Five tips to keep body odour at bay

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Five tips to keep body odour at bay

Body odour can make things worrying for many people. It can be an embarrassing situation when it comes to attending a gathering or being part of any social event. No doubt that it is one of the worst issues that one has to live and deal with – no matter what the gender is. Listed below are seven things that you can do to prevent body odour.

Don’t spritz on sweat
Try to avoid colognes when you are sweaty.  It is important for you to know that cologne camouflages sweat, and subsequently, body odour for a relatively much shorter span. However, as soon as the effect wears off, you are suffocating and stinking – that too at once.

Deodorant vs. antiperspirant

A deodorant comprises of antiseptic action against the bacteria in the body, thus neutralising the sweat whereas an antiperspirant covers the smell of sweat by clogging and blocking sweating glands. It is always suggested to choose a water-based deodorant.

Shave off your body hair

If you have excess body hair then also your sweat glands are in overdrive and so is your body odour.

Make sure you take baths regularly

Taking bath regularly is to your body what vaccination is to disease. When you take shower regularly, it reduces the number of bacteria in the body which is considered one of the main causes of the odour. Ideally, one should take shower two times a day.

Switch to natural fabric like cotton

The tighter clothes you wear, the chances are that you will perspire more and thus sink more. Let your body breathe. It is suggested that you should avoid excessive layering. Wearing extra clothes add to the sweat, consequently to the odour. Stick to fabric like cotton.

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