Deodorant and antiperspirant both serve the same purpose, right?
They’re the stuff you use to keep your armpits from stinking. Deodorant masks the stink with a musk & barbecue scent (or whatever you like) while antiperspirants stop you from perspiranting (whatever that means).
In this blog, we’ll discuss body odor, the difference between deodorant and antiperspirant, and the scientifically proven way to prevent this natural, albeit stinky, situation.
What Causes Body Odor?
It’s a common belief that our sweat stinks. The truth is sweat is primarily made of water and, therefore, odorless. So where does the stench come from? Bacteria. When the bacteria on our skin digest our sweat, they create foul odors. Bacteria especially love the sweat from our pits or cheeks (and, honestly, who can blame them?).
Antiperspirant vs. Deodorant
Antiperspirant keeps your armpits dry by clogging your pores with aluminum (or “alumunium” if you’re a Brit). This prevents you from sweating, therefore depriving bacteria of their favorite food.
Deodorants work a little differently. They don’t prevent you from sweating; they cover up odor with fragrance. Some work longer than others, but often you’re just left smelling like eau de steak mixed with B.O. When the two begin to tango, it isn’t an aromatically appealing dance.
Mando is a Preodorant
Mando Deodorant For Pits, Packages + Feet is in a league of its own. It’s not a traditional deodorant, and it’s not an antiperspirant. So, what is it? We like to think of it as a preodorant. A preodorant stops odor before it starts. As mentioned above, the real cause of odor is bacteria, so Mando works by going after these microscopic menaces.
So how exactly does Mando work?
The active ingredient in Mando is Mandelic Acid. Mandelic Acid is a mild alpha-hydroxy acid that works by stopping bacteria from digesting sweat and creating odor in the first place. Click here: Read the Founder’s Story to learn how Mando revolutionized deodorant with ground-breaking science.
The best part is Mando is clinically proven to work all day long. Most deodorants and antiperspirants can’t make that claim. In fact, our Smooth Solid Stick and Invisible Cream were clinically proven to control odor for up to 72 hours! Imagine smelling great for an entire long weekend?!
So, if you’re looking for an aluminum-free whole-body deodorant that really works, consider Mando Whole Body Preodorant, er, Deodorant.
Did you Mando today?