How do deodorants and antiperspirants work?

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You likely put on deodorant and/or antiperspirant every day (hopefully) — but do you know how they work?

It’s simple chemistry, and the American Chemical Society does a great job of explaining the chemicals and what they do in the video below.

Worried about the potential health effects of using deodorant or antiperspirant? The video touches on that too.

Check out the American Chemical Society’s other videos for more examples of chemistry at work.

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