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03-20-2017, 01:38 AM #1
White Ribbon call me
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Just started washing my under arms and feet with anti bacterial, liquid hand soap and I have not worn deodorant for two days and I have no under arm smell..

Bizarre..

Not that I am a big under arm smeller, but living in such a hot climate it's impossible to not get woofy under there and with the feet a little bit too, cause you sweat non stop.. No amount of washing or soap could stop the underarm smell I was smelling.

I still plan on wearing an anti perspirant, just a small amount..

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03-20-2017, 05:39 AM #2
bohica Member
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Vinegar works too.
A lot of those anti-bacterial soaps are being banned here, and for here that's unusual.

Antiperspirant has issues too, with the aluminum content being the hazard.

There's plenty of room for all God's creatures. Right next to the mashed potatoes!
03-20-2017, 06:09 AM #3
White Ribbon call me
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Thanks. Yeah I read they were being banned in the USA.. This one has a natural element to it, so may not be as bad..

Vinegar did nothing, already tried that one..
03-20-2017, 09:20 AM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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You should get a deodorant crystal stone. It works really well
03-20-2017, 09:24 AM #5
DaJavoo If looks could kilt
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No, it's not bizarre at all ~ it's the bacteria that causes odor, eh?

Sweat does carry food odors, through ~ garlic and onions most commonly.
03-20-2017, 10:24 AM #6
White Ribbon call me
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(03-20-2017, 09:20 AM)Octo Wrote:  You should get a deodorant crystal stone. It works really well

Tried that years ago, didn't do anything. It's too hot here, year round.. I've tried everything, you have no idea.. I know it's bacterial.. Just didn't expect those hand soaps to be so effen strong when nothing else has ever worked..

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03-20-2017, 10:25 AM #7
White Ribbon call me
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(03-20-2017, 09:24 AM)DaJavoo Wrote:  No, it's not bizarre at all ~ it's the bacteria that causes odor, eh?

Sweat does carry food odors, through ~ garlic and onions most commonly.

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03-20-2017, 11:12 AM #8
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I dont know what id do without underarm deoderant. I use 92 hour extreme deoderant. No smell and the wife can snuggle without convulsing
03-20-2017, 08:24 PM #9
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I hear that, we buy the most hardcore 72 hour stuff we can get.

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03-20-2017, 08:32 PM #10
Octo Mother Superior
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I don't think you can get antibacterial soap here and if I could I wouldn't use it anywhere on my skin.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_flora
03-21-2017, 12:19 AM #11
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I use liquid colostrum. Same affect

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03-21-2017, 01:10 AM #12
White Ribbon call me
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(03-20-2017, 08:32 PM)Octo Wrote:  I don't think you can get antibacterial soap here and if I could I wouldn't use it anywhere on my skin.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_flora

All hand washes in oz are anti bacterial it seems..

I'm using this stuff as if it's anti biotics, for a month, I clearly needed it.. then I have found a natural Neem soap that I would use instead.. I use Neem internally if I get sick, it's natures anti biotic.
03-21-2017, 05:31 PM #13
US nli Incognito Anonymous
 
I never use anti-perspirant because it has aluminum, so I switched to an aluminum-free deodorant, but recently I am just using corn starch and it is working out quite well.
03-21-2017, 05:38 PM #14
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I wish it would work for me, but I'd be smelling like a goat in 3 of 4 hours. We did have a stick of alum crystal that sorta' worked for about 6 hours, but then I'd have to wash and reapply.
Some people sweat more than others, and it was far worse for me when I lived in the tropics.

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03-21-2017, 05:40 PM #15
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I used to make my own body powders and I found that ground up sage worked into corn starch works very well at keeping the bacteria in check.
03-21-2017, 06:19 PM #16
Berries Sunshine
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I tend to sweat a lot in warm environments, I stopped using commercial anti-perspirants some two years ago I think. I just use virgin coconut oil with baking soda nowadays and am not changing back to any of the sticks or sprays, the ones I've tried are crap compared to this. Both of the ingredients are good for keeping bacteria at bay, either of the two can be used by themselves but I like combining them since it makes the application of the soda way easier.

No artificial perfumes or weird stuff for me, I absorb enough chemicals transdermally at work.

i kinda like it here on the innernen
03-21-2017, 06:27 PM #17
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(03-21-2017, 06:19 PM)Berries Wrote:  I tend to sweat a lot in warm environments, I stopped using commercial anti-perspirants some two years ago I think. I just use virgin coconut oil with baking soda nowadays and am not changing back to any of the sticks or sprays, the ones I've tried are crap compared to this. Both of the ingredients are good for keeping bacteria at bay, either of the two can be used by themselves but I like combining them since it makes the application of the soda way easier.

No artificial perfumes or weird stuff for me, I absorb enough chemicals transdermally at work.

i love how coconut oil covers all sorts of odors, just knocks it right out.
has to be reapplied but it sure kills any smell.
03-21-2017, 06:30 PM #18
Octo Mother Superior
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(03-21-2017, 06:19 PM)Berries Wrote:  I tend to sweat a lot in warm environments, I stopped using commercial anti-perspirants some two years ago I think. I just use virgin coconut oil with baking soda nowadays and am not changing back to any of the sticks or sprays, the ones I've tried are crap compared to this. Both of the ingredients are good for keeping bacteria at bay, either of the two can be used by themselves but I like combining them since it makes the application of the soda way easier.

No artificial perfumes or weird stuff for me, I absorb enough chemicals transdermally at work.

Equal parts oil / soda?

I will try this
03-21-2017, 07:07 PM #19
Berries Sunshine
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Yea, I use about equal parts, usually a little less soda which I learned through trial and error.

Note, you do not want lumps of soda under your arms. It will act as an abrasive and thus give you painful small sores, which it also irritates when it dissolves into them.

i kinda like it here on the innernen
03-21-2017, 10:16 PM #20
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That's cool, we'll give it a try. The aluminum can't be good for you, and yes, most everything does get absorbed by the skin.
It's been linked to Alzheimer's and breast cancer.
Coconut oil, tea tree oil and baking soda make a great antibacterial antimicrobial toothpaste.

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03-21-2017, 10:57 PM #21
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(03-21-2017, 10:16 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  Coconut oil, tea tree oil and baking soda make a great antibacterial antimicrobial toothpaste.
You shouldn't brush your teeth with deodorant JR. chuckle.gif
03-22-2017, 12:57 AM #22
White Ribbon call me
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(03-21-2017, 05:38 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  I wish it would work for me, but I'd be smelling like a goat in 3 of 4 hours. We did have a stick of alum crystal that sorta' worked for about 6 hours, but then I'd have to wash and reapply.
Some people sweat more than others, and it was far worse for me when I lived in the tropics.

That's why wash with an anti bacterial soap, it's insane the difference.. You can buy all natural ones..

I put a new anti perspirant on yesterday, and woke up this morning not smelling, but not as fresh as the days I didn't put anything on. So I think it's the deodorants and sprays that create the breeding ground for bacteria to grow, by clogging and blocking everything..
03-22-2017, 06:41 PM #23
Berries Sunshine
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(03-21-2017, 10:57 PM)Stiggy Wrote:  You shouldn't brush your teeth with deodorant JR. chuckle.gif

It depends on how you look at it, it could actually be good for you. Geroge Carlin had a good point about hygiene; just take care of the four key areas daily, and to make it simple you can use the same brush on them all. chuckle.gif

(03-22-2017, 12:57 AM)White Ribbon Wrote:  That's why wash with an anti bacterial soap, it's insane the difference.. You can buy all natural ones..

I put a new anti perspirant on yesterday, and woke up this morning not smelling, but not as fresh as the days I didn't put anything on. So I think it's the deodorants and sprays that create the breeding ground for bacteria to grow, by clogging and blocking everything..

I found the anti-perspirants I used before did exactly this, they worked for a while but afterwards the smell was way worse than without anything. I suppose they sell better that way, people using them daily get used to smelling wretched after a while and then apply lots of anti-perspirant trying to avoid that.

i kinda like it here on the innernen
03-22-2017, 10:04 PM #24
Adde Member
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(03-22-2017, 06:41 PM)Berries Wrote:  Geroge Carlin had a good point about hygiene; just take care of the four key areas daily, and to make it simple you can use the same brush on them all. chuckle.gif

That's something you don't want to look for at the second hand store. vic.gif
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03-27-2017, 08:49 AM #25
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(03-20-2017, 01:38 AM)White Ribbon Wrote:  Just started washing my under arms and feet with anti bacterial, liquid hand soap and I have not worn deodorant for two days and I have no under arm smell..

Bizarre..

Not that I am a big under arm smeller, but living in such a hot climate it's impossible to not get woofy under there and with the feet a little bit too, cause you sweat non stop.. No amount of washing or soap could stop the underarm smell I was smelling.

I still plan on wearing an anti perspirant, just a small amount..

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Depends on lot of factors. Mode of transportation, climate, etc.

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