Okay, so it might not be the most pleasant thing to talk about…
But we can just agree right now that there’s almost nothing worse than having that sweaty, swampy feeling down there? We’ve all experienced it on hot days, especially when we’re working out.
And none of us enjoy it.
Luckily, though, there is something we can do about it, something we can do to prevent it and keep us feeling as fresh and clean as we possibly can:
Moisture wicking undies.
Before you put on your best outfit or your favorite workout gear, do yourself a favor and start with a pair of moisture wicking underwear. You will notice the difference!
Why Does Moisture Wicking Underwear Make a Difference?
Moisture wicking fabric pulls moisture away from the skin. By pulling that moisture away to the exterior layer of fabric, it also makes the fabric dry faster.
It’s this combination that makes for a much more pleasant and comfortable day, especially when the weather heats up and you’re working up a sweat.
And while moisture wicking fabric might be technical and functional, there are plenty of underwear options out there that are super stylish.
Here’s a roundup of the X best moisture wicking underwear for men and women:
Moisture Wicking Underwear for Women
Ladies, we don’t need to go into depth about how uncomfortable it is to sweat in your nether regions. You know. We know it. Everybody knows it.
Looking for antimicrobial comfort without any visible panty lines? Check out the Under Armour Pure Stretch Thong. With laser-cut edges and a super smooth feel, these thong panties offer a smooth look and feel, even beneath tight leggings and yoga pants.
This thong comes in neutral colors in packs of three and is detailed only with a small, tonal logo at the hip.
You can enjoy hot yoga in total comfort with these Lululemon InvisiWear Boy Short Underwear. Moisture wicking and quick drying, these undies feature a smooth waistband with a small logo and a silky, soft feel.
They also provide ample coverage so you won’t have to worry about wedgies when you’re in mountain pose.
If you can, choosing Merino wool is one of the best investments you can make.
These Smartwool Seamless Bikinis will keep you dry and odor free all summer long. But more than that, the fabric blend also helps with thermoregulation, making them a great option all year long.
If it’s ultra-soft comfort you’re looking for, The Hipster from Everlane is about to become your favorite everyday brief. This Supima cotton pantie features a comfy and sporty cut with a low rise and enough rear coverage to ensure that it won’t ride up.
Supima cotton is naturally breathable (and incredibly soft). And that’s why this hipster is perfect for wearing during intense workouts or while you’re just lounging around at home.
The Hanes Cool Comfort Microfiber Brief gets its name for good reason: they are made to keep you super cool no matter how hot it gets down there.
These briefs are made from moisture wicking microfiber fabric with a high rise and full rear coverage. They’re detailed with leg bands so they don’t ride up, a tag-free waist for total comfort, and a soft and stretchy waistband.
At a few bucks per pair, it’s almost impossible not to give these a try.
Cotton is a naturally absorbent material, so things can be breezy and dry. But these Checky Hipsters from Pact take it a step further.
Made from organic cotton and elastane, each pair is certified fair trade and made with 91% less water than other options.
Which means they are great for everyone.
Naturally breathable in bamboo viscose fabric, the Boody Body Ecowear Boyleg Briefs offer eco-friendly style and moisture wicking comfort.
These boyshorts feature a comfortable, sporty fit with a mid-rise ribbed waistband and a soft, stretchy fit. They’re perfect for wearing beneath jeans, leggings, athletic pants and even your favorite dresses.
The bamboo fabric always feels cool against the body, which makes them an especially great option for women with sensitive skin.
Moisture wicking. Breathable. Quick-drying. The Knickey Mid-Rise Brief is designed for complete comfort. This brief is made from organic cotton and features a forgiving seam that won’t dig in.
This full cut brief offers full coverage in a flattering mid waist silhouette, but you can find a high-waist option as well.
It also comes in a range of pretty colors to suit whatever mood you’re in.
The Icebreaker Siren Thong is made from soft merino wool, which is naturally wicking and temperature regulating. In other words: all day comfort!
This thong panty features a low rise and a skimpy back, so you’ll never have to worry about VPL. It’s also detailed with a slim waistband and leg bands that make it perfect for wearing beneath any of your favorite leggings or athletic pants.
Looking for an affordable pair of moisture wicking undies to keep you dry and comfortable for hours on end? The Fruit of the Loom Moisture Wicking Coolblend Panties are designed to do exactly that.
These cotton blend panties feature a high cut silhouette with a cotton liner, soft microfiber leg and waist bands, and a tag free waist. The Coolblend technology helps cool down your temperature when things heat up. By wicking moisture away from the body, these panties will keep you feeling your absolute best.
At a few bucks per pair, it’s almost a crime if you don’t give them a try.
Moisture Wicking Underwear for Men
Okay guys, listen up. You need moisture wicking underwear when you’re working out. It’s as essential as deodorant unless, for some reason, you like to sweat and stink.
Made from lightweight and breathable microfiber, the Mack Weldon AIRKNITx Boxer Brief has nearly 4,000 five-star reviews.
This boxer brief features a soft and stretchy design with a comfortable elastic waistband and a flyless pouch. These moisture wicking boxers are also detailed with an odor-resistant finish to keep you feeling (and smelling) as fresh as can be.
Just like so many other Lululemon products, the License to Train Boxer is made for working out. And the experts at Lululemon know that working out means working up a sweat.
These boxer shorts are made from sweat-wicking and lightweight Luxtreme™ fabric. They have a soft, stretchy fit and a breathable design that keeps them (and you) feeling nice and cool.
They’re a little on the pricey side at $38 apiece. But you can save yourself a few bucks by purchasing them in a pack of 3 instead of as individual pairs.
These Men’s Boxers from Boody are a luxury item that will make you rethink the way you view boxers.
Made from breathable bamboo viscose, these boxers were crafted with energy-efficient and low waste practices.
They feature a double-layer pouch and hand-sewen waistband with a debossed logo.
In ultra-soft cotton, the Fruit of the Loom Men’s Coolzone Boxer Briefs provide moisture-wicking comfort and lots of support.
These fitted boxers are super affordable at less than $4 per pair, and they come in an assortment of colors with a slim logo elastic waistband. They’re designed not to ride up, and the tag-free waistband offers an added measure of comfort.
These David Archy Quick-Dry Sports Boxer Briefs provide a comfortable option for the man on the go.
Made with a 3D pouch design, these briefs keep things where they should be and won’t ride up.
But comfort isn’t the only reason they made our list. Their fast-drying fabric helps you leave your workout feeling fresh and dry.
The Under Armour UA Tech™ Mesh 6” Boxerjock™ is made from soft mesh for incredible ventilation and breathability. These boxer briefs wick away sweat, dry quickly, and feature anti-odor technology so you won’t get stinky.
They’re also designed without side seams or back seams, so they’re about as comfortable as it gets.
Moisture-wicking technology and a logo waistband make these boxer shorts fashionable and functional. The Tommy Hilfiger Everyday Micro Trunk is made from a soft poly/spandex blend with a functional fly and classic logo details.
Plus, the smooth feel and finish of the fabric makes them easy to slide on beneath any of your favorite jeans or pants. (Including your skinny jeans).
Say bye bye to chafing and sweaty thighs with the ExOfficio Men’s Give-N-Go 2.0 Boxer. These undies are moisture-wicking, quick-drying, and as soft and durable as ever.
They’re detailed with flatlock seams to prevent rubbing and irritation. They also feature a wide waistband with an anti-odor treatment to keep you smelling clean and fresh.
Just the name of the Reebok Men’s Quick Dry Moisture Wicking Boxer Briefs tells you exactly what they’re capable of.
They’re tagless, detailed with a supportive contoured pouch, and finished with a stretch logo waistband. They are designed to be worn during intense workouts, but they’re perfect for wearing on any day of the week.
The Calvin Klein Micro Hip Brief is perfect for the guy in search of moisture wicking undies in a classic brief silhouette. These undies feature a logo waistband, a contoured pouch, and an antibacterial finish.
Available in a pack of three, these briefs offer enough support for a workout and enough style for a night out.
Does Moisture Wicking Underwear Really Work?
It’s time to say goodbye to that gross, sweaty feeling once and for all. From boxer briefs to thongs to hipsters, moisture wicking underwear is available in every silhouette you can imagine. It’s stylish. It’s comfortable. But, most importantly, it works!
So the next time you’re shopping for new undies, be sure to pick up at least one pair that wicks away moisture. Once you try them out and see that they work, there’s a good chance they’ll become your new favorites in your underwear drawer.
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Women’s Moisture Wicking Underwear:
- Under Armour Pure Stretch Thong
- Lululemon InvisiWear Boy Short Underwear
- Smartwool Seamless Bikini
- Everlane The Hipster
- Hanes Cool Comfort Microfiber Brief
- Cheeky Hipster From Pact
- Boody Body Ecowear Boyleg Briefs
- Knickey Mid-Rise Brief
- Icebreaker Siren Thong
- Fruit of the Loom Moisture Wicking Coolblend Panties
Men’s Moisture Wicking Underwear:
- Mack Weldon AIRKNITx Boxer Brief
- Lululemon License to Train Boxer
- Boody Men’s Boxer
- Fruit of the Loom Men’s Coolzone Boxer Briefs
- David Archy Quick-Dry Sports Boxer Brief
- Under Armour UA Tech™ Mesh 6″ Boxerjock™
- Tommy Hilfiger Everyday Micro Trunk
- ExOfficio Give-N-Go 2.0 Boxer
- Reebok Men’s Quick Dry Moisture Wicking Boxer Briefs
- Calvin Klein Micro Hip Brief
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