No one wants to lift up their arm to find unsightly colored sweat stains under their arms. And this problem isn't limited to men -- women can have equally embarrassing perspiration problems. Do you know why they happen and how to get rid of them? Or, like most people, do you believe common myths about sweat stains? Take the quiz and find out.
What is the medical term for your armpit?
Which sweat glands are responsible for your body odor?
The active ingredient in antiperspirants is what type of compound?
One way to prevent sweat stains on clothes is to:
Apply a single, thin layer of antiperspirant
Apply several layers of antiperspirant
Shave your underarms
And the second part to preventing sweat stains is:
Using a hairdryer on your underarms
Letting the antiperspirant dry completely before getting dressed
There is no second step.
What product can help protect the underarm area of your shirt?
What do ingredients like triclosan in deodorant do?
Block the growth of bacteria
Prevent you from sweating
A certain medical condition describes excessive sweating. What is its name?
How many sweat glands do you have?
Between 2 and 4 million
Between 2 and 4 thousand
Between 2 and 4 hundred thousand
To be approved by the FDA as an antiperspirant, a product must reduce a person's sweat by what percentage?