It’s that time of year when the sun gives zero mercy. And, while there’s nothing wrong with a little sweat, there’s nothing right with half-moons either. If you want to stay dry and can’t find the right deo, don’t sweat it. We’ve hand-picked our office faves. CrossFitters, cali-girls and yogis agree – these are the deodorants you should be packing this summer.
Shield Deodorant Ladies Invisible Black + White (R20)
Protect your clothes (white residue begone) and yourself with this deo. MotionSense tech keeps you dry and protected from odour. You’ll still be smelling fresh 48 hours later! Available at Dis-Chem.
Garnier Deodorant Spray Clean Sensation (R34)
This deo is enriched with Mineralite, a highly absorbent volcanic mineral to keep you fresher for longer. It has no alcohol and it promises all-day freshness… We’re talking “just stepped out of the shower” vibes. Available at Dis-Chem.
Vichy Hypoallergenic Deodorant Anti-Transpirant (R170)
Worth every little penny! Less shaving is required with this deodorant and it refines the texture of sensitive and depilated skin. Bonus: Alcohol- and paraben-free. Available at Clicks.
Dove Invisible Dry Anti-Perspirant Body Spray (R37)
Like they always do, Dove has added a quarter moisturising cream for soft, smooth, beautiful underarms. Plus: This deodorant has a special masking oil to prevent marks from getting on clothes. Available at Woolworths.
This one kicks odour in the butt – but it’s also soft on skin while offering 48-hour protection. Our fave bit: It contains the unique scent of Nivea, leaving your underarms smelling oh so fresh. Available at Dis-Chem.
Sanex Dermo Sensitive Anti-Perspirant Roll-On For Women (R20)
Fight the bacteria, not the odour. This deo uses lactoserum to fight off the underlying cause of the smell, while keeping skin healthy and fresh for up to 24 hours. Available at Clicks.
This article was originally published on Women's Health.