Beauty tips to get rid of body odor To fight against bad odors, there’s nothing like grandmother’s good tips. Purifying hair mask, foot bath or ultra-effective deodorant, we reveal all our tips for staying fresh from morning to night.
1/ Make a purifying foot bath
In a large basin of hot water, add a few black tea bags, baking soda, apple cider vinegar or dried rosemary. These ingredients are known for their purifying, antibacterial and astringent properties that will help you fight bad odors and perspiration.
2/ Bet on an ultra-effective deodorant
As for “classic” deodorants, opt for anti-odor formulas containing active ingredients such as alcohol, zinc salts, alum stone, or ethanol. If you prefer to rely on more natural formulas, go for raw alum stone or alum powder.
3/ Add essential oils to your shower gel
Lime, grapefruit or basil essential oils have purifying and antibacterial properties. You can add a few drops of these to your usual shower gel to boost its refreshing and purifying action. Do not hesitate to also add a few drops of essential oils to your body cream.
4/ Leave on a homemade hair mask
An irritated scalp, dandruff or excess sebum can cause bad hair odors. To avoid this, it is advisable to regularly perform pre-shampoo masks on dry hair (for better absorption). 2 proven recipes: the water/lemon juice mixture ideal for purifying and cleansing the scalp and the honey/cinnamon mixture known for its antibacterial properties.
5/ Do regular mouthwashes
In addition to washing your teeth and tongue after each meal, you can do some mouthwashes. Drop a little mint, thyme, oregano or parsley in hot water, let it steep for a few minutes then use this mixture as a classic mouthwash.