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9 Really Useful Tips And Products For People With Big Thighs

No more chub rub!

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1. Try the Lush Silky Underwear dusting powder.

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This dusting power is actually a life saver. It is by far the best product I have tried for chub rub. I rub some between my thighs and leave it to work its magic. It leaves the skin feeling velvety soft and it smells like jasmine and cocoa butter, but not in an over powering way.

It's also worth adding a little under your boobs too, in case it gets sweaty there.

2. And if dusting power won't do, why not try wearing anti chafing knickers.

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These knickers do exactly what they say on the tin, they stop your thighs from chafing. It's lightweight so it won't make you feel extra hot during summer. They also don't rise up your legs, which is great.

3. For when the chafing has already happened try Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment.

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Yes this is meant to be for babies, and don't ask me how I worked out it was great for chafing, but it really is. First you clean the area with a fragrance-free soap and water, then dry with a cotton towel. Then you rub some of this cream onto the area. Do it at night so you can give the area time to heal.

You can use any bacitracin antibiotic ointment or aloe vera gel to get the job done.

5. For when you don't have these products you can apply some deodorant onto your inner thighs.

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I would say only use this, if your skin is completely normal, so no irritation, inflammation or wounds. It's good because the anti-perspirant will help with the sweating down there. I would also suggest only using a roll on.

6. Jeans that actually fit your waist and thighs.

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Trying to find jeans that fit my thighs and waist has been a struggle, so I did a twitter shout out and almost everyone suggested the Jamie jeans from Topshop. And after buying one in black and blue, I would have to hard agree. The jeans are high waisted and super stretchy, which give a really flattering look.

The jeans are a little expensive so if you are looking for a cheaper alternative I would suggest the Rivington jeans from Asos or the push-up jeans from Bershka.

7. Denim shorts that your thighs won't eat up.

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I'm sure you know about the struggle of fighting with your shorts to stop them rising up as you walk. Yep same. That's why mom shorts are great, by design they are made with a roomy thigh area. Which is great for bigger thighs.

8. Repair jeans by ironing on denim patches.

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Losing your jeans to thigh rub, is the actual worst. But before you throw out your fave pair of jeans, try repairing them with iron on patches. You just need denim patches, and iron and a pair of scissors. Check out this blog post to see how it's done.

9. Wear a waist slip to stop your skirts from rising up.

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Waist slip, underskirt, whatever you wanna call it, wear it. It is very old fashioned, but it works. Skirts ride up because of the friction between the legs and the skirt, and a silky underskirt stops this.

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