Incorporating deodorant into personal hygiene routines is crucial for tweens as they enter adolescence. Beyond just addressing body odor, it fosters confidence and establishes self-care practices vital for their ongoing growth and development.

As tweens typically start needing deodorant around the onset of puberty—often between ages 8 to 14 for girls and 9 to 15 for boys—it’s essential to choose safe and effective options. We’ve identified the top five deodorants that meet both criteria.

Top Picks and Red Flags: Ingredients to Seek and Avoid in Tween Deodorants

5 Best Deodorants

1. Hello Natural Deodorant

With this deodorant you only need a small amount otherwise it will start layering with chunks.

  • All natural fragrance and vegan deodorant
  • No aluminum, no baking soda, and no parabens
  • 24 hour odor protection
  • Dermatologically tested
  • Container made from 100% recycled materials
  • Available in 7 scents: Unicorn, Clean + Fresh, Fresh Citrus, Lavender + Vanilla Bean, Sage + Eucalyptus, Sparkling Peach, Sweet Coconut

Stick 73g

Click Here

Ingredients 

Maranta Arundinacea Root Powder, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire de carnauba, Triethyl Citrate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Fragrance/Parfum, Magnesium Hydroxide, Zinc Ricinoleate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil.

2. Fresh Monster Natural Deodorant

  • FORMULATED FOR KIDS – Our natural, plant-based kids’ deodorant is specifically formulated for kids & teens. Kiddos are active and can work up a sweat at recess or running around the house with friends or siblings. Fresh Monster Deodorant for girls, boys, tweens, and teens glides on clear and leaves no white marks.
  • NATURAL DEODORANT FOR KIDS & TEENS – Fresh Monster Deodorant for girls and boys is all natural and free from toxins. We never use aluminum, parabens, triclosan, phthalates, or other harsh chemicals and irritants. Fresh Monster Natural Deodorant for Kids and Teens provides long lasting, superior odor protection for active kids safely with our aluminum-free deodorant.
  • ALL DAY PROTECTION – This trusted deodorant offers 24-hour protection without any harsh chemicals so you can feel good about what is going on your kid’s skin. Our formula uses baking soda, tapioca starch, and other natural deodorizers to deliver all-day odor protection. Simply apply to clean dry skin for great protection all day.
  • HYPOALLERGENIC & DERMATOLOGIST TESTED – A gentle yet effective deodorant, Fresh Monster deodorant is suitable for even the most sensitive skin. Our dermatologist-tested deodorant has been tested. Our products are eco-friendly, vegan, have never been tested on animals, and are made in the U.S.A.
  • REFRESHING SCENT – Keep your kiddos stink-free all day long with the Beach Breeze scent. It smells great while protecting against underarm odor all day. Made with baking soda, tapioca starch, and other natural deodorizers. Your kids will love this vibrant, fun and unique scent, and enjoy using it daily.
  • Available in 3 scents: Fruity Fresh, Beach Breeze, Coconut

Stick 50G

Click Here

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Fractionated Coconut Oil), Ozokerite (Wax), Tapioca Starch, Magnesium Hydroxide, Natural Fragrance, Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Zinc Ricinoleate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil.

3. Fresh Kidz Roll On Deodorant

  • EFFECTIVE WITHOUT USE OF HARMFUL INGREDIENTS: Specifically formulated for pre-teen and teenage girls, Fresh Kidz purple deodorant provides 24-hour protection by effectively combating body odor and does this with the well-being of kids as a top priority. Our Girls Purple range has a light, powdery scent with notes of pink grapefruit, raspberry and vanilla.
  • GENTLE ON YOUNG AND SENSITIVE SKIN: A lot of kids have undesirable reactions to chemicals in products applied to the skin. Conventional chemical deodorants, and antiperspirants in particular, can cause serious discomfort. Fresh Kidz can help you avoid these and prevent dry, chaffed, and itchy skin. Dermatologically tested and suitable for all skin types.
  • PROTECTS AGAINST BODY ODOR: As parents we don’t want our children to have to deal with stigma and teasing that can occur if they have body odor. Fresh Kidz deodorant is available for boys and girls in fragrances that are age-appropriate, fresh and clean smelling.
  • NO HARMFUL CHEMICALS: We offer a range of chemical-free personal hygiene products for kids and young teens that parents can trust! Fresh Kidz products are free- of harmful chemicals, while still providing effective, all-day, odor protection. Deodorant is free- of Aluminum, Parabens, Alcohol and Harsh Sulfates. Cruelty-free and vegan.
  • MADE IN THE USA: All Fresh Kidz products are made in the US and are the favorite choice of parents and kids alike. Keep your kids clean and confident with our range of body washes and deodorants for boys and girls.
  • Available in 6 scents: Purple, Coral, Blue, Red, Rose, Green

Roll-on 50ML

Click Here

Ingredients

Aqua, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Glycerin, Triethyl Citrate, Oryza Sativa Starch, Dicaprylyl Ether, Cetyl Alcohol, Parfum, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Silica, Sodium Levulinate, Citric Acid, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Caproyl/Lauroyl Lactyl Lactate, Xanthan gum, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Aloe Ferox Leaf Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Extract, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, Hydroxycitronellal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Limonene, Linalool.

4.Meow Meow Tweet Deodorant Stick

A natural deodorant for sensitive skin in a compostable tube. Effective and low-waste and baking soda free? Meow Meow Tweets vegan all-natural deodorant stick is the cat’s pajamas! A tried and true dream team of potent plants and minerals together in a convenient biodegradable paper tube. The scent is fresh citrus and the texture is a powder-ey balm.

  • Not just for your underarms, freshen up your decolletage and feet
  • Made from natural, plant-based ingredients
  • Plastic-free
  • Compostable stick
  • Available in 6 scents: Rose Geranium, Eucalyptus Lemon, Lavender Bergamot, Vanilla Bean, Grapefruit, Cedar Spruce

Stick 50G

Click Here

Ingredients

+cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *maranta Esculenta (Arrowroot) Powder, Magnesium Hydroxide, *+theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, *+butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Fruit Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, *citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil, *citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, *citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil *certified Organic / +fair Trade

5. Routine Natural Deodorant

  • CONFIDENCE IN A STICK. This little stick of wonder was created for your underarms, but its natural formula means you can put it on all your places. Your feet, between your thighs, nape of neck, and your underboobs are all great places to prevent/remedy unsavoury smells & get your signature scent amplified.
  • SWEET, BOTANIC & REBELLIOUS Raspberry & Sage. LIFE-CHANGING & LOVED BY MILLIONS.
  • Apply to each underarm, and any area of your external body that you’d like to smell nice. A little goes a long way. This is our CLASSIC formula, with reduced baking soda, making it gentle enough for most while eliminating odour and maintaining skin’s healthy balance. 1-3 month supply. 12 month shelf life once opened.
  • MADE WILD IN THE WEST. In the Canadian Rockies, every 50g deodorant stick is filled 2 km away from the routine HQ in a cardboard and post-consumer recycled twist-up tube, made of 50% less plastic than a conventional deodorant stick. Contains a 1-3 month supply of life-changing deodorant, meaning less waste or trips to the store.
  • All natural ingredients, better for Mother Nature. Tested on human friends, never animal friends.
  • Available in 17 scents: Maggie’s Farm, Sexy Sadie, Moon Sisters, A Girl Named Sue, Cat Lady, The Curator, Bonnie n’ Clyde, Reuben & the Desert, Blackberry Betty, Bonita Applebom, Lucy in the Sky, Sweet Jane, Like a Boss, Dirty Hipster, The Class, Johnny’s Cash, Superstar

50G Stick

Click Here

Ingredients

cocos nucifera oil, magnesium hydroxide, kaolin, caprylic/capric triglyceride, zea mays starch, maranta arundinacea root powder, sodium bicarbonate, cera alba, olea europaea fruit oil, theobroma cacao seed butter, tocopherol, butyrospermum parkii butter, hydrogenated olive oil, olea europaea oil unsaponifiables, copernicia cerifera cera, brassica glycerides, hectorite, calendula officinalis flower extract, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, salvia sclarea (clary) oil, flavor (natural and organic flavor oil: raspberry), rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, linalol*, limonene*. *naturally occurring in essential oil.