Why Families Are Switching to Lume Natural Deodorant for Kids

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“Lume worked great from the very first try and I am completely sold on it for our entire family...It doesn't stain my clothes, doesn't wear off and doesn't cause any rashes to my sensitive skin. It's the only deodorant I will buy now.”

– Shaleen
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Lume Deodorant can help your kid smell like a kid again.

Shannon Klingman M.D., Inventor of Lume

Let's face it. As parents, we know kids are scratching and sniffing and stinking up the joint far more than we care to admit. We are lucky to get them in the tub 2-3 times a week! Lume helps us get a little more life out of those baths by keeping kids fresh, longer. Tween BO is pretty powerful stuff. Think bionic hormones. It's not easy to break that up.

When did my precious angel start smelling like an NFL player?

If you’ve ever had a child take off their sweaty shin guards in the backseat of your car or give you a sticky hug after hours of playing in the hot sun, then you know adults and teens aren’t the only ones who can stink.

As a physician, mother of five, and inventor of Lume, Dr. Shannon Klingman has dealt with a LOT of smells. She knows firsthand when children reach a certain age, things can turn especially rank, but it’s not their fault! It’s biology.

Why Do Kids Stink?

Body odor is one of the earliest signs of puberty and can begin as soon as 7-9 years old. The new, funky smell under children’s arms and elsewhere on their bodies comes from puberty hormones stimulating their sweat glands, the apocrine ones to be exact.

Sweat itself isn’t smelly, but the bacteria that lives on our skin love sweat. The combination creates not-so-pretty odors.

While puberty is a huge cause of childhood odor, even younger children can get pretty smelly anywhere that bodily fluids and bacteria meet.

Finally… A natural deodorant that works for kids

Dr. Shannon Klingman knows little kids should be treated with a gentle remedy that can stand up to the varsity stink they can deal out.

She initially developed Lume Deodorant as a solution for her patients. Lume is a natural deodorant for underarms, feet, and private parts that controls odor for up to 72 hours, and it is safe and gentle enough for use anywhere on your external body!

Lume is doctor-developed, and made with naturally-derived ingredients safe for any external use.

Lume is a game-changer for parents.

Keep your sweet kids smelling sweet a little longer.

Not just for underarms

Lume Deodorant isn’t just for puberty pits. Lume is safe to use anywhere on your external body and works wonders for young children who may not have odorous underarms yet, but whose cute little feet could wilt a daisy.

After bathing, you can apply a pea-sized amount of Lume to your child’s feet and toes like a lotion to prevent foot odor.

This will make car rides home from soccer practice (or hockey, ballet, basketball, baseball, dance, and gymnastics) smell more like celebratory froyo and less like dirty socks.

It can be tricky to discuss and manage your child’s body odor. We suggest explaining that body odor is completely natural and nothing to be ashamed of! Smells happen – proper hygiene removes them, and Lume prevents them. ❤️

With a little Lume and a lot of love, you can help your child navigate through this smelly new world!

*Make sure to supervise any young children using Lume and teach them how to use it properly.

Lume's got your family covered

Lume doesn’t use fragrances to cover up odor – it actually stops odor before it starts. It is a cream that creates a protective barrier on your skin to prevent bacteria from digesting bodily fluids that lead to odor. Lume is a patented product unlike anything else on the market.

In our clinical testing, we found that Lume virtually eliminates odor.