“ Brand: Tesco / Deodorants / Type: Roll-on / Suitable for: Body „
Tesco Body Re-Active Anti-Perspirant Roll-On
This roll-on deodorant costs only around 79 pence in Tesco nationwide, and is easily found in the toiletries section : it has a white body, with a light blue lid. It is one of the new generation of deodorants that have a "24 hour protection" promise, and the variety that I have chosen is "Cotton".
The first thing I notice when applying the deodorant, is that it is very thick and white: Bearing in mind previous disasters with white marks on my mainly dark coloured clothing, I am a bit worried about this, so I decide to give it ample time to fully dry before I get dressed.
Unfortunately, here is the first problem with this product: From applying it until it being fully dry takes absolutely ages: a good twenty minutes or so - that can't be right, I hear you shout, but I can assure you that is it true - well it is on MY skin, anyway. So that's a big thumbs down I'm afraid - like most people who read this, I just do not have that sort of time to waste, especially on weekday mornings when my time frame for applying deodorant is around 20 seconds!
On the plus side, the fragrance is quite pleasant and fairly fresh yet neutral, which is what I like in a deodorant.
I have noticed that, even after it is dry, it still makes white streaks on clothing that it touches, so another bad mark there.
Does it keep me dry and fresh through a full day? Yes, it works effectively as an anti-perspirant and a deodorant, although I have never tested it for the full 24 hours because I have always had a shower before then anyway, so I cannot vouch for that.
Overall, it's good for the price, but the aeons that it takes to dry and the white marks problem let it down.