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Added August 01, 2013

Smelly Armpits

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Ever feel like you're in a deodorant commercial, trying to discreetly get a whiff of your armpits? How did you survive the last thirteen years without deodorant? Now it's one of the top things you worry about!


As you go through puberty, your body changes in a multitude of ways. One way is that the hormones in your body may make you sweat more and cause smelly armpits. There are other reasons why you may sweat, too. Any stressful or exciting experience can make your sweat glands race. If you're starting a new school or taking an important test, you may experience more sweating than usualeven sweaty palms. But how are you supposed to plan for a cute boy saying, "Hi," to you or an embarrassing moment occurring? How do you plan ahead?


Since you're now a REAL teenager, it's important to shower or bathe daily. I know all too well about those mornings when there is absolutely NO time. If mornings aren't good for you, shower at night before you go to bed. Use a good antibacterial soap. Bacteria causes odor and soap will get rid of it. Remember to wash your face in the morning and at night. This will help ward off those pesky puberty-provoked pimples! So, scrub-a-dub-dub, girlies!


Deodorant is your friend! There are a wide variety of deodorants for you to choose from. There are roll-ons, spray deodorant, solids, invisible solids, clear gels, deodorants with moisturizersit could make your head spin! You also have to decide if you want a deodorant or an antiperspirant. Deodorant just masks odor, while an antiperspirant actually helps you sweat less. Most antiperspirants have deodorants. If you're confused, ask your mom or friends what they use, and try them.


Body spray is an essential product in staying clean and confident. After showering, spray yourself with one of Secret's body spray collection. It's light and not overwhelming like perfume, which some people are sensitive to.


Keep a deodorant stick in your book bag or your locker, along with some body spray. After your lunch period, reapply one or both. There will be no odor to scare off your buds! Remember, life is full of high stress situations, so be prepared!


So instead of going through your day wondering if you smell funky, use a good bathing routine. Try out Secret's huge line of deodorants and body sprays and find one that works for you! Remember, personal hygiene can sometimes seem like a real drag, but it's essential!

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talata
talata
Posted May 10, 2014
i use Victoria's secret perfume and it smells very nice. '
girlzy97
girlzy97
Posted August 20, 2013
I use teen spirit it really works
Britt7731
Britt7731
Posted July 25, 2013
i started using deodorant when i was in 3rd grade and im in 6th now and i cant stop sweating like crazy and its going throw my shirts what do i do? :( :(
rose_bud5
rose_bud5
Posted July 04, 2013
Pumpernickle*:) BTW means by the way
rose_bud5
rose_bud5
Posted July 04, 2013
i started using deodorant in gr.5 and its not the odor that bothers me... its the wetness!
chocolatelover1994
chocolatelover1994
Posted August 09, 2013
britt you shouldnt worry about it and if anything you should try the deordent that stops sweating id u are that concern i hope i helped :)
MissKirkland
MissKirkland
Posted August 28, 2012
I don't use deodorant at all, nor body spray. Saying to be healthy you have to apply dangerous chemicals to your skin doesn't sound to good.
PuppyLoversForever
PuppyLoversForever
Posted August 06, 2012
My favorite deodorant is Dove, melon cucumber<3 The most delightful smell ever. I like peach mango too, or its peach something :P Lol, but Dove is really nice.
irealywantmyperiod
irealywantmyperiod
Posted July 03, 2013
gosh i've realy need deo now i know i close to getting my period i have started to sweat a lot more than usual XD ~kaylee~ XD
Volleyball02
Volleyball02
Posted October 18, 2012
Feminine Hygiene are very important...
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