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Don’t be Sir Smelly Smellton, try these hacks to get rid of sweat stains

To make sure they don’t embarrass you at crucial moments, try using sweat pads or an antiperspirant to prevent it, suggests an expert.

health and fitness Updated: May 20, 2016 09:30 IST
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To make sure they don’t embarrass you at crucial moments, try using sweat pads or an antiperspirant to prevent it, suggests an expert.(Shutterstock)

Summer is here and so is the unbearable, irritating sweat and it’s complimentary treat, sweat stains. To make sure they don’t embarrass you at crucial moments, try using sweat pads or an antiperspirant to prevent it, suggests an expert.

Gunjan Gaur, make-up expert and executive director of ALPS Cosmetic Clinics, shares some hacks to prevent sweat patches on your clothes:

Protect with sweat pads

Sweat pads are easily available online. (Shutterstock)

You can steer clear of embarrassing sweat stains by affixing a sweat pad to the area of the shirt under your arm on each side. The pad will soak up the sweat and keep your skin dry.

Switch to an antiperspirant

Swtich to an antiperspirant from your regular deodorant for a better result. (Shutterstock)

Deodorant does nothing to stop the increase of sweat marks on clothes. Try antiperspirants instead, as these will go a long way in keeping you dry on the area.

Go for talcum powder

Talcum powder keeps you body dry and fresh. (Shutterstock)

Read: Five waterproof, sweat-proof make-up to get you through the summer

It will absorb the sweat better before it soaks your clothes. Additionally, it acts as an astringent, meaning that it causes your pores to hamper, which may help with sweating. Try to clean your armpit with utmost care regularly while bathing in morning.

Shave your armpits regularly

Shave your armpits regularly to minimise sweat. (Shutterstock)

Read: Tomato drinks to frequent bathing- Tips to tackle sweat

It will keep the sweat from accumulating in your armpits by washing away all the bacteria. If you clean that area regularly, it also helps in avoiding unpleasant smell and, of course, protects from sweat stains.

Clean it with wipes

Keep a pack of wet wipes handy. (Shutterstock)

Be it wet or dry wipes, both works well to control the sweat. They are easy to carry in the bag and whensoever you get time to go to the washroom just wipe off your underarms at regular intervals. It keeps you fresh and you will surely be able to breathe easier since now you are sweat-free.

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