Updated: Mar 11, 2022
Many of us have probably experienced skin chafing.
That annoying and often painful result of skin rubbing against skin or clothing, which can occur anywhere on your body, but the thighs, intimate areas, underarms, and nipples are particularly vulnerable.
Prolonged rubbing on the skin makes your skin sting or burn, and you develop a mild, red rash. In severe cases, chafing will include swelling, bleeding, or crusting.
Living in Singapore where the warm temperatures, irritating cloth material and a little bit of sweat increase the likelihood of skin chafing. especially between the thighs.
Let us share 3 easy ways to prevent, or reduce chafing.
First, choose to wear materials which are moisture-wicking and prevents skin-on-skin contact.
Second, apply a layer of Lip Balm to create a skin-friendly, preventative and curative barrier to prevent chafing. layer on the skin, that both protects and lubricates the skin. The texture is not slimy or sticky, and it reduces friction against the skin.
Thirdly, change out of wet or sweaty clothing after sweat-soaked workout sessions or dips in the pool. This helps to reduce moisture, as wet skin can make chafing worse.