Wonderful Climate and Nice Fragrance
Coffee, tea, alcohol drinks and most of all, spicy meals stimulate perspiration. Bacteria in underarm areas create an unpleasant odor. To avoid this trouble, you may try to give up all the mentioned tempting things. But nowadays in the century of progress and revival there are some means that fight bacteria which create perspiration odor. These means are deodorants.
What ingredients do they consist of?
They slow thriving bacteria on your skin and pause creation of odor. They are the components of almost all types of deodorants.
They are aroma components and basic ingredients in most deodorants. They help to reduce and controlling odor, primarily by masking the odor caused by the bacteria interacting with perspiration.
Means that absorb perspiration odor and keep it.
They reduce perspiration by contracting cutaneous pores and provide wetness protection for 20-50%. There is as much perspiration on the body, as it is needed to regulate body temperature and to hydrate the skin.
A Long Way.
A term “deodorant” is of Latin origin. It means “freshener”.
Initial task of the product was to diminish an odor. Today, the problem of unpleasant odor is not of most importance.
For thousands of years body odor has been masked.
2 000B.C. - 200A.D.
Ancient Greeks and Romans were familiar with baths and sources of heat. There were clean and dirty people. There were first used aromatic odorants for bathing. But the ordinary person could not afford aromatics.
In the ancient Middle Ages, pails for bathing were used by poor people. Still, there were no traces of deodorants for them.
Art of perfuming reached its peak. Refined perfumes were created.
Women started to rub underarms with ammonia infusion. It was quite an unpleasant procedure, as ammonia burns the skin. In 1888 the first deodorant – cream, which fights bacteria, was invented.
In the beginning of the century there was a whole range of products (deodorants) which irritated the skin, soiled and damaged the clothes.
First liquid deodorants appeared in the market. Period of their effectiveness was 15 minutes. Besides, they still irritated the skin.
First roll-on and aerosol deodorants appeared in the shops.
Time of a big crisis on aerosol deodorants. It became known, that chloro-, fluoro - hudrocarbon was used. But these components destroyed the higher layers of ozone, cansing ozone holes. Roll on and solid deodorants became popular again.
Stick and crystal deodorants occupied the market, as they were more suitable for people with sensitive skin.
All kinds of deodorants are improved. Unpleasant irritation on skin and itch are in the past now. Deodorants keep underarms dry for longer periods of time and prevent creation of odor. Customers can choose deodorants they like, among wide selection of products.