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Anti-perspirant that doesn't stain shirts?

Connemara

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Any recommendations? I've used plain deodorant for a couple of years but I tend to sweat a bit and want to go back to an anti-perspirant.
 

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I have a prescription for a product called drysol. This is a drug that changed my life. I had a major perspiration problem.

I put it on drysol once every couple of weeks, as needed, at night. It is incredibly uncomfortable for that evening, and I have to take Tylenol PM to sleep. However, I don't ruin shirts anymore.
 

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I use Kiehls anti-perspirant....still contains aluminum, but works great, and hasnt stained my white shirts.

its pricey, but worth it if it keeps my borrellis and charvets white.
 

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yeah, the problem is that its the aluminum that stains the shirts and the aluminum that prevents the perspiration. I don't believe it is this simple, but just imagine you took a piece of metal, wet it every day, and left it on some fabric, it would rust and discolor, so the yellow isnt from urea or sweat, but from the aluminum.

this may sound over the top, or too "gay" for some, but I had the same problem in a major way, so I buzzed my armpit hair. Not completely shaved, but buzzed em to a 1 with clipper. that way all the deoderant didnt get stuck in the hair to seep into fabric.
 

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Crystal. All aluminum based anti perspirants will stain shirts. You can try putting it on at night and taking a shower in the morning. That seems to work.
 

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Originally Posted by musicguy
Crystal. All aluminum based anti perspirants will stain shirts. You can try putting it on at night and taking a shower in the morning. That seems to work.

take a shower?!?!?! eff that.

 

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malin+goetz has a nice one
 

Connemara

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I think I'll try the Arm and Hammer. It's not excessive, but I tend to be damp throughout the day and it's just annoying.
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
Any recommendations? I've used plain deodorant for a couple of years but I tend to sweat a bit and want to go back to an anti-perspirant.

CertainDri - you put it on the night before. Needs 2-3 applications in the beginning before you start seeing it work, but then you're bone dry.
 

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Weleda spray. Recommend the sage scent. Got the idea from Glenn O'Brien, the style guy at GQ and haven't used anything else since. They make a great salt toothpaste, too, but since it's brown, it lacks a certain visual appeal.
 

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Originally Posted by downwithianbrown
yeah, the problem is that its the aluminum that stains the shirts and the aluminum that prevents the perspiration. I don't believe it is this simple, but just imagine you took a piece of metal, wet it every day, and left it on some fabric, it would rust and discolor, so the yellow isnt from urea or sweat, but from the aluminum.

this may sound over the top, or too "gay" for some, but I had the same problem in a major way, so I buzzed my armpit hair. Not completely shaved, but buzzed em to a 1 with clipper. that way all the deoderant didnt get stuck in the hair to seep into fabric.


I don't care if it's "gay" or not but I totally buzz my armpit hair (as well as my chest). Once you do it, you'll never go back. That and the Weleda spray I recommended and "0" problems with anything.
 

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