6 Must-Have Products To Stop Your Inner Thighs From Chafing

Don't let anything rub you the wrong way.


Chandré Davids |

Tis the season for short shorts, skirts and dresses – but when you’re living the thick thigh life, summer can be a nightmare. Think: Inner thighs rubbing together due to moisture, causing a rash. These rashes can be red, itchy, cause burning and in extreme cases, can even blister.

Now, chafing isn’t only reserved for those whose thighs touch – it can happen to anyone and on any part of your body that’s exposed to moisture and friction. Because it can be difficult to stay dry these hot summer days, we’ve gathered the best products to ensure nothing rubs you the wrong way…

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Silky Underwear

This dusting powder seriously lives up to its name. Containing super-absorbent cornflower and kaolin, it’ll ensure you feel silky-soft and fresh all day long – without drying out your skin. Just sprinkle some between your thighs and glide away… Get it at Lush

Palmers Coconut Oil Body Oil

Made with pure coconut oil, monoi oil (infused with gardenia petals) and almond oil, this cool product softens, hydrates, soothes and comforts skin. Get it at Dis-Chem

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Simply Bee Butt Balm

Made with beeswax, almond and tea tree oil, with added propolis, this balm is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. Cheerio chafing. Get it at Faithful To Nature

Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties – that’s why it’s great for prevention and an excellent treatment for already-chafed skin. Just be sure to get one that’s mostly pure and not filled with harsh chemicals. Get it at Dis-Chem

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Bee Natural Chamios Cream

Bee Natural Chamios Cream contains beeswax, raw honey, propolis and pollen to aid with chafing, burning and rashes. It’s specially formulated for cyclists, so it can definitely keep up with busy summer days. Get it at Faithful To Nature

Elizabeth Anne Baby Cornstarch Powder 

This powder is super-absorbent, so it’ll keep you dry and prevent chafing. Added bonus: It smells amazing! Get it at Dis-Chem

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