article_beat-body-odor.jpgBody odor is easily on top of the list of things no woman would want to have. It is a reality, and a lot of people deal with it on a day-to-day basis. Sweating, however, should not be to blame, since sweat itself is odorless. People start to smell when sweat mixes with bacteria, which is normally found on the skin.

Do you know someone who's a victim of body odor? Here are six concrete ways to nix it.

(First published as “Beat Body Odor” in the “You Asked Us” section of Good Housekeeping Philippines’ January-February 2001 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Ana Fernandez via

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