Antiperspirant vs. Deodorant: What is the difference?

Antiperspirant vs. Deodorant: What's the difference?

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    They offer different protection.

    Antiperspirants and deodorants (opens in a new window) will both help to keep you fresh. The key difference is the aluminum in antiperspirants, which helps control the amount that you sweat.

    Dove Antiperspirant contains aluminum and offers up to 48 hours of sweat and odour protection.

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    They both provide all day freshness.

    All of our antiperspirants and aluminum-free deodorants are beautifully fragranced – and there’s a scent to suit every mood. Need to revitalize your senses? Dove 0% Aluminum Cucumber & Green Tea will give you a fresh, uplifting kick of cucumber when you need it most. Or wrap yourself in our delicate Dove 0% Aluminum Coconut & Pink Jasmine scent, giving you a soft and gentle start to your day.

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    There’s one to suit your needs.

    We have a range of aluminum-free deodorants and antiperspirants to suit your needs with different fragrances. The choice is yours!

    If you are looking for protection against sweat and odour, our Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirants (opens in a new window) will keep you fresh and dry from morning to night. If all you need is something to keep fresh, our 0% Aluminum Deodorants (opens in a new window) will deliver a refreshing boost.

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    They both care for your underarms.

    Whether you choose Dove antiperspirants or Dove 0% Aluminum deodorant, your underarms will get all the care they deserve leaving them soft and smooth.

    Both Dove antiperspirants and our 0% aluminum deodorants contain 0% alcohol to help reduce skin irritation due to dryness, as well as our unique ¼ moisturizers to care for your underarms.