We're looking forward to being out and about this summer, relaxing at the beach, camping at our favorite lakes, and cooking in the backyard. One thing we're not so excited about is the painful chafing that can happen on our inner thighs when we wear a skirt or shorts. Sure, there's shapewear to prevent it, but who wants to wear that when it's hot out?
Prolonged, repetitive rubbing can cause stinging and redness, as well as blisters, swelling, and bleeding in severe cases. It can happen on toes, armpits, and nipples, too! The key to preventing chafing, wherever it may be, is to reduce friction. This is where Chamois Butt'r ($14.88, Amazon) comes in. This skin lubricant was originally developed for cyclists (who sit on their bike seats for hours at a time) to apply directly to the padding of their bike shorts to reduce inner-thigh chafing.
Luckily, you don't have to be a cyclist, or even an athlete, to reap the benefits of Chamois Butt'r. Its non-greasy formula is safe for use on sensitive areas of the body, including inner thighs, armpits, nipples, and toes. If it gets on your clothes, no biggie — a cycle in the washing machine will remove any leftover traces. It's also paraben-, phthalate-, gluten-, and fragrance-free, so great for those with sensitive skin or allergies.
"I have tried a variety of powders, creams, underwear materials, you name it and still my labia continued to become raw and chaffed. Ouch! I tried the Butt'r and [voila] — problem solved. It only takes a bit to completely coat the ares I need protecting. Thank you for a great product. The smell is just fine as it is not medicinal, not girly. Does not stain your undergarments," one Amazon customer raved.
You've waited this long for the weather to warm up, so why not enjoy it? Here's to a chafe-free summer!
Where to buy: ($14.88, Amazon)
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