Top 10 Moisture-Wicking Underwear

On The Hunt For The Best Sweat-Wicking Underwear? Look No Further Than This List

On The Hunt For The Best Sweat-Wicking Underwear? Look No Further Than This List

Workout wear has come a long way over the years, especially with the rise of the athleisure trend. Over the past few months, we've covered the best bras for practicing yoga, the coolest biker shorts you can buy, the Top 10 joggers for going from studio to street, and more. When it comes to your daily sweat sesh, it’s important to wear pieces that are not only comfortable but also able to withstand the moisture that comes with them, and undies are no exception. Sweat-wicking underwear is a key part of any great workout wardrobe, which is why we’ve rounded up the very best pairs for you below. Each of these top-rated styles is made with quick-dry fabric to instantly eliminate moisture and keep you dry during even your toughest workouts. Besides keeping you comfortable while you’re working up a sweat, they’ll also prevent your undies from becoming a breeding ground for bacteria (gross, but true). Keep scrolling to check out the Top 10 styles you can wear to the gym and beyond. Opening image: everlane.com

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July 15, 2020

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Boody Body EcoWear Classic Bikini
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Boody Body EcoWear Classic Bikini

LOVED FOR: Besides being moisture-wicking and extra breathable, these panties feature thermoregulating technology to keep you cool during your hottest workouts.

BEST FOR: Made with bamboo fibers, this pair is lighter and softer than most cotton pairs, so it's ideal for those with sensitive skin.

Lululemon Mula Bandhawear Thong

LOVED FOR: The barely-there fit and feel means a distraction-free workout—no annoying undie adjustments necessary.

USERS SAID: "The material is beyond soft and the seams don't irritate even after shaving. These never show lines and they stay put through any amount of workout. They wick away moisture and wash up perfectly EVERY TIME."

Kalon 6 Pack Hipster Brief Underwear

BEST FOR: With a classic hipster fit and seamless styling, these undies are perfect for everyday wear.

USERS SAID: "These are my go-to panties in my drawer right now. They are incredibly comfortable and durable, and they've survived many washes since the initial purchase—no frays or rips."

Gap Breathe Bikini

BEST FOR: According to reviewers, these are an excellent option for expecting mamas. They're seamless, breathable, super comfortable, and never clingy.

HELPFUL TIP: These run a little small, so we recommend sizing up for the most comfortable fit.

Fruit Of The Loom Underwear Moisture Wicking Coolblend Panties

WHAT IT DOES: Made with Fruit of the Loom's CoolBlend fibers and cotton fabric, these panties wick away moisture to keep you cool and comfortable as the temps rise. Bring on the heat, summer.

USERS SAID: "It's so hard to find underwear with a perfect fit, but these nailed it! I also love the cooling feature. They have a strip in the front to help keep you cool, so on those 100+ days, you aren't sitting in sweat-soaked panties (yuck). They work like a miracle."

Balanced Tech Wicking Performance Seamless Thong 3-Pack

BEST FOR: If the best bang for your buck is what you seek, look no further than this budget-friendly three-pack.

HELPFUL TIP: These run large so you may need to size down, especially if high-impact exercise is your thing.

Tommy John Second Skin Briefs

BEST FOR: For a full-coverage fit, you can't go wrong with Tommy John's Second Skin Briefs—they're practically wedgie-proof.

WHAT IT DOES: When they say second skin, they really mean it. This silky-smooth pair moves with you, doesn't bunch or roll, and feels like wearing nothing.

Reebok Seamless Hipster Panties

BEST FOR: If you aren't into wearing thongs with your workout leggings, consider these hipsters your fix. With their seamless design and buttery soft fabric, they can disappear underneath even the tightest clothes and stay put through it all.

USERS SAID: "My God, I wish I bought this underwear sooner. They fit like they were custom made for me. It was like Cinderella trying on her glass slipper. They completely cover my butt, and they don't ride up, roll down, or move at all. They don't squeeze your legs or feel too tight. They're stretchy, tagless, and softer than cashmere."

Everlane The Thong

LOVED FOR: Made with breathable Supima cotton, this may just be the softest thong you ever slip on your bod.

STYLE WITH: You know you want the matching bralette.

ExOfficio Give-N-Go Bikini Briefs

WHY YOU NEED IT: With super-breathable fabric that's both antimicrobial and odor-resistant, this bikini brief is perfect for long days and tough workouts alike.

FUN FACT: If you need a clean pair of undies stat, simply hand wash, wring, and hang to dry. Thanks to the quick-dry fabric, it'll be good to go in as little as two hours.

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