15 Jul Deodorant That Doesn’t Melt
Yeah. I’m actually talking about deodorant. On a boat. When it’s hot out.
Seems like a silly topic. Unless you’ve had this problem . . .
When we bought our first cruising boat 10+ years ago, one of our first “crisis moments” was discovering that our stick deodorant had melted in the Mexican summer heat. And it oozed out all over the shelf in the locker. Yuck! A mess to clean up and no deodorant to put on.
We’d moved aboard less than a day before and were already discovering there were issues with living aboard that we’d never even dreamed of.
The solution turned out to be pretty simple: instead of buying stick deodorant, we began using roll on. Since it’s designed to be a liquid, it’s not affected by the heat.
It’s stupid stuff like melting deodorant that makes the first year of cruising feel like a straight-up learning curve. It really does get easier!