About a year ago, I stopped using deodorant with aluminum in it. I have used many different brands since then, trying to find one that really works. This is great and works so well! It glides on smooth, and does not leave any weird residue. It has more of a lotion, cream feel to it as you are applying it. I have been using almost daily for about a month, and have not had any sweating, stains or smell. There have been some days I have not showered until the next evening and the deodorant was still working. I love the scent, very refreshing and unique for a deodorant. You can smell it as you are putting it on, but it is not a scent you will notice throughout the day. Light but pleasant. I also have pretty sensitive underarm skin and many deodorants will make me break out, itch,or dry out. This does not at all. I absolutely love it, and will continue to use and recommend.