If you're looking for a masculine non-talc alternative that is jam-packed with natural ingredients, this just may be the perfect product for you. 


Woody Talc-Free Body Powder

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Woody Non-Talc Body Powder by Fromondo is one of the BEST non-talc body powders out there today. 

Consumer Rating

Overview & Features 

Woody Talc-Free Body Powder is one of the highest rated, most popular body powders out there right now. 

Here's why. ​

  • Masculine woody cedarwood scent
  • Made from all natural ingredients; infused with cedarwood and tea tree oils
  • Talc-free, paraben-free and fragrance (synthetic) free 
  • No animal testing 
  • Made in the USA

But does it last long? How dry does it leave you? How much body powder comes in each bottle? 

Read below for our comprehensive review. 


Talc-Free Premium

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  • Has best applicator tip on the market
  • Masculine scent
  • Great reviews


Fine Italian Talc

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  • 3 different varieties
  • Specially designed for men
  • Extremely long lasting
  • Very high review ratings


Friction-Free Formula

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  • Lavender & green tea scent
  • Friction-free formula great for athletes
  • Precise applicator tip

Pros v Cons



Inexpensive compared to other body powders

Doesn't have the lasting powder of talc

Masculine "cedarwood" scent is fairly strong

The strong scent could also be too strong for some

Comes in a variety of scents

Not as much powder in each bottle as other brands

What Does It Smell Like?

The scent on Woody Non-Talc Body Powder is fairly strong, compared to other body powders. 

The scent could best be described (as one reviewer stated) as "what you smell when opening a fine, cedar chest" and I would have to say, based on my experience, that's a pretty fitting description.

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So, if you've got a thing for "woody" scents, you may be looking in the right direction here. On the other hand, if you're just not a cedarwood type of guy, this product would probably drive you crazy, as the scent from its initial application can be quite strong (but tapers off throughout the day). ​

This body powder is made up of: 

  • Cornstarch (main ingredient)
  • Arrowroot powder
  • Baking soda
  • Cedarwood oil 
  • Cypress, Juniper, Rosewood and Tea Tree oil 

The vast majority of consumers enjoyed the fragrance

However, if you are looking for something a little bit "softer" or even unisex, check out our review of Gold Bond Body Powder. ​

How Long Does It Last?

Typically, talc powders last longer than non-talc, cornstarch based alternatives. 

If you need something to get you through a very long, very hot day, talc is still the best way to go, however, there are a few non-talc powders that do a very good job of keeping you dry, such as Chassis Man Care

And how does Woody Body Powder stack up?

The good news is, very well

It doesn't have as long as staying power as Balla for instance, but if you're looking for a non-talc alternative, particularly one that is packed full of natural ingredients, it's really hard to beat this. 

In terms of how long it lasts, if you're in an office environment or an environment with light physical activity, this will easily last you an entire day. 

During physically exhaustive, hot days you will probably need to re apply it a few times during the day. 

How the Talc Fees & How to Apply It

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Woody Non-Talc Body Powder, despite being a cornstarch-based body powder, actually feels heavier and thicker in the hand than talc powders. 

Because of this, you're probably going to leave less of a "dust trail" around your bathroom.

The bottle itself is 5 oz or 142 grams​, which is a little bit less than most body powders, however considering the fact that the price is cheaper, it basically evens out (and maybe even be a bit more value for your money). 

The applicator tip is nothing to write home about, and is probably it's biggest "weakness." Some other body powders, most notably Chassis and Jack Black, have more precise, better applicators that let you more accurately dispense your body powder. 

However, as this body powder is a bit thicker and denser, you still shouldn't have problems of dust being left around everywhere. 

Final Verdict of Woody Talc Free Body Powder ​

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Thus far, there is a lot of great things to say about Woody Talc Free Body Powder. 

  • It has a strong, masculine scent 
  • Non-talc alternative that is entirely all natural 
  • Lasts a very long time considering it's a non-talc powder
  • Good value for the amount you get
  • and....

We haven't even gotten to perhaps the biggest draw of this powder

If you like everything about this talc, except the scent, you are in LUCK...because...

...the company that produces this powder, Fromondo, has MORE options. ​

On top of Fromondo's Woody scent, there is also...

  • Citrus IPA (citrus and hops scent)
  • Atonement (menthol and mint)
  • Unscented

This, in my opinion, is what puts this (and the company) over the top, and as such, I HAVE to give Woody Non-Talc Body Powder a...

thumbs up

It's simply a great product, definitely one of the better non-talc body powders out there. 



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