Interesting facts about armpits

The famous magazine "Harper's Bazaar" in May 1915 published a revolutionary photo for that time: an image of a young girl in a beautiful dress with short sleeves, her arms were raised upwards. It is necessary to make a reservation, up to this point, fashion assumed the wearing of dresses with her hands closed to the wrist and the hairiness of the armpits was the personal secret of every lady. After the sleeveless dresses appeared, the women had no choice but to shave their armpits in order to maintain some aesthetics.

  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) of the armpits is associated, usually with vascular diseases or with problems with the thyroid gland.
  • Amnesty International has declared armpit shaving a sign of the lack of freedom of women.
  • Antiperspirants may well cause breast cancer. A few years ago, a survey was conducted on women with this diagnosis. In the body tissues of 17 of them, the presence of aluminum, which is part of antiperspirants, was found.
  • Athena 10-13, one of the favorite perfumers' pheromones, was obtained by extracting sweat extract from female armpits.

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