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This week we are discussing the best underwear for sweating. The ins and outs of how to stay dry and comfortable in all situations and giving you the the tools and resources to never chafe again!
Let’s be real for a minute, all girls sweat...even down there. We have all experienced it when either walking down the street in the summer heat, while playing sports or just on a regular day (who else sweats more when they’re on their period, cause it happens to the best of us). We want to help you be comfortable, and know about the best moisture wicking underwear for those sweaty situations. Unsure what moisture wicking underwear is? Check out our explainer here.
Do you sometimes get a sweat rash?
Sweat rashes are when the skin’s sweat glands are blocked and the sweat produced cannot get to the surface of the skin to evaporate. This usually happens when you aren't wearing the right clothes/underwear and when you are moving more and being active. You can also blame the humidity and heat to this too...we love the summer, but sweat rashes are REAL during this lovely season.
This causes red bumps on the skin and an itchy, uncomfortable feeling. This is not ideal, but it happens to everyone.
We get sweaty down there and our underwear and jeans rub where it creates a not so nice feeling. Normal underwear will stay damp and continue to make the rash worse and worse.
There are a ton of products out there that can help with this. A lot of the creams and balm sticks are targeted towards runners, like Body Glide. A product was recently launched called Thigh Rescue by Megababe, which is finally targeted to women, woo!
You could change your underwear more so they aren't damp, but that means you'd have to carry an extra pair (annoying AF), so that is why our sweat absorbing underwear is perfect for those extra sweaty days. They allow the skin to breath, feel fresh and keep you comfortable. They are ideal in literally ALL (sweaty) situations.
Sporty and sweaty? No problem, here’s the best underwear for sweating when playing sports.
Ugh, the worst feeling is when you’re just trying to go for a run and you start to chafe, itch and become uncomfortable from sweating.
Or when you’re at practise and your coach is getting you to run laps and all you can feel is your damp underwear rubbing...ew! Moisture gets trapped and it has nowhere to go but to irritate your skin and effect the way you play. We cannot let this happen!
Changing your underwear regularly, definitely before and after sport is a good idea, but the best thing you can do for yourself is get moisture wicking underwear for working out that soaks up all that sweat, so you can be the star on the court.
There are many different types and styles available, but for sport we think the best underwear to prevent sweating is our ‘Oh-No’ Proof Boyshorts that are great for sports, as they cover your bum and won’t ride up! They are lightweight and comfortable, you won't even feel them. Another great product that'll allow you to play sports and stay comfortable is The Mo'ne Bra, check it out here.
How to deal with night sweats and what underwear is the most comfortable.
Night sweats is when you sweat excessively while you’re sleeping (but don’t feel embarrassed - it happens to the best of us).
This could disrupt your sleep and make you wake up feeling damp and clammy...Definitely not the best way to start your day.
There are many ways you can change up what you’re doing for a more comfortable (and less sweaty) sleep. We suggest switching your bed linen and PJs from synthetic fabrics to natural fibres like cotton or linen, which are breathable and helps prevent sweating.
You should also wear a pair of comfortable underwear, like our sweat proof briefs or boyshorts, which soak up sweat and leave you dry. Added bonus, they actually are SUPER comfy, as the fabric is very soft. Staying hydrated and keeping a cold glass of water beside your bed is also very beneficial!
Best underwear to stop butt sweat from showing.
Ugh, the struggle is REAL with this one. It doesn’t matter if you’re not just working out, butt sweat doesn’t discriminate, it happens all day, everyday to everyone.
It is something that can be embarrassing, but also very easily avoidable. If you are a sweaty gal (no shame in the game), you know, you have to be very conscious of what you wear...especially on those super hot summer days.
Always wear something that is light and breathable. Choose fabrics that don’t lock in moisture. And never wear grey...it ALWAYS shows.
Another great thing to wear is moisture wicking underwear. This will help absorb the sweat before it reaches your clothes...so necessary if you’re prone to butt sweating.
Hopefully after reading this you know you are not alone in this sweaty world! It's totally natural and healthy. Now you can always stay comfortable and no more chafing!