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Smelly 8yo

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margaritasbythesea Wed 20-Jul-16 11:23:05

I am wondering if I should do any more ti de-smell my daughter. She is not smelly during the day at school, but she is always has smelly armpits by the end of the day. I shower her at night but it's there again by the morning. She hates showering in the morning. Should I just insist that she does or resort to something like deodorant? She seems very young to me for this. Is she?

PlugUgly Wed 20-Jul-16 11:29:13

Why wouldn't you let her use deodorant??

diplodocus Wed 20-Jul-16 11:36:57

I buy my DD of the same age a very hypoallergenic / pure deodorant as she has the same problem - it's stopped the problem completely but think this is the only way you will.

MummyBtothree Wed 20-Jul-16 11:38:34

Shes about the right age to start using an antiperspirant deoderant after washing in the morning and evening.

margaritasbythesea Wed 20-Jul-16 11:42:33

Ok. That's that then. I wasn't expecting that until a bit later on. Deodorant it is.

NattyTile Wed 20-Jul-16 12:09:57

If you're worried about deodorant so young, have a look in health food shops for crystal ones - there's one you just wet and roll on which is aluminium free and not an antiperspirant just a de smeller.

margaritasbythesea Wed 20-Jul-16 12:41:23

Thanks. I use that one so will probably go for it for her too. Maybe the spray so it's a bit easier.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 20-Jul-16 12:45:00

Use bar soap to wash with, better than a shower wash and Simple roll on is good.

margaritasbythesea Wed 20-Jul-16 14:18:52

Thanks for the tip, although as a person with sensitive skin I have a passionate hatred of Simple products. They play absolute havoc on my skin.

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