2. It may naturally decrease body odor.
Giving up deodorant may, contrary to popular belief, make your natural body odor less noticeable. Because antiperspirants use antimicrobial components to kill bacteria in your armpits, it allows other bacteria to multiply, causing an even more unpleasant odor. Wearing deodorant on a daily basis may cause your body odor to become stronger, while discontinuing use may reduce the smell.