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From Egyptian roots to antibacterial powers, we doubt you know all of these surprising facts about your swipe sticks.
(photo: outsideonline.com)
(photo: outsideonline.com)

 

via Huffingtonpost.com

HuffingtonPostWe sweat for a reason. And yet, we spend $18 billion a year trying to stop or at least mask the smell of our sweat.

Yep, that’s $18 billion a year spent on deodorant and antiperspirants. But even though you use it every day, we doubt you know all of these surprising facts about your swipe sticks.

Being anti-body odor is NOT a modern phenomenon.
According to the New York Times, ancient Egyptians “invented the art of scented bathing” and took to applying perfume to their pits.

Keep reading for more things you didn’t know about deodorant…

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