antiperspirant


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antiperspirant

an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce or prevent perspiration
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Deauville noted that its production facility in New Jersey assures that its antiperspirant sticks and shower products meet its quality standards.
Patients whose sweating is not controlled with regular antiperspirant deodorants may find relief using an aluminum chloride-containing liquid that is not a classic deodorant.
Zorbas, who is particularly worried about the high proportion of women who believe the long-disproved myth about antiperspirant, said while there will always be cancer risk factors, such as age and genetic susceptibility, beyond individual control, there are a number of positive lifestyle changes we can make to reduce risk and improve overall wellbeing.
The Sport Defence line, which comprises 250ml and 150ml antiperspirant aerosols (rsp: [pounds sterling]2.
If your son puts on his antiperspirant in the morning, he's already sweating and diluting the effects.
Simply answer the following question: What is the name of the new Lynx antiperspirant range?
The report could not say whether the aluminium came from the antiperspirant - it may come from other sources.
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.
Soap, toothpaste, diapers, shampoo, antiperspirant and many other personal supplies were loaded in shoe boxes and delivered to the nonprofit Lancaster center, which will distribute them to people in need throughout the Antelope Valley.
In natural health circles, many people are tossing aluminum pans and using holistic underarm crystals instead of conventional antiperspirant.
No antiperspirant could mask a hippopotamus's sweat.
On July 20, the Food and Drug Administration approved injections of botulinum toxin type A, which Allergan markets as Botox, for treating hyperhidrosis that doesn't improve with other nonsurgical treatments, such as antiperspirant ointments.