The Reasons Your Deodorant Might Not Be Working And How To Make Sure You Don’t Smell

Nobody wants to smell bad, not really on purpose. As the summer will begin soon, deodorant is a civilized way to ensure that you stay fresh during and after office hours. But deodorants can be disappointing, quite embarrassingly and you may think about swapping brands. It might not be your deo’s fault; you might have been doing it wrong and not letting the alcoholic liquid to work at its full potential.

There are some common mistakes when it comes to preventing sweating & odour. Follow these changes and stay fresh all day long.

1. Difference Between Deodorant and Antiperspirant

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The main focus of a deodorant is to make the smell of excessive bacteria stead of stopping the problem of excess sweating. The purpose of a deodorant is to mask the odour. And if you sweat more than most, then you should switch to antiperspirants. Antiperspirants help to reduce sweating, combating the root cause of body odour by reducing sweating the sweating in the underarm area. Most antiperspirants have similar fragrances as deodorant.

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2. Shaving

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Applying chemically enhanced deodorant to irritated, sensitive skin after shaving isn’t recommended, if nothing more you may end up damaging your skin.

3. Wet skin

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After the shower, armpits need to be completely free of moisture before applying deodorant or an antiperspirant as they do work properly on dry skin.

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4. Don’t Add and Add

Layering fragrances may make sense but it’s not a good idea. Applying products to clean skin is the right way to do it and just putting deodorant on top of deodorant isn’t going to very productive.

5. Moisturize your armpits

By keeping your armpits hydrated, they’ll stay healthier. Also are less likely to smell.

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