many times have you been plagued
by the unpleasant smell of stale
sweat in crowded trains, crammed
elevators or while waiting on
a line in a busy store? Or how
many times have you been the culprit,
facing a pungent situation that
was out of your control?
is a major concern for most individuals.
Contrary to popular belief, body
odor is not synonymous to sweating.
Sweat itself is nearly odorless
but body odor is the offensive
odor of bacteria that lives on
the surface of the skin and rapidly
multiplies in the presence of
perspiration. Body odor is typically
associated with the areas of the
body that experience excessive
sweating or the areas wherein
the sweat becomes trapped such
as between the skin folds. Hair,
armpits, groin, anus, genitals,
and feet are considered to be