Although both seem the same present a well-marked differences. The deodorant. The deodorant main function is good smell and as such usually has a fragrance and an alcohol-ethanol – which aims to mask the odor. Most of them have an effectiveness of 12 hours. In any case deodorants prevent perspiration but that masked it.
These cosmetics can be sprayed all over the body without any fear. Its use is not advisable for people who possess a very strong body odor. The antiperspirant. Unlike the deodorant, antiperspirant if that prevents the secretion of sweat because it clogs the glands of perspiration with small amounts of aluminum salts. These particles are approximately maintained for a period of 3 or 4 days before get rid with the water. These products should not be applied to the rest of the body since they could clog the pores. Its duration and effectiveness is greater than the of deodorants. On the other hand antiperspirants prevent the growth of bacteria while the effect bacterial for deodorants is smaller and much less durable. We can find antiperspirant for women and antiperspirant for men.