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      26.08.2013 13:30
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      I can't recommend this enough - the best deoderant ever

      I have used this Mitchum unperfumed deodorant now for about thirty years and wouldn't even consider using anything else. When I was much younger I did have a big problem with excessive sweating and couldn't buy anything that was 100% cotton unless it was white or very light as you could see my sweat patches under my arms which could also smell quite unpleasant. Clothes made out of man made fibres seemed to make it worse and I just felt horrible. It wasn't as if I didn't keep clean as I have always showered every day at least once but no matter how much I washed and how much deodorant I put on after a few hours I would start to sweat even if it wasn't particularly hot. I would take a towel and soap to work and frequently go and have a quick wash in the loo as I felt so embarrassed but nothing seemed to work for me. I felt as though I was always sneaking round and taking my bag to the loo with my wash items and hope that no one would come in and see what I was doing. I would have liked to have taken a different top to change into at lunchtime but obviously this would have been difficult to explain. I would never go anywhere without taking my deodorant with me and would apply it several times a day.


      I went to my GP who I remember prescribed me this awful lotion which I can't remember what it was called and said to try this and if this didn't work they would consider cauterising my sweat glands which absolutely horrified me. The lotion which the GP prescribed stung me so much that it actually made me cry and the feeling lasted for about half an hour afterwards. It did however stop me sweating so much but because of the intense pain I just couldn't carry on using it and resigned myself to the fact that there was just nothing that would help me.


      I had tried almost every single deodorant on the market, and although there weren't half as many as there are now I still got through quite a few. I tried roll ons, stick deodorant and sprays but none of them seemed to work for me. I remember reading in a magazine about Mitchum deodorant as being one of the strongest you could buy so I gave it a go. I am not a great lover of aerosols so I tried the stick deodorant and the roll on but decided that I liked the roll on best. It is a bit wet and slightly sticky when you first apply it, but I guess I am used to it now and it doesn't take too long to dry. If I am really rushed in the morning and literally every second counts so I am not late for work I will give my underarms a quick blast with the hairdryer when I am drying my hair. However saying that I have often put my tops on when it is not quite dry and it has been fine and I have never noticed any marks or stains on any of my clothes.


      The first time I used this I just knew it was brilliant. I bought the unperfumed one as I didn't like to smell the deodorant coming through if I was sweating but it does also come in a few light fragrances. I was a bit sceptical as I had tried so many others but the first time I used it I couldn't believe that I wasn't sweating excessively. I thought it was too good to be true but I kept on using it and found that I didn't have to keep having a wash and applying more deodorant and I could extend what I wore as I wasn't getting horrible wet patches under my arms.


      I am not sure if my body has got used to it over all the years or if it is just my age but I definitely don't sweat anything like I used to and feel a lot more confident. When Mitchum announced that their deodorant lasted for 48 hours I was a bit sceptical but I was brave enough to give it a go and I can say that it definitely does work and I often do only use it every other day. If I know that I am going to be doing a lot of exercise or rushing about I will apply it every day but more often than not it is every other day.


      I know it sounds dramatic but I think that this Mitchum deodorant really changed my life as there is nothing worse for a woman than constant excessive sweaty armpits. I am not saying that I never sweat because after all I am human and this is what we do, but it is now what I would consider normal and it is not constantly on my mind as it used to be. I can't recommend this deodorant enough and will never use anything else. It contains aloe and vitamin E so is kind to your skin as well as being an extremely effective deodorant.


      I have bought the 250ml for as cheap as £1 in the many discount shops but can be as much as £3.29 if you buy it from Boots, however they do have offers on from time to time. If I see it for around £1 I will buy a few to keep in stock. It comes in a 250ml size and also a 100ml size which is great to take away on holiday. The packaging itself isn't particularly feminine or attractive and is a sort of 'Kermit the frog green colour' and hasn't changed since I've been using it. If you weren't looking for this particular deodorant you may not choose this one and decide instead on a white can with a picture of a pretty pink flower or colourful rainbow on the front, but don't let its appearance deceive you, it is a fabulous deodorant which works 100% and definitely deserves 5 massive stars.

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        16.07.2012 22:04
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        Great stuff

        As I cycle to and from work most days now and I am not a small bloke, I tend to perspire quite a lot and so I have to use a very good anti perspirant deodorant, otherwise it wouldn't be very nice for me or anyone in close proximity to me, for that matter! I have lately been using a Mitchum deodorant, as I was inspired by my dear other half's bottle she has in our bedroom. My wife also suffers form extreme body odour problems, like me, due to her size and she has been using Mitchum for Women. She likes it and says it works and recommended the brand to me.

        My can is an aerosol spray in a 200ml size and I only paid £1 for it from Wilkinson's'. I chose the unperfumed one though there are various ones you can buy. This deodorant is not specifically aimed at men, but as the bottle is fairly unisex looking (NOT PINK) and is a nice dark green manly colour, I am happy to use it and also to take it to work with me when I shower.

        This great deodorant claims to keep me fresh and dry for 24 hours. I have to say it is excellent at keeping the perspiration and odour at bay, even after my long cycle ride. This deodorant is also kind to my skin and does not bring me out in a rash or make me sore in the underarm area. It also contains vitamin E and aloe vera, which are soothing for the skin.

        I use this deodorant by firstly giving the can a bloody good shake and then spraying about 10 to fifteen centimeters from my underarm. It feels light and fresh and dries quickly to a fine white powder. Although I can see the powder initially, it does not stain my darker work shirts or my underpants at all. (I do spray it between my thighs just for extra reassurance and peace of mind).

        It lasts all day and I rarely have to reapply. I used to get huge unattractive gigantic wet sweat patches under my armpits and this didn't look good or impress any of my colleagues. Since using this deodorant however, I can say I have not suffered from the wet patches any more and it gives me self confidence in my appearance and my personal hygiene.

        Overall, I cannot fault it and I highly recommend it.

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          10.06.2012 17:09
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          it works - no sweat

          I tend to sell myself well on these reviews, a reluctant housekeeper with hairy legs and now I am going to admit to the world I am also sweaty. Gladly this isn't a dating site! Thanks to Mitchum though, I am able to keep perspiration under control.

          ----- What is it? ----

          Mitchum is an Anti-Perspirant and deodorant that claims to offer strength and protection that lasts 48 hours whilst minimising white marks. Mitchum's anti-perpspirant comes in separate ranges for men and women. You can choose between a roll on or an aerosol and you can choose from a choice of fragrances. I am currently using Mitchum advanced control in Shower fresh roll on. So my review will focus on this particularly product.

          ---- What does it look like and how much will it cost me? -----

          The packaging for Mitchum is old fashioned and clinical. Marketing is not their strong suit. Although it is a little improved in appearance than it used to be. The roll on is a simple green bottle with a screw on cap. The bottle displays the name Mitchum in white on the front. The roller ball is clear and a good size.

          The mitchum roll on I am using cost me £2.75 for 100ml. The aerosol is a little more expensive at £2.85. This is roughly a £1.00 more expensive than other antiperspirants on the market but this one actually works so I am happy to pay the premium.

          - What is it like to use? -

          I started using Mitchum anti-perspirant when I was a teenager. Like many teenagers I wanted to be trendy and Mitchum is not trendy. It does not have fancy marketing campaigns that particularly appeal to young women. I admit being a young girl I was pretty embarrassed to take this to the counter. First of all I felt it was saying I am not trendy and I sweat so much I need to by ultra strong fuddy duddy roll on. This was not awesome. Gladly the performance of this product is worth it. Now that I am old I no longer get embarrassed but, I am still sometimes swayed by the marketing of trendy brands buy them and find they are useless.

          Mitchum is strong and lasts all day. As I apply Mitchum every day and tend to wash it off at the end of the day in the shower I can't vouch for whether one application lasts a whole 48 hours but it certainly lasts me the whole day through so I am happy with that. The roller does not dry out which is a plus point as you are not dragging a harsh dry ball over your sensitive little arm pits.

          The smell of the shower fresh does actually smell shower fresh - it smells like soap. The roll on is easy to apply. It is wet and takes a while to dry. I would suggest you go for the shower fresh or fragrance free options and avoid powder fresh. Powder fresh smells exactly like that - Powder. Not particularly pleasant in my view.

          I have not noticed any white marks left by this deodorant although, I only use the roll on so cant vouch for the aerosol.

          The product stops sweat dead I no longer get sweaty marks on my clothing and smell fresh all day.

          The only down side about this deodorant is that because it is strong and thick it is heavy on your skin and may clog up your pores. However, overall I would rather have clogged pores than suffer the anxiety sweaty pits can cause.

          I will continue to buy Mitchum and save myself the disappointment of fancy marketed products. Give it a go if you are a sweaty bod like me :)

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          19.03.2012 10:24
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          Worth a try for stronger wetness protection even though it didn't work for me

          After my trusty Sure spray, which I've used since I can remember, stopped being effective I decided to try a few other products. Unfortunately they didn't work for me, but Mitchum probably came close to being suitable for me, and it's one I would definitely recommend considering if you're looking for a new anti-perspirant.

          Mitchum is a brand that, whilst perhaps not the most modern in style, is quite popular and well-reviewed for being effective. With years of expertise, they're a reliable brand that specialises in anti-perspirants, perhaps so much so that they're officially sponsoring the UK Athletic.

          The brand provides deodorant for both men and women in various scents, sizes and formats. The women's Advanced Control range includes aerosol and roll-on, though this review is for the former, which comes in 150 and 200ml sizes. Depending on personal preference, you can choose between unperfumed, water willy, shower fresh and powder fresh.

          Each aerosol comes in a metal green can with clear lid, underneath which is a fairly small push down spray function. It's quite sturdy to push down, but it's small enough so as to make it a little easier for smaller hands to use. I wouldn't say the style of the can, or perhaps even the image of Mitchum as a brand, is particularly contemporary or 'cool' like competitor brands like Sure, but it does seem to have a reputation for being more effective, especially for problem skin that other anti-perspirants fail at protecting.

          The Advanced Control Range claims to provide 24 hour protection against wetness, whilst being alcohol free and dermatalogically tested for peace of mind that it's kind to skin. Containing aloe and vitamin E also means the sprays help to soothe skin and nourish it, which is an added bonus to keeping you dry. I noticed when buying the Shower Fresh version, which was one of the reasons that tempted me to try it, that it also minimizes those irritating white marks left on skin and clothes.

          You use this as you would any anti-perspirant by shaking well, holding 15cm from underarms and spraying. It dries reasonably quickly and doesn't sting, so I'd agree this seems gentle on skin as mine can be somewhat sensitive at times. I tried the Powder Fresh spray first, which, although it seemed to work at first reasonably well, I thought was overly perfumed. The scent was reminiscent of Talc, as I had expected, but it was quite strong and very noticeable, even if I'd only used a small amount of the spray. I like a soft fragrance with an anti-perspirant, but this seemed a bit too much for me. I then tried the Shower Fresh one, which did smell like a body fresh out of the shower. I found this a little easier to take in, being quite refreshing but not overpowering.

          Unfortunately, this didn't work very effectively for me (hence the first star being knocked off), but I can't necessarily blame that on the spray because everything seemed to stop working until I moved to Driclor. I would say that this is definitely a good range to try, even though I personally would avoid the Powder Fresh scent. Everyone's skin is different, but I think that this would help in providing longer lasting protection, be gentle to skin and not cause irritation, and minimise white marks, the last two of which worked for me.

          Overall, I probably recommend this range, especially if you're looking for something a little more effective in terms of wetness protection. It's worth a try and I know this has worked for many people, but I think it's one you need to try for yourself to see if it works. Aside from the overly talc scent (which I knocked off the other star for), I would say the range offers a reliable product that's easy to use, refreshing and practical.

          The 200ml size aerosol retails for around £2.99 (Boots) though I found the 150ml on offer for £1 in Savers.

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            23.07.2011 18:09

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            great deoderant

            Being a person who sweats quite easily, I found it really difficult to wear certain clothing and always was very self conscious. Now that I have been using this deoderant, not only does it smell great and refreshing not medicinal. But it has given me the confidence of wearing bright coloured clothing as I know I will be protected, I sweat less and do not worry about smelling of B.O. (pardon the grossness)
            Usually you can get Mitchum from Boots and they frequently have good offers such as 3 for 2. You can pair the rollerball up with the aerosol spray so throughout the day you feel confident that you are being protected.
            The rollerball comse in a 100ml green bottle, just shake the bottle, unscrew the cap and away you go. Another bonus of this deoderant is that it will NOT leave any white marks/residues on clothing which is good if you are getting ready in a hurry. I have also noticed that unlike other deoderant brands, my underarms do not burn or sting when using it after hair removal

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            20.07.2011 21:53

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            Although it takes a while to dry, its good value for money and is the best antiperspirant i have use

            I have tried many antiperspirants and almost all at one point failed. Any antiperspirant works for general day to day stuff like going shopping or general work, however working in a kitchen i found it difficult to find an antiperspirant that worked through-out the day and found myself re-applying and running out rather quickly. I then came across Mitchum and it works so well! The only problem with mitchum is that it takes a little while to dry, which can be very annoying, however it lasts all day and although it is not cheap there is usually an offer on every month or so of 'buy 2 for £3.50' which is indeed cheap for a product that (if applied properly) can last up to a couple of month! It has a nice smell to it also but most importantly...IT WORKS!!! so yes, if you have struggled to find a reliable antiperspirant, look no further!

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            13.11.2010 22:28

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            I would recommend this product to anyone! The best I have ever tried!

            Back in my early high school days, I moved out to Arizona, USA. If you are not aware, it gets pretty darn hot out there. Summer temperatures can reach 120 F. That is hot!!! Well, after a few days I realized my old deodorant was not cutting it. I was smelling very unpleasant after a run, or after a long day in the sun. Well, my mother grabbed this for me to try. It worked wonders! There slogan, so effective you could skip a day, is true, there were days I would not shower until the afternoon from the previous day (hey its summer, I was allowed to be lazy) and I would still smell fresh. Actually, like nothing, because I always prefer the Unscented variety. The cost is very comparative as well to other brands. The only problem I could imagine is the gel brand takes a few minutes to dry. I will usually put it on right after the shower, and wait a few minutes until the gel has dried on my underarms, before I put a shirt on. To me that could be the only drawback of this product. I am actually rating this product a 5 out of 5 stars, which is something I do not do too often. It just fits each of my areas perfectly. A would and have recommend this product to anyone looking for a good deodorant!
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            I prefer the unscented, but they do have other types too which smell good. They also have a woman's variety.
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            Very cheap, the same as your random speed stick or degree.
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            The best deodorant i have ever used. I hate using anything else, after trying this product. It has been over 10 years I believe, and I am still using this product.
            All and all a great product

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            13.11.2010 17:51
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            It's good.

            I was first introduced to this fragrance on the platform at Kings Cross where they were giving away free 35ml samples of the aerosol. It was my lucky day because I got a 2nd free sample as I exited the station.

            They had chosen a good day to promote this, as it was a warm morning. Later in the day whilst travelling across London on the tube, it had got a lot warmer, so, having this free sample still in my jacket pocket, I had a sly squirt.

            The fragrance was quite strong and quite pleasant and when I got home that evening, my wife could smell it on me. Fortunately, I had the sample with me and therefore was able to nip her further enquiries in the bud!

            It must have been a month or so later when I saw the same brand on offer local to us and I bought two of the roll-ons. I prefer these to aerosols - they last longer because you can be sure that the product goes where you need it.

            The smell was as I remembered it and I kept one in my briefcase and one in the car. I use it as a top-up if I threaten to get a bit whiffy towards the end of the day or on the way home. It does keep me dry and fresh. They make a big thing of claiming that the product minimises white marks and certainly this has not been a problem for me during the time I have been using it.

            The other claim made by Revlon, the manufacturers is that the product gives the longest lasting 48 hour protection. This in my view is stretching the bounds of credibility. It would be normal for most folk to wash daily and not have to rely on yesterday's deodorant to keep them fresh. Even if they do, I wouldn't want to rely on this product working for up to 48 hours.

            All in all, whilst it isn't my favourite deodorant, it's a good stand by for me and I would buy it again if it was on offer.

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              12.07.2010 09:01
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              Reliable and excellent value for money but leaves white marks :-(

              I find Mitchum anti-perspirant roll-on deodorant one of the most reliable deodorants available in the shops and is always my first choice. The label describes it as "48 hour protection" which I would definitely agree with- I have never felt uncomfortable that I might be a bit whiffy when using it during day-to-day or even when playing sports or at the gym.

              My favourite scent is powder fresh which comes in a pink bottle, this is a pleasant feminine fragrance. Alternative fragrances are shower fresh, ice fresh (which I think is a more masculine scent) and unperfumed (this I have felt less successful in providing adequate protection).

              The bottles are large, containing 100ml, which I find last for ages and so at a price of around £2.80 from Boots I think it is excellent value for money.

              The one disadvantage it does have is that it leaves white marks on clothes, I find this is worst when applying the deodorant and then dressing, it seems to drag down the sides of tops. To counteract this I have tried waiting for the deodorant to dry before dressing but I still have the same problem. This is such a shame as otherwise it is a fantastic purchase.

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              03.07.2010 18:41

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              I will never buy this again. I am fed up with it breaking off so just being a waste of money. The first time i thought it was me and i had unrolled too much but with the second one i was really careful and the same thing happened. It also doesn't seem to prevent odour very well either!!!

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              25.02.2010 14:18

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              Mitchum Smart Solid deodorant does not work and I would not recommend that anyone buys it

              My feedback on Mitchum Smart Solid after recently purchasing it for the first time.

              I generally use solids as deodorants since for me they always work well and are quite small, so practical for taking away on holiday etc.

              I bought my first Mitchum Solid last month and I took it away with me on a skiing holiday. I am not generally a person who sweats or smells, even after much physical exercise, but after my first day skiing having applied Mitchum Smart Solid, I actually smelt. I then re-tried it the second day applying more and I had the same thing and on the third day I tried again, but applying less, but still the same thing. After three days, I then had to use my boyfriend's deodorant as I could not face using Mitchum again.

              When I arrived back home I thought I would try it again, in a non-sport aspect. However, after a day at work (in an office) I again certainly did not have the sweetest smelling armpits.

              This deodorant does not work at all and of all the brands I have bought, this is by far the worst in terms of fighting perspiration and smell. Even, own supermarket and other 'cheap' brands work much better.

              I have to say that I will never buy this deodorant again and am just stunned that they can claim that it is an anti-perspirant and deodorant, when it does nothing of the kind. There is certainly nothing "Smart" about it.

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              27.09.2009 14:13
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              A strong deodorant lasting 48 hours most of the time, odourless, but bad cost and you still sweat.

              In my sweat fuelled life I have tried many deodorants, amongst them is the Mitchum 48 hour deodorant with it's trademark...'so effective you could skip a day'. Amongst this feature it also claims to minimise white clothing stains, and is also an anti-perspirant.

              Applying is very quick, as it has a roller ball slightly larger than the average roll-on deodorant, plus it dries fairly quickly into a soft and partly powdery form, it does leave your skin fairly smooth. The scent is odourless, but it does have a similar fresh smell to talcon powder.

              In terms of it's performance...

              As a deodorant - It works very well, it is a strong product. I have never had any body odour that I was aware of after using it. Mitchum is by far the strongest deodorant I have used before.

              As a '48 hour deodorant'! - I usually have showers everyday, but once in a while I will skip a day. On those occasions that I have and have also been using the Mitchum deodorant it has worked fairly well. I have not smelt at all, only once right before I went to bed on the second night I thought I had a tiny bit of an odour under my arm.

              It's minimising of white stains claim - When I have worn black clothing I have had some white powdery marks left, but these do not stain and washed right off, so they are not permanent.

              Anti-perspirant qualities - I still find myself sweating after use, I don't feel like it makes much difference, only a partial difference.

              To sum up it is a decent deodorant... It is very strong and does live up to it's 48 hour claim, (in most cases). But although it is very strong, it is also not an overpoweing deodorant as it is odourless and gentle on skin. The only downsides are of course the lack of anti-perspirant control and leaving mild white stains. It is not the cheapest of deodorants, but at under £5 it is also not too expensive, and this is supported by the fact it contains 100ml, more than the average 60ml contained in most roll-ons... I would recommend this deodorant for anyone with sever bodily odour problems...(in the kindest way)

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              27.08.2009 22:24
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              No Sweat, good value, worth the extra money

              One of lifes daily tasks is our hygiene and knowing we are clean and fresh. Not only does this make us feel better, but it also ensures your friends don't give you a wide berth!

              Mitchum roll on deodorant was a discovery i made about 3 years ago. It promised the best protection, so much so, that you could leave it on for 24 hours without re-applying. This is not something i would try, because a daily bathing is definately called for.

              I have tried numerous deodorants, most of which have let me down and leave me feeling less than clean after a couple of hours. Mitchum has never let me down and keeps the under arm area fresh, clean and not a sweat in sight. It really proved to be a miracle for me. It is a little more expensive that some roll-ons but is well worth the extra pennies.

              My only gripe would be that it can take a little time to dry, once applied so be careful of white marks on the clothes. Apply it under the arms after a bath or shower and give it 10 minutes before putting your clothing on. Other than this, it is top marks for Mitchum

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              07.05.2009 22:55
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              Definitely worth £1.47

              After having a bit of a disaster with the deodorants I had been buying I thought I would look on the internet to see what the best ones were. The name that came up time and time again was Mitchum. I had never heard of this brand at this point but it appeared well known by others. It seems they do a roll-on, a spray deodorant and a stick version. Apparently it was launched by Revlon back in the beginning of the 1970s and they had a campaign with the slogan: "So effective you can skip a day" which isn't something I shall be trying but is quite a claim to make nonetheless. I rather get the feeling that this product is more known in America than here because I don't ever remember that slogan and the section on the Mitchum website lists all the retailers that they have there like Target and so on, no mention of Boots and co. In fact I couldn't find an equivalent UK site so it must be quite new here or the customer base is quite small.

              Well I thought I'll double-check the shelves of Boots and Superdrug next time I'm at the shops because I'm sure that's not something they sell. So I went into Superdrug to get some bits and pieces one day and what do I see but a huge promotional display of Mitchum. So maybe it is new here. Anyway all the Mitchum products were £1 off. I had heard that the stick was prone to constant breaking and the spray deodorant only average but seemed to hear almost all good things about the roll-on. I don't usually use roll-ons as I am put off by the drying time but I had thought to myself that were I ever to see the product on offer I would buy it to see what all the fuss was about. So as it was being sold for £1.74 I thought that was pretty good so I grabbed one. There were three varieties, the fragrance free which I picked up or the powder fresh or shower fresh versions. The bottle is an unusual moss green colour with pearlescent finish which is unusual but I rather like it. It doesn't look like the picture above. On the front it promises forty-eight hour protection and says that it minimises white marks. It also warns not to use on broken or irritated skin. A bottle contains 100ml.

              To use it unscrew the cap and shake it to get the liquid inside onto the rollerball. Then just roll it under your arms. I do it just the once because if you do lots of swipes it takes that much longer to dry. I have noticed that when it dries it turns from clear liquid to a white powdery look. How long that lasts I don't know, I never have the time to check it but it is a bit odd. It does claim no white marks so I hope that it the white powder doesn't transfer onto the clothes. It takes about five minutes to dry so this is a product I only use when I am not in a hurry and am blow-drying my hair or something. I can imagine that were you to get dressed straight after you might feel a bit icky under the arms as it wouldn't have time to dry. For this reason I also keep a spray deodorant so I can use whichever depending on how much time I have on that particular morning. In terms of effectiveness I would rate it highly. I have found that it really does keep you dry as people said. I went into my local Primark the other week where for some reason it is always about five degrees hotter than any other shop in the centre and it still kept me dry. So far I am pleased with its effectiveness. However I don't think I would leave it 48 hours before re-applying because I am not sure it's that powerful. I have heard that this works by sealing up your sweat glands. I don't know whether this is true or just rumour but some have said that it sounds like it is fighting against the natural system and can't be good for the body but again I don't know if this is true.

              So to sum up I would say this is a good buy especially if it's still on offer and so far have found it lives up to the hype. I would still keep a spray deodorant handy thought for those rushed mornings.

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                24.01.2009 23:35
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                Solve Your Sweat Problem

                Introduction

                When working long-hours in a hot-environment, with a relatively demanding job, we are all guilty at some time or other of running to our lockers to spray on the old deodorant. Unfortunately it's a fact of life that physical exercise does make us sweat. I was introduced to this product during a discussion on sweattiness, well we nurses do talk about a lot of things most normal people would prefer to keep to themselves. The product is Mitchum deodorant.

                The Product

                Mitchum is an un-perfumed roll-on deodorant. It is manufactured by Revlon who are normally associated with make-up and other beauty products. They are so confident in the effectiveness of this product that and I quote they advertise that "you could even skip a day". Furthermore it claims to be highly effective against problem perspiration. To use apply evenly to underarms. The liquid that comes out is clear and although it states that it is unscented I think it smells a little bit like washing up liquid when you initially put it on this however thankfully dies down quickly. I was intrigued to read that it had been clinically proven to provide 48 hour protection also.

                The Packaging

                It comes in a light green quite ordinary plastic roll-on deodorant bottle. A bit disappointing when you find out that's it made by Revlon whose packaging is normally quite nice. Has a screw-top. No mention of Revlon in the wording on the front which highlights the product name and states that this is the unscented version.

                Ingredients

                Aqua, Aluminium Zirconium, Tetrachlorohydrex, Gly, Glyceryl Stearate, Laureth-23, Magnesium, Aluminium silicate, Behentrimonium, Methosulfate, Laureth4, Alcohol.

                Advantages

                As far as does it give 48 hour protection, I really can't answer this question because I am not brave enough to find out. Let's hope I'm wearing it if I get lost for two days!! Then I will be back here updating my review. However for general day-to-day use it is very effective, no sweat or visible wet marks. It contains no Neurotoxicants or Endocrine disruptors, and does not contain any skin or respiratory irritants. Ideal then I would imagine if you suffer from asthma, bronchitis or some other respiratory disorder. The product comes in a variety of forms for both men and women. It can also be purchased fragranced and in, deodorant stick, and in aerosol form. Relatively cheap compared to other similar products.

                Disadvantages

                Cheap packaging, initial smell, and furthermore Intrigued by their claims I actually went onto the Revlon website to find out a bit more about this product however to my surprise found that there was no mention of this range at all which I thought was a bit odd. I was interested to take a look at the clinical trial data however could find no evidence of this either. If anyone can find out then please let me know.

                Overall rating and comments

                I have used this deodorant a couple of times and it does seem to work. Beware of putting your clothes on before it dries though as the white residue is horrendous. Flakes a bit like talc so don't go mad with it. I would recommend this for use if you can't get to the shower for example hospital inpatients after surgery. Think I might try one of the scented versions next time as not being aware of a deodorant smell is somewhat disconcerting. Seems to provide a sweat free existence so would give it 3 stars due to usefulness and reasonable price.

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              • Product Details

                Provides the strongest Mitchum protection to keep you feeling fresh and odor free all day /