What is deodorant?
Products used to reduce body odour or sweating.
It's also known as Antiperspirant.
What does deodorant do?
Reduces and changes odour
How long does deodorant last?
Deodorants usually require regular reapplication on at least a daily basis.
What kinds are there?
- Deodorants are products that neutralise body odours. They often also add a fragrance to help conceal any remaining body odour.
- Antiperspirants additionally reduce the amount of sweat the body produces. Sweat encourages the growth of microbes that are responsible for body odours.
Where can I learn more?
If you experience ongoing problems with body odour or excessive sweating, you can find more information and advice on the NHS website.
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