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Did You Dream About Deodorant? Here's What It Means

Whenever a curious dream-concept like deodorant shows up in dreams, it can have many different interpretations.

Here are three interesting ways of interpreting dreams about this dream from our dream analysis gurus.

Which explanation makes the most sense for your dream?

What does deodorant mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about using deodorant suggests a concern about personal hygiene or a fear of being socially unacceptable. But let's talk about some subtleties in that general interpretation.

It could also indicate a desire to cover up something in your life, or a fear of revealing your true self. If you dream about someone else applying deodorant, it could symbolize your perception of that person trying to hide something or mask their true feelings. It could also reflect your concern about their social acceptance or your desire for them to be more open and genuine.

Deodorant is often a complex and intriguing dream concept to pin down for sure. To say with any kind of confidence, it's really necessary to get a deeper understanding of the dreamer's life and current mindset.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of using deodorant may symbolize a Freudian defense mechanism, perhaps repression or denial, employed to mask undesirable aspects of the self.

Likewise — It could indicate an unconscious fear of social rejection due to these hidden traits. Conversely, a dream of another applying deodorant might reflect projected anxieties about authenticity and transparency. It could symbolize your unconscious perception of their attempts to conceal their true nature, or it may reflect your own fears of their potential social ostracization. These dreams, in essence, are a manifestation of the psyche grappling with issues of identity, acceptance, and the fear of the 'unmasked' self.

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of using deodorant can be a spiritual signal of your inner desire to purify your aura, cleanse your spirit, or rid yourself of negative energies that may be affecting your spiritual journey. It may also symbolize your spiritual need to protect your energy from external influences. On the other hand, dreaming of someone else applying deodorant could represent your intuitive perception of their spiritual cleansing or protection. It could also indicate your spiritual desire for them to cleanse their aura, or your intuitive sense of their need for spiritual protection. These dreams could be a spiritual call to focus on energy cleansing and protection, both for yourself and for others in your life.

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Whose dream explanation is best for you?

Which interpretation of deodorant fits with your dream vision?

Only you can know for sure. Bear in mind that our dreaming mind can be a complex and multifaceted place. Just about any object or action in a dream can signify multiple things — or symbolize multiple realities from our daily lives.

Have a slightly different dream analysis for a dream about deodorant of your own? We'd love to hear your own analysis in the comments at the bottom of this page.

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