Right Guard Shrink Rays Aerosol Can By 15%

Right Guard Shrink Rays Aerosol Can By 15%

Bob currently works in China, and stocks up on his favorite deodorant, one that he isn’t allergic to, during his visits to the United States. Historically, a can of the stuff has lasted him a year. That’s not going to be the case anymore, since each 10-ounce can has lost 1.5 ounces. [More]

Personal Grooming Is Easy, But Math Is Difficult

Personal Grooming Is Easy, But Math Is Difficult

Usually, buying in bulk saves you money. Buying a larger container or multi-pack boosts sales numbers and lowers prices for consumers. This makes perfect sense…until it doesn’t. Just ask these readers, who had to give a few seconds of serious thought to the pricing of their personal care items while shopping recently. [More]

(Andrew)

Shrink Ray Blasts Old Spice Deodorant, Leading To Stench And Sadness

Andrew is a regular user of Old Spice deodorant, so he noticed when a packaging change also meant a sizing change. And no, it was not the same brand/fragrance scramble that led another Old Spice user to think that his deodorant, too, had fallen prey to the shrink ray. Nope. This is the same product. [More]

Fight Sweat Stains

Fight Sweat Stains

As the temps turn up, so do the faucets located in your armpits. This can lead to unsightly and embarrassing sweat stains that can ruin your life, or so I’ve been led to believe by those Sure commercials. So how do you ward off and fight the sweat stains? [More]

Want Prettier Armpits? New Dove Deodorant Can Help

Want Prettier Armpits? New Dove Deodorant Can Help

.Ladies of Consumerist, have you ever been concerned about how attractive your armpits are? Yeah, me either. But someone out there apparently does, and Unilever’s Dove brand now has a deodorant/antiperspirant for her. One that includes moisturizers that give you a “piticure,” and give women one more body part that apparently is never pretty enough. One ad for the product declares that “nearly 100% of women” find their underarms unattractive. [More]

Grocery Illusion Ray Altered The Packaging On Deodorant

Grocery Illusion Ray Altered The Packaging On Deodorant

Reader Ben seems to have identified a phenomenon that could be called the Grocery Illusion Ray with 3 oz. Naturally Fresh Deodorant Crystal at Walmart. The pricing and content are the same but the newer packaging is wider, with a larger roll-on ball, giving the impression that you’re getting more odor-eating goodness for your dollar. [More]

Unilever's Insensitive Solutions For Customers With Sensitive Skin

Unilever's Insensitive Solutions For Customers With Sensitive Skin

Unilever is a massive conglomerate that sells a huge variety of products, but you can’t get that big and successful without listening to your customers’ needs. Right? Alissa tells Consumerist that she recently learned how close attention the company pays to customer complaints when she complained about the sudden addition of fragrance to a product marketed to people with sensitive skin. The company took two days to send a response that might as well have been written by a robot, and made it clear that no one even read her complaint–let alone cared about it. [More]

Dial Says It Will Replace My Leaky Antiperspirant, Sends Measly Coupon Instead

Dial Says It Will Replace My Leaky Antiperspirant, Sends Measly Coupon Instead

Joe’s antiperspirant sprung more holes than WikiLeaks sources, so he called up the Dial Corporation to ask about a replacement. The customer service rep promised a coupon for a free replacement but sent him a lowball manufacturer’s coupon instead. He called back to complain and Dial passed the buck to the retailer. [More]

Walmart Deodorant Pricing Scheme Smells Off

Walmart Deodorant Pricing Scheme Smells Off

Something is funky about how Walmart is pricing these two deodorants. [More]

Target's "Buy Two And Save" Speedstick Deodorant Deal Stinks

Target's "Buy Two And Save" Speedstick Deodorant Deal Stinks

This is now our third, (yes, our third) post about “buy two and save” or “special value” deodorant two packs at Walmart and Target. This lovely example comes from Tucson, AZ.

Walmart's "Buy 2 And Save" Old Spice Deodorant Deal Stinks

Walmart's "Buy 2 And Save" Old Spice Deodorant Deal Stinks

Quick, what’s 2 x 2? Did you get 4.32? No? Then you should be able resist Walmart’s “Buy 2 And Save” Old Spice “special.”

It’s A Matter Of Degree. Of Bullpoopy

It’s A Matter Of Degree. Of Bullpoopy

He wrote Unilever, inquiring why they can’t, “stick with the products that don’t suck donkey sack?”

Sure Deodorant Is The Same As Secret

Sure Deodorant Is The Same As Secret

Everyone knows that in armpit odor land, Sure is for boys, Secret is for girls.

Great Moments in Advertising: Sure Men Deodorant

Great Moments in Advertising: Sure Men Deodorant

Old Spice Smells Armpits To Find Sweatiest City

Old Spice Smells Armpits To Find Sweatiest City

What American city inspires (then perspires!) the most armpits? What vast metropolis reeks the most like a giant Italian sub?