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How to Prevent Chub Rub this Season


Great news, Collegiettes, no one cares about your thigh gap, but what you should care about is chub rub. According to Urban Dictionary, chub rub is the “rubbing and chafing of chubby thighs against one another during long walks or duration of activity.” All girls with thick and beautiful thighs end up with the deadly chub rub that not only can ruin your favorite jeans, but also your inner thigh.

Spring is here and summer is around the corner. For those of you dealing with chub rub, it’s time to prepare to show your thighs and protect them. Here are some tips to save your thighs and jeans!

Let’s start with your thighs and protecting them. 

A few ways to prevent thigh chafing is by purchasing Body Glide. This product is an anti-chafing balm for athletes to protect their thighs, whether they are running a marathon or climbing a mountain. Don’t worry about the price because the general bottle only costs about six dollars, which can fit a variety of budgets especially as a college student.

Prevention of chub rub against your jeans is tough, as the fabric for most jeans are more often than not cheap- aside from expensive pairs of jeans. The upside is, there are clothing lines that offer affordable jeans and look great on full figured thighs.

However, sometimes jeans do meet the fate of the chub rub. No one wants their jeans to rip, especially in-between their thighs. Before you buy another pair of jeans, make sure the fabric is thick. Feel the fabric especially around the thighs- if you feel the fabric is lightweight and easily torn, put it down and walk away. More products are shown above to help prevent chub rub!

Even if you are in a situation where the chub rub rips your jeans, there are still solutions. If you are capable of using Google, search for a denim repair store where you can find a place close enough to fix them. If not, you can mail your jeans in for a small price.

Chub rub can be damaging to your thighs and jeans, but if you have the right jean material, anti-chafing creams and apparel, chub rub can be prevented and lessened on those warm spring and summer days!


My name is Tori Batiste and I am a current junior at Quinnipiac University studying Film and Women's Studies. I am a Texas native and cant wait for life to bring more happiness and joy. I enjoy anything that can spark my imagination and that challenges me. I have so much to share with the world that I just cant help but express myself.
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