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    .....those deodorant "crystal" sticks that they sell in health food stores?

    I thought I saw reference made somewhere else here that eluded to those things being the same?

    Hoping so, since health food stores are easier to come by then any brick and mortar stores that know or sell anything to do with wet shaving. At least here. And, I'm thinking I might benefit from the use of am alum block.

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    yes it is the same

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    grrrreat doc. Thanks!

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    hmmm.. Good to know. thanks doc

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    They're not always the same. The stuff we use is Potassium Alum. Many of the deodorants are the same stuff, but others are Ammonium Alum, & best avoided for shaving uses. It'll probably work just as well, but sting like crazy!

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    . Our deodorent stones are all natural potassium alum. The best-pure-natural-basic-rock-crystal-deodorant stone available. Recommended by hospitals and doctors throughout the world to their cancer patients. Over 20 million sold. DSA has been providing the best deodorent and service within this industry for the past 25 years. ACCEPT NO IMITATIONS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    . Our deodorent stones are all natural potassium alum. The best-pure-natural-basic-rock-crystal-deodorant stone available. Recommended by hospitals and doctors throughout the world to their cancer patients. Over 20 million sold. DSA has been providing the best deodorent and service within this industry for the past 25 years. ACCEPT NO IMITATIONS.
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    Thats not my site just some info I found in Google! I buy my alum at GNC for around 5 bucks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    Thats not my site just some info I found in Google! I buy my alum at GNC for around 5 bucks

    Oh, good to know! We have GNCs here in Canada. Doesn't necessarily mean we'll have all the same products, but that would probably be one of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ben.mid View Post
    They're not always the same. The stuff we use is Potassium Alum. Many of the deodorants are the same stuff, but others are Ammonium Alum, & best avoided for shaving uses. It'll probably work just as well, but sting like crazy!
    Thanks ben. I'll make sure to check the label.

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