Thursday, October 28th, 2010

My Quiet, Mostly Disgusting Adventures With Natural Deodorant

This is the ridiculously long story of how I exchanged regular deodorant-antiperspirants (Secret, Dove, Degree, etc. — the ones that make you smell nice) for natural deodorants (Tom’s, Jason’s, the crystals, etc. — the ones that make you disgusted with yourself, your body, your clothes, and the haze of putrescence that surrounds you at all times). Here we go. READ MORE

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BadUncle (#153)

You know, I really, really like Edith Zimmerman's writing a lot – probably as much as I hate natural deodorant. I would like to carry her in my arm pit for a week, just to see if I became funny.

Another thing that I don't like? That the Hairpin commenting rejects me-glorious-me. I dislike this almost as much as the guy I once worked with who didn't use deodorant, but rubbed his arm pits with fresh lemon slices every morning.

David Cho (#3)

Unfortunately, for now, you have to make a new login for The Hairpin. But soon, hopefully, this will all change!

BadUncle (#153)

You know, I tried that, and for some reason it won't accept my awl-related ID / email with any password (the one I use here, or a new one). It's like I'm on auto-86.

Edith Zimmerman (#5,210)


Tulletilsynet (#333)

Try aluminum slices instead.

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