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Well I have to say that I am really disappointed with this Nivea aerosol as I had a very severe reaction to it.I have been using various nivea deodorant products for years and I have used both aerosol and roll ons with no issues at all but this particular deodorant gave me a really severe skin reaction.After spraying it for the first time I started to develop a very red and painful rash under my arms and it progressively got worse over a few days and eventually spread all over my body.This was very strange as I do not have particularly sensitive skin and I have never had any kind of skin irritation from any othe Nivea products and I have used many different ones including aerosols, roll ons, shower gels, hand wash and hand creams.I ended u having to visit my doctor as the reaction got very painful and seemed to be getting worse.I only sprayed the deodorant under my arms once so I really do not know why it gave me such a bad reaction.It has really put me off Nivea products now which is a shame as I liked them before this issue.Maybe it was just a one off incident but I am not going to try this particular deodorant again and my doctor just confirmed I had a reaction to something but obviously could not confirm what caused it.I bought this product on offer from Amazon for £1.50 and it was a good price but for me it was an unfortunate experience.
I am really fond of all Nivea products usually but the Nivea deodorant pure spray wasn't great if I am honest. I found that the spray it self did not smell very nice and even just the tiniest bit of spray smelt way to over powering you can barley breathe. It had no nice, fresh smell to it like deoderants usually do and this product cause irritation and rashing on my under arms which isn't what you would expect from a high quality brand named product like Nivea. I was really dissapointed and will not be purchasing this spray again - Also i have to add that the spray it self was rather sticky when it's applied to your skin especially your under arms, and leaves a white nasty residue under your arms and I found that if you where at the time wearing a dark coloured shit the spray would stain the shirt a white colour which was dificult to remove and this has never occured when i've used other Nivea products or any other deoderant product for that matter which is a shame because I really like the Nivea brand I use all the roll ons, body creams, moistorisers etc and this is the only one that has left me disappointed. I can't really complain on the price as it was so cheap at just over £1 one pound but it's not a great spray in my opinion at all and the spray smells pretty musty and not nice.
Deodorant is an everyday essential that everyone has to buy, with so many on the market it can be hard to know whats worth buying and what isn't. For me when it comes to choosing a deodorant i tend to go for whatever is on offer at the time.
It comes in a pretty standard metal aerosol bottle with a spray top and plastic cap.
Like most nivea products i really like the smell its nice and clean and not at all fussy or over powering.
I found it an okay formula. It is a little wet and sticky when it first sprays on and i feel like i had to hold my arms up to let it dry properly. It doesnt leave horrid white marks on your clothes which is the main thing for me but i do wish it wasn't so sticky and took so long to dry when you first apply it. The other big downside is the spray stopped working way before i had used all the product up. The top bit would no longer compress and meant i couldn't use it all- not impressed!
Availability and price-
This is super easy to get hold of at any supermarket or drugstore / chemist. It can usually be found on offer too for £1 depending on what size of bottle you get, i would never pay full price for it.
Its not for me really there are much better deodorants in the market that are less sticky and the bottles actually work until the end. I usually love Nivea but this was a let down for me.
Nivea pure invisible deodorant
I usually use a roll on anti- perspirant deodorant and just occasionally use a spray. My favourite spray is Vaseline but, I only buy this when I see it on offer and then I stock up. However, a few weeks back, I was running short of my usual Vaseline spray d anti-perspirant deodorant, and so when I saw Nivea deodorants on offer in Sainsbury's I thought I'd give this a try.
There were several types of Nivea spray deodorants on offer on the shelf and I decided to choose the 'Pure Invisible' as the can stated no white marks. Because the weather was nice and I had started to wear my summer vest tops, which I have in assorted colours, some dark, I thought this would be the wisest choice.
I must say that I usually love Nivea products but after trying this several times, I think this is not a good buy from my own perspective.
I like the smell of it and I believe it works well as an anti- perspirant, keeping me both dry, and I hope, odour free but as to the 'no white marks' bit-No way!
I didn't actually keep it on for a prolonged period of time to do the twenty four hour test but it was left on for several hours, as I was out for the day. I believe it worked adequately; in terms of freshness and dryness, keeping my underarms dry and feeling fresh. I don't think I could keep any deodorant on for twenty four hours without washing. But, then again, I suppose this could be a way of obtaining plenty of personal space though!
On my first use of Nivea Pure I applied it after showering and it actually took my breath away. It really is the type of deodorant that has that dry powdery aroma which immediately seems to get onto ones throat and can be tasted. The smell is quite pleasant actually but it's too catching; I certainly wouldn't recommend it for asthma sufferers. I have to spray and then run away to breathe in fresh air. Vaseline doesn't have this effect at all, or not in my case, at least.
Once the anti-perspirant was dry under my arm pits I put on a black vest top. Now, I'm always careful when I put tops on, trying my best to only let the inside of the top/dress touch my skin. I did this successfully only, after a few minutes, to catch sight in the mirror of the white marks under the arms of my top. These were obtained since dressing and had come from my under arms and onto the top. I used a clothes brush in an attempt to remove the marks which didn't come off very well so I then tried a bath towel which still didn't work well, so I had to change out of this top and wear a white top instead.
I was recently speaking to my eldest daughter about this deodorant leaving white marks which are far worse than with deodorants that I usually use which don't make this claim. She said that she hadn't yet found anything that claimed this and actually lived up to it. She also thought the deodorants which take your breath away are usually the worst as they seem to be particularly powdery and this is what marks the clothes.
I haven't used this anti perspirant up yet as I don't like it. Although the aroma is quite pleasant, in my opinion, it is also far too strong and overpowering. Also, if wearing perfume I think the deodorant smell will be competing with this and could quite possibly win. I like a more subtle fragrance in my deodorant if it has any fragrance.
Still, if you apply this in a well-ventilated area, and aren't intending to use perfume, then you might like it; it should keep you odour free, well from body odours, that is, and it works as well at keeping arm pits dry as any similar product. I don't think it works as well as the superior Mitchum brand but then Mitchum is an excellent brand, suiting many who sweat fairly heavily, at times.
I bought Nivea Pure from Sainsbury's and paid £1.01 instead of the usual price of £2.03. This was for a 100g/150 ml sized spray.
THIS INFORMATION IS TAKEN FROM THE NIVEA SITE http://www.nivea.co.uk/
NIVEA Pure Invisible Deodorant innovative formula is especially developed to leave no white marks on your skin or your clothes and deliver 24-hour protection against underarm wetness and odour.
It's the perfect combination of NIVEA's mild care and reliable protection
No White Marks
* 24h confidence, anti-perspirant protection and gentle NIVEA care
* No Alcohol or Colours
* Skin compatibility dermatologically approved.
Butane, Aqua, Isobutane, Propane, Cyclomethicone, Aluminum Chlorohydrate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Dicaprylyl Ether, Parfum, Butyloctanoic Acid, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Polysorbate 65, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Benzyl Alcohol.
In the past, I have always stuck to using Sure deodorants, and it is very rare that I will ever choose a different make. Spontaneously the other day, I picked up the Nivea Deodorant Pure Spray whilst it was on offer.
I am quite a big fan of Nivea products, as I am aware that they are usually very skin friendly, and as under the armpits can be a very sensitive area, this is the kind of product I was after, as other deodorants can cause stinging quite easily. As expected from Nivea, the Pure Spray comes with no alcohol or colours added, to minimise the risk of skin interference. In addition to this, its' skin compatibility is dermatologically approved, therefore you can ensure that this deodorant will be safe and skin friendly. I know that this is a particularly big issue for many people, and I would definitely recommend this Nivea deodorant over other brands, as I have not once felt a stinging sensation or experienced any difficulties with this. Often, if you spray a deodorant too close to the under arm, this is when the stinging will occur, but even when i aim this a little too close, I have not suffered this.
Another plus about this deodorant is that it claims to leave no white marks. Generally, the majority of deodorants you pick up also claim to do the same thing, and despite how good it is, I do often notice that white marks occur, particularly if wearing black tops. This deodorant is effective, and white marks are not shown often, and if so they are quite mild so not particularly noticeable. The only time white marks are an issue are if the deodorant is directed to the under arm closely, which then causes the deodorant to flake up upon application. This can become awfully messy as the flakes can go all down you, and are a nightmare to rub off clothing! But generally, for white marks this is a fair deodorant.
Another claim from Nivea is that the Pure Spray deodorant gives "24 hour confidence, anti-perspirant protection and gentle Nivea care". I feel that 24 hours of confidence in a deodorant is essential, because I use this deodorant on a daily basis, regardless of whether I am going to work, going shopping, going for a night out or even exercising. I do not believe that it matches up to the 24 hour promise, however you can ensure that you are covered for the majority of the day, I would just recommend taking the deodorant in your bag to spray again if necessary.
Most Nivea deodorants are available in a 150ml size or a 250ml size, and these prices vary from around £2.00 to £3.00 which is a fair price. Something to note is that these products are often on sale or have special offers on them, so it is worth shopping around to get the most out of your money. If you are interested in this deodorant, which I would recommend you take a look at, it is available in most supermarkets, as well as pharmacies such as Boots or Superdrug which is where I picked mine up. Thank you for reading.
It's not often I use spray-on deodorants instead opting for the super long lasting roll-ons, but when I do, I tend to prefer either Nivea or Sure varieties. Nivea pure invisible, comes in a simple white can, and claims to give 24h anti-perspirant protection, as well as giving no white marks and being alcohol free.
As for the bottle design, it's rather simplistic it's slim white can and blue text, with some information on the background. However the bottle is curved inwards towards the top for easy grip. Overall it's quite plain in design, however this could be to represent the "invisible" aspect?!
Nivea deodorant pure confidence delivers 24hr confidence and anti-perspirant protection and is especially developed to leave no white marks on your skin or clothes. It will keep you fresh and dry all day long.
The smell of the deodorant is quite pleasant, which can be said of many Nivea products such as the moisturisers. Thankfully it is not overbearing, and the spraying of it doesn't gas me out either (something I detest about spray deodorants!). The smell does wear off quite quickly though. It gives quite a cooling sensation when you apply it.
As for the "no white marks claim" I am yet to come across a deodorant which doesn't give any white marks (the bain of my life). Having said that, this deodorant gives a significantly less chance of them because you spray it on the skin, which distributes the product more than just rolling it on, in my opinion. I find this is a nice deodorant to use as an alternative to my 48 hour long lasting one, as it is lighter and has a nice fragrance.
Unfortunately, I have found that this particular deodorant doesn't banish noticeable perspiration, which is where it lets itself down. If you are someone who doesn't really perspire an awful lot and just want a light, nice smelling deodorant then you should get a lot of use out of this, but unfortunately for my needs, it doesn't really cut it, and I'm not someone who sweats an awful lot! My overall opinion is that there are far more effective deodorants out there.
If you wished to try Nivea pure invisible, a 150ml can of this product typically retails at around £1.99.
I work in a busy, hot and very crowded office and the first thing you notice in a job like this is if someone smells a bit off. Now because of this I have become very conscious about sweating to much at work and have started to try to find products that limit the amount I sweat as much as possible. It was only by chance after running out of my current deodorant that I grabbed the only bottle the local shop stocked. This happened to be Nivea and so far it has been the best product I have used so far.
Now the best Nivea product I have found so far is Nivea 24 hour protection spray deodorants. They state they offer 24 hour protection and though this is not really accurate, they are the best I have found so far. I can say that they defiantly last at least 8-9 hours at work as I have no need to reapply during the course of the day. But as I pack up to go home an extra spray just to freshen up does not hurt.
The bottle :
The bottle is about 5-6 inches high and only about an inch in width (perfect handbag size) and it holds 150ml of spray. The bottle is not exactly eye catching compared to other products on the market, but it looks sleek, clean and if you know what your looking for it is easy to spot. The bottles usually have a nice delicate design on them, but nothing over the top.
The bottle is white with the blue nivea logo on the front. It's not flash or fancy like some of the bright red and green bottles on the shelf, but it is worth its weight in gold.
The bottle has an opaque lid which once removed shows it has a press down spray nozzle at the end. Now when spraying the product you do not need to press hard or for very long. On my first experience of using it I placed it under my top sprayed and was hit in the mouth as the excess from spraying to close hit me in the face. So I can confirm this product does not taste nice and I will not be doing that again in a hurry.
The spray :
Now the spray has a nice light smell to it, the only way I can really describe it is that its like talc powder. That fresh just out of the bath light fluffy scent that babies usually have. I find the smell very appealing as it is not overpowering but strong enough to cover sweat smells. Once leaving my bathroom in the morning the smell does linger and makes the whole upstairs smell pleasant.
The spray contains no alcohol, colorants or preservatives which means you do not get that burning sensation after you spray it on, even if you have shaved not that long ago, bonus. It also does not leave clumps of white spray under your arms that sometimes occur with other anti-per spirant deodorant's.
Because the product is nivea it is obviously gentle on your skin and does not leave a horrible sticky residue after use. Now I do suffer with sensitive skin due to certain allergies (coconut being the main one). I have used a large range of nivea products and never experienced a bad reaction to any of them. But there are details on the back of the bottle that you can call/ write to if you have any form of reaction.
Directions of use :
Shake well, hold 15 cm away from underarm and spray. Pretty simple really. It does say to allow to dry before dressing, now I have changed straight away and not experienced any problems. But if you were about to slip into a nice black dress or top it would be best to do as the bottle suggests, otherwise you may end up with white patches on your clothes.
Do not store the bottle in direct sunlight (its supposed to blow up). Don't make a makeshift flame thrower out of it, don't sniff it and certainly don't eat it, it tastes vial.
I would recommend this product to anyone, Nivea do both male and female deodorants which both smell lovely, they leave you protected for hours and fits comfortably in your handbag for whenever you need it. All in all 5 out of 5.
This deodorant used to be a staple of mine before I started using the Sure extra strong one. It is available in three sizes: 250ml, 150ml and a handy travel size, 35ml.
This Pure Invisible deodorant claims to be gentle, deliver 24 hour confidence and produce no white marks.
It is reasonably priced at between £2-£3, and is often available on special offer (as you can probably tell I do like my special offers!).
I find that this deodorant, like other spray-ons, dries quickly. It has a pleasant neutral scent. I find the claim of no white marks to be generally accurate - although I occasionally get them they occur far less and to a much lower extent than any other brand I've tried.
I used to think this deodorant was very effective, indeed it works very well as long as you do not exert yourself too much/get too hot. However since trying the new extra-strength deodorants on the market I found them to be a lot better, and this one cannot compare.
However, among ordinary deodorants this is pretty much the best one I've tried, and for normal purposes works fine. In fact there may be occasions (going to a party in a LBD for example) when this would be a better choice, as the stronger ones tend to produce quite bad white marks. I still buy the small version for taking on holiday, as it's a cute compact size.
This is the deodorant that I am currently using as it is one of the best ones that I have tried. I prefer sprays to roll-ons as they seem to dry quicker, and this particular spray doesn't compromise on keeping me dry.
A quick spritz under each arm in the morning usually does the trick and keeps me dry throughout the day. On hot days, I sometimes have to spray again later in the day as a precaution. It dries within a couple of minutes in most cases and does not seem to leave any unsightly white marks on my clothes.
It has a strong smell that can be quite choking if you are giving your armpits a good spray of this. I usually turn my face away when spraying it as the smell is not quite as bad if you do this. Fortunately, this disappears quite quickly afterwards and gives you a clean, fresh scent that is not unpleasant. If you are going to be using body spray or perfume, be aware that it can clash with the smell of those to a certain extent.
It claims to give 24 hour protection but this is not the case for me, especially when the weather is warm. It keeps me feeling fresh for most of the day so this is only a minor criticism but I am pointing it out as it is one of the claims made on the can.
*** The Price***
I got mine from Boots on offer, but it normally costs £2.40 for a 150ml can or £2.89 for a 250ml can. You can probably get it cheaper elsewhere so do shop around before you buy.
I was prompted to write a review on this deodorant after reading a review earlier tonight about Nivea hand cream and how useless it is.
I am reviewing the Nivea Deodorant Pure in the spray can - and by the looks of things going against every one elses opinions on how good it is lol :)
Well you know how it goes, you have a fave deodorant and after so long you think, man I need a change of smell, something I haven't tried before. Well I was in a chemist one weekend and spotted this one on offer of two for £3. I thought this was a great price as it costs £2.35 for one tin of the stuff in boots and well Nivea is a well know and trusted brand so I thought hey why not!
Well here's why not:
Everything started off great and the smell of this stuff is fantastic and I might add lasts all day and night (it states 24-hour high efficacy system/protection and provides this) which is a great accomplishment compared to most deodorants.
Nivea deodorant Pure Spray for Women states that it leaves no white marks on your clothes and they are spot on in this statement, none of my clothes were ruined with the usual white armpit effect.
This particular deodorant comes:
Skin tolerance dermatologically proven
Availability in other application forms (ie, roll-on)
It has no alcohol or colourants and is supposed to leave no visible residues on skin - This claim makes me wonder what they have added to it because is does leave a slighty slimy residue on the skin and after a few uses my underarms were really red, burnt and my skin had dried up real bad and started to crack/fall off.
At first I thought nothing of it and that it would go away, as you do, but it gradually grew worse and my armpits were on fire daily. I tried to keep using it but it got so bad I had to throw both my tins in the bin (I could of gave them to a friend but what sort of friend wants to inflict pain on others?). Once I had stopped use of this deodorant and went back to my old faithful Sanex my armpits were soon back to their glorious smooth selves.
I cannot believe that they say this stuff is 'skin tolerance dermatologically proven'. I mean, whose skin exactally did they test it on, it much of been someone or something very hairy hence making it unable to penetrate the skin! God knows what they used, a piece of wood or some or inanamit object that couldn't refuse or scream out in pain!
I would not recommend this deodorant to anyone, especially those of you with sensitive skin (i don't even have sensitive skin and look what it did to me).
It's expensive because it's Nivea and should be a trusted brand, but I really think they need to do proper tests on this stuff before making claims that they can't live up to, or at least start testing this stuff properly. I think I will send them a letter regarding this matter.
It might smell nice and last all day and yes it might be made by a very well know, trusted for years brand, but be warned and be warned well, this stuff is Nivea Deodorant Pure Evil in a tin!! (even if it is a pretty white tin with floaty bubbles on it)
(Also on ciao)
I bought this deodorant from Tesco and it cost £2.45 & It was Buy One Get One Free Bargain, so instead of the one I usually use- (pearl version) I decided that this was worth a try. It states that it give's invisible 24 hour protection and mild care.
I personally really dislike the smell on this deodorant however, others have commented that they really like the "fresh" smell. I used it when I ran out and had no choice but to use it. The smell really puts me off, it's quite a strong musky smell. Maybe this is due to me liking girlier scents, especially the Nivea Pearl, which smells a lot softer and nicer. It feels nice on the skin, nice and soft, and it doesn't dry my skin out. It is alcohol free so it should be suitable for sensitive skin. The tin states that it gives 24hr protection. I personally have always showered before this 24 hours however, I was able to wear it with confidence throughout the day in work knowing that I was not going to end up smelling!
Overall I think that it is a good deodorant, it tries nicely, without leaving me with any white marks! Which is always a plus, especially when wearing black tops! !
This size of the can is 250 ml which can last a fair bit of time around two weeks. Obviously depending on each person and how much they spray. The can is white & blue. I think the reason for this is to signafy the "purity". The writing on the can is blue which makes it stand out against the white. This can be bought in various places including: Asda's, Somerfield's, Tescos, Superdrug & Boots.
Overall: definately for those who like stronger smells.
The most reliable antiperspirant I've ever encountered. I've been buying the Nivea 24 hr/double protection/pure range since it came out, I was given one of the miniature freebies during a promotion at release and loved the smell and the enduring capability of the product.
It feels somehow soft, which it's meant to though I cannot work out how, apparently it contains avocado extract. It stands up to the claims for a closer shave which seems odd for an antiperspirant, it reduces drag when wet shaving and it stands up to the test of a hot summer day.
I now carry a miniature in my bag, one in my car and a full sized at home and I can be certain that I'll arrive anywhere fresh as a daisy, no matter how long I've been out.
There are a new selection of scents and double strength products in this range now, nothing to turn your nose up at, in fact, I'd do the opposite and turn my nose to them, they are worth it.
The lilac canister reminds me of parma violets, which is just delicious. However, having tried all the different scents there are none which I disagree with, all seem to sit fine with my perfume and my nose.
250ml retails at around £2.95 and bizarrely 150ml comes in at around £2.45, so the bigger ones are better value. Even better, Superdrug and Boots take turns at offering them on 2 for 1.
The teeny tiny travel canisters are 50ml and retail around 99p and that's worth it because they fit into dinky handbags and/or reduce luggage issues.
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I don't buy spray deodorants as I much prefer the roll on type. So why am I reviewing a spray deodorant I hear you ask. Well, it's like this ......
As you probably know my mom died in April and obviously all her toiletries were left for me to sort out. Neither mom nor I ever liked wasting stuff and, since she always used spray deodorants, I have a couple to finish off.
So now you know how I come to be using a spray deodorant when I don't actually like them! How penny pinching is that?
The deodorant that I am talking about is Nivea Pure.
It comes in a metal canister with the Nivea logo in blue on the front. It has an opaque plastic lid which lifts off to reveal a blue plastic button. When the button is pressed a spray of deodorant comes out through a small hole on the front of the dispenser.
The wording on the canister tells us that this product will give 24 hour anti perspirant protection; it has no alcohol or colours and has been dermatologically approved for skin compatibility. It is also formulated to leave no white marks on either your clothes or your skin.
To use the deodorant you just grab hold of the canister which is easy as there is a slight dent around it near the top so it feels really comfortable in the hand. Give it a good shake, take off the lid and press the blue button - after first aiming it at your armpit of course!
The smell is light and fresh, mind you I have yet to find a Nivea product with a less than lovely fragrance, and the deodorant feels comfortable on my skin. It feels dry as soon as I have sprayed it.
It works well and certainly the protection lasts all day with no problem no matter what I am doing. I haven't noticed any white marks either on me or on my clothes so that's another plus for this product.
The problem for me is the mist in the air as I spray it (which applies to any aerosol deodorant) - it catches the back of my throat and makes me cough. It is because of this that I always use the roll on type, usually Dove as it happens.
As I say I won't throw stuff away so I'll finish this off - after all it smells nice and it works!
A 150ml canister costs £2.95 at Boots and there is currently an offer on to buy any two Nivea deodorants for £4.
So there you have it - a review of a product that I would never buy!
I'm always buying new deodorants, I don't know why, I guess I've just never found one I liked enough to stick with it, but my latest purchase was this Nivea Pure one. I got it from Tesco and it cost £2.45. It's supposed to give invisible 24 hour protection and mild care.
It's an aerosol can with a bit near the top that goes in, just to make it a little different from all the other aerosol cans out there, and it contains 150ml of deodorant. You just need to shake the can then press down the button on the top, holding it about 15cm from the underarm.
It has a very fresh, clean scent to it, not strong, overpowering or flowery, so it could be used by guys or girls. It comes out as quite a nice mist rather than a fine jet like some deodorants do, so you don't end up with a big wet patch where you've sprayed it. It feels nice on the skin, nice and soft, and it doesn't dry my skin out. It is alcohol free so it should be suitable for sensitive skin.
I agree completely with the claim that it gives invisible protection - it doesn't dry white on the skin like a lot of spray deodorants do, and it doesn't leave any white marks on my clothes.
I don't think it really gives 24 hour protection, but it does do a good job. It keeps me dry for a good 8 hours, even through moderate exercise. It doesn't keep my dry through vigorous exercise, but neither does any other deodorant out there, so I'm not complaining.
You don't need to use a lot at a time, so the can lasts a long time. I've had my can for over a month, using it once or twice a day, and it still feels as though there's more than half left, so it works out good value for money.
Normally I would not buy this product and would stick to my usual brand, however, working in a large office building we sometimes receive free samples (not the company I work for but for everyone in the building) and a few weeks ago it was Nivea deodorant.
The size I have is 35ml which is a sample size but great for just popping into your handbag or keeping in your desk at work, gents there was a sample for you but I don't have one of these unfortunately and I am sure you all don't have handbags.
The deodorant spray I have is in a white canister with the Nivea logo in the familiar navy blue and it is fresh and natural as the fragrance. The canister advises me that this offers 24hr protection and it is an anti-perspirant rather than a deodorant as your are led to believe initially. Personally I would much prefer that companies made this clear as we all know deodorant hides the smell and anti-perspirant stops you from perspiring and this may affect your choice of product.
The canister has a pull off lid and this is easy to do, no too easy so that you would loose it as it has a very slight indentation where the base of the lid sits on top of the canister to keep it in place and it slides off very smoothly. There is nothing unusual about the spray mechanism either not twisting required, no release / lock switch to flick over just your ordinary press and spray, again this is very easy to operate. The mans version was the same apart from the canister was navy blue.
Ok, what does it smell like, well Nivea, this reminds me of the Nivea hand cream that my mum always used to use and the fragrance can easily be identified as a Nivea product as I have always found their products unique in smell. It is a creamy fresh smell that does last for a good few hours and you will certainly catch a waft of this each time you move around which is reassuring as I am confident that this is still working.
White marks - none so far which is good as if you have on that little black dress there is nothing worse than having those tell tale patches under your arms and you feel you have to keep your arms down by your sides which for me is not a natural thing to do as I am a very visual person and wave my hands and arms around when talking.
Does it last 24hr, well not checked for certain but definitely lasts all day and has stood up to running for the bus and power walking without having to be reapplied with no problems with perspiration or nasty odours.
Irritation - none though my skin is not that sensitive but checking on the canister this does advise that this is gentle care though if you have not used this before to do a patch test even if you don't have sensitive skin as painful armpits that have reacted badly is not something any of us want.
Would I buy this again, yes I would, I have found the fragrance pleasant and long lasting. For more information go to www.nivea.co.uk where you will find that often there are free samples available for a variety of Nivea products if you are interested.