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Julyne Derrick

Why Your Deodorant May Not be Working

By July 5, 2009

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If your deoderant doesn't seem to be working in the summer heat, consider how you're applying it. Never apply deodorant right out of the shower when your skin is moist and warm. The wetness somehow deactivates the active ingredient in deodorants, so it's best to wait until your skin is completely dry.


July 6, 2009 at 1:59 pm
(1) Jen Adkins says:

Isn’t that interesting! I’m glad you shared that little tidbit, Julyne.

July 7, 2009 at 12:47 am
(2) Kat says:

Huh? I’m confused. So does that mean that once you sweat and get the deodorant wet, the active ingredient deactivates? Doesn’t that contradict the purpose of deodorant? Or am I just confusing myself? :)

July 14, 2009 at 4:18 am
(3) Heather Jones says:

Ok, now I understand why sometimes in summer my deodorant underperforms – it isn’t my hormones after all!! Thanks for that.

July 14, 2009 at 5:23 pm
(4) AWESOME says:

sweet!!!!!!!!!!! thnx for sharing!!!

July 20, 2009 at 1:17 pm
(5) Pamm says:

hmmm i agree with both posters 2 and 3! LOL

July 21, 2009 at 3:17 am
(6) shaimaa says:

i think if ur deodorant not workin out u just need to change it to another kind til u find one that is good for ur body

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