Myth #2: Antiperspirants
and deodorants cause breast cancer The truth is that there is no conclusive evidence on links between the use of underarm antiperspirants
or deodorants and the subsequent development of breast cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
As the global deodorants and antiperspirants
leader, we're constantly talking with consumers about their personal care needs and know that yellow stains and white marks on clothes are among the top unmet category needs," said Matthew McCarthy, Unilever's senior director of deodorants and men's grooming.
P&G), which manufactures the iconic brand, focuses on performance and offers men "the most powerful Old Spice antiperspirants
and body washes in the world.
It is the active ingredient in over-the-counter antiperspirants
as well as prescription products.
Old Spice's new "Hardest Working Collection" product line offers what the P&G brand contends are the most powerful Old Spice antiperspirants
and body washes.
There are several medical deodorants such as aluminum-based antiperspirants
that help to reduce the sweating level.
Regarding South Korean imports from the EU, 8% duties on skin care, make-up, baby cosmetics, hair care products, after-shave, deodorants, antiperspirants
and perfumed bath salts will be abolished--although some (such as skin-care cosmetics will be phased out over a varying number of years).
CELEBRITIES Denise van Outen and Natasha Hamilton have decided to ditch conventional antiperspirants
after discovering some of them could be linked to breast cancer.
will work much better if they're put on at night, before going to sleep.
When it comes to antiperspirants
the important thing is how it smells and whether it lasts.
In 17 breast cancer patients studied the research found "significantly higher" levels of aluminium in the underarm region of the breast where antiperspirants
are sprayed than in other parts of the breast.
He said: "We do not believe that aluminium is absorbed into the body from the use of antiperspirants