Why Don't Chinese People Smell Bad? (They Don't Use Deodorant!)

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Why Don't Chinese People Smell Bad? (They Don't Use Deodorant!)

Hey Laowinners! Chinese people, and asians in general don't have typical body odor. This is due to a gene that doesn't allow them to produce a bad smell. My Chinese wife and I talk about why this is, and what Chinese people do to avoid getting it. Also, we talk about why there is a lack of deodorant in China. Get the Cha Bu Duo t-shirt! ◘ Support me on Patreon for early release, and much more! ◘ Donate and support this channel through Paypal ◘ OR Become a Sponsor on YouTube: ◘ Donate and support this channel through Bitcoin : 1L7LJrpNQZMvog4esPn2oEiK1uBN81DVAS ◘ Litecoin: LeByuvwSRQbE7cPZJfSEEAgiDewww7HrwP ◘ Ethereum: 0x456E5A9B875d4eF8DCb70eB1F7Fa376C520b206C ◘ My TV show: Conquering Northern China: ◘ Conquering Southern China ◘ Discount code for both shows: laowinning ◘ Join me every week for videos about China! Don't forget to subscribe! For Motorcycle adventures around the world, and a talk-show on two wheels go to ADVChina every Monday 1pm EST For a realistic perspective on China and world travel from an American father and a Chinese mother with two half-Chinese daughters go to Laowhy86 every Wednesday 1pm EST For a no-nonsense on the street look at Chinese culture and beyond from China’s original YouTuber, join SerpentZA on Friday at 1pm EST Be a laowinner! Like comment subscribe! ◘ Facebook: ◘ Instagram: ◘ Music used most of the time - New World Hip Hop Theme song in intro: ΛDRIΛNWΛVE - it's good to see you again!!

Comments to the video: Why Don't Chinese People Smell Bad? (They Don't Use Deodorant!)

laowhy86 3 months ago
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ksionc100 14 days ago
I don't believe becteria are to blame for the people who maintain good hygiene. In psychological sweating I'm able to produce ugly smell in 20 seconds. Bacteria don't act that fast. Antiperspirants with Aluminium chloride help a little bit.
Chris Ho 2 months ago
can we have your source for the disparity comparison please ?
reptilespantoso 2 months ago
@laowhy86 MAKE YOUR OWN DEODERANT: 2 measures (spoons) of baking soda, 2 measures of (corn) starch, 2 measures pure coconut oil (good quality), add some etheric oils (peppermint, or whatever you want) for the nice smell. BETTER than the crap you'd buy in a supermarkt. Which I stopped using cause it clogs up your glands in your armpits (which makes the issue worse!)
IKIGARMENTS 2 months ago
They do lol
bolo julio 3 months ago
is this chinese lady abonormal in China? No, she is very normal! Now know why Serpentza is telling abut the Chinese! There is a reason
ESFitnessSavage 1 day ago
Haha awesome video. Come to think of it, I've never had a gf/spouse who wore deodorant (they've always been Asian, usually Chinese/Viet, Chinese/Filipino, Lao, Hmong, or Japanese.). None of them ever wore deodorant or smelled, ever.
Nuno Cunhá Ataide 2 days ago
Sou de Lisboa.A China cheira mal. Não há volta a dar, é mesmo assim. E quando não cheira mal, bem também não cheira.Quando cheguei, dava-me náuseas passar por alguns sítios, mas uma semana depois de passar todos os dias por eles, acho que o meu corpo se habituou e, apesar de sentir os cheiros, deixei de ficar mal disposta. As ruas cheiram mal, especialmente aquelas onde se instalam as bancas de comida de rua, que, como não têm nenhum sistema de escoamento de resíduos, fazem-nos correr através do passeio até à estrada, que por sua vez não tem bermas ou valetas, por isso fica ali um líquido verde de restos de comida e sabe-se lá mais o quê, com pessoas e carros a passarem-lhe por cima. Este é talvez o pior cheiro da China.Os rios cheiram mal, e não é difícil perceber porquê: creio que os chineses acham que fazem bem em livrar-se do lixo para a água. Deixam de o ver, por isso já não é nada com eles. Uns fazem-no em menor escala, outros (fábricas) farão em maior, o que resulta num sério problema de poluição da água, que se pode cheirar e não é agradável.Às vezes sente-se também, nas ruas e perto da água, um cheiro que parece de uma mistura de plástico com combustível e que ainda não consegui descobrir do que é, mas certamente não é boa coisa. Às vezes é tão intenso que tenho dificuldade em respirar.O metro cheira mal. Há um cheiro a surro constante, que por vezes se torna mais intenso. Quando olhamos para o lado, percebemos porquê: há muita gente que simplesmente não toma banho ou não o faz com a frequência desejada e, quando temos a sorte de calhar ao lado de uma dessas pessoas, a sensação não é boa.Por fim, as casas de banho públicas cheiram MUITO mal. O melhor é ir antes de sair de casa, não beber muitos líquidos durante o dia, e aguentar ao máximo até se voltar a casa. No caso de não ser possível, lamento mas vão ter a pior experiência da vossa vida. Arrisco mesmo a dizer que estas casas de banho nunca foram limpas desde a sua construção, mas o que me choca mais é ver que as chinesas (os chineses não sei, mas aposto que também) estão na boa com o cheiro e, enquanto eu estou na fila a cheirar o lenço de papel para não morrer de inalação de gases tóxicos, elas estão como se estivessem num jardim a cheirar rosas. Agora que me lembrei do cheiro das casas de banho, fiquei na dúvida se devo manter o das ruas da comida como o pior da China. Andam os dois muito perto, é complicado escolher. De qualquer das formas, todos eles são horríveis e com certeza não vou ter saudades.
GoobNoob 3 days ago
Chinese people smell disgusting. Wtf you saying.
IHATE M 4 days ago
WHAT? All of my Chinese colleagues smells like shit! Not sweat though but shit or worse.
ReX 4 days ago
bruh i like your videos but lets be honest. If you practice good hygiene you don't stink. Every man and woman will stank like shit if they dont wash themselves
Mark Andreasen 6 days ago
I sweat but have no body odor. 40% Scandinavian, 20% Brit, 30% Native American, the rest is mutt.
Countme OUT 6 days ago
Dude! Clean your ears more often! Them 3 Q-tips you flashed in front of my poor eyes. I'm scared for life. NASTY!
Wiikeli 6 days ago
I need to disagree with this. I have been in Hong Kong for couple of times and I can confirm that mainlanders smells the worst in this earth.
tteriaj 6 days ago
BS a roommate i currently have thats Asian has a body odor problem and it make me sick
Donald Ferguson 7 days ago
I live in America and black people really do smell like shit. I'm white and sometimes I have to ride the city bus full of blacks and you can hardly even breathe because they smell so bad. It's interesting to know the science behind it.
Jame Cehn 7 days ago
Chinese people smell like fart and mildew
Chinese Gods chosen people Jesus Christ is Shang Di 10 days ago
another wonderful day in China, the land of God's chosen people the Chinese. May they grow in infinite power and love and wisdom to judge righteously.
Gong Alden 10 days ago
Chinese people think non-Asians smell bad. Because when foreigners pass away we can smell strong perfume or just bad smell
Zack O 11 days ago
I smell like a wet dog, and I approve this message
Ben P 12 days ago
Hahahahahahah look at their funny strange culture. We should put them in zoos so we can all point and laugh their cultural differences. HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH SO FUNNY!!!
Smog of Chernobyl 12 days ago
How about pussy?
Tdufivho Hfjgvihoho 12 days ago
Its cheese. I've been in russia for 5 years. The russians smell like fish/cheese. Nigerians have the worst smell.
Mr Zolo 13 days ago
yeah I've had Chinese people tell me that Indian people smell bad.
Joshua Devine 13 days ago
laowhy86 your intellectually smart but lack common sense, you seem to be believe a graph that a scientist you probably have no knowledge of conducted, but as long as you can see numbers on a board your satisfied. (Off Topic) Scientist have also done a study wich is still used in medical literature present day that African and African American people have a higher tolerance to pain which ultimately leads to Black people getting mistreated and under-treated in hospitals across the world. What im trying to say is that it sounds like propaganda anyone that hasn't showered or brushed their teeth in a week will have some kind of body odor, yes diet is important but thats here nor there. Its such a ridiculous research I have no faith in the scientist who conducted this were not racist or at the least bias. After all what are we really discussing? Cmon Cmilk you need better content than this.
Ta-Kuan Fuan 7 days ago
They're specifically talking about underarm odor and that is directly tied to science and genetics (the abcc11 gene). Due to that rare variaton of the gene (which most east Asians have), they don't produce the body odor from their armpits that everyone else does. However, they (or we, since I'm Taiwanese descent myself) can still smell from their pores (due to diet) and their mouths (due to hygiene).
Joshua Devine 13 days ago
Let me guess im triggered lol
vjm3 13 days ago
I was always the smelly kid in school. When I take girls to bed, in their post-coitus chemical stupor they always say sexually Ooo you're so sweaty and smellyyy smooch smooch. like it's a compliment or something. It doesn't really bother me, but when you're in a suit sitting in a meeting room and you have to excuse yourself every half hour because you swear you can smell yourself it gets annoying. The way I handle sweat and smell is I apply baby powder under my arms. It's a neutral smell that's non offensive and doesn't really stand out, so everyone is happy. I just wish I didn't smell so much when I sweat.
lee53597 14 days ago
I have a Korean male friend with whom I played ping pong almost daily, and some days he had body odor, some days not. I have both types of earwax, dry and wet, but I can have underarm odor. (American Caucasian male) I suspect it has more to do with diet.
Ta-Kuan Fuan 7 days ago
The smell is most likely his sweat from his pores, rather than from his underarms then. That would indeed have do with his diet.
Sidewalk 5828 14 days ago
2:38 where’s South Asian?
Steven Qiu 14 days ago
Quite funny! C-milk try to smell Vivi and she dodged.
Jessica M 14 days ago
This is such a random topic but it is fascinating!
lonnie pollocks 15 days ago
What's the song at 0:20
Jantan Sopan 15 days ago
They eat poke..that is why Chinese smelly. Whiteman smells like dog because they take alcohol and eat a lot of meat.
pinkeye00 17 days ago
I bet those nice chompers pinch down on your forskin on quick drops of whitey ford peter north ropes.
chingshun yung 17 days ago
In Secondary school, I had a classmate who smells and he got bullied and treated like an 'abnormality' by other classmates.
chingshun yung 17 days ago
I am from Hong Kong and I can confirm I seldom meet people who smell. People do have smells after sports or labor work. But in everyday life, very very few people use deodorant, because the smell of deodorant will most likely be stronger than their body odour.
Aku Jo 17 days ago
I'm eastern european and i think also don't stink that much and my earwax is pretty dry. My mom and sister do have the stinky gene, though :)))
phennec 17 days ago
I had no idea about this lack of body odor in relation to Chinese people. Interesting that Native Americans are also somewhat lacking in body odor. Perhaps because their ancestors come from Asia.
Joe Duke 17 days ago
This genetic distinction is how I figured out the mongoloid native American genes I inherited, did the same.
wu ming 20 days ago
Fooling yourself. If they sweat they will smell. haha. And they do both sweat and smell.
Frank Bruno 20 days ago
I enjoy you two very much. I've learned a lot about China and the day to day culture. I only have experience with Japan and my home. the U.S. I do by the wussy believe that all the crap we eat comes out in our pores. when I used to use anti sweat deodorants it was worse. just good old. Old Spice.stay away from Alum. in a pinch. witch hazel. keep up the good work! Very cute baby! Frank from Boulder, Colorado. formerly NYC
Lauro Borges 22 days ago
wtf? how do chinese people not smell bad? they smell like fucking cows. just one of those fucks go into an elevator and that elevator is left smelling like actual death for the next 5 minutes
SURVIVING Julie Silversmyth 23 days ago
Hey look, your in-laws are under the bus again! How do you not get in trouble with them?!
Ян Н. 24 days ago
Really? Am i the only one for who chinese people are the most smellish people in the world? I really cant stay near them because of really specific to chinese cutting odor
SKIDOOSH 24 days ago
.except for the lack of oral hygiene and super stank breath, and the multiple grubs who only shower once a month. I have found this to be basically true.
Are Dub 24 days ago
some of them manage to stink just fine. i think your wife is feeding you chinese bullshit and you are eating it.
Sansui Mcpeters 25 days ago
behemoth is in the bible a dino
KUMA BABARA 27 days ago
Take a subway trip during the rush hour in Beijng when it is winter,you will find the Chinese fucking stinks,not from their body,but their clothes.
AgentQQ8 27 days ago
All the alleles that prevent bad body odour that are missing in China went to Pakistan and India!
zamasu inmortal 28 days ago
Every one who says some asians have body odor are wrong
James Christy 28 days ago
It's probably true that biologically Chinese people don't smell as much, but from personal experience working in the tourism industry, I beg to differ. Chinese people in general need to step up on their hygiene.
CarnivorouSlime 28 days ago
I don't have body odor but I have a stick of deodorant in my drawer that I occasionally use because it smells like peaches and I love peaches. XD
Heartsy's Playground 28 days ago
So basically I’m f’d 😩😩 Hawaiian & Haole
cin 29 days ago
This video, or at least the title, is a lie because my aunt smells like absolute shit. But then again, she only showers once a month.
Nik Lyons 30 days ago
Maybe the chinese people don't all have leaky gut syndrome due to the constant innondation of deadly poisonous toxins our governments put in our food?? Have you thought about that??
S Lee 1 month ago
Good to know it's safe in China. Thanks
David Lopez 1 month ago
congrats for the next baby
Valerie Benson 1 month ago
I see Asians with beautiful skin smooth and small pores better than westerners.
holmiumh 1 month ago
Not really, Chinese people have moldy smell, if you want true ZERO smell try Japanese.
Elll Llll 1 month ago
We shower ;)
Mei Ling Liu 1 month ago
White people smell fishy while yellow people smell ransig !
Nega_Weeb 1 month ago
When multiple countries have the same stereotype about one country. im just saying, maybe its not just a stereotype.
Ireyon Moya 1 month ago
Haha 😁 actually it's a great gift. It may secures you your private space in China's public. By the way, a strong smell is indeed a sign of a territorial behavior, at least in the wildlife. 😂
Sandra Chun 1 month ago
Some Chinese people have a metallic smell
Sir De Lavito 1 month ago
It's because the shit smell come from their mouths. WORST EVER!!!
Mouser 42 1 month ago
Ling only smells when she's stressed or upset kinda like a danger Will Robinson. Very useful warning system, a sweet acting polite angry 149cm Cantonese woman is scary. I'm a big smelly Jewish guy must be the bigger brain thing:)
Jasmine A 1 month ago
I'm African American and I'm triggered! lol
Ms. Chin 30 days ago
I'm of Chinese descent and I'm triggered by this shite and wonder why it's in my freaking recommendation.
Alun Benjamin 1 month ago
I'm 50% English, 50% Welsh. I sweat like a horse but with a little deodorant on day 1 I smell like roses for days. Oh, and Vivienne is gorgeous :o)
Noface Nocase 1 month ago
Deodorant is actually what makes u start stinking
thecount25 1 month ago
What is that hideous background near the end of the video?
Gunasegaran Krishnan 1 month ago
Their breath stinks
joseph conrad 1 month ago
I lived in china for 5 years and not only was it the smelliest nation ive visited, but body odour for both men and women was rampant, so I'm going to have to call BS on this one.
Lightning Strike 1 month ago
I never knew that earwax can be wet, I always had the dry earwax. This is so interesting!
OOF and more 1 month ago
Dudes I am Chinese yet I sweat like crazy. :/
John Smith 1 month ago
Baking soda is the best deodorant. Try it, seriously.
ethancanin 1 month ago
Use a small amount of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate), twice a day, applied to the pit with a dash of water. Remember to start the day with the above routine.
The Atlantean 1 month ago
I have met smelly Chinese.
DALE thebelldiver 1 month ago
This was a very interesting topic; and I thought it was crap the government was putting in foods or the atmosphere to cause people to stink. Oddly enough I have very little body oder and never use a deodorant. My Chinese wife; has zero oder while her daughter used deodorants. I also consume a lot of pure, non processed salts with trace minerals. I’m thinking that may contribute to the stink factor as well. The people who restrict their salt intake; stink more.
Neila Rotisiv 1 month ago
Very interesting.   well presented. Thank you.
Elaine Higham 1 month ago
The worst thing is the people who smell but still don't wash their smelly pits,
martina 1 month ago
I guess because u are in cold place in asean we sweat a lot and bath 3 times a day because its hot here
cleanerpath94 1 month ago
You already made a video addressing this. Really trying to milk those views
pari patel 1 month ago
Lol they really need to spend that money on mouthwash. You stink while talking makes things more worse than having a body smell
GM 1 month ago
Oh lord the taxi drivers in Beijing smell like horrible, mix of cigarettes and body fluids, mouth offff yucks! Beyond I know if I don’t take care my body I could smell even worse, but of course I take care my self often to avoid it.
Frank Sobotka 1 month ago
I'm Korean-American, and I can smell if I don't shower for a while. I think diet may also play into it, and I eat a lot of western food. :3
DiDi kite 1 month ago
It depends on food you eat. My experience is that women in every race smells different down there. The best one.. I'm seeing her soon.😂 😂 😂
Markyellowcake 1 month ago
My Chinese wife has no B.O., but she DOES have garlic breath than can start fires.  Eats garlic like candy.
Todd Bentley 1 month ago
Omg yes! I'm a teacher in Schenzhen and you can walk past students and they smell fine even after gym. It's not fair! I'm usually covered in sweat by noon.
MalixKiller 01 1 month ago
East Indian people have some serious body stank.
Kait Schultz 1 month ago
Honestly I just realized that c-milks name was Matthew until it showed on his dna test. I guess they never say it.
Rudger Rud 1 month ago
I saw another YouTube channel and the girl was from America and her husband Japanese. She said that a lot of it has to do with diet. After living there a while and eating the same food she didn't smell anymore.
Bystander333 1 month ago
Wow that street art!
Gregor Brown 1 month ago
Good job!
wilkin.simon 1 month ago
This is Taipei right?
Scott Combs 1 month ago
Come on baby, Smell me. wow. lol.
Riji Sanda 1 month ago
Im black and trans and ever since i started hrt, i stopped having body odor so i stopped using deoderant. Lol yes ive asked people if i smell they say no. its weird because years ago i wanted to see how long i could go without it, and after 3 days i was musky lol.
Dean Maynard 1 month ago
Oh man. a warning before those ear wax shots would have been nice! 🤢🤢🤢
STLMO314 1 month ago
Ok.what about their rancid smelling breath? Do they not use toothpaste as well?
Elaina Kae 1 month ago
I agree my friend is Asian and she literally never showered and never ever smelled bad it was crazy! :)
kkossor 1 month ago
Very interesting topic. DNA aside, couldn’t certain cultural foods contribute to “body odor” or the lack of it also? Garlic, curry, pineapple, vegan vs meat, etc? Thanks for sharing.
Jeroen Veldt 1 month ago
I think we are slowly reaching the end of all topics that can be covered. Chewing gum is next
Welcome Video Tour 1 month ago
Asians have less sweat glads. Hence, the body odor is less. But chinese have the stinkiest breath.
Valeera 1 month ago
dude did u look for the worst looking woman u could possibly find and marry her
don lam 1 month ago
I've switched to using baking soda applied with a wet rag for deodorant. It works better than OTC deodorant but doesn't do much for the wetness. I believe it kills the bacteria that cause armpit odor. I believe nature intended for us to release toxins via perspiration so I stopped using antiperspirants. Also, possible risk from the aluminum but I think that has been debunked, aluminum is toxic to humans though. I read somewhere that it's the antiperspirant that stains your shirts so that may be another benefit of going aluminum free.
Ms. Chin 30 days ago
Not for people with sensitive skin though.
Maggie Zou 1 month ago
I have a mix of both. but most of my earwax is flakey and I’m chinese
eZeeds 2 months ago
Arhat would explain why my Japanese mother wanted me to go to the doctor and get my sweat glands removed when I hit puberty. LOL I am only half Asian.