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Gillette Odor Shield Review

It’s really hard to a deodorant that does more than just mask the scent of sweat and other body odor. I’ve actually had days when I’ve reapplied deodorant in the middle of the day because a quick sniff test clued me in that my deodorant wasn’t working the way I needed it to.

Gillette has come out with a couple of new products for men that promise to start at where body odor begins and not just mask any unpleasant scents. This new line is called Odor Shield, and offers not only an anti-perspirant and deodorant in one, but also a body wash. When used together, they are said to be 10 times as effective as they would be if used alone.

Since the product is intended for a male, I asked my dad if he would be willing to try the new products out and let me know what he thought. My dad is active, whether it’s out in the sun fishing or mowing grass during a hot afternoon. This is exactly the kind of product he needs, since he’s often covered in beads of sweat after large amounts of strenuous activity.

Though my dad liked the scent of the deodorant and anti-perspirant and said that it held up throughout the day, he disliked that it was cakey and would leave streaks on his clothes. The body wash had a much more positive response from him. It left no soapy residue and rinsed off his skin just fine, leaving nothing but squeaky clean skin.

Females are definitely drawn to the scent of masculine products, and I enjoyed smelling the products. If my husband were to wear this scent on his skin, I know I would find myself breathing it in every chance I got.

Ultimately, it comes down to what works best for you. Because it didn’t work for my dad doesn’t mean that the Odor Shield deodorant and anti-perspirant will not work for the men in your lives. If you’re looking for something that is more than just a mask for bad odors, put Gillette to the test.

*I did not receive any financial compensation for this review, though I did review a sample of the product for evaluation purposes. The opinions are based only on my experiences with the product.*


Jen currently lives in Utah with her family, and enjoys reading and writing in her spare time. She is active on popular book websites including,, and

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