Garments for under your dress (Thigh Rub…ugh)

posted 2 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
479 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Try Monistat chafe relief gel!  

Post # 3
418 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I just got some of the nude colored spanx with shorts!

Post # 4
1892 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

They say deodorant works well too. Or baby powder. I’m in the thigh rub club but didn’t do anything under my dress and didn’t notice it at all thankfully.

Post # 5
42166 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

SkinnyLatte17:  Bodyglide. Runners use it to prevent chafing.

Or, pettipants. It’s a half slip divided into pants.

Post # 6
1928 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Spanx.  They smooth everything out and prevent the dreaded and painful ‘chub rub’.


That’s what I did anyway!

Post # 8
376 posts
Helper bee

Spanx. Or a cheaper version of them.

Actually, cheaper versions are better in this case because you’re not buying for the “size control” aspect.

Buy a pair one size larger than is recommended on the packaging. They’ll go on and off easily, protect your thighs from the “rub,” and won’t add any bulk under clothes. I use them all the time in the summer under dresses.

Post # 9
721 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

i’m going to do spanx. i heard that spanx can prevent some sweating too.

Post # 11
1634 posts
Bumble bee


SkinnyLatte17:  Ugh, Chub rub is the devil!!! I have a lovely pair of lululemon running shorts (slim fitting), that I wear under all skirts. I wore spanx under my wedding dress, but the boning ended right at the middle of my problem area so I needed a little extra support that day 🙂

Post # 12
508 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I used deodorant and it worked great. 

Post # 13
9526 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I wore shorts like Spanx but not nearly so tight, which was much more comfy. I had a ball gown so I didn’t need to be sucked in – just avoid thigh rub. It worked great. I have also tried deodorant and it works pretty well.

Post # 14
2699 posts
Sugar bee

I used Gold bond powder. I still do with dresses now in the summer time. 

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