As temperatures rise, so does the likelihood of chafing–the merciless rubbing of skin against skin, clothing or surfaces (we’re looking at you Peloton). Since wet skin is more prone to friction, humid weather and sweating can exacerbate the condition, which means anyone is susceptible. But fear not; when irritation strikes, you can ease the discomfort with the best chafing sticks on the market.
The best chafing sticks glide on like magic, creating a sweat-resistant barrier that protects your skin from further irritation. They also contain moisturizing and soothing ingredients like shea butter, colloidal oatmeal or aloe vera to promote faster healing and relief. Even better? These balms come in handy sizes perfect for throwing in your purse or gym bag, so you can effortlessly apply them on the fly. Ahead, we’ve rounded up top-rated options to help you bid adieu to discomfort.
This clean, skin-loving formula with aloe, pomegranate and grapeseed oil glides on smoothly, creating a friction-free barrier. And it’s not just for thighs. This versatile balm stick provides all-over relief, combating chafe wherever it strikes – bra straps, waistbands, and even shoe blisters.Available at Amazon