Acid for your armpits?
Connecticut-primarily based dermatologist Alicia Zalka says certainly.
She has commercialized a product she’s contacting Anti-Odorant beneath a new model, Surface Deep, that use a 5 percent fruit-derived glycolic acid in purchase to block underarm odor from at any time existing, she says. Anti-Odorant comes in separately wrapped pad kind, and is applied likewise to peel pads for the face — just in the armpit zone as an alternative.
The structure is very similar to Unilever’s Dr Sweat antiperspirant pads, but the Floor Deep solution does not have aluminum and doesn’t goal to prevent sweat, just smells.
The strategy is that the acid can quit odor-leading to underarm germs from flourishing, Zalka explained. She arrived across the notion when she had been planning for vacation, realized she was out of deodorant and resolved to prep her pits with glycolic that she experienced on hand. A patent is now pending.
Anti-Odorant will be marketed on the Floor Deep internet web-site and Amazon setting up Jan. 27. The product was formulated making use of info from the Thoroughly clean at Sephora and Full Foods component no-no lists, claimed Carlos Timiraos, who has been consulting with Zalka on the brand name. Whilst retail distribution is not nonetheless secured, the two are open to it, they explained.
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