Ask For Advice
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15

Thread: Good soap to fight body odor

  1. #1
    SilverFactory
    Silver Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    759
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    2

    Good soap to fight body odor

    Can you guys help me with recommendations for a soap that can help with body odor?

    I am currently using Irish Spring and it doesnt seem to help

  2. #2
    annie24
    Super Moderator annie24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Age
    35
    Posts
    45,704
    Thanked
    899
    do you have a loofah or something else to exfoliate? personally, i like gel based washes - you can get them at the drug store or at bath and body works. all these places have washes for men. the odor is coming from the bacteria from your skin. do you use a good deodorant/anti-perspirant as well? do you shower daily?

  3. #3
    Syntax1985
    Gold Member Syntax1985's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Age
    30
    Posts
    890
    Gender
    Male
    i used to have this problem, the steps i took that actually worked =

    #1 i trimmed my body hair. less heat = less sweat
    #2 as Annie's already suggested, i use a loofah. i vary body washes, but i normally aim for sweet smelling sports ones. this is out of personal preference but it might be a trick.
    #3 after a shower make sure you completely dry yourself, i used to ignore my feet and that would cause them to smell.
    #4 once dry i use a scented ( coconut ) moisturiser, just a cheap one, and i apply it to most of my body.
    #5 apply anti perspirant, womens ones seem to work much better then mens. at the moment im using black & white womens by nivea, it works great & it doesnt really smell of anything, so your aftershave wont get ruined.

    To help fight sweating in general ( which is what im guessing is whats causing your body odor ) try wearing lighter more breathing clothing, and a product i use once a week = Perspirex ( link removed ) is absoulty amazing.

    I dont use deodrant, just moisteriser, anti perspirant & perfume.

  4. #4
    Princess123
    Silver Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    604
    Tea tree oil wash and a loofah. Tea tree is an antibacterial herb, which kills the bacteria in sweat that causes body odor. It does have a strong scent.

  5. #5
    Syntax1985
    Gold Member Syntax1985's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Age
    30
    Posts
    890
    Gender
    Male
    also just to add to what i said, WATCH WHAT YOU EAT!, your body exudes toxins through your skin... so i tend to think of it this way, if you eat crap, your going to smell like... haha.
    morning exercise also helps with this, when you sweat you get rid of toxins, toxins smell like ... well bad body odor. so if you sweat it out in the morning, wash off the sweat, what you do excrete over the rest of the day wont be nearly as bad.

  6. #6
    Jetta
    Platinum Member Jetta's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Minnesota
    Age
    42
    Posts
    4,816
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    20
    My mom used to have bad body odor, she takes zinc and now doesn't need deorderant, but does use it anyway. Take a zinc supplement I know for a fact it works.

  7. #7
    Syntax1985
    Gold Member Syntax1985's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Age
    30
    Posts
    890
    Gender
    Male
    Ty jetta, just read why that works on google, sounds really sound! im gonna try it out myself

  8. #8
    ForumGuy
    Platinum Member ForumGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Dark Side of the Moon
    Posts
    2,212
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    2
    Irish Spring was never good for me. Tone bar soap has always worked well for me.

  9. #9
    SilverFactory
    Silver Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    759
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    2
    Quote Originally Posted by annie24 [Register to see the link]
    do you have a loofah or something else to exfoliate? personally, i like gel based washes - you can get them at the drug store or at bath and body works. all these places have washes for men. the odor is coming from the bacteria from your skin. do you use a good deodorant/anti-perspirant as well? do you shower daily?
    Annie what is a loofah?

    Yes I shower everyday morning. I use Irish Spring bar soap and some times use Old Spice deodorant.

  10. #10
    SilverFactory
    Silver Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    759
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    2
    Thanks for the helpful suggestions guys.

    I guess I need to change my soap first thing. And start using loofah (not sure what it is).

  11.  

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Top Threads
trigeminal neuralgia?
So I went to the hospital at 2:30 AM. They gave me a 30mg shot of Toradol. That only reduced it a bit. They sent me home. I took 2 Tylenol 1 and got
Would you trust a psychiatrist who categorizes homosexuality as an illness ?
I was just on a website which lets you ,after signing up, choose a psychiatrist to book an appointment with . You view the psychiatrist's profile
Vivid Dreams
I know that anti depressants have a side effect of causing vivid dreams. But my dreams are so weird that I am scared of the whole idea of going to
Lost.
Where do I begin? I'm a 20 year old female and life at the moment has been really rough. I feel that every aspect of my life is incredibly

Featured Threads
He took my sisters virginity!
Well.. Here goes nothing. I don't have anyone to talk to and hoping to get some insight. My mind is confused and my heart is completely
Dating after working in the sex industry
Hey all, I'm coming out of a difficult time in my life where i worked as a sex worker. I just wanted some opinions on how to handle this when I begin
My boyfriend hangs out one on one with his ex am I right to feel uncomfortable?
Hi everyone, I posted here before about how my boyfriend and his ex are close friends. Long story short, they date for two years, realised they were
What does this mean?
I'm a 24 year old man and I've been in a relationship with my girlfriend for 5 years. But I'm feeling like this relationship is built on blind trust
Is this just "The 21st Century Woman?"
For the past 5 years, every woman I've dated (ages 25-32 we'll say) has had to stress to me immediately, before anything gets going, that they are
Venting I guess... I miss having sex.
So... I don't know if there is any real advice that can be given here. But I'm sure people here can at least relate and maybe share their
My boyfriend curses at me but says he's joking?
Hi everyone, My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 8 months and while everything has been great so far except that he curses at me but says
Ask For Advice

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •