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How To Tell Someone They've Got Bad Breath

Watch more Mortifying Moments videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Follow this advice and choose words carefully when you tell someone about their bad breath. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Watch your manners Watch your manners and don't address the offender in public or tease them when you broach the subject. Step 2: Offer a mint Offer them a mint without commenting. Pretend to have no idea if they ask your reasons. Step 3: Send an e-mail Type "bad breath e-mail into a search, and find a web site that will send an anonymous bad breath form e-mail for you. Many web sites provide form e-mails that clearly, politely get the point across. Tip Send a whole toothbrush, mouthwash, and floss kit to the person anonymously. Step 4: Soften the blow Ask the person if your breath smells, as this can sometimes get them thinking about their own without being embarrassed publicly. Step 5: Broach discretely Broach the subject discretely and in private. Begin the conversation by saying, "I've noticed you have a problem I used to have." Even if you didn't have a problem, saying that you did will make it seem like you aren't criticizing and really want to help. Step 6: Suggest drinking or eating Suggest that the person drink or eat something to cut or change the odor -- a sprig of mint, cinnamon stick, or a lemon wedge release oils that help neutralize offensive breath. Did You Know? Did you know? Bad breath is more common among dieters and people skipping meals.
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