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Article: Everything You Need To Know About Anti Chafing Underwear

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Everything You Need To Know About Anti Chafing Underwear

If you’re new to anti-chafing underwear you may be wondering what it is and how to wear it. There are products - such as shapewear or bike shorts - that can get confused with true anti-chafing garments. At the same time, not all anti-chafing products can replace your everyday underwear, be they panties, jocks, or boxer briefs. Luckily, we’ve got the answers to your questions about anti-chafing underwear!

What is the best underwear to prevent chafing?

Wondering what kind of underwear prevents chafing? The best underwear to prevent chafing is undergarments specifically designed for this purpose. Anti-chafing undergarments such as Bandelettes unisex thigh bands can be worn along with any type of men or women’s underwear. If you don’t choose specifically designed underwear, then choose underwear fabrics that don’t rub and that reduce sweat. The best type of men’s underwear to prevent chafing is boxer briefs. Boxer briefs stay close to the skin with enough length to protect the inner thighs. But, men may also enjoy wearing our men’s thigh bands when doing exercise such as running that causes friction between the thighs. For both men and women, it’s important to choose anti-chafe underwear that uses a moisture-wicking fabric. This means that as soon as the sweat touches it, the wetness is pulled away from the skin and it evaporates. Many women’s lingerie styles are sexy and stylish, but not practical. For a sexy look, team you standard underwear with lacey Bandelettes® Thigh Bands! Allure beige with white shirtAllure beige back view

Can underwear make you chafe?

Yes! Choosing the wrong underwear can cause chafing. Underwear can often be the main cause of chafing on the upper-inner thigh and around the groin and buttocks. Underwear that is either too loose or too tight will often cause chafing. Bulky seams and complicated designs or uncomfortable fabrics can also be to blame. Allure Black laying with yellow top

Is Bandelettes® underwear?

Wondering if you should wear your Bandelettes® with or without underwear? The choice is yours. Some items in the Bandelettes® range of anti-chafing garments can be worn with or instead of underwear. Here's a run down of which products should be worn with or without underwear:
  • Our classic men’s, women’s and unisex Bandelettes® thigh bands cover only the thighs and don’t replace your standard underwear.
  • Looking for the most comfortable all-in-one anti-chafing and underwear solution? Our Bandelettes® Beige Allure Panty Shorts are the way to go! Our anti-chafing panty shorts offer the same comfort, coverage, and protection of panties. They combine the benefits of underwear with the same anti-chafing features as our other products.
  • Our men’s anti-chafing products are designed to be worn alongside standard underwear, we do not currently have an all-in-one product for men.
  • In the women’s market, “underwear’ often encompasses the broader category of lingerie. Our lace Bandelettes® Thigh Bands can be a great addition to your lingerie drawer, replacing garters and stay-ups to be both sexy and practical.
Bandelettes® prevents irritation and scarring from painful skin to skin rubbing. If you love your thighs, your thighs will love our range of thigh bands, anti-chafing panty shorts, and anti-chafing shorts. However, chafing prevention shorts aren’t our only product. Put an end to your chub rub forever with anti-chafing leg bands!