Non plus- size anti chafe shorts
taybert · 19/06/2017 15:40
I'm a size 10 but a pear and even when I was a bit slimmer my thighs rubbed a bit if it was warm and I was wearing a dress. It's usually not too problematic but I'm going to a wedding abroad which is likely to be hot and this current warm weather has reminded me of the problem.
I saw some shorts recommended here a bit back but the smallest size is 12-16 (they're the ones from the big tights company) so might be too big- don't think they'd work well if they were. I've found chaffree but all the reviews say they come up really high and some say they're really sweaty too.
So, any recommendations for such a product that comes in a bit 10 and isn't too highs or sweaty?!
UsernameInvalid66 · 19/06/2017 15:54
Just get some cotton cycling shorts from Primark, or if you need a light colour, some of their capri length leggings in white or grey and cut them down. Unless your dress is very short no-one will know.
hiccupgirl · 19/06/2017 16:03
I found some in TKMaxx made by Marliyn Munroe Intimates - the XL fits me fine at a size 16-18 so I would guess a S or M would work for you if you can find any there. They're microfibre so non sweaty and don't ride up. I wore mine under a dress in the heat today and I was only sweaty from below the end of of them.
ArieltheMermaid1720 · 19/06/2017 16:07
I got some sloggi shorts on Amazon for this. I wore them in 36 degree heat in Vegas as they weren't sweaty.
taybert · 19/06/2017 16:17
Yeah, I was just looking at the sloggi ones- they start at a 12 which is probably fine, I was just unsure about the 12-16 size range. I'll see if I can find the others too. Thanks!
Tisgrand · 19/06/2017 16:20
I got the Chaffree and yes they do come right up to under my bust. But, I wore them on Sat. in 26 degree heat and they were surprisingly comfy. I wore them over my knickers and didn't find them at all sweaty. I wouldn't wear them without knickers though. And they stayed in place and didn't roll down at all.
sanitygirl · 19/06/2017 16:24
I love the sloggi shorts (I'm wearing them today). I think you'd be ok with a size 12 as they come up quite small
silentpool · 20/06/2017 10:32
Try Uniqlo. I have bought some lightweight ones in there before.
Auldspinster · 20/06/2017 13:15
I got some unbranded cotton cycling shorts from amazon for this purpose. What about cutting down cropped leggings from primark?
slug · 20/06/2017 13:22
Sloggi long line shorts
mellowbean · 20/06/2017 13:30
Cycling shorts work better imo. And I think you can get them in pale colours for going under summer frocks
wondering23 · 20/06/2017 13:48
Another vote for primark leggings cut down.
Cookies77 · 20/06/2017 13:52
I bought these from matalan and they were a godsend on holiday.. www.matalan.co.uk/product/detail/s2618991/2-pack-seam-free-firm-control-shorts
KatyS36 · 20/06/2017 13:55
I've had magic shorts from m&s before. Like tights with leg cut off. I'm a 16 and take the large, so small or x small should work for you?
taybert · 20/06/2017 18:23
I guess I'm just thinking the cycling shorts might be a bit bulkier than specific undies. The sloggi ones probably look the best, I'll order some and see I think. Thanks!
lizmums334 · 03/07/2017 14:01
I always just buy cheap cycling shorts from anywhere and they do the job!!
elfofftheshelf · 03/07/2017 14:18
I'm a size 12 and tried the Sloggi ones. They were awful. Baggy, the cotton stuck to my dress and I was incredibly self conscious wearing them, they felt so uncomfortable as they were loose. I ended up buying some Jockey ones in USA (and throwing the Sloggi ones), not sure if they do them here but they're excellent.
Unicorn81 · 03/07/2017 16:36
Jockey skimmies, a small or medium?
Bejazzled · 03/07/2017 22:50
The big bloomer company anti chafing knickers start at a 12, they are great.
Arealhumanbeing · 04/07/2017 01:00
Try these? I love them and they're great if you don't particularly need the slimming effect shorts can have.
Brilliant in summer as you won't get too hot.
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