These sweat-absorbent pads were first recommended to me via, elsewhere, TikTok. User Meg Turney (a professional streamer and cosplayer with over 750,000 followers on Instagram alone) posted a video sharing that underarm sweat pads are frequently used on TV and movie sets to keep fans cool. blemish-free actors.
@megturney#stitch with @gusandgabi #greenscreen #PepsiApplePieChallenge Sweat pads are a thing – you’re welcome for this knowledge.♬ FEEL THE GROOVE – Queens Road, Fabian Graetz
“If you see someone in a TV studio and they’re wearing a T-shirt, nine times out of 10 they have one of those,” he says. They’re easy to use: peel off the backing, stick them to the underarm area of your clothes, and let them do their Hollywood magic (soaking up underarm sweat). It is useful to have the shirt inside out. Just be sure to take them off before you do your laundry because, according to Turney, “it’s a big pain.”
Once I found the product on Amazon, I went to the reviews to see if these Really to work. Spoiler alert: they do.
“I didn’t have much faith when I saw what looked like panty liners, but wow, these bad boys work,” says one reviewer. “I was paranoid all day because it wasn’t working and I was sweating through my shirt, but no, my armpits were wet, but my shirt was dry.” Some reviewers note that they may leave an adhesive residue when removing them, but you can help prevent this by removing them as soon as you’re done with them and not leaving them on your clothes overnight.
“I have a pretty physically demanding job where I’m constantly lifting, swinging my arms and sweating. These stay on throughout my shift and I no longer have embarrassing sweat stains,” says another reviewer. Sold out.
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