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Best Ball Washes and Creams to Prevent Sweaty Balls and Swamp Crotch

Keep the boys nice and dry.

Whether you’re coming back from the gym, returning from a long day at the office, or just putting your feet up after an afternoon spent chasing your children, having a sweaty crotch or sweaty balls is no fun at best and painful at worst. That’s why it’s a good idea to have a ball wash or ball cream in your inventory. 

“Because of skin combined with friction and sweat, the general area is particularly at risk for skin issues,” says Dr. Joshua Zeichner, the director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

With these conditions, Zeichner says, the family jewels are prone to all sorts of medical maladies, included fungal infestations, hair follicle infections, and everyday chafing. The bottom line is your boys are under assault, the crotch stench is the fog of war, and there’s no better time than the present to launch a counteroffensive.

Insert: ball wash. “There are many products on the market designed specifically for the general area. They are effective,” says Zeichner.

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Luckily, more and more companies have sniffed the winds of change and are releasing ball washes specially designed with your crotch in mind. These offerings are made not only to clean but to address the root of the problem: moisture. They’ll all do the job of turning your stinky jungle into the scent-free Sahara. If you’ve already upgraded your undies, the steps to a stench-free sack are below.

This ultra-refreshing ball powder is made from corn starch, aloe, menthol, and peppermint extracts, and contains no talc, aluminum, or parabens.

You can use this body powder anywhere, but it’s particularly effective in your nether regions. Use it after your shower and you’ll feel a pretty cool menthol chill down below, and it lasts 24 hours.

Start your day off right with this invigorating, odor-eliminating ball wash.

This shower primer works thanks to its blend of hops, aloe, oatmeal, witch hazel, and pumpkin seed, which wake you up, clean you up, and prevent any late-developing odors. This hero product softens your skin, and leaves you feeling ultra-fresh.

Anthony's lotion transforms from a cream to a lightweight powder right after you apply it. It has a fresh, slightly citrusy scent. And it quickly washes off with soap. Instead of talc, the lotion relies on tapioca starch for a smooth, powdery finish.

Both talc-free and aluminum-free, this lotion-powder works by really amping up drying ingredients, including oats, tapioca, and corn starch. It's got a mild tingle factor and, while it goes on as a cream, it dries to a smooth powder. It keeps your undercarriage dry, cool, and totally comfortable.

If you prefer something with a more gel-like consistency, this deodorizer neutralizes odors and is especially great if you work out hard. Apply the gel to your balls after you shower, and revel in the freshness you feel thanks to ingredients including tea tree oil and aloe vera. Plus, this gel helps prevent chafing and general annoying itchiness. Definitely use it after you've trimmed your groin area, to reduce and prevent razor burn.

  • CROP PRESERVER - Offering superior below-deck protection, Crop Preserver is a humidity-absorbing, ANTI-CHAFING BALL DEODORANT! This is a uniquely designed formula for men -- a residue free- and oil-free, anti-chafing liquid gel that features ingredients to help preserve the skin’s essential barrier and maintain all-day freshness with a velvety smooth finish. Think of this as your balls’ suit of armor. Don’t leave home without it.
  • HOW TO USE - You wouldn’t leave the house without putting deodorant on your pits, so do the same for your nuts. Keep them smelling good with Crop Preserver, and be ready for anything life throws your way: a hot date, a promotion, or a pick-up game of basketball! Use Crop Preserver as part of your regular grooming routine, and daily after showering on non-grooming days for the preservation against sweat and funk.
  • MISSION: MANSCAPED created its lineup of tools and products to take care of a man's most important bits. We take care of your family jewels by trimming, shaving, cleansing, and treating your skin with care. Our mission is to create superior products to elevate man's grooming experience. We strive to engineer tools and formulations to empower all men to be the best versions of themselves. We take pride in crafting specific products to help men feel more confident, comfortable, and healthy.
  • FORMULATED TO PERFORM: Using a proprietary combination of ingredients, Crop Preserver works in the toughest of ball situations. It helps to keep them dry, clean, and smelling fresh -- all day long! Formulated as a talcum-like gel, it goes on dry and helps to keep your scrotum dry and hydrated. Not only that, by keeping the skin on your balls healthy and dry, you can avoid bacterial infections.
  • WHY WE CREATED CROP PRESERVER: Balls. Hot, dark environment. Constant activity. Need we say more? Crop Preserver fills a vital gap in a man’s grooming arsenal. Balls get hot, sweaty, and crowded in your pants. Hours of that leads to balls being hot, sticky, and stinky. And who wants stinky balls? Not you, not your partner, and certainly not us. Once you use Crop Preserver on your balls to keep them dry, moisturized and not so salt-and-vinegary, you’ll wonder where it’s been all your life.

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This wash, made with essential oils, plant extracts, and activated charcoal, keeps you nice and fresh below-the-deck. It has a fresh scent that isn't overpowering, and is made without parabens, sulfates, or phthalatesYou can use this all over your body, not just your nether regions.

  • For the first time there is a product that prevents wetness and the uncomfortable feelings of being sweaty, sticky, and chafing in the groin area, which all men suffer from.
  • Fresh Balls is an easy to apply lotion that dries quickly, so it won't clump on your skin or leave a powdery residue in your pants. It can be used as often as needed and is recommended to use as part of your daily grooming routine.
  • Our product is Aluminum Free, Paraben Free, and Talc Free, and contains Oatmeal as an anti-irritant.
  • Note - Please open the package to find the actual item inside (2-pack of FRESH BALLS Male Hygiene Antiperspirant Lotion). The package necessarily may not indicate the actual item inside to prevent stock from being seen as the product is a genital hygiene cream

This deodorant prevents odors, humidity and discomfort from building, and thriving around the groin area. Apply it in the morning, after you shower, and your crotch will be dry, smooth, and stink-free for the rest of the day.

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