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Deo Wars

We put three sweat stoppers to the test.
Deo Wars We put three sweat stoppers to the test.

Let's face it, the climate here in Manila can really make your sweat glands work double time. It's really hard to stay fresh especially during summer. No matter how light and breezy your cotton shirts may be, the heat will really cause you to perspire.

Deodorants are a must even if you think you don't sweat that much! It's part of persoanl hygiene, like brushing your teeth or taking a bath. To rid of embarassing moments, we tested out deos that will keep you away from sweaty situations.

Frist up is Dove Advanced Ultimate White Antiperspirant and Deodorant Aerosol Spray. The scent is not overpowering but it has the ability to keep you feeling clean and fresh all day. It does keep you somewhat dry but don't expect your sweat glands to just stop working altogether. Your pits might get a little bit itchy by the time the sun comes down.  But in terms of underarm protection, it gets a thumbs up!

Dove Advanced Ultimate White Antiperspirant and Deodorant Aerosol Spray, P109.50, department stores

For people who like stocking on black and white tops, you might have had encountered that nasty yellowy stain on your shirts. Nivea's Invisible for Black and White Deodorant is made to rid you of those unsightly marks. For gym buffs, you can rely on this deo and forget about your underarms as you lift weights. It doesn't leave any mark no matter how much you move. You'll feel shower-fresh all day, too.

Nivea Invisible for Black and White Deodorant Aerosol Spray, P170, department stores

The price might be a tad bit too steep for a deodorant but the name explains itself. It is superbly efficient! The creamy deodorant stops you from sweating and even smoothens the bumps on your underarms. They don't really sell it as a whitening deodorant but the orange and lemon extracts help lighten the skin without itching nor flaking. We understand why it's a customer favorite. It's worth it!

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Superbly Efficient Anti-Perspirant and Deodorant, P850, Keihl's Greenbelt 5