NipGuards Skin Care

RunGuards NipGuard 10 pair

Item #NIP102
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RUNGUARDS NIPGUARD™ :: Chafed nipples are no laughing matter, at least not to anyone who has ever had them. RunGuards NipGuard™ are the patented way to prevent chafing from ever happening during long training runs or on race day. Soft, adhesive tabs stay put, even during triathlons or on the bike, and protect you from the terrible pain of chafing. 10 pairs per pack.

Features & Benefits:

  • Prevents painful nipple chafing and abrasion for endurance athletes or long training runs
  • Each pair is disposable good for one workout-typically a long training run or competition
  • Guaranteed not to fall off until you decide to take them off
  • Great in water, on the bike and on the run
  • Contains 10 pairs of NipGuards
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4.7

(based on 28 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (17)
  • Non-greasy (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Distance / endurance (3)
    • Sensitive skin (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Survivalist / minimalist (15)
      • Skin Type:
      • Normal (19)

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    definitely better than ...

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

    definitely better than medical tape

     
    5.0

    Great Product

    By REH-Jr

    from Southeast Missouri

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

          Have issues with chaffing, Nip Guards work great and are much better than band aids. To be most effective you must put them on before you begin to sweat...........

          • Skin Type:
          • Normal
           
          5.0

          Amazing! - Worked better than I expected

          By Randy Runner

          from Hoboken, NJ

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Stays on

          Cons

          • Very Visible

          Best Uses

            Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

            My nipples chafed really bad during a Spartan race last year, so this year I knew I had to protect my nips.

            I bought this product knowing I would get wet and muddy, and expected them to come off after a few miles or obstacles. I figured even saving my nipples for a mile or two would help the chaffing. To my surprise, they stayed on the entire time! Even while swimming, dunking myself in mud, crawling under barbed wire, and sweating like a beast.

            The only thing I didn't like was how visible it was under my shirt. I definitely looked like I had really large protruding nipples, but it was worth it. No chaffing, no pain, my nipples stayed happy and smooth with NipGaurds.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
             
            4.0

            Stay on but come off when you want

            By Qwerty

            from Long Island NY

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Not Just Glorified Tape

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                These are better than the tape kind that are nasty to remove

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                 
                5.0

                Must wear

                By Spike

                from Draper, UT

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Stays On For 100 Miles

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Long Distances
                  • When Sweating Heavily

                  Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                  Great product that eliminates any nipple chafing that could ruin a run. I've used them from sweating heavily on the treadmill to 100 mile ultras. Never failed. They stay on.

                   
                  5.0

                  A must for male runners

                  By Slow but Dedicated

                  from Dawg Nation, GA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                      Wow. No nipple pain. No Bleeding. Easy Application. Stayed on in 80 degree 100 humity weather for 13.1 miles. Love them.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Normal
                       
                      5.0

                      bloodless distance runnung

                      By all- weather runner

                      from Akron, OH

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Non-Greasy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                          covers only the necessary area, so as to avoid having to shave around the area.

                          • Skin Type:
                          • Normal
                           
                          4.0

                          I would buy this product again

                          By Roy going to distance

                          from Skokie, IL

                          About Me Minimalist

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Sensitive Skin

                          Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                          I just is when I go on long distances runs.

                          • Skin Type:
                          • Normal
                           
                          5.0

                          A must for long runs

                          By Rick Z

                          from Chicago, IL

                          About Me Skin Care Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Runs Over 8 Miles

                              Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                              An absolute must for long runs. I haven't tried body glide but find no reason to change directions.

                              • Skin Type:
                              • Normal
                               
                              5.0

                              terrific product

                              By running fool

                              from naperville il

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                              I sweat a ton and these didn't fall off. Great product.

                               
                              5.0

                              Never leave home without them!

                              By Charley

                              from Chico, CA

                              About Me Minimalist

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Never Fall Off

                              Cons

                              • Not Reusable

                              Best Uses

                              • On One's Nipples

                              Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                              best product for this purpose that I have tried.

                              • Skin Type:
                              • Normal
                               
                              3.0

                              Great protection...when they stay on.

                              By Mike

                              from San Diego, CA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Great Chafing Protection
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Sometimes Fall Off

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                These work great...if they stay on long enough. They seem to be hit or miss, even after I follow the directions on the package. Which, were covered up by the price tag so I didn't see it the first time I used them. I used them one time and they ended up at the bottom of my shirt.

                                • Skin Type:
                                • Normal
                                 
                                5.0

                                Works great!

                                By Jim

                                from Danville, IN

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                    These work great, never have a problem when I wear these.

                                    • Skin Type:
                                    • Normal
                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Terrific Product!!

                                    By T-bone

                                    from Williamsburg, VA

                                    About Me Minimalist

                                    Pros

                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Long runs on the nips
                                      • Sensitive Skin

                                      Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                      Tremendous product!! I was worried they'd fall off during my recent half-marathon, but they stayed right in place! Once I put them on at the beginning, I completely forgot about them until I needed to take them off after the race. I had chaffed nipples one time before and never want to put up with that again!

                                      • Skin Type:
                                      • Normal
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      They do their job!

                                      By Drunner

                                      from washington dc

                                      About Me Minimalist

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Non-Greasy
                                      • Soothes Skin

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Prevents bloody nipples

                                        Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                        Great to prevent the chafing and bloody nipples that can be associated with men and long runs. They do what thy are supposed to.

                                        • Skin Type:
                                        • Combination
                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Save the nips!

                                        By shaunp45

                                        from NC

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Protects skin
                                        • Soothes Skin

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                            These are the best things I have found to help with nipple chaffing. They look a little funny through your shirt but that is nothing compared to a bloody trail down it! If it is really humid and I sweat a lot they do fall off but that usually isn't until about mile 15-18 so they hang on for most of a marathon.

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Great Product

                                            By Jim

                                            from Houston,TX

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Lightweight
                                            • Non-Greasy

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                Great Product...I use for long run usually over 90 minutes. Protects just as mentioned.

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Nipple chafing will affect you no longer

                                                By irishsharky

                                                from Augusta, GA

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                      if you've ever run far and had nipple chaffing to bother you, the nipguards are the perfect item for you.

                                                      • Skin Type:
                                                      • Normal
                                                       
                                                      4.0

                                                      Lifesavers

                                                      By Marathon Dan

                                                      from Stafford VA

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Lightweight

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                          An absolute lifesaver. Perfect for long runs. Put them on when you're dry as they won't stick when you're sweaty. No stains on the shirts and no bloody chafed nipples.

                                                           
                                                          4.0

                                                          Works as advertised

                                                          By Newtoni

                                                          from Burnsville, MN

                                                          About Me Minimalist

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Lightweight

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                              Irritated and bleeding nipples are no fun.
                                                              Those wonderful body changes brought on by aging!
                                                              Now about any shirt causes problems when I get over a few miles.
                                                              Tried lubricants. They finally stopped working and ruin your shirts in the process.
                                                              These things stay in place, even with heavy sweating; remove easily (even with hair); and stop chafing dead.
                                                              Only downside is that it's sometimes a project getting them off the backing.

                                                              • Skin Type:
                                                              • Dry
                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              Awesome Product

                                                              By Gwen

                                                              from Phenix City, AL

                                                              About Me Minimalist

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Lightweight

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                • Daily Use

                                                                Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                Works great and easy to use!

                                                                • Skin Type:
                                                                • Normal

                                                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                 
                                                                4.0

                                                                Work as Intended

                                                                By Dave

                                                                from North Carolina

                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                Pros

                                                                • Lightweight
                                                                • Protects

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                  • As advertised

                                                                  Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                  These work as advertised. Don't really notice you are wearing them once one. Take a few minutes to put on and then they just work. A little pricey for a pack of 10 but hard to put a price on pain avoidance.

                                                                  • Skin Type:
                                                                  • Normal
                                                                   
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  Heaven Sent

                                                                  By Curt

                                                                  from Houston, TX

                                                                  About Me Minimalist

                                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                                  Pros

                                                                  • Easy to use
                                                                  • Protects
                                                                  • Very effective

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                    • During Long Runs
                                                                    • Hot Humid Weather

                                                                    Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                    If you have a problem with chaffing, especially in the hot humid weather. These actually work. Better than Body Glide.

                                                                    • Skin Type:
                                                                    • Normal
                                                                     
                                                                    5.0

                                                                    An ounce of prevention...

                                                                    By JT in NO

                                                                    from New Orleans, LA

                                                                    About Me Minimalist

                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • Protect
                                                                    • Stay Put

                                                                    Cons

                                                                    • Appearance

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                    • Long runs

                                                                    Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                    If you are looking here, then you have either found out first hand why you need these, or are lucky enough to have someone point you in this direction before you did. What people say about these is true. You may get a funny look from people who don't know why you are wearing these, but they can save you from a LOT of pain. I wear them any time I am running more than 6 miles, but I am sure that everyone will need to assess this for themselves. These stay put while you are running, but come off fairly easily. I have considered trying circular bandaids as a less expensive alternative, but I am just not willing to risk it.

                                                                    • Skin Type:
                                                                    • Normal
                                                                     
                                                                    4.0

                                                                    Great protection, awkward look

                                                                    By Scott

                                                                    from Maryland

                                                                    About Me Minimalist

                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • Lightweight

                                                                    Cons

                                                                    • Awkward look

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                    • Long runs

                                                                    Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                    I like the guards for long runs, but they can look a little awkward if you are not wearing a loose shirt. Even still, they provide great protection.

                                                                    • Skin Type:
                                                                    • Normal
                                                                     
                                                                    4.0

                                                                    Work great but don't look in the mirror!

                                                                    By xia_ke

                                                                    from North Berwick, ME

                                                                    About Me Minimalist

                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • Lightweight

                                                                    Cons

                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                      • Sensitive Skin

                                                                      Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                      The question you have to ask yourself is what comes first, fashion or function? Functionally, these work awesome. No more bloody nipples and they come off easily when you're done. However, with them on you could very likely poke someone's eye out and you will draw some funny looks from non-runners who don't get it. That said, if I'm going longer than 10k, I don't mind looking funny.

                                                                      • Skin Type:
                                                                      • Normal
                                                                       
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      Sore nipples rejoice!

                                                                      By Russ

                                                                      from Akron, OH

                                                                      About Me Minimalist

                                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                                      Pros

                                                                      • Lightweight

                                                                      Cons

                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                          Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                          your nipples shouldn't suffer for those Marathons and beyond. This product absolutely eliminates the irritation associated with friction!

                                                                          • Skin Type:
                                                                          • Oily
                                                                           
                                                                          5.0

                                                                          Very good product

                                                                          By Zeev

                                                                          from Madison, WI

                                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                                          Pros

                                                                          • Lightweight
                                                                          • Non-Greasy
                                                                          • Very effective

                                                                          Cons

                                                                          • None

                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                          • Half marathons
                                                                          • Long runs 70 minutes
                                                                          • Marathons

                                                                          Comments about RunGuards NipGuards Skin Care:

                                                                          Very good product, I bought this after I was fed up from injuries following long runs over 70 minutes. I did not know which product I should choose, so I decided to use this one based on the reviews I read. I was very surprised to find it very effective and good in preventing injuries. It does not come off even if you sweat a lot. To remove it you should use water and you can do that in the shower you take after your run. The only thing I was wondering is why I did not use it before…..

                                                                          • Skin Type:
                                                                          • Normal

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