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« on: 23/02/2007 02:51:22 »
Why does shaving the hair from your armpits reduce the amount of sweat you produce?
Or is it just that you notice it less because the sweat is not trapped in the hair and therefore evaporates quicker?

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« Reply #1 on: 01/03/2007 08:52:51 »
Why does shaving the hair from your armpits reduce the amount of sweat you produce?
Or is it just that you notice it less because the sweat is not trapped in the hair and therefore evaporates quicker?

I think that your second statement holds more truth, but I am no expert!

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« Reply #2 on: 08/03/2007 12:11:51 »
im no expert either but i wud say that the more hair the more heat is trapped so  u do sweat nore?
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« Reply #3 on: 08/03/2007 16:32:34 »
im no expert either but i wud say that the more hair the more heat is trapped so  u do sweat nore?

Tony is great !.......I was just about to say the same thing !!...we need an armpit-hair-sweat expert to comment !
but like tony...I was gonna say.more insulation means more heat..which means more sweat !..and probably reduces the ability for it to evaporate so efficiently too ! just like ewe allude to.
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« Reply #4 on: 15/03/2007 09:17:37 »
LOL!!

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