Your thighs rubbing against each other… it can be a complete nightmare. I think most people know the problem, no matter if it is after a run, a walk or in the summer while shopping, your skin turning red and irritated. Luckily, we have found a couple of tricks to get rid of the problem once and for all!
Continue reading below to find out these 7 handy tricks!
1. Shorts instead of skirts
One of the best ways to get rid of chafing are shorts. The fabric will prevent your thighs from touching and therefore, irritation unlike dresses or skirts.
2. Bicycle shorts or bandelettes
If you love wearing dresses and skirts, there is an alternative method to get rid of the rash. You can decrease the chance of irritating your skin by wearing bicycle shorts of bandelettes underneath your dress or skirt.
3. Diaper rash cream
Rub a little diaper rash cream on the inside of your thighs. The cream has antibacterial properties that provide your skin with a protective layer and prevent skin irritation.
To prevent your body from sweating too much you can also spray deodorant on the inside of your thighs. If you sweat less your legs will be less likely to chafe.
5. Coconut oil
This is a natural way to protect your body against irritation. Coconut oil also has antibacterial properties and protects your body from bacteria and dirt.
6. Baby powder
Staying dry is important to prevent irritation. A moist skin can lead to friction and cause irritation. To prevent your skin from sweating you can apply a bit of baby powder. Re-apply every couple of hours.
7. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera has cooling properties that work perfectly against skin irritation when mixed with lavender oil. The combination of these two products can decrease the irritation of your skin. Mix a bit of lavender oil with some aloe Vera plant gel and spread it on your thighs.
Skin irritation can be very annoying and painful. There is no reason to have to ignore it. By using these 7 tricks you can prevent this from happening. However, if the irritation doesn’t stop and keeps on returning, consult a doctor.