11 Ways To Fight Nasty Body Odor

Do you stink? And I mean that literally! Here are some ways you can fight back.

Body odor lingers on all of us. Although some people have a stronger odor than others. Maybe its the food they are eating, their work environment, or their body chemistry. It could even be a combination of all of that and more. The good news is you can take steps to make your body odor less noticeable.

Give some of these ideas a try:

  1. Get wet – and take soap! Scrub with a deodorant soap especially around the groin and under the arms, these are the most smelly parts of the body. (Morning and night if need be.)
  2. Change your clothes! Once a day should be good unless you’re sweating lots.
  3. Wear something made from cotton. This will absorb sweat and allow it to evaporate faster.
  4. If regular deodorant doesn’t help, try antibacterial surgical scrub. (Your pharmacist will know where to find it.)
  5. Use antiperspirant to help reduce the amount of perspiration the body produces. Deodorant masks the odor.
  6. If you are prone to rashes from your antiperspirant you can try a topical antibiotic cream, it does basically the same thing and has no perfumes.
  7. Check the local health food store or cosmetic department for a French product called Le Crystal Natural, which is basically a chunk of mineral salts formed into a crystal, it helps control odor causing bacteria.
  8. Want a real natural smell? Check a hunter’s supply store for pine soap to mask your natural odor, it fools the wildlife!
  9. You are what you eat. Watch out for the fish, cumin, curry and garlic. They tend to stick around.
  10. Stay calm! Getting excited causes you to sweat more.
  11. It works on the skunky dog! Yes – tomato juice! Try a couple cups in your bath water and soak for 15 minutes.

You will never totally get rid of body odor – its yours, and you get to keep it forever. But you can take some of these basic steps to help control it.

You may find some of my other articles to be helpful:

Foot Odor

Squelch The Belch

Effective Ways To Fight Allergies

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