Ah, summer. Long, lazy days playing by the pool with kids and grandkids, building castles in the sand, and trying our best not to scream from the pain of chub rub, AKA that excruciating chafing between our thighs, under our breasts, and in any other place prone to excess sweat during the summer.
While really any size body can experience chub rub, plus size women are especially prone to it due to our gorgeous curves. Thankfully, there are several products on the market that are a godsend to silent sufferers of chub rub.
Anti-Chafing Thigh Bands
1.Bandelettes Anti-Chafing Thigh Bands Available in pant sizes 2 – 22, these hidden gems are worn have a patented design and are available with delicate yet strong lace or comfy microfiber and include two rows of stay-up silicone inside. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
Chub Rub Anti-Chafe Stick
2. ChafeZone Chub Rub All Natural Anti Chafe Stick by MedZone Just one thin layer of this all-natural balm with organic coconut oil protects all day and even calms existing inflammation practically overnight! Love those summer sandals but hate the blisters they’re giving you? CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
MedZone also has an All Natural Blister Prevention Stick with aloe and tea tree oil that can be used when wearing athletic shoes, boots, high heels, new shoes, skates, hiking boots, ballet shoes, and even dance shoes. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
Help for Boob Sweat
3. Boobalicious has a complete line of all-natural and vegan hygiene products. Made with ingredients such as organic arrowroot powder, organic cornstarch, organic shea butter, organic coconut oil, organic vegan waxes, and organic essential oils, they can be used on even the most intimate parts of your curvy body. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
4. Monistat Complete CareChafing Relief Powder Gel provides the protective benefits of both lotion and powder and can even be used calm redness and irritation from shaving or waxing the bikini area. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
Chub Rub Wear
5. Snag Tights Chub Rub Shorts Here is your answer to flaming thighs!! Chub Rub shorts by Snag, the maker of the fabulous leggings, is a must have garment for summer. The shorts are made with 80 denier* anti-chafing material that keeps cool in the heat. Chub Rub shorts are moisture-wicking and include a cotton gusset. They provide a smooth look under your clothes without being too tight or restrictive. Don’t start summer without a pair. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
*Author’s note: A denier is a unit of measurement that describes fiber thickness of individual threads or filaments in fabric or textiles. Standard fabrics are typically between 40d and 80d so these shorts are very durable.
To make sure ALL of your skin is protected during the summer, be sure to check my post that recommends SPF products HERE.
Until Next Time…