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How is deodorant different from antiperspirant?

  • Deodorants reduce bacteria growth in the armpit
  • Antiperspirants reduce sweat flow and also help to reduce the amount of bacteria that cause the smell associated with sweat
  • Antiperspirants reduce sweat in its tracks
  • Deodorants give a certain number of hours of protection from odours
  • Antiperspirants give a certain number of hours of protection from sweat.