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How to Care for Your Underarms.

How to Care for Your Underarms.

There are so many situations where nasty armpit odours might arise – post-gym, during a heatwave or wearing a new top that reveals itself to be quite the sweat generator! But with our tips on how to deal with underarm odour, we’ll help keep your underarms fresh and feminine. Most deodorants offer extra moisturising care that takes care of your delicate skin and keeps your underarms soft and smooth, so you can feel comfortable and confident at all times.

  1. Minimise Sweat

Antiperspirant is a lifesaver as it minimises armpit smells by reducing the amount we sweat, while caring for and protecting our delicate underarm skin. Dove Original Anti-Perspirant Deodorant  is a great choice when it comes to overcoming these issues.

  1. Shaving Helps

Shaving your underarms can actually help to prevent odour. The hair actually traps sweat, providing ideal conditions for bacteria to multiply.

  1. Let Your Skin Breathe

Wear clothes made from natural fibres – such as wool, silk or cotton. These fabrics allow your skin to breathe, letting sweat evaporate faster, so smelly armpits are less likely to develop.

  1. Prevent and Protect

Adding antiperspirant to your bedtime routine can reduce odour as you don’t sweat so much during the night – it’ll also give it more time to absorb into your skin. Try using Dove Original Antiperspirant and you’ll wake up with beautifully fresh underarms.

  1. Watch What You Eat

Some foods can contribute to underarm odour, such as garlic or spicy foods, because their scent can be carried in your sweat. Try to cut out or reduce foods like curry or garlic (sometimes even red meat) and see if there’s any improvement.

  1. Remember to Refresh

This might be obvious, but make sure that you remember to top up your deodorant before doing anything that’s going to get you working up a sweat, whether it’s going to the gym or a long bus ride at rush hour. Dove Invisible Dry Antiperspirant is perfect to add an extra layer of underarm sweat protection.