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These Anti-Chafe Bands Are Gorgeous, Comfortable, And Will Save Your Thighs

These Bandelettes thigh bands won't even let us SPEAK the word chafe. I've never felt so protected.

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Dear chafing, my thighs do not appreciate you. In fact, the minute I start to sweat I want to run for the hills.

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"Should I take this ten minute walk and risk chafing or take a cab," I say to myself as staring at the sun. Then back to my legs. Then back up to the sun. CAB IT IS.

But mark today as a new national holiday, because I just found these gorgeous Bandelettes anti-chafing thigh bands ($16.95+ on Amazon).

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They're available in sizes A (21-22")- F (31-32") and in 15 styles!

Promising review: "I got the largest size and they fit perfectly. I wore them out to dinner and they worked like a charm. I wasn't uncomfortable at all. I was hesitant, because I was worried that they would fall but they truly stayed in place all night. I highly recommend these for any lady who gets chafed, especially in the summer! I intend on taking them on vacation with me, because they worked so well!" —Rachel

They're super comfortable, stretchy, and will basically have your thighs doing this:

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Did I just hear my thighs say "thank you"....?

Good news: they're already a cult favorite! They have a whopping 2,452 five-star reviews and an overall 4-star rating on Amazon!

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Promising review: "These are a life-saver. I chafe really badly in the summer when I sweat and these are cute, sexy, and 100% prevent chafing. I have gotten compliments on them and people have even asked me where I got them. They stay in place even when you're sweating. I would walk around Europe all day in the summer with these on and had no problem." —Nayara

First off, let's discuss how flipping pretty these are. You get to ~treat yourself~ AND make a practical purchase?! PINCH ME.

Promising review: "I have avoided dresses for years, because no matter what I did, I would end up with a painful rash on my inner thighs after a few hours of wearing a skirt or dress unless I was wearing tights. I saw an ad for these on FB and was intrigued, and I was thrilled when i saw I could find them on Amazon. I have been burned with mis-sized stocking-type lingerie before (my thighs are thick) so I was hesitant and automatically ordered the largest size — which turned out to be a mistake as they would start to slip down my legs. When I ordered a size down, I fell in love with these things. They are comfortable! After figuring out what the best angle to wear them on my body was (everyone is going to be a bit different), they stayed in place, looked cute, and kept the chafing away for hours. Heck, I even went splashing around in a lake with them on and they didn't move and dried quickly." —ladydragon_fyre

They come in both lace and solid designs so you can pick whatever suits your fancy. Both versions are super stretchy, equally comfortable, and effective as HECK.

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Promising review: "Ladies, we can finally toss the deodorant. These things work! I was hella skeptical, because my thighs are crazy resistant to any sort of chafe defense. My thighs just love rubbing up against each other too much. But that crap has got to stop! I wore these while walking at least five hours at a music festival and they stayed put without me ever needing to adjust them! I couldn't believe it! My delicate inner thigh skin was preserved, not a chafe in sight, and they're so feminine and romantic looking that I didn't even care if someone caught a peek at that beautiful lace. Way sexier than my usual biker shorts. Love that I can wear dresses all day now without worrying about my thighs overheating." —OceanHips

And they're totally subtle (unless you want to show the world for which I would not blame you)! Lots and lots of reviewers speak to how well they fit under their skirts and dresses.

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Promising review: "Picture an angel. Actually, picture Kevin Sorbo circa 1998 — you know, when he was Hercules and his arms were huge and muscular. Got it? Okay, imagine that he wore pretty lace armbands that were imbued with magic. Then imagine that he gifted them to the mortals. This was the dawning of the Age of Bandelettes. In all seriousness, these things are WONDERFUL. I didn't think that they'd ever stay up — my thighs are definitely wider at the top and taper down. Thigh-highs never stay up on me, but these things do. I can comfortably wear these all day long. I work in an office and have an aversion to pants so I wear skirts and dresses most of the time. In the Virginia August heat, you bet your biscuit that I'm wearing these things almost every day to beat the enemy known as chafing! They'll make you feel sexy and confident and I'm not saying that bandelettes got me my job, but they definitely helped me feel my best during the interview." —Kate Post

They're even great for protecting your thighs while exercising! Running is hard enough, we don't need to be at the mercy of chafing while we're at it. Get yourself some relief, people.

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Promising review: "I have a pair of the lace ones that I've loved wearing underneath my dresses and skirts. I just purchased the non-lace ones to wear when I run, because the seams of my shorts rub in this humid weather! These worked freaking FABULOUS for my run, and stayed in perfect place (I ordered size C!) They were so much cooler than compression shorts or spandex, and kept the sticky thighs away from each other! Definitely give them a try! I know I appreciated not having to be constantly readjusting my shorts!" —Michaela

Not to mention they're breathable so you'll never overheat — these are here to PROTECT you from sweat not cause it!

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Promising review: "These SAVED me! I am a curvy woman and my thighs get very chaffed on hot days if I wear a skirt or dress. I do like the bike-short type underwear, but on super hot days, I like to breathe a little more down there, if you know what I mean. I love these. These saved my thighs! They weren't too hot, and they stayed in place all day — I must have walked five miles (seriously, I was in Paris). I also washed these in the sink of my hotel room, hung them up, and they were ready to wear the next day." —K. Giraud

Basically these are the most comfortable, soft, stylish thing you could possibly buy for yourself EVER. No I am not exaggerating. GOODBYE FOREVER, red thighs. We won't miss you.

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Promising review: "I don't ever write reviews, but I felt like I had to.

The thigh gap is not part of my DNA makeup. A few weeks ago I wore a dress to work (I waitress/bartend) and by the end of my shift I could barely walk. Then I remembered seeing a video reviewing anti-chafing creams and such that featured the bandelettes, so I bought in. Yesterday I pulled a double shift in a dress with the bandelettes and I felt great! They stay in place, if anyone catches a peek they look really cute, I love them! Now that I know the sizing is perfect and how great they work I will be purchasing more colors for myself!" —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in six sizes and 15 styles) or from Walmart for $18.99 (available in five sizes and five styles).

Warning: you may inexplicably hear this from under your dress:

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