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(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.

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