Antiperspirants are products that are meant to deal with underarm moisture and deodorants are designed to deal with body odor, so when the two come together, it becomes a truly effective product. A product that can deal with one of the biggest problems that humans have had to deal with over the years and that problem is armpit sweat and odor.
Early in modern history, people used perfumes and colognes to mask body odor—which was less effective than hoped. Fortunately, some of the first products to deal with underarm perspiration and odor came out during the 1960s, and they’re popularity has grown ever since. Now, we are reviewing the best antiperspirant deodorants to currently exist, so everyone can feel more confident when they venture out into the world.
Best Antiperspirant Deodorants
10Tussy pH-Balanced Original Fresh Spice
Tussy antiperspirant deodorant is probably one of the best-kept secrets in the antiperspirant industry. Although it’s not a well-known product, many people have been using it for years to effectively combat sweat and body odor. It’s a roll-on, so it goes on smoothly and its advanced formula is designed to be gentle on the skin. It’s pH balanced as well, so it works with the wearer’s body chemistry and not against it. This results in all day freshness that can’t be beaten by other antiperspirants. And since it has an Original Spice scent, people will love putting it on every day.
9Arrid XX Roll-On Regular Antiperspirant
Although some deodorants are suitable for women and some antiperspirants are suitable for men, this roll-on product from Arrid XX is a truly unisex antiperspirant deodorant. This product is unisex scented, so wearers don’t have to worry about it throwing off the scent of their perfume, cologne or body spray. It also stops wetness and odor for up to 24-hours at a time. It leaves the wearer feeling cool and confident all-day long. And since it’s a roll-on, it goes on smoothly and will never stain skin or clothing. It also won’t irritate skin like some deodorants will and is suitable for daily use.
8Almay Sensitive Skin Fragrance-Free Clear Gel
Using an antiperspirant or a deodorant when you have skin sensitivity issues can be a nightmare. A lot of deodorants will cause skin irritation due to their heavy use of fragrances, and many antiperspirants will cause the skin to break out. Fortunately, this product is designed to not do either of those two things. It’s been thoroughly tested by Dermatologist to be suitable for people with sensitive skin or people with skin allergies. This hypoallergenic product is also fragrance-free and goes on the skin in a clear layer. And although it’s primarily designed to be gentle on the skin, it’s still capable of providing the wearer with odor and wetness protection.
7Arm & Hammer Ultramax Solid
Over the last decade or so, Arm & Hammer has been steadily increasing their product line. They initially started off selling baking soda, then they began to spread out into other areas, and antiperspirant deodorants are one of these areas they’re exploring. And quite frankly, their Ultramax Powder Fresh Solid is pretty good. It comes in 2.6-ounce sticks that are easy to apply and provide the wearing with the odor and wetness protection they need. It does this with an interesting combination of Aluminum Zirconium, talc, corn starch and of course, their signature product baking soda. These ingredients work together to fight odor and wetness, so the wearer can remain confident all-day long.
6Dry Idea Advanced Clear Gel
This gel from Dry Idea is designed to be effective, to not stain skin or clothing, and to provide the odor and wetness protection people need for their busy lives. This hypo-allergenic product goes on clear and is designed to never leave white marks or yellow pit stains on clothing. Using the power of Aluminum Zirconium, this product is able to effectively stop perspiration, so the wearer doesn’t have to worry about excessive sweating when they go about their day. This product is also unscented, so the wearer also doesn’t have to worry that the smell of this deodorant is going to conflict with their body spray or cologne.
5Dove Fresh Antiperspirant Solid Deodorant
Dove Fresh isn’t an ordinary deodorant or antiperspirant. That’s because this product is not only designed to tackle odor and wetness, but it’s also designed to do it in a way that’s gentle on the wearer’s skin. It’s made with 1/4 moisturizers and without any alcohol or ethanol at all. This means that it not only soothes the wearer’s underarms but it also helps them recover from the irritation of shaving. This product glides on silky-smooth and provides up to 48-hours of wetness and odor protection. It also has a soothing scent that smells a lot like green tea and cucumber, but it won’t overpower the wearer’s perfume.
4Mitchum Men Unscented Gel
Although there is certainly nothing wrong with a scented antiperspirant, some men want a simple deodorant that’s unscented and won’t overpower their cologne. Fortunately, this Mitchum Unscented Gel is such a product. This product is completely unscented, so men don’t have to worry about competing scents when they’re going out for the day. And yet, it’s capable of eliminating a man’s body odor and protect their armpits against body moisture. This product provides men up to 48-hours of protection and will never leave a white residue on the wearer’s clothing. And since it provides triple odor defense, it will protect against motion, stress and heat odors.
3Secret Invisible Solid For Women
Secret knows that women’s body chemistry is different than men, so they need a product that will address this difference. That’s why they’ve created this invisible solid. This product provides 24-hours of odor and wetness protection and is designed to adjust itself according to the woman’s activity level. This product is pH balanced so it can stop odor and wetness before it even begins. And since it has a Shower Fresh scent, women don’t have to worry about underarm odor ever again. All of which allows this product to be one of the best antiperspirants and deodorants available to women currently.
2Degree Men Ultra Clear Black & White
Degree knows that men want their deodorant to leave a mark on their underarm wetness and odor, and not leave a mark on their clothing. That’s why they’ve designed Ultra Clear Black & White. This product is designed to go on clear and never leave the white residue that other deodorants have a tendency of doing. This means that the wearer never has to worry about yellow stains on their white shirts or white stains on their black shirts. The only things that this product will give the wearer are 2-days of odor and wetness protection. That’s more than enough protection for most people.
1Gillette Cool Wave Scent Clear Gel
Gillette is a company that’s well known for their line of men’s razors, but now they’re becoming as equally well known for their line of antiperspirant deodorants. And this clear gel proves that they know what they are doing with both deodorants and antiperspirants. This product goes on clear and stays clear, so the wearer never has to worry about deodorant residue staining their clothing. Once applied, this product supplies a full 48-hours of odor protection, and since it’s also an antiperspirant, it also supplies protection against sweat. Its triple protection system is designed for active individuals who need odor and wetness protection in the gym or the boardroom.