Don't Sweat Over the Cost of DeodorantPosted 10:20AM 07/24/12 Savings Experiment |
Deodorants comes in many varieties, but you can save money by knowing which ones to purchase. Here, our experts break down which products will help you stay dry and save money.
Antiperspirant/deodorant combos keep sweat away and prevent odor, so they are often your best bet. The regular strength varieties usually last 12 hours, and will run you about $4 to $8 at the average drugstore.
Then there are extra strength or clinical strength varieties. These last 24 to 48 hours, but can cost up to $7 to $8. So, which offers the right protection for you?
Well, when it comes down to it, the extra strength deodorants are just not worth buying. Some doctors say these clinical strength products are really only effective for those with hyperhidrosis, a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively. However, only 2 to 3 percent of the world's population is affected by it, so chances are regular strength protection will do the trick for you.
When it comes to what form of deodorant you should by, go with a stick. Sprays and roll-ons don't last as long and aren't as effective. Keep these tips in mind the next time you need to buy deodorant and you'll be able to save money without breaking a sweat.
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