Tea, Grapefruit & Sage, and Lavender & Sage, their deodorants are perfect for any occasion—from going to the beach to lounging around in your backyard. Me Mother Earth’s cocoa butter and essential oil deodorant base is perfect for sensitive skin, hydrating the outer layer without causing irritation or inflammation.
Schmidt’s deodorants are some of their top-selling products—and for good reason. Made of natural plant-based ingredients and essential oils, their deodorants will have you feeling and smelling fresh all day—boasting 24-hour protection. Their line of unisex scents includes crisp Sandalwood & Citrus, Lavender & Sage, and Bergamot & Lime, to name a few.
Natalie, a UCLA junior studying English and Film, moved to LA from Ontario, Canada, and now considers herself a full-fledged Southern Californian, loading up on tacos and guac, tanning at the beach, and blasting YG’s discography any opportunity she gets. When not writing for VegOut or UCLA’s Daily Bruin, she can be found strolling the farmers markets or binge-watching the latest Netflix docuseries.
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