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what age did your kids start wearing deoderant?

My daughters 7 and I hate to say it but she stinks lol

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:37 PM on Aug. 28, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • No age guideline, just when they stink!

    Answer by older at 7:38 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • Kids, especially girls, develop at different rates, so really it's more of a judgement call. It can't hurt for them to wear a deodorant from about 7, especially if you get one for sensitive skin.

    Answer by SarahBel at 7:39 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • when they change their flora and get stinky....

    Answer by surfcitymom at 7:40 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • I would say when they start to

    Answer by CABlonde at 7:41 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • When they started getting hair under their arms.

    Answer by louise2 at 7:44 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • My sister and I were both around 7 or 8 when we started wearing it. Try the teen stuff (can't remember the name, it's Teen Something). It smells good and didn't break my sister out like my mom's adult stuff did.

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 7:44 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • Teen Spirit? Yeah, my daughter started using it at 7, too, before the armpit hair. Is it me, or are they starting a bit early?

    Answer by 69humblepie at 7:48 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • my son was 3yo when he started stinking. he has been wearing deoderant everyday since. it makes him feel special lol. i think i was like 8 yo at least lol. can't imagine when he becomes a man....

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:41 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • When my older daughter was 6, she would get this vague onion-like smell in her armpits on warm days. I don't think anyone else could smell it, but it bothered her, so I bought her some deodorant and she's been using it ever since. My younger daughter--who is now 7--has still never needed to use it. So it's just a case-by-case basis; if your daughter is starting to have body odor, then go ahead and get her some deodorant :)

    Answer by vicesix at 8:43 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • I dont know about my kids yet, but my Grandma always said u don't neeed it untill u start to have an odor cuz some people dont need it untill adulthood if ever! so I didnt use it or need it untill my last pregnancy. She said once u start using it is when u need it!

    Answer by SweetCheeks1622 at 6:10 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

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