Freshen Up

It’s Time to Start Using a Better Deodorant

March 9, 2017 Style : Grooming By Photo by Henry Phillips

The adopted underarm scent of teenagers is a sort of a cartoonish freshness. Old men all smell like bay rum, whether by choice or because they’ve been drinking. If you’re presently a member of one of those two demographics, well, that’s just the lot you’ve drawn. If not, there’s a great olfactory expanse waiting for you, starting with deodorant. Some scents are natural, some are ludicrously indulgent and others will attract partners en masse. Most importantly, they’ll keep you smelling fresh no matter where your adventures take you.

Herbal Musk Deodorant by Baxter of California $19

Baux Deodorant for Men by L’Occitane $20

GFT Stick Deodorant by Geo F. Trumper $23

Deodorant by Aesop $35

Eucalyptus Deodorant by Malin + Goetz $35

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Jack Seemer is the deputy editor at Gear Patrol. Since joining the publication in 2014, he has reported on a wide range of subjects, including menswear, smart home technology, cookware and craft beer.

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