Here's a list of some frequently asked questions about Dioxogen®.
1. What can I do to avoid bad body odors?
- Practice good daily hygiene.
- Wearing fresh clothes like cotton and linens are recommended, where as using synthetic garments can be contraproductive.
- Encourage bacterial control with the use of antibacterial soaps.
- Ensure to dry skin properly after bathing.
- Use Deodorants and Antiperspirants, according to your skin type and level of sweating.
- Maintain your underarms shaved or waxed, as the sweat and bacteria build up in the hair in the area, causing unpleasant odors.
2. What type of Deodorant should I use?
It is implicit to that you take your skin type and sweat levels into consideration in order to define which deodorant is best for you.
- Chararcteristics: For all Skin Types, Sensitive Skin, Neutralizes Odors, or products for Excessive Sweating.
- Presentations: Aerosol, Cream, Roll-On.
3. What difference does it make to use one deodorant presentation or another?
Although all three presentations contain similar active ingredients and concentrations, it is ideal to select the product that best suits your skins' requirements, according to the following characteristics:
- Aerosol: is fast drying, which generates no wetness or stickiness; it is also practical to use.
- Cream: this presentation has the advantage that it hydrates the area, leaving skin smooth and fresh.
- Roll-On: this form of cosmetic product has a better distribution on the surface of the skin, in addition to having moisturizing properties.
4. Can I use deodorant after shaving or waxing?
- It is not reccommended that you use deodorant immediately after shaving or waxing.
The armpit, also known as axila is an area that can become more sensitive that usual after shaving or waxing. For this reason, sweat as well as other chemicals from deodorants and anti-perspirants can cause itching, burning, redness and irritation in that area when sensible. It is receommended to shave or wax at night before going to bed, when it is not necessary to use any products and avoid these reactions in the underarm area.
Another suggestion would be to wait for at least 30 min before applying deodorants or antiperspirants after having shaved or waxed, in addition to using products that are specialized in sensitive skin-care.
5. What is the difference between a deodorant and an anit-perspirant?
Deodorants are antimicrobial substances that act on the bacteria present on skin to disable the systems that promote the growth and development of these, thus breaking down the organic matter present in sweat.
The decomposition of organic matter is what causes bad odors, for which deodorants prevent, reduce and / or help eliminate the odor.
On the other hand antiperspirants are substances that totally or partially reduce sweat. They act indirectly as deodorants in the sense that they suppress sweat from occurring.
6. Are all soaps Antibacterial?
No, not all soaps are antibacterial. Most soaps in general cleanse thanks to the different mix of detergents that trap dirt present on the skin's surface, and are removed when rinsed, without necessarily removing germs.
All our and Dioxogen® and Dioxogen Med® soaps have antibacterial effects as they have been formulated with Triclosan, which disrupts the metabolism of microorganisms causing the elimination of these.
7. Can the pH of Dioxogen or Dioxogen Med liquid soaps cause any skin irritation?
Our products have a pH similar to that of the skin, which varies between 5.5 to 6.0, so they are slightly acidic, which prevents them from being abrasive like many other products that are pH neutral or basic (greater than 7). Given that Dioxogen soaps share the same pH as skin, it avoids altering the bacterial flora, for the more basic the medium in which the microorganisms are (the higher the pH), the easier it it for them to proliferate.
8. Can the detergents in Dioxogen Soaps irritate my skin?
The mixture of detergents and surfactants used in our products are of synthetic origin, which have shown to have greater dermocompatibility over time. We have also achieved a combination of surfactants and active ingredients for each version of soap that has allowed us to add additional health benefits to the skin. It is important to state that each of these products were tested for skin sensitivity that have proven to be hypoallergenic through clinical studies conducted.