Sweat cops a lot of flack. But do you really know the ins and outs of your body? Sweat is essential in the running of your body to ensure you don’t overheat, keeps your skin moisturised and fights off infections by keeping your immune system strong. It’s a clever bodily function that we think deserves a whole lot more lovin’.
Ever feel like you're basically swimming your way through your vinyasa? Or sticky thighs and pit stains are your everyday norm? Just like our body shapes, sweat is different for everyone.
Pro-perspirant? Say waaahhhh? The ‘pro-perspirant’ movement says, “Yes” to sweat and “No” to clogging up our pores with man made contaminants. Because despite the rumours, sweating is good for us.
“Summer bodies are built in winter” … [Groan]. We’ve all read the personal trainer's favourite bumper sticker but it doesn’t make it any easier to crawl out from under your warm blanket when it’s 5am and 4 degrees. But before you roll back over for just 10 more minutes, it sounds like your way-too-energetic-for-5am personal trainer just might be right.
White stains on your clothes have always been a nagging problem for sweaters. And when it comes to natural deodorants, the most likely culprit is your own sweat.