Sweat Guard Antiperspirant is a maximum strength antiperspirant with clinical strength. It is recommended for those who have an excessive sweating condition. It usually helps stop sweating on the affected areas for up to 7 days.
How does Sweat Guard work?
Sweat Guard Antiperspirant contains 20% Aluminium Chloride, which acts as a barrier to the externals of the sweat glands. This results in preventing the sweat from passing to the skin. Aluminum chloride helps prevent bad smell, as it inhibits bacteria.
What areas of the body can Sweat Guard Antiperspirant apply to?
Sweat Guard Dab-on can apply to areas where there is excessive sweating such as underarms, face, scalp, hands, feet, intimate areas, and torso.
On average, most people produce around 1 liter of sweat daily. Most of it evaporates from our skin, so we don’t feel it. Factors that can make us sweat include exercise, stress, strong emotions, illness, fever, and reactions to medications or surgery. For women, they sweat more during pregnancy or menopause. Sweating heavily without a logical reason could mean that the person may experience excessive sweating. This is when the person continues to sweat a lot, even when not active.
Excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis is caused by stimulation of the sweat glands by nerve endings, which descend from higher centers in the brain. These nerve endings respond to emotional stresses, such as intimate social situations, public speaking, physical stresses, and increased body temperature that comes with exercise or hot humid weather.
What are Antiperspirants?
Antiperspirants help prevent sweating. They differ from deodorants, which only mask body odor. Antiperspirants prevent sweat and also keep you smelling fresh. They contain active ingredients called aluminum salts, which dissolve into the moisture on the skin surface. The salts sit on top of the sweat glands, reducing the amount of sweat they release. Many antiperspirants contain alcohol, which helps them dry faster and produces a pleasant cooling sensation. All the ingredients used in antiperspirants are safe.
It’s normal and healthy to sweat. We sweat to keep our bodies cool. The brain signals millions of sweat glands in the body telling them to release sweat. As the sweat evaporates from the skin, it lowers the body’s temperature.
People Sweat from Two Sweat glands:
- Eccrine Glands: Mainly cool us down. The male Eccrine glands are more active than the female ones, which is why men sweat more overall.
- The Apocrine Glands: These are larger and more active while exercising.
What makes people sweat?
There are several factors that contribute to sweating. They include physical activity, heat, stress and strong emotions, spicy food, illness, and taking medication. Women sweat more when they are pregnant and during menopause
Disadvantages of antiperspirant spray bottles
- The applied amount cannot be regulated and could lead to over-application, as the exact amount required for application isn’t feasible to determine.
- The fluid may accidentally get into the eyes or inadvertently inhaled.
In addition, professionals advise that antiperspirants that contain aluminum chloride be used in plastic bottles to prevent the antiperspirant liquid from being affected by light or sun, as is the case when glass bottles are used.
Related Questions about Sweat Guard
How do I use Sweat Guard Antiperspirant?
- To ensure the full effect and to prevent irritation of the skin, the skin should be dry when applying Sweat Guard Antiperspirant. Wash skin at the site of application and dry well with a towel. Let the skin air-dry.
- Freshly shaven skin is easily irritated. You should not shave the affected area for the 24-hour period prior to the application of Sweat Guard.
- Apply Sweat Guard onto the skin, an hour before going to bed, and let dry for a few minutes.
- It is usually sufficient to re-apply Sweat Guard once a week. Test different application intervals to find one that suits you.
- It is recommended that you initially apply Sweat Guard more often to achieve a lasting effect. After this initial period, it will usually be sufficient to re-apply once a week.
What are the ingredients in Sweat Guard Antiperspirant?
Active ingredient: 20% aluminum chloride hexahydrate. Other ingredients: Water, Ethyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol.
Why is it recommended to apply Sweat Guard at night?
During the night, while you rest, the sweat glands are less active. This allows Sweat Guard the time it needs to establish its effect on the sweat gland before you awake and begin your day.
Will Sweat Guard wash off when I shower or swim?
Sweat Guard will not and cannot wash off in the shower or the pool. You can wash it as normal. When you apply it at bedtime, it has hours to form its antiperspirant effect in your sweat glands. Your sweat glands are less active at night, which enables the antiperspirant effect for about 6.5 days. Then the effect will lessen and you will begin to sweat again. When you feel like you are beginning to sweat again you can reapply it for protection against sweat.
Is it safe to use an antiperspirant with a high concentration of Aluminum Chloride?
Aluminum Chloride is the active ingredient in most antiperspirants. All studies have shown that there is no scientific evidence that Aluminum Chloride poses any threat to human health. Here is an in-depth study from the International Hyperhidrosis Society about Aluminum Chloride and its use in antiperspirants as an active ingredient to prevent excessive sweating.
Can I use Sweat Guard on my Smelly Feet?
Absolutely. Many people suffer from too much sweating on their feet, which causes terrible, embarrassing smell and discomfort. To use sweat guard on your feet, please make sure you wash and dry them before going to bed, and then apply sweat guard on the feet areas until the affected areas are covered with the sweat guard solution.
Why do I sweat a lot on my armpits?
The armpits or the underarms areas contain hundreds of sweat glands, which help control our body temperature and expel toxins through perspiration. Excessive underarm sweating is usually the most common type of excessive sweating than hand or palm-sweating, feet sweating, back sweating, or facial sweating. Excessive underarms sweating is especially embarrassing for professionals in their work environments, as it reflects poor hygiene by the person who is sweating a lot on the underarms area. That’s why if you have excessive underarms sweating and your armpits are always wet and showing wetness through your clothes, it is very critical that you take care of this problem by using a very strong antiperspirant that will help stop the sweat for an extended period of days.
Can I find information in Arabic about Sweat Guard Antiperspirant?
Yes, if you want the Arabic page for Sweat Guard, please check out this page.
How long will each sweat guard bottle last me?
This will depend on how much and how often you use Sweat Guard Antiperspirant. Most of our customers tell us that the bottle usually lasts about 2 months with daily use.
What’s the shelf life of Sweat Guard Antiperspirant?
Shelf life for sweat guard is 3 years