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Baby wipes

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If yesterday’s sweat is still clinging to your skin, whip out the baby wipes stat. Rub down the stinky areas, and then spritz a bit of antibacterial body odour spray on top. If this not-showering thing is a habit for you, consider investing in wipes designed just for this purpose. Look for ones that are super soft, plant-based, biodegradable, compostable and smell amazing. Bad smells, be gone!

Read on for the common mistakes we all make with antibacterial wipes.

Baby powder

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Depending on the thickness and texture of your strands, second-day hair can look either fashionably unkempt or just plain oily. If the latter’s the case, rub a bit of baby powder onto your scalp to soak up the grease. Again, if hectic mornings are business as usual for you, invest in a dry shampoo that will whisk away dirt and oil without leaving a powdery residue. If hair stink is your main complaint, give strands a light spritz with fragrance made for hair.

Check out these surprising reasons why your hair is so greasy.

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar
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For greasy morning skin, first wash your face with a mild cleanser. After drying, pat on an apple cider vinegar toner (one-part apple cider vinegar two parts water) to purify and refresh. Bonus: ACV’s bacteria-fighting, pH-balancing properties will rid your body of unwanted odour, so feel free to rub it on any lingering smelly spots.

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Witch hazel

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Another amazing skin tonic? Witch hazel. Pour a small amount on a cotton pad and gently wipe your cheeks, forehead, chin and nose to remove excess oil and sweat. Consider keeping a bottle at your desk at work to maintain an oil-free T-zone all day long.

Here are some tricks for naturally glowing skin (no makeup or expensive products required!).

Tea tree oil

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Dip your feet in a tea tree oil soak for three minutes to eliminate funky smells. Spritz a little deodoriser in your shoes for double odour prevention and protection.

Check out these smart tricks to keep your shoes smelling fresh.

Essential oils

Essential oils
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Certain diluted forms of essential oils can be applied directly to the skin for long-lasting, natural fragrance. You can select oils that suit your taste, mood and the occasion!

 

Find out which soothing scents can boost your immune system.

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Face scrub

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An all-natural deep-cleansing face scrub will remove the dirt and grime that sits deep within your skin, leaving you with a clean and healthy glow, even without the usual shower.

Fabric spray

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To smell great sans shower, spray a few squirts of fabric refresher on clean clothes. Your outfit will feel extra soft, and smell deliciously fragrant, masking any remaining funk. To make your own fabric refresher spray, mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda with 2 cups of water and 10 drops of your favourite essential oil. Shake till combined.

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