User Reviews for Certain Dri to treat Hyperhidrosis
Certain Dri has an average rating of 8.3 out of 10 from a total of 35 reviews for the treatment of Hyperhidrosis. 77% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 11% reported a negative experience.
Reviews for Certain Dri
"I had been suffering from armpit sweat for the past couple of years. It made me feel embarrassed and it used to lower my self confidence. After lot of research I came across this product and I bought it. Not gonna lie, I applied it on the first night and it did make me sweat like 70 percent less. I decided to continue this treatment and the results just blew me away, after applying it religiously for a week or so I did not sweat at all. Now my pits don’t sweat at all even if I walk for like 5 miles during hot sunny days. I would highly recommend this product to everyone out there."
"This is the best product I’ve ever used! So glad I found this roaming around Walmart in 9th grade. Before, I had to wear black shirts or sweatshirts to hide my huge sweat stains under my armpits; even so, I would still get noticeable stains. Other types of deodorant seemed to have no effect. It was so embarrassing and ruined my confidence. I was so desperate to hide my sweat stains that I thought about using pads on my clothes or duck taping my armpits. It took a few weeks to kick in. I have used it every night for a few years now, and I use normal deodorant every morning. I no longer have sweat stains, even when wearing skin tight or grey clothes! So happy that my armpit stains are now a problem of the past! However, it does cause itching, and my armpits developed swollen lymph nodes and rashes a few times. That’s why I only use it at night, and don’t shave my armpits often. But overall, the mild itchiness is well worth being able to wear whatever I want to!!!!"
"I have used this for 6 years and it really works. I used to have wet arm pits all the time, and not only is it embarassing, but it ruins my clothes. Put this on at night, generously, and I promise the next day you will remain dry, and confident! I don't even have to use it every night.......I only use it every 3 nights!"
"I suffered with hyperhidrosis for years. I could be shivering cold and my armpits would still be pouring sweat. Wearing gray was out of the question! Then I found an antiperspirant containing aluminum chloride: Not to be overdramatic...but it changed my life! At first, I dealt with the unbearable itching and irritation. After a while, I learned to use less and only apply it at night. After a couple months of daily use, I reduced to every other day...then every few days...and after a year I eventually just stopped using it because the problem seemed to disappear completely. That was 15 years ago! To this day I still do not sweat under my arms unless I'm really exerting myself...and still it's such a small amount. Less than "normal" people."
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"I have used certain dri for probably about 20 years. it stopped my underarm sweating. which was the worst for me. I still have sweating on hands and feet but I so can deal with that. Right now I've burned my underarms with it and am wondering if I will be able to continue using it. I don't want to stop using it and it ever start again. I wonder if others have had similar issues with it. It was almost like a miracle to me when I stumbled upon it it so many years ago."
"I don’t sweat excessively, but have bad armpit odor. I have excellent hygiene but the bad odor has always plagued me. I use Certain Dry and it is powerful. The first time I tried it, I tried to wash it off it burned so bad, even with just a tiny amount. I kept using it and have been for a year now. I have to put on more than recommended about once a week (about 7 swipes worth, covering my entire armpit area) and then the other times I just use 2-3 swipes. When I use it heavily it makes my armpits pretty sore, even the next day. This stuff burns my armpits bad when I apply it, making it hard to fall asleep sometimes. It also makes them itch like crazy, but to me it’s worth it. I used to use it every other night but had to bump back up to every night; once it makes my armpits burn really bad to where I can’t stand to do it another night in a row, I go back down to every other night. I do not wear deodorant with this, I only use this product."
"I’ve been using Certain Dry for over ten years. I use it a few times a week but not everyday. When I first started using it I used daily which caused a rash so I cut down to every other day and I can say I do not sweat under my arms anymore. It’s been ten years free of smelly sweaty underarms. I tell everyone about this product. It does itch a few minutes after application but it’s because it’s literally closing your pores. If you can deal with a little itch under your arms for a few minutes it’s definitely worth the discomfort. This product changed my life. It changed my confidence. I love Certain Dri."
"I’m sure a lot of you guys are like me dealing with excessive sweating all around your body even in cool temperatures. This was something that lowered my self esteem and confidence greatly. Needless to say I was looking for anything that can help and certain Dri did. Of course sometimes I still get a bit sweaty but 98% of the time I’m completely dry and don’t have to worry about pit stains. I put it on before bed as instructed and remain dry all day. I’m really so grateful I found this. Get it!"
"Certain Dri has overall helped me with my self esteem. I'm sure many of you understand that part as the excessive sweating can totally interfere with normal day to day functioning. I bought the prescription strength, I apply it at night and it helps me get through the day with less of an embarrassed feel. I've had no reactions to the deodorant, and that's a plus because I have sensitive skin."
"(disclaimer- I have the roll on of Certain Dri, and I do not have [diagnosed] hyperhidrosis but I do sweat a lot) I’ve gone through tons of different antiperspirants, probably spent well over a hundred dollars in just the past year, but it never really worked for me. Even in the winter sweat would show through my shirts. About a month and a half ago, I discovered CertainDri, and the first day after applying the night before I still had sweat, but the following day of applying, it completely stopped the sweating. Even after sports practice I stayed dry. The biggest con is that it itches A LOT. Some nights it’s so itchy I scratch and scratch, and I do wait 15 minutes for it to dry before putting on a shirt over it. I think the itchiness is worth it, but I do take one day off each week to let my armpits not be itchy. I’ve also noticed a little bit of discoloration, they’ve gotten darker, not a lot but still noticeably. It works so well I don’t mind much though"
"I used Certain Dri and was wonderful! I had finally found something that actually worked even if I wore a sleeveless tank or shirt in the summer time. Although, I also got the very itchy, burning rash. Terrible rash and it worked so good I continued to use it. The rash got so bad after a while I begin to notice that it had taken the color and pigmentation from my underarm in the entire area that I apply it. It is not two years later after discontinuing use and I still have no pigment under my arms in that area. It looks like I was burned and have huge scars under my arms with no color. I am very tan as I have American Indian in my family background and it looks horrible. I am embarrassed to wear a bathing suit now or sleeveless shirts at all! I am afraid being it is now two years later and is still the same it is permanent. :( I have gpne back to Mitchem unscented roll on as I cannot stand the powder smell. It works good but not as good."
"This product is a life saver. I tried almost everything before I found this and I was almost giving up. Certain Dri really works. My armpits used to be so wet all the time and it was so embarrassing, and it stinks really really bad. I even tried secret clinical strength and that was a waste of money, it made me sweat even more. I only use it twice a week and the whole week I have dry armpits and I smell good all day even with heavy activities, Thank you Certain Dri. I only wish I discovered this product sooner."
"This product, when used correctly, did not work for me. It plugged my underarms, yes, but then caused me to sweat everywhere else-- which, I'm assuming because my skin wasn't used to sweating, caused me to develop blister-bumps on much of my skin. When (after a week) I realized it was likely this product and stopped, the rash slowly but surely went away. I had tried this years ago, and I guess the ingredients will never change/be less severe."
"I don't sweat but, have bad odor. I started using this product two months ago and don't have to worry about odor daylong. However, I do experience itching and more recently muscle soreness in my arms. Will cut back to every other day to see if that resolves the issue."
"My whole life I’ve sweated extremely bad. My underarms, my palms.. everywhere. I’ve tried every antiperspirant deodorant on the market and nothing worked. It came to the point where it would be 30 degrees and I’ll be shivering but somehow still sweat through my shirt and sweatshirt!! A buddy of mine told me about this product and when I say it works. IT WORKS. I use it two to three times a week and I haven’t sweated anywhere for the past two months. It is the best and only product that works for me and it is so simple to use. It had made my life so much better because I’m comfortable wearing certain clothes now because I don’t get ANY pit stains or sweat marks. I thought it would dry it up a little but this product has stopped my sweating 100 percent. I highly recommend it"
"Certain Dri definitely works wonders. I was always self conscious in school about my underarm sweat and this completely eliminated the problem. The only issue is that it causes my armpits become quite itchy right after applying it, and it sometimes causes red bumps if I apply it too closely after shaving."
"Works like magic only thing I don't like is the itching. Works best when applied before bed and a little more after morning shower. Almost went through with a mira dry procedure which costs thousands of dollars. Certain Dri is less than $8 and very effective, I can finally wear anything I want!"
"Since the age of 13 I've suffered from sweaty armpits. I've tried so many deodorants but nothing helped. I was afraid to go anywhere because I knew I would be sweaty just minutes or hours after putting my clothes on. I finally found the life changer for me. Certain Dri. I used it today and I haven't sweated at all. I'm still fresh. I have some confidence. Thank you God!"
"I had looked up on google what the best deodorant is for excessive sweating in women. It recommend Certain Dri and it definitely works. It totally cuts the body odor smell when I exercise. I was so happy I found something. However, my armpits itch bad and burn. I know you’re not supposed to use after shaving. So I make sure I shave 12 hrs. before using deodorant. So kind of bummed."
"Living I Phoenix, I rarely wear blouses with sleeves - most days it is a tank top with a jacket thrown over for the office. So, sweating in the pits is not an option unless I get my jackets dry cleaned after every use. I have been using Certain Dri roll-on, after trying various other 'clinical strength' antiperspirants for a few years now. While it has always itched when I apply the roll-on version at bed time, the solid version does not but I noticed some dampness in my pits with the solid. So, i am sticking to roll-on - worth the mild itching for completely dry pits."
"This stuff Certain Dri is AWESOME! I ordered it off Amazon because it was sold out at stores near me and I was blown away by the results. I am a young woman who has suffered from sweaty armpits since puberty. I would sweat though shirts, sweatshirts and sweat SO much at work. Any normal deodorant never worked for me no matter what kind but this is the first one that does. Now that I’m using this stuff, I do not sweat anymore and it literally blows my mind. It burns soooo much though and leaves you’re armpits feeling like they just got extremely sunburnt but I think it’s totally worth the pain."
"Cured perspiration problem.. No sweat equals no odor. After about 3 weeks of using I did get a red itchy rash and stopped using. As soon as rash healed I used it again. So I use 3 weeks then take a weeks break. It's worth it!"
"I have been battling excessive sweat for a long time in my life. I have noticed that many hyperhidrosis treatments have not been working like the should be and have made it very difficult for me say that I found one that actually worked. Some worked for a little while then stopped and others only have a little or no effect, which is one of the things that I noticed with Certain Dri. However, with a little research I found out that hyperhidrosis solutions were not all created equal. For example, Certain Dri has three different types of products, which one of them has 12%,20%, and 25% in each of deodorant. So, when I tried the product, I used one that was too low in the percentage of aluminum, I went with a higher dosage and it works. YAY!!!!"
"Try this product. Follow the directions. It worked for me. I lived the first 30 yrs of my life "pitted out". I used it regularly for about one year. Now, I still sweat during exertion, which I consider normal, but, I mostly only use deodorant products. I used this product when it was only sold thru the pharmacy window. Now you can get it on the shelf right next to all the other anti perspirant / deodorant products."
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"I have always had severe sweating under my arms. Whenever I use Certain Dri I don’t sweat for days after just one use. I use sporadically and I don’t sweat for at least a week at a time. I could never wear light grey before, now I can. It itches and burns bad as anything though after you put it on. I choose to endure the itchiness my armpit look red sometimes and feel raw but it’s alright at least I won’t sweat. My sister always ensured me beauty is pain so hey."