Chamois creams?

For those like me who tend to get occasional saddle sores from riding, especially indoors, do you use a chamois cream? I’ve long used a brand of cream made locally here in Colorado, but they went out of business and my stock from their going-out-of-business sale is going to run out in the next few weeks.

If you use a cream, do you have a favorite brand? Seems like all the local shops stock mostly Chamois Butt’r, with a few others sometimes available. I’m just hoping for a recommendation or two! Thanks!

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I’ve used Chamois Butt’r as it was recommended to me. Haven’t tried anything else.

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I have a preference for dznutz but it’s PRICEY. DZ Nuts Men's Pro Chamois Cream – DZ-Nuts

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I don’t use a chamois cream per se, but I do use Aquaphor Healing Ointment. Have been for years. Works great for me and not expensive.

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I use either Chamois Butt’r or Dermol 500. Chamois Butt’r is thicker so I tend to use it for very long rides. I got the recomendation for Dermol 500 from somewhere on Phil Burt’s website (https://www.philburtinnovation.co.uk/) It’s particularly good if there’s any skin damage.

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+1 for Chamois Butt’r.

I use it pretty much every ride, both indoors and out.

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Chamois butter euro style for the extra protection. Helps prevent sores and helps heal them when they do show up, and it tingles.

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I’ve used Chamois Butt’r both original and Euro style. But the best stuff I’ve used was Buttonhole. It has menthol so it has a slight antibacterial effect. Just be REALLY careful if you have any undercarriage issues. You’ll find out about them quick.

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Chamois Butt’r HER.
It was cheaper than the original, but worked great for me so that’s what I always buy. I order through Amazon, and try to always have a full spare tube on hand. I never do a ride without it unless it’s going to be a half-hour or less ride, which is very rare.
Smells great, feels great, has carried me through many century rides without reapplying. (But I carry an tiny emergency case with me for super-long rides, just in case I ever need a “recoat.”)
I’ve used a couple other types in the past and neither was anywhere near as good to me as Chamois Butt’r HER.

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Using Ass Magic chamois cream. Might only be local to me.

I also use nipple cream, yes, what breast feeding mothers use to harden their nips, on the soft skin and creases down under. Applied at night for bedtime and after post ride shower if done in the morning, or if no training, before getting dressed in the morning.

Apparently it’s the lanolin that does the trick. Works for me :person_shrugging:t3:

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Occasionally and only for longer rides I use the chamois cream from Assos which works very well and you only need a little something of it.

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Morgan Blue - Solid
I don’t use anything else these days, the pot lasts for ages, it’s decent value and given the solid nature of it, it’s really effective in all weathers. It really resists both rain and heavy sweat, remaining effective for a LOT of miles where other creams would have washed/sweated away

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I truly appreciate all the responses. Now I have a list of things to try over the next several months or even years! Take care of your rears!

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+1 for Chamois Butt’r Euro. Also indoors or out, though typically only if I’m going an hour+ (which is pretty much all the time but work commutes).

Was a big fan of Squirrel’s Nut Butter from USA - all natural. But they had a specific “Saddle Butter” that I used but can’t find anymore. Not as keen on the regular stuff.

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