Friday, March 13, 2015

Chemistry Of: Salicylic Acid and Aluminum Chlorohydrate

Here are the links for Compound Interest's original posts on Salicylic Acid and Aluminum chlorohydrate.

Video: Mental Floss: How does deodorant work? Worth a watch!

This TEDtalk about ethnobotany is also intriguing. And if you do not know what ethnobotany is, watch it!

How Advertisers Convinced Americans They Smelled Bad: A Smithsonian article about how the modern industry got started. 

Who knew there was any trivia about deodorant, much less a top twelve?!? Check it out here. My favorite is that it all started with the Egyptians, followed by the tip to never carry goats under your arms... 

And here is another one! Sex-specific deodorant is all in labeling and marketing! I knew it... and I have been wearing Old Spice for years. My new favorite scent is Amber. 

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