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an astringent substance applied to the skin to reduce perspiration

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The strategy behind Power Stick proved successful, and in 2010 the company introduced the Soft Whisper by Power Stick brand, which aimed at women and included antiperspirant sticks, as well as body washes, shower gels and body sprays.
Just as clinicians do not always use the strongest medicines but choose the safest ones, especially ones that can be self-administered and self-guided, teaching patients how to use antiperspirants when they will work "is as important as being able to effectively and safely inject neurotoxins," Dr.
Aluminium compounds are found in the vast majority of antiperspirants and represent approximately a quarter of the total ingredients of some brands.
A doctor could also prescribe a high concentration antiperspirant, but honestly, using the ordinary over-the-counter stuff at night seems to work well for almost everyone.
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.
Evidence is mounting that an aluminium-based compound found in common antiperspirant agents can break through the skin and potentially cause breast cancer.
In natural health circles, many people are tossing aluminum pans and using holistic underarm crystals instead of conventional antiperspirant.
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.
The team also launched Sure Crystal in February, with the selling point of minimising the white marks left on clothes by many antiperspirants.
Colgate-Palmolive is unveiling a number of products to its line of deodorants and antiperspirants.
Antiperspirants, artificial environments, smog, synthetic clothing, and a physically idle lifestyle all conspire to clog skin pores and inhibit the healthy flow of perspiration.
There are special over-the-counter foot antiperspirants available as well.
rings of organ thieves, fingers in soft drink cans), we now have e-mail tall tales about underarm antiperspirants causing breast cancer, an endless parade of imaginary sick kids whose dying wish is that you forward their treacly messages to 15 people, and, of course, the specter of Y2K.