from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An astringent preparation applied to the skin to decrease perspiration.
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- n. a substance used to minimize sweating or perspiration and the associated odor, usually applied to the underarm area
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- n. an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce perspiration
A treatment which reduces sweating is called an antiperspirant.
Then it uses more energy to be manufactured into all kinds of products, such as antiperspirant deodorants, and shipped all over the world for consumers to buy.
Most Americans use some form of shampoo, soap, lotion, and antiperspirant every day, and these toxins, applied to the skin, are absorbed dermally.
Glide-on stick products, applied like a solid antiperspirant, are supposed to reduce foot friction and prevent sore spots.
Some excellent suggestions here, but I am particularly intrigued by CGull's antiperspirant trick.
Also, antiperspirant and cookware can have aluminum, also.
Was there a way they could trace the poison to his antiperspirant can?
Then he sprayed the sock until it was soaked with the antiperspirant.
She swabbed a smear of antiperspirant under each arm and briskly dressed without even a glance in the mirror.
• Antiperspirants: If an ordinary antiperspirant used correctly doesn't work, the next step is to buy an over-the-counter "clinical strength" antiperspirant—which is about twice the price of an ordinary one, says David Pariser , a professor at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va.
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