Reducing Body Odour Naturally: A Comprehensive Guide

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(“As pictured above, man using Milkman Grooming Co Natural Deodorant”)

Body odour is a common problem that affects people of all ages and backgrounds and some more than others…

As a coach, I deal a lot with sweaty people that are conscious about keeping as fresh as they can when they work out. “

While there are many commercial deodorants and antiperspirants that claim to solve the problem, many
people are looking for natural ways to keep themselves smelling fresh.

In this article, we will discuss several effective and easy-to-implement natural ways to reduce body odour.

“Thank the lord for those who need it… Yeah I’m looking you, you sweaty armpit hooligan”

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Dietary Changes

One of the main causes of body odour is the food we eat. Certain foods like garlic, onions, spices, and
alcohol can contribute to a strong body odour. To reduce body odour, it is important to limit or avoid
these foods and focus on eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Eating a balanced diet that is
high in fibre and low in processed foods can help keep body odour under control.

“Additionally, drinking plenty of water can help flush out toxins from the body, reducing the risk of body odour.”

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Hygiene Habits

Maintaining good hygiene is another important factor in reducing body odour. This means taking regular
showers, using soap to wash your entire body, and washing your clothes regularly. It is also important to
wash your under arms regularly, as this is where bacteria are most likely to grow.

Now using a natural and unscented soap can help to reduce the risk of skin irritation and further odour.

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Use Essential Oils

Essential oils are a natural and effective way to combat body odour. Some of the most effective oils for
reducing body odour include tea tree oil, lavender oil, and lemon oil. These oils contain natural
antibacterial properties that can help to kill the bacteria that cause body odour.

“To use essential oils, simply add a few drops to your bathwater or dilute with a carrier oil and apply directly to your skin.

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Natural Deodorants

Commercial deodorants often contain chemicals that can irritate the skin and worsen body odour. To
avoid this, consider switching to a natural deodorant that contains natural ingredients like activated
charcoal, cornstarch, and coconut oil. These ingredients work by neutralising the odour-causing bacteria
and helping to keep you smelling fresh.

“The link above is one we recommend”

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is another effective natural remedy for reducing body odour. Its acidic properties
help to kill the bacteria that cause body odour, and it also helps to balance the pH levels of the skin. To
use apple cider vinegar, simply add a few drops to your bathwater or dilute with water and apply
directly to your underarms.

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Exercise and Sweating

Exercise is a natural way to reduce body odour. When you exercise, you sweat, and the sweat helps to
flush out toxins from the body. However, it is important to wash your skin after exercising to remove
any bacteria that may have formed during the workout. Wearing breathable clothing during exercise can
also help to reduce the risk of body odour.

In conclusion, body odour can be an embarrassing and unpleasant problem, but it is possible to reduce it
naturally. By making simple changes to your diet and hygiene habits, using essential oils, switching to a
natural deodorant, using apple cider vinegar, and exercising regularly, you can keep body odour under
control and smelling like a daisy all day long.

“If you were anything like me back in high school it was a real issue I had and If I had this knowledge back then I would of missed out on a few awkward moments… So! Hopefully this helps and gave you a few ideas on how to look after your body odour and bring back that confidence you deserve!”

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