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Do You Ever Use Other People's Deodorant?

Do You Ever Use Other People's Deodorant?

This week, and I'm not entirely sure why, I've got deodorant on the mind. Perhaps you took my deodorant quiz? All this talk of the odor-fighting product got me to thinking. In a pinch, I've shared my deodorant with only my family and closest friends, and they've shared their deodorant with me in my times of need. Sharing a toothbrush may be one thing, and sharing a razor may be another, but when it comes to swapping deodorant, are you OK with giving and/or receiving, or do you think that's the pits?

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Merrij Merrij 6 years
my roomie was using mine for a month. its kinda gross so finally i just bought myself a new one and hid it for my own use :)
rach716 rach716 6 years
i don't see a big deal with it.... ive shared with my mom & close friends.
snarkypants snarkypants 6 years
i don't think i ever have used somebody else's, since that's like the one thing i never forget, but i've let friends borrow mine. no big deal to me.
annebreal annebreal 6 years
Only with someone I'm close with, because obviously some people think it's DISGUSTING for no real reason. If you got good hygiene you only apply deodorant to clean, freshly showered pits anyway! I've borrowed deodorant from family/bf before because I forgot to pack some. I just wiped the stick before and after and said thanks for helping me not smell rank.
milkradio milkradio 6 years
I've used my mum's or my sister's when I didn't have any of my own. I usually wipe it with a Kleenex before and after I use it though :/
hlisa hlisa 6 years
The hubby - no problem (he uses a spray, anyway). Friends - depends on the situation (do I really need it?) and the friend... some are more hygenic than others.
blossommac blossommac 6 years
i will do it if is is necessary and the deodorant have to be in spray
Allytta Allytta 6 years
share with my mum, sister and best friend only
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 6 years
Only if it's a spray.
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 6 years
Only if it's a spray.
lovedrug lovedrug 6 years
i'll only share spray on deodorants.
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 6 years
yup. With my mom and sisters only.
berberberb berberberb 6 years
Can not do that because it's a personal thing
berberberb berberberb 6 years
Can not do that because it's a personal thing
terryt18 terryt18 6 years
I know it's just skin, but I guess it's where the skin is located that bothers me. I would never use another person's deodorant, nor would I allow them to use mine. However, I would provide them with a brand new stick. I'm somewhat of a product hoarder as well as a deal-seeking, couponer so I have many, many unused deodorants, like probably twenty. I also have lots of toothpaste, toothbrushes, soaps, lotions, etc. I give them away all the time. Most of them were acquired very cheaply or even free by using register rewards at Walgreens and extra bucks at CVS.
terryt18 terryt18 6 years
I know it's just skin, but I guess it's where the skin is located that bothers me. I would never use another person's deodorant, nor would I allow them to use mine. However, I would provide them with a brand new stick. I'm somewhat of a product hoarder as well as a deal-seeking, couponer so I have many, many unused deodorants, like probably twenty. I also have lots of toothpaste, toothbrushes, soaps, lotions, etc. I give them away all the time. Most of them were acquired very cheaply or even free by using register rewards at Walgreens and extra bucks at CVS.
poizenisxkandee poizenisxkandee 6 years
well i use an antiperspirant/deodorant. to prevent sweat in the first place. use it out of the shower and in the morning when i get up, before i go out, etc. maybe i'm weird i guess.
biarose biarose 6 years
.. but often people use it when they're sweaty and stuff.. that is pretty gross.. not to mention unhygienic.
poizenisxkandee poizenisxkandee 6 years
i'm with runningesq...im not sharing my toothbrush or a divacup or a diaphragm...its deodorant. with my boyfriend or with my sister or my mom; not the bum down the street, you know? i share that body shop body butter, you know the kind it tubs...OTHER PEOPLE CAN TOUCH IT TOO? OH GOD NO. i honestly had no idea that was a huge deal lol.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 6 years
I've used my hubby's and son's (the natural kind). No biggie, if it's a close relative.
nashia nashia 6 years
I have used my husbands and he has used my deodorant. If I were close to that person I would share. No big deal
runningesq runningesq 6 years
What's THAT gross about it? I mean, it's just SKIN...
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