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When should kids start using deodorant?

Puberty is a good time for kids to begin using deodorants. When a child reaches reach puberty (usually in the mid-teens), sweat glands, called apocrine glands, become active. These glands contain a fluid that causes a bad smell when it mixes with bacteria on the skin.

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