Best Anti-Chafe Balms

Updated November 2019
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You may not realize you need an anti-chafe balm until it’s too late. Popular among runners, these balms reduce friction to prevent tiny cuts on the skin that come from rubbing against objects or fabrics. These balms counteract excessive heat, humidity, and pressure that lead to damaging friction. Exercise is the most common cause of chafing but any time heat or cold combines with moisture, you could have trouble. They come in creams, ointments, or sticks similar to deodorant so they’re easy to apply.

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