Hello, you can read about me and why I set up this blog in the ‘About Me’ section. And under ‘FAQ’ there will be some little questions that I’ve answered (may I just add that these questions are ones I thought people might asked, so they haven’t been frequently asked, its just that ‘FAQ’ is shorter than ‘What You Might Need to Know About Hyperhidrosis, Sweating, Driclor, me etc’)
Anyway, after reading through tagged posts of hyperhidrosis I noticed a few people use Driclor, so why not me?
I bought it the other day and put it on for the first time last night, I had read from someone that you shouldn’t shave your pits before hand, so I went a few days without shaving, before applying.
this is the box and what the product looks like, I bought it from Boots for around £6.
The instructions say to put it on last thing at night before bedtime, and to wash off in the morning and to then continue using your usual anti-perspirant.
I did this, it didn’t sting and was easy to fix the roll on head to the tub of liquid.
I knew it wasn’t going to work instantly as the box suggests improvement can be noticed between 1-2 weeks. But, after every day I will take a picture of my sweat patches. Today’s pictures are after I finished work.
After looking at these pictures myself it doesn’t look too bad, I mean it could be much worse, and it has been, considerably worse. However I also wear Axilla Sweat Pads - although from the above evidence they don’t work, they give me some confidence and if I didn’t wear them this t-shirt would be soaked through (I have been in situations where I have run out of sweat pads, and had to use embarrassing equivalents - that’s another story - and sometimes I’ve used nothing and have felt so depressed at the end of the day.)
The sweat pads are quite thin, and I do have to layer them up on top of each other, they come in packs of 10 and for a days work, I have a packet under each arm and occasionally I have to open yet another packet and add a few more. I do feel more confident with these, and I recommend anyone who sweats excessively under their arms to give them a try - an annoying thing is though, because they get too wet, the backing of them sticks to the clothing when peeling it off and I can sit their for ages peeling it off bit by bit!
I will use Driclor tonight again and take pictures of my underarms after work tomorrow. Any questions? Don’t be scared, go ahead, you know you want to ;)