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    12 Things That'll Keep Your Armpits Dry And Smelling Amazing All Day Long

    If thousands of reviewers can achieve dry, stink-free pits, then by golly, SO CAN WE!

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    Sweating and body odor — it's the pits. Fortunately for us, there are products out there that can reduce sweating and odor-causing bacteria so we can strut our stuff in complete confidence and not always feel like this:

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    Like any product you apply onto your body, you should *always* do a test on a small part of your skin before full application.

    1. ZeroSweat's clinical strength antiperspirant can reduce sweat (pit stains, who?) for up to seven days. Do you know all the things that can be done in SEVEN WHOLE DAYS?!,

    Keep in mind that because this is a strong antiperspirant, it should not be used immediately after shaving/bathing.

    Promising review: "I have sweated since I was in the 5th grade and it has been the worst thing of my life. I can’t wear any shirts or long sleeves or even jackets that are too tight on my armpit because I would sweat through EVERY layer. Even when it was FREEZING cold outside I would sweat through all layers of clothing. It’s embarrassing especially being an athlete my whole life. It’s been TWO days and this is the result already. This is after working six hours as a vet assistant, so I’m constantly on my feet and holding animals and in hot rooms and NOTHING. Not even in my car that doesn’t have A/C. I’m not one to write product reviews but 10 years of sweating and now it’s gone definitely deserved a review. This product is a miracle." —Genevieve

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    2. La Fresh's individually wrapped antiperspirant wipes not only refresh your skin, but give you added protection to get you through the day. Just toss one in your bag and whip it out when you feel some sweat comin' on.

    Promising review: "I'm all about travelling as light as possible, but I wondered about the effectiveness of an antiperspirant 'wipe', especially since I'm pretty sure I could sweat right through a coating of drywall spackle. Not only do these take up less space than even a travel-size deodorant/antiperspirant stick, they seem to work just as well at keeping me from "pitting" through my dress shirts. Pretty amazing. I think these are a good deal given that they end up being about 40 cents per application. will be buying more when these run out" —Rick

    Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    3. Super Natural Goods' Underarmed aluminum-free deodorant is made without any synthetic fragrances so your pits feels just as good as they smell.


    Promising review: "I've been using natural deodorants for a few years now and so far this one seems to work pretty well! It has a nice scent to it and lasts throughout the day. Like any natural deodorant, it isn't 100% guaranteed that you won't have any odor. However at the end of the day I can barely smell any odor which is nice. If you haven't had much luck with natural deodorants, I would definitely give this one a try!" —JC

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    4. Fresh's Sugar roll-on deodorant antiperspirant glides on and dries clear, leaving behind a refreshing cooling sensation without any white residue. I swear by this stuff to keep sweating at bay — really, hi, this is one of my armpits:

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    You can read my entire review on this roll-on deodorant here!

    Promising review: "Omg, wow is all I can say about this product. This is the ONLY antiperspirant/deodorant that I've ever used that actually works!!! I work 12-plus hours daily and by the end of the day, I still smell like NOTHING! There is at first a lemony sweet smell that disappears within 10 minutes and then NOTHING! No B.O., no nasty deodorant smell when you're sweating...just NOTHING!" —sa87

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    5. Purely Northwest's tea tree oil body wash combats odor-causing bacteria with its blend of powerful essential oils and botanicals. It's gentle enough to use daily, and can even help with athletes foot, nail fungus, and other skin irritations.

    Promising review: "I was looking for something to combat underarm body odor. I can't tell you how much research I did and how much time I spent looking for the right product. As you know, body odor is incredibly embarrassing. I have a very professional job and this caused me so much anxiety. I tried every single type of deodorant and antiperspirant known to mankind. I have had Botox shots on several occasions. After doing more research to figure out exactly WHY I might have the BO, I went looking for the right product. I found this. It has been a TOTAL life changer for me. After two or three uses, I noticed an immediate difference. I wasn't waking up smelly sour (yuck — I know, I'm a really bad night sweater!) and throughout the day there was minimal smell. I have been using the product for 2-3 weeks now, in combination with another AMAZING product, Organic Island deodorant with probiotics, and any body odor has been completely eliminated! I use the wash in the morning, then deodorant, and that's it! I wake up, no smell, work out, no smell, go throughout the day, no smell. It truly is amazing." —Margaret

    Get it from Amazon for $15.15.

    6. Bali Secret's roll-on deodorant is packed with natural ingredients, including seaweed extract and mineral salt, which are known to reduce the bacteria responsible for causing body odor.


    It's also made *without* baking soda, parabens, aluminum, and synthetic preservatives.

    Promising review: "I don't write reviews often but I had to for this — best natural deodorant hands down. I've tried everything but the baking soda always gave me a rash or didn't work with odor control. Finally a natural deodorant that doesn't give me a rash AND keeps the odor away! I find if I have been sweating a lot (it's summer!) I may need to apply it an extra time throughout the day but when I am not outside all the time it works all day. I am in love with this deodorant and I am never going back to anything else!" —Alli

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five scents).

    7. Pacifica's underarm deodorant wipes are great for a post-gym body refresher because each towelette is infused with coconut milk, witch hazel, and shea butter — and without any of the nasty chemicals you wouldn't want on your skin.


    Promising review: "These are so much better than trying to use baby wipes to freshen up. I like the beachy scent and they are perfect for use after work or the gym." —Catherine

    Get them from Amazon for $7.70+ (available in five scents).

    8. Certain Dri's antiperspirant and deodorant works double time to protect you from excess sweating and body odor so you can live your dang life free from any armpit woes.


    Keep in mind that because this is a strong antiperspirant, it should not be used immediately after shaving/bathing.

    Promising review: "I love this so much. I struggled badly with smelly armpits, and I would always be embarrassed! It didn’t matter how much deodorant I would apply they would always smell. This literally saved my life. I’m confident enough now to wear tanks without my armpits smelling! IT LITERALLY THIS WORKS WONDERS!!!!" —Lilllly

    Get it from Amazon for $5.67+ (available in solid and roll-on, plus with or without added deodorant).

    9. SweatBlock's antiperspirant towelettes keep you dry for up to an entire week (a week!). Just gently wipe before bed, let dry for five minutes, get your sleep on, and wake up with dry, happy armpits.


    Promising review: "For anyone who might be skeptic, please allow me to put you at ease. If you have hyperhidrosis, meaning it can be 9 degrees outside and you're still sweating under your arms, this product has the potential to change your life. I would sweat THROUGH a sport coat before noon. Enter the Sweat Block product. I've had it for three weeks and it is life changing. I DO NOT sweat under my arms anymore. I'm still on the original box that I bought three weeks ago. I had to write a review after I was cleaning the garage today in 85 degree heat...I was sweating through my shirt on my back...BUT NOT MY UNDERARMS. It is amazing!" —Frosty McGee

    Get an 8-pack from Amazon for $19.99 (each box lasts two months).

    10. Island Deodorant's original natural deodorant is made with probiotics, coconut oil, and jojoba oil to target embarrassing odor and keep your skin odorless. Plus, its minimal ingredient list means there are no strong fragrances — just a light scent.


    Promising review: "LOVE it!!! I'll be buying this again and again. Wonderful ingredients and it works wonderfully. BTW, as per another reviewer's tip which works like a charm, hold this to your skin for a few seconds to warm it prior to spreading it around to help this go on smoothly without any breaking off. This product has an extremely light scent (most likely the jojoba oil, which is fab for skincare). Honestly, I don't think my pits have ever smelled so nice even when using perfumed deodorants! Happy to report, this is 27 hours later and...beautiful." —Minxie

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    11. Rockin' Green's laundry detergent powder rids clothes from odor, stains, and apparently...a whole TON of dirt. After all, having fresh-smelling clothing is part of the battle for odor-free armpits!

    And if you're skeptical that some of the darken water is clothing dye like I was, consider your skepticism squashed. Reviewers posted photos of clean, white bedding and clothes soaked in this and the results were similar.

    Promising review: "CRAZYYYY!!!! about half the items in this soak were clean, pulled straight from the drawer, so this blows my mind!! I soaked them, stirring it around now and then, wrung it all out, and transferred to the washer where I did rinse/spin cycle. I work out four days a week and I do sweat a lot but holy cow!!" —myranda

    Get a 45-oz. bag from Amazon for $20.99.

    12. And, lastly, Duradry's 3-Step Protection System treatment comes with an antiperspirant/deodorant stick, body wash, and night-time antiperspirant to effectively treat excessive sweating for up to eight weeks.


    The deodorant stick can be applied every day, while the night time treatment should be used every couple days. Everything used at that frequency should last you about two months.

    Promising review: "I NEVER write reviews, but here it goes. I am a long time hyperhidrosis sufferer, and I've tried everything. Prescription, over the counter CLAIMING to be as effective as prescription, and NOTHING worked for me, for varying reasons. All hail Duradry! I started using this stuff a couple of weeks ago, and I had overnight results. Positive results. I was shocked. Dry as a cotton fluff after ONE overnight dose!! I cannot stress enough, ABIDE BY THE DIRECTIONS. Some itching is normal, but the advice given by the company to dry the area of application thoroughly with a cool shot hair dryer is very helpful. I also dry the overnight gel the same way, and that pretty much eliminated any discomfort." —Leah

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

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