Definition of antiperspirant in English:



mass noun
  • A substance that is applied to the skin, especially under the arms, to prevent or reduce perspiration.

    • ‘For example, we do not use bar soap, dental floss, laundry detergent, Q-Tips, antiperspirant, deodorant, charity lotteries, or soup.’
    • ‘Anyways, my point is that everyone should apply long-lasting deodorant or antiperspirant on a daily basis because smelling like sweat is definitely a turnoff for everybody.’
    • ‘If your sweat is within the normal range, you aren't likely heading for a Botox treatment, but you may still be pondering which is the right antiperspirant / deodorant for you.’
    • ‘I suggest leaving a stick of deodorant or antiperspirant at the office in case you need to apply more throughout the day.’
    • ‘Applying antiperspirant to feet can significantly reduce the sweating that stimulates the growth of aroma-producing organisms.’
    • ‘The study found no link between women's antiperspirant or deodorant use, before or after shaving, and a higher occurrence of breast cancer.’
    • ‘On the other hand, if your armpits get sweaty and damp when it's hot, try using a better deodorant or antiperspirant, and also remember to keep your arms nice and low.’
    • ‘Unlike other products enhanced with antiperspirant, it feels grippy, not tacky.’
    • ‘An antiperspirant doesn't actually prevent odor; instead it blocks your sweat ducts with aluminum salts, thus reducing the amount of perspiration that is able to reach your skin.’
    • ‘This highly effective antiperspirant is applied to dry skin before bedtime.’
    • ‘She recently stopped wearing antiperspirant because she heard the aluminium in it can give you breast cancer, so she's constantly sniffing her armpits and spritzing herself with perfume.’
    • ‘When you use antiperspirant to prevent sweating, you deprive these organisms of the moisture they love.’
    • ‘Switch over to natural brands of toiletries, including shampoo, toothpaste, antiperspirants and cosmetics.’
    • ‘To reduce staining from the antiperspirant, apply it only at night on dry skin.’
    • ‘It went away when a lovely doctor gave me antibiotics and told me to stop using antiperspirant - though not until I'd already seen one doctor who thought I should get checked for cancer.’
    • ‘I shower twice a day, and have tried every antiperspirant on the market but nothing stops my terrible underarm sweating.’
    • ‘What is the best deodorant / antiperspirant for sensitive skin?’
    • ‘Confused about which antiperspirant and/or deodorant is right for you?’
    • ‘In pursuit of dryness, almost 90 percent of Americans make a point of dabbing on a leading deodorant or antiperspirant at least once a week, according to a New York-based research company.’
    • ‘Why is it that if we wear antiperspirant we don't smell until it wears off?’
    body spray, perfume, scent
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