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Underarm care tips often involve hygiene and hair removal suggestions. Learn more about underarm care tips at Discovery Health.

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When should kids start using deodorant?

Your two sons come in from playing an intense game of soccer. They both reek. You expect if from your teenager, but isn't it too early for your nine-year-old to be smelling this foul? No -- anyone of any age can potentially develop body odor.


How do deodorants keep you from stinking?

 How do deodorants keep you from stinking?

Humans have tried for centuries to mask the scent emanating from their bodies, so what do deodorants do differently? See more »

Do underarm whitening creams really work?

 Do underarm whitening creams really work?

Underarm whitening creams are regulated and approved in the U.S. to inhibit melanin production. Learn how underarm whitening creams work. See more »

Does shaving your armpits reduce sweating?

 Does shaving your armpits reduce sweating?

Does shaving your armpits reduce sweating? Ignore the hype and look at the science, at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How do antiperspirants keep you from sweating?

 How do antiperspirants keep you from sweating?

How do antiperspirants keep you from sweating? It's pretty ingenious. Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Ways to Get Nice Underarm Skin

 5 Ways to Get Nice Underarm Skin

Underarm appearance worries cause some people to forego sleeveless options in summer. Here are five ways to banish underarm appearance concerns. See more »

Do men and women need different deodorants?

 Do men and women need different deodorants?

Are women's deodorants that much different than men's, and do the genders need different deodorants? Learn about men's and women's deodorants. See more »

Should you change deodorants so your body doesn't get used to them?

 Should you change deodorants so your body doesn't get used to them?

Should you change your deodorants so your body doesn't get used to them? Learn if your body builds up tolerance and if you should change deodorants. See more »

5 Natural Deodorant Ingredients

 5 Natural Deodorant Ingredients

Do you know what natural deodorant ingredients help prevent body odor? Take a look at our list of five common natural deodorant ingredients. See more »

Are "clinical strength" antiperspirants really any stronger?

 Are "clinical strength" antiperspirants really any stronger?

Does clinical strength antiperspirants work any better? See what clinical strength antiperspirants claim to do and see if they are worth the cost. See more »

Do 'natural' deodorants work as well as regular ones?

 Do 'natural' deodorants work as well as regular ones?

Do natural deodorants really prevent body odor? With suspicions that antiperspirants might hurt your health, see if natural deodorants the answer. See more »