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antiperspirant

an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce or prevent perspiration
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Unilever, the global leader in deodorants and antiperspirants, used its decades of research and expertise to create a breakthrough, lightweight formulation and a softer spray that millions of Americans have enjoyed.
Aluminium compounds are found in the vast majority of antiperspirants and represent approximately a quarter of the total ingredients of some brands.
And after a long day in the office the antiperspirant, which promises 24 hour protection, still appeared to be working well.
Aluminium, which has already been linked to cancer by other studies, is used as an antiperspirant in most deodorants to stop the skin sweating.
Helen Rhys, lead oncology nurse at Welsh cancer charity Tenovus, said, 'These sorts of stories cause a lot of concern for people who use antiperspirant as part of their daily hygiene routine.
Like many other sufferers she was aware that doctors thought antiperspirants may be linked to the condition but until now she was not sure enough of a link to change her behaviour.
The possibility of chemicals in antiperspirants being linked to cancer first emerged on the internet some years ago and has since been the subject of several studies, most notably by Dr Philippa Darbre, from Reading University.
It has just launched Lynx Dry antiperspirant range after identifying that Lynx users were leaving the brand because they required an antiperspirant.
Total Defense(TM) 5, the newest addition to the Right Guard[R] line of antiperspirants and deodorants, has partnered with NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice for the program's ninth season.
I am feeling a little apprehensive about Labor Day this year, and that started me thinking about antiperspirant deodorants.
Women are exposed to aluminum in everything from cookware and baking powder to antiperspirants.