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#248610 - 07/16/12 11:14 PM Re: how do you fix the issue smelly armpit in the wild [Re: picard120]
LaLine Offline

Registered: 04/15/07
Posts: 24
Loc: Utah
+1 for deodorant crystal. I am interested in the spray. Anyone have a link?

There is a difference between antiperspirants versus deodorants. Antiperspirants actually block your pores and keep you from sweating. Deodorants kill the bacteria that eat the salts in your sweat and cause body odor.

#248633 - 07/17/12 05:01 AM Re: how do you fix the issue smelly armpit in the wild [Re: LaLine]
leemann Offline
Soylent Green

Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 623
Loc: At the soylent green plant.
Try amazon.

It's the year 2022...People are still the same
They'll do anything to get what they need.
And they need Soylent Green.

#248635 - 07/17/12 06:38 AM Re: how do you fix the issue smelly armpit in the wild [Re: picard120]
LED Offline

Registered: 09/01/05
Posts: 1474
Originally Posted By: picard120
Originally Posted By: LED
Another vote for mineral salts (aka. deodorant crystal). The spray is easier IMO. I think people have been using it for a couple thousand years. And it doesn't stain your shirt pits like most deodorants do.

where do I get mineral salt spray?

Amazon, Whole Foods, drug stores, health food stores, etc. The spray is just mineral salts dissolved in water. Do a google search for "crystal deodorant spray" and you'll find a gazillion places to buy it.

#248643 - 07/17/12 01:03 PM Re: how do you fix the issue smelly armpit in the wild [Re: picard120]
Mark_F Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 714
Loc: Kentucky
How do I fix it? I make her sleep OUTSIDE the tent.

Problem solved.

Uh ... does anyone have a match?

#249152 - 07/29/12 12:01 AM Re: how do you fix the issue smelly armpit in the wild [Re: picard120]
MostlyHarmless Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 06/03/09
Posts: 982
Loc: Norway
Originally Posted By: picard120
how do you fix the issue smelly armpit in the wilderness?

do you bring along deodorant? can baking soda relieve smelly armpit odor?

Wear wool. Synthetic fibers will smell like godzilla after a day or two. Wool doesn't smell that bad.

If it's too hot for wool you'll be wearing loose fitting clothing anyway.

I've never needed any kind of deodorant outdoors.

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