11 Sweat-Proof Bra & Underwear Pieces For People Who Perspire A Lot

I don’t know anyone who enjoys feeling sweaty. I can’t stand it, and I think the worst part about perspiring is when your underwear or bra becomes wet and then takes forever to dry off. But there are some pretty clever bras made for sweating in, and the best sweat-absorbent underwear designed with sweating in mind is no different. There are actually so many options.

The key to finding a breathable bra or pair of underwear that dries quickly is looking for the right fabric. Anything that is moisture-wicking is what you want to lean towards, which basically means that the fabric doesn’t absorb sweat. That means that you can stay comfortable and dry, whether you just worked out, it’s really hot outside, or you’re wearing so many layers you just can’t help but sweat. 

Another awesome fabric to look for is cotton. Cotton is super lightweight and dries very quickly. You can find a lot of cotton bras and underwear that are really cute in the material, as well. But whatever fabric you decide on, make sure the underwear really keeps you dry. After all, there really is nothing worse than spending the day feeling sweaty and uncomfortable.

1. A Wire-Free Bra That Lifts And Gets Rid Of Moisture

Warner's Play It Cool Wire-Free with Lift Bra (Sizes 34A-40C), $10-$38, Amazon

You usually don't see regular bras made with moisture-wicking fabric, and that is a shame. There should be more out there like this one by Warner's. It's made with a special 'Chill fx' lining that keeps the cups cool and gets rid of sweat quickly. Plus, the wireless design is more comfortable. 

2. A Cotton Bralette That Will Keep You Cool

Calvin Klein Modern Cotton Bralette (Size XS-XL), $13-$53, Amazon 

Cotton is a great breathable material. It's super comfortable and dries really quickly, so you aren't stuck feeling sweaty for that long. Plus, cotton bralettes are thin and perfect for layering on those days that you don't feel like wearing an underwire bra. This one comes in 11 different colors, and it isn't too expensive, so you can stock up. 

3. A Lightly Padded And Molded Bra

Avenue Scroll Balconette Underwire Bra (Size: 40B-46DD), $28, Amazon

Wearing a bra with a lot of padding can cause you to sweat more because there is so much material on your body sealing that heat in. So opt for a lightly padded bra that also has a molded cup. It'll allow you to have a more natural shape, and it'll be more comfortable. Plus, this bra has a mesh back that gives you a bit of ventilation (because back sweat is so uncomfortable).

4. Moisture-Wicking Super Thing Sports Bra

Under Armour Sports Bra (Size XS-XXL), $15-$57, Amazon

There's nothing I hate more than wearing a sports bra that feels like it's sticking to me when I start to sweat. A sports bra is meant to keep you supported, but also to keep you comfortable. And this one is a compression style bra that is super smooth and made with double-layer HeatGear fabric which makes it feel like a second skin. Plus, the lightweight bra uses a Signature Moisture Transport System to keep you dry and wick sweat away.

5. Keep Dry And Stay Comfortable

Olga Play It Cool Wirefree Contour Bra (Size 36C-44DD), $19-$40, Amazon

Keeping dry and staying comfortable go hand in hand, so it's important to find a bra that does both. If you're wet from being sweaty, odds are you won't be that comfortable. This bra creates a natural-looking shape, plus, with its 'Chill fx' lining, you''ll be feeling cool and moisture-free. 

6. A Bra Made From Bamboo

Body Organic Bamboo EcoWear Bra (Size S-L), $17-$34, Amazon

This simple, lightweight bra is perfect for women with smaller breasts. It's made from organic bamboo, a material that won't trap heat, and is naturally moisture-wicking and breathable. You won't even feel like you have anything on under your shirt. 

7. Stay Dry In Breathable Mesh Underwear

adidas Climacool Thong Underwear (Size XS/S-M/L), $8-$12, Amazon

When you're working out, you probably want to wear a pair of underwear that is breathable, form-fitting, and comfortable. This super cute style is made with a micro mesh fabric and has flat seams, so you won't feel sweaty and you'll be comfy while you work out. Plus, they come in 12 different stylish patterns. 

8. Undies Made With Revolutionary Cooling Technology

Hanes Constant Comfort X-Temp Hipster Pack of Three (Size 5-9), $8-$24, Amazon

Finally, a pair of underwear that adapts to your temperature. If you're feeling hot and sweaty, the fabric wicks away moisture, and if you're feeling cool, the undies cool slowly, so your body retains heat longer. You'll be comfortable all day long because of the smooth cotton blend and the X-Temp technology. The seamless underwear comes in a three pack in a variety of colors, too.

9. Cotton Underwear For Everyday Wear

Calvin Klein Carousel Thong Panty Three Pack (Size S-L), $18-$50, Amazon

When you're not working out, you don't sweat as much, but either way, you should try to wear cotton underwear. It's comfortable, and these super lightweight cotton underwear pieces are perfect to wear under jeans or sweatpants because of how breathable they are. Plus, there are several different colors available to go with any look you want. 

10. Moisture-Wicking Lacy Thong

ExOfficio Give-N-Go Lacy Thong (Size XS-XL), $11-$22, Amazon 

This pretty lacy thong comes in nine different colors, so you can find one that you love. It's made with quick-drying fabric, so that you can stay dry throughout the day. Plus, it's also treated with 'Aegis Microbe Shield' to control odor-causing bacteria. The underwear is super lightweight and perfect for traveling because of how small they're able to roll up. 

11. Colorful Breathable Mesh Hipster Panties

New Balance Breathe Hipster Panty Three Pack (Size S-XL), $25, Amazon 

If you don't like to wear a thong while you workout, but you want to wear spandex, you should try a pair of seamless undies. That way, you can still rock your favorite pair of leggings without worrying about annoying underwear lines. These full coverage hipster panties are made from mesh, so you can count on moisture wicking technology to keep you dry.

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