Whether it's sweltering outside or you're doing an intense sweat-inducing workout, not being able to dry off is, well, gross. I find this is especially true in the latter situation. I hate feeling like I'm drowning in my own dirt and sweat when I'm trying to push or challenge myself. I start to think about the sweat and only the sweat, which does not help my focus at all.
Now, there are a lot of sweat-wicking activewear pieces out there, from leggings to sports bras to tops. But one thing I didn't realize was a total game changer until recently was also making sure that I had on moisture-wicking underwear. You see, not only are you keeping yourself dry, but you're also making sure that your underwear isn't becoming a breeding ground for bacteria. I know—just thinking about it gives me the creeps.
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So what do you want to look for when shopping for underwear? Breathability is key, so opt for cotton or performance fabrics that are designed to deal with sweat. Luckily, there are plenty of options now that are great for workouts but also perfect if you're out and about on a particularly hot summer's day. Because who wants to deal with butt sweat, period? Take a look at some finds below.
1. Lululemon InvisiWear Mid-Rise Bikini Underwear
2. Fruit of the Loom Moisture Wicking Coolblend Panties
3. Gap Breathe Hipster
4. Boody Body EcoWear Classic Bikini
5. Ocojoce Hipster Seamless Breathable Underwear
6. Under Armour Thong Printed Underwear
When I'm searching for underwear, I want to look for ones that I can wear all day long and not feel uncomfortable. These are made with super-soft fabric that has a four-way stretch, perfect for any type of movement. The fabric also has anti-odor technology.
7. Parade Thong Universal
8. Alo Yoga Icon Cheeky
9. Balanced Tech Seamless Hipster Brief Bikini Panties
10. Reebok Seamless Hipster Panties
11. Lululemon Smooth Seamless Thong
12. Aerie Ribbed Cotton Boybrief Underwear
13. Voenxe Seamless Thongs
14. Commando Bikini
15. Gap Breathe Thong
16. Alo Airbrush Invisible Thong