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Use a Lemon or Lime as a Deodorant

by Leilainia (Lay-Lane-Ya) 10/05/2011

smell good, beauty tips, save money, deodorant, natural   I have been on this two year search for the perfect natural deodorant. Until this week, I had not found anything that could stand up to my active lifestyle of teaching yoga and dance classes, training in acrobatics and performing until the wee hours of the morning. I found The Crystal created moisture and after a few hours it did not work on me at all.  Tom's Deodorant mixed with my chemistry strangely and created an un pleasant smell. My husband's Old Spice worked great, but I was left smelling like him and not like a woman.

This week I have been using a lime as a deodorant. And it works! After my 4 classes Tuesday I still smelt fresh! It is so simply silly that nature had the answer the whole time.

Try it! Use a lemon or lime as a deodorant.  After a shower, just slice a wedge and rub it on your skin. Allow it to dry until you put your clothes on (just to make sure the acid doesn't affect your clothing.)  And the best part about this is that it is suppose to “condition” your underarms to stop smelling bad.

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Comment By Phyllis On 1 year ago
These natural remedies have been in place for as long as I can recall. Growing up in the caribbean, my grandparents used limes instead of soapbars and also in place of deodorant! Now that my body chemistry on on a war-path, I've resorted to using lemmon as deodorant and it's working well. Nice and fresh!!
Comment By Helen On 2 years ago
Thanks for sharing. I've just discovered the same fact this week. I normally use bicarbonate of soda under the arms, which works equally well, but the smell of fresh lemon or lime is sublime.