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Postby sweaty » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 9:12 am

Does anyone know how can i cure my sweaty underarm or is there any product which is effective to control the perspiration?

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Postby lost_canuck » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 9:52 am

botox if they are really bad

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Postby seasider » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 10:12 am

Look for Driclor in the pharmacy, but be aware it is harsh to your skin.

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Postby sweaty » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 10:44 am

seasider wrote:Look for Driclor in the pharmacy, but be aware it is harsh to your skin.


wat do u mean it is harsh to my skin?? after application skin will feel itchy, etc...

i actually noe abt this product but i couldn't find it anywhere. do u noe where can i get it in town???
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Postby seasider » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 11:41 am

I used it years ago and it did make my skin itch. I was so sensitive that I couldn't shave. It contains aluminium, which I don't think is a good thing. I have seen it here - I looked out for it when the query came up a couple of years ago and I think it was in an NTUC pharmacy. I know there are a couple of similar products in Guardian/Watsons - just have a look and read the labels carefully. You should be able to identify similar products by the relatively high price!

I've been using Mitchum unscented roll-on deo for years now - it's not always easy to find, I get it mostly at Robinsons.

Botox? I'm not convinced on that one. If you don't sweat from your underarms, you'll only sweat elsewhere.

Sweating is natural. It's when you don't sweat that you should worry. Just concentrate on keeping clean and you won't smell.

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Postby sweaty » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 11:49 am

seasider wrote:I used it years ago and it did make my skin itch. I was so sensitive that I couldn't shave. It contains aluminium, which I don't think is a good thing. I have seen it here - I looked out for it when the query came up a couple of years ago and I think it was in an NTUC pharmacy. I know there are a couple of similar products in Guardian/Watsons - just have a look and read the labels carefully. You should be able to identify similar products by the relatively high price!

I've been using Mitchum unscented roll-on deo for years now - it's not always easy to find, I get it mostly at Robinsons.

Botox? I'm not convinced on that one. If you don't sweat from your underarms, you'll only sweat elsewhere.

Sweating is natural. It's when you don't sweat that you should worry. Just concentrate on keeping clean and you won't smell.


Does that Mitchum keep u dry all the time?
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Postby seasider » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 11:51 am

Longer than any other "normal" deodorant I've tried.

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Postby sweaty » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 12:00 pm

seasider wrote:Longer than any other "normal" deodorant I've tried.


i've tried many kind of roll-on deodorant, but all of them make me feel sticky n the worse part is that i still sweat and the deodorant is even more sticky after i sweat.
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Postby lost_canuck » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 12:20 pm

seasider wrote:I used it years ago and it did make my skin itch. I was so sensitive that I couldn't shave. It contains aluminium, which I don't think is a good thing. I have seen it here - I looked out for it when the query came up a couple of years ago and I think it was in an NTUC pharmacy. I know there are a couple of similar products in Guardian/Watsons - just have a look and read the labels carefully. You should be able to identify similar products by the relatively high price!

I've been using Mitchum unscented roll-on deo for years now - it's not always easy to find, I get it mostly at Robinsons.

Botox? I'm not convinced on that one. If you don't sweat from your underarms, you'll only sweat elsewhere.

Sweating is natural. It's when you don't sweat that you should worry. Just concentrate on keeping clean and you won't smell.


They do use botox for people who have over active sweat glands, it doesn't stop you sweating but does reduce the activity of the glands. I would only recommend it if it is a serious problem, but I would ask a doctor and avoid aluminum anti-persperants.

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Postby seasider » Fri, 26 Jan 2007 2:09 pm

Yes, I know it is offered as a treatment - I have a friend considering it as he does have a heavy sweating problem. Celebs have it before big red-carpet nights, I believe. I'm with you on the avoiding aluminium.

I like roll-ons, sweaty, as I'm anti-aerosol if at all possible. I try to put mine on a while before I get dressed to give it time to dry. Also, don't have your shower too hot - my husband does and then wonders why he sweats before he's even dressed.

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Postby ksl » Sat, 27 Jan 2007 11:00 pm

my husband does and then wonders why he sweats before he's even dressed.


Is this a new one or the old one! :???:

Sweating is of course natural, to block the pores, may result in prickly heat rash, and that can be quite painful and itchy.

It always works for me to wear a cotton t-shirt or vest, that absorbs the perspiration, it doesn't come through, although if one has strong body order, it needs to be rectified, by drinking plenty of water and detoxing.

Garlic will come out through the sweat glands too, until one eats it on a regular basis, then it disappears.

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Postby Barczar » Sun, 28 Jan 2007 3:13 am

Just go to your Doctor and ask for DrySol - or next time you are in Malaysia or Indonesia you can buy in the pharmacy! Each application is effective for around 2-3 month, each bottle should last you around 1-2 years, very cheap and very effective!

Being a big man from Canada (very cold and dry in comparison to Singapore) Drysol has been a god send to me! Even if my entire shirt is soaked through with sweat from the humidity here, my pits are always nice and dry!!

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Postby seasider » Sun, 28 Jan 2007 11:54 am

[quote="Barczar"]...Even if my entire shirt is soaked through with sweat...quote]

Exactly - so what's the point! LOL As said above, just make sure your pits are clean so they don't smell.

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Postby sweaty » Thu, 01 Feb 2007 8:28 am

hi seasider,

i've brought the Mitchum from Robinson but i counldn't find the unscented roll-on, end up getting the clear gel type but result was impressive it really keep me dry all day, thanks for the recommendation.
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Postby Loops » Fri, 02 Feb 2007 11:44 pm

I'd steer clear of the deodorants which stop you sweating if I were you. I used one of those for a while and got attractive spotty armpits as a result (nice!).

Now I just use a normal deodorant and use wet wipes every so often and then re-apply the BO lotion throughout the day as in my experience, none of them (even Mitchum) have worked for long out here.

Also try and steer clear of coloured shirts and tops. White and black are the best for hiding any sweaty pits.

You could go down the bottox route I suppose - I've heard that the hollywood stars do that and you don't see them sweating all over their oscar dresses, so it must work. It'd look weird if you are still doing it when you are 80 though and have wrinkly old skin and nice, smooth armpits ..........if Joan Collins is reading this can she please confirm my theory :lol:


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