Looking for a popular subject? Just click on a tag!

hormones love queer tampon friendship parent-child connection Playlist parenting tween development sexual abuse prevention contraception parenting teens reproduction emotions parent-child cancer TEDx Greenville Sex Talk sexual development e-cigarettes music early development pubic hair ego voice breast size risk taking hpv vaginal discharge bra new moon girls first period cancer prevention good for you girls boys puberty homosexuality gratitude masturbation STI sexual health cell phones pre-school adolescent development Chlamydia nonconsensual pornography sexually transmitted infections Trichomonas gifts sexuality HIV spencer george mental health sexual desire adolescents emerging sexuality breast buds environmental toxins teen relationships red flags tween middle school preteen anxiety dating violence breast period cramps TEDx girlology STEM menstrual calendar LARC coming out question of the week teen behavior self confidence acne body odor oral sex LARCs teen vaccine healthy relationships powerful girls vaginal odor pap smear 4th grader the talk hygiene STD teen pregnancy prevention premature puberty vulva teen brain pornography revenge porn sex ed breast cancer sexting HPV vaccine menstrual cup play list breast development smoking consent abstinence precocious puberty bisexual warts AIDS vaccination breast pain 4th grade condoms sex friendships friends porn period boys' puberty teen dating skipped period early childhood 5th grade body language there's something new about you eating disorder sexuality ed social media girls puberty gardasil menstrual period harassment father-daughter parenting birth control breast growth cervical cancer anatomy dating self esteem road show early puberty touch hunger relationships instagram menarche selfie periods social development organic hair uterus pillow Herpes transgender moods normal period toxins Intern Let's Talk vaping Melisa Holmes self-acceptance communication Gonorrhea promise ring parenting teen body image puberty menstrual cramps prevention pregnancy Trish Hutchison book review prom cramps #notyourgirl something new about you irregular period knixteen KTFF dysmenorrhea teen identity breast health toxic shock menstruation self worth breast bud condom vagina

If you (or someone close to you) has noticed a new not-so-nice smell floating around you, it’s probably puberty - well, it’s body odor caused by puberty. But don’t worry! We can help!

You probably already know that your hormones change pretty quickly as you enter puberty. But don’t let hormones worry you. They are just chemical messengers that help your body parts communicate with each other. 

As you enter puberty, there’s a hormone that makes your skin become more oily and another that causes your sweat glands to make more sweat. When your sweat and oils mix, they create a yummy “soup” that gets slurped up by the bacteria that normally live on your skin. As the bacteria munch on your body soup, they put off stinky smells...