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Anti-Monkey Butt Powder and Other Cool Products to Beat the Heat

Updated on February 4, 2014

Extreme temperatures call for extreme measures and whether you attempt to ward off the sizzling summer heat that's travelled across the nation, or are fighting in a desert climate such as Afghanistan, sweat that builds up with no relief can be irritating. And, what’s worse is not having a solution to the problem.

When the skin sweats in the hidden places of our bodies: under the breasts, between the thighs, in the butt crack, it builds up moisture and creates friction. The result is skin breakdown-first pink, and if left unattended, red. Before you know it you end up with a full blown ‘diaper rash’, without the diaper of course.

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Got Monkey Butt?

So, what’s a person to do? Use Anti-Monkey Butt. I heard of this product on a morning talk show and was so intrigued by its name that I had to check it out. Anti-Monkey Butt has a cool website: with testimonials, Q & A’s and interesting videos.

When I heard its catchy name I couldn’t help but laugh and wondered what the heck it was. What I later found out is that the makers of the powder are a couple of guys who experienced this dilemma from many hours on their bikes. They had unsuccessfully tried other products to get rid of their red, chafed skin. Their recourse was to discover, through trial and error, what worked to keep the irritation away.

For anyone familiar with the effects of a baby’s wet bottom and diaper rash they are also aware of how protective the talc is on wet skin. The calamine lotion is a standby for summer against all sorts of maladies, like bug bites. It soothes and cools the irritated area. That is why this combination was such a winning product.

What I discovered on their website is even more appealing. The company has agreed to donate $1 to the Veteran Outdoors Program for every bottle that is purchased between May 2 and September 30, 2011, AND they will also send a bottle to a soldier for free. That means we have just two months left to support their generosity. By the way, Anti-Monkey Butt powder can now be found at Walgreen’s Drugstores here in the United States so there is no excuse.

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Cool Undies by Jockey

Jockey has made claim that by wearing their brand of ‘Stay Cool’ clothing there will be a 3 degree difference due to the thermocules that are implanted into the clothing. When I found a video that offered to explain it more completely it sounded very scientific and researched. Advertising being what it is, this ‘proof of evidence’ approach may be misleading. However, I believe there is credence to the ‘Stay Cool’ brand.

Certain fabrics certainly hold less heat than others, such as linen, silk, or cotton. And, other clothing manufacturers, like Columbia, have been creating ‘cool wear’ for years. So, I would wear the Jockey ‘Stay Cool’ underwear myself on those scorching days. Heck, 3 degrees cooler can make all the difference in the world. See what you think by checking out the video.

Columbia covers it all

Columbia Sportswear has been in existence for over 70 years, first as a hat store, and later incorporating additional pieces of clothing. Now, it is an international company and their customers include both genders and all ages.

No matter what your sport, or what season, Columbia has you covered-literally. From shoes to jackets and hats, to shirts and shorts, Columbia uses a technology that enhances the construction of the fabric creating a product that adapts to the environmental elements of heat and water.

With their ‘Omni-Freeze’ material, sports enthusiasts can stay cooler longer and enjoy the outdoor activity without the inconvenience of feeling wet from sweat. There is also Omni-Dry which protects one from moisture. Check out their website to read all of the exciting things they are involved in:

Loose and Layered

Here are two tips about wearing summer clothing: loose and layered. First, no tight clothes that squeeze the skin-allow a flowing feel to your wardrobe. Remove the waist belt that confines. Instead, let a long necklace hang loosely from your neck to add to the sense of flow.

Second, a woman can maintain a chic, but cool presentation in the office by layering a sheer blouse over a sleeveless or spaghetti strap top. Stay barelegged under long skirts or pants. Or, try the reverse-hike up a long skirt to the side allowing one leg freedom and a path for the breeze to circulate around your legs.

Wearing light colored clothing repels the heat and choose your material carefully. Seersucker is great in the summer, as is light weight cotton and linen. Also, a bra liner can help to absorb moisture from perspiration keeping it off your clothing and away from your skin.

Cool those dogs!

Feet swell in the heat. To help soothe and keep those dogs cool place foot inserts into your shoes. Summer soles are one brand that does this job effectively, but there are others on the market as well, such as the Dr. Scholl’s massaging gel inserts. Silver Linings are another brand that will help to cool your feet during the hot summer days.

Massage those babies with a cool lotion of peppermint, (refreshing), or lavender. Lavender Hill sells many massage products such as oils and lotions. Or, go to your local drugstore for products that have cucumber, lavender, or mint to relax and freshen your skin.

Remember: fashion and health don't have to be compromised during a heat wave. While temperatures sizzle you will keep your cool while looking hot!


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    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi Debby-thanks! It was a real hit this past summer b/c of the hilarious video.

    • Debby Bruck profile image

      Debby Bruck 

      8 years ago

      Hi Denise ~ "Funny" and "Interesting" in that order. Well, you learn something new every day and this is it for today! Enjoyed reading. Blessings, Debby

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      LOL that is right, LL Let's send as many anti monkey butt in the can to the troops! My grandkids loved watching the monkey video although the older ones got it better than the younger ones who kept calling the monkey Curious George! LOL

    • L.L. Woodard profile image

      L.L. Woodard 

      8 years ago from Oklahoma City

      Have heard "through the grapevine" how well Anti-Monkey Butt products are--and it's terrific that the company will be sending one can of product to service people for each can purchased here in the states. Let's make sure monkey butt is one issue our dedicated troops won't have to encounter.

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for moving past the title and reading the hub, Spirit was the catchy title of the product that brought my curiousity to research the hub...glad you found it useful.

    • Spirit Whisperer profile image

      Xavier Nathan 

      8 years ago from Isle of Man

      When I first saw the title I thought this hub was going to be some kind of practical joke but it turns out to be very useful indeed. Thank you for that.

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      LOL Marty, good seeing you. Glad to know there's a product that is so helpful for folks in these situations. I love the fact that the co. will send a bottle to the soldiers for every bottle bought until Sept 30th. Thanks for stopping by.

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      8 years ago

      Hey Denise long time no speak, I gotta get myself some of that Anti Monkey Butt for my bike.

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi Dexter, LOL Glad that you found it funny. Thanks for the vote UP.

      Hi fashion-thanks for reading and commenting. I appreciate it.

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      8 years ago

      Very interesting hub.Thanks for making so much fun.

    • Dexter Yarbrough profile image

      Dexter Yarbrough 

      8 years ago from United States

      This was so funny, Denise! I am not telling whether I've had monkey butt! Voted up, up and away!

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi Peggy-thanks for your comments. I was pleasantly surprised when I read that during my research and had to add it into the hub. :)

    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 

      8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I've never heard of Monkey Butt Powder but knowing that it could help our soldiers, I will look for it the next time I am in a Walgreen's Drug Store. This hub was not only funny but useful and voting it as such.

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi b.-I'm glad to know you'll pass the 'important' stuff to your sister, LOL What is family for, right? Thanks for your comments.

      Hi manthy-Well, if you are thinking of buying some...they will send a bottle to the soldiers. Thanks so commenting-glad you enjoyed it. Oh, it's been steaming in NC-can't catch a breath outdoors!

    • manthy profile image


      8 years ago from Alabama,USA

      OMG the logo and name alone makes me want to buy it.

      Man it is getting hotter by the day here in bama.

      Nice hub

    • b. Malin profile image

      b. Malin 

      8 years ago

      This was such a Fun, yet Informative Hub Denise. I will certainly pass it on to my sister's friend who rides a Harley. Monkey Butt and a good Laugh would probably take the pain away! Also Loved the Video.

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      So good to see you DeGreek. LOL You're right, hard to resist. Glad you enjoyed. Hope you are well and your book is coming along. I think of you and wonder when you will be finished with your best seller! Take care and thanks for the read.

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      De Greek 

      8 years ago from UK

      How could I resist such a great title? :-))

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks K9 It was a fun hub to write.

      Hi Pam-I never heard the term before, myself...however, it sure is appropriate when one thinks of the conditions. LOL Thanks for the rate up etc.

      Hi Kitty-OMG-I have to agree-sometimes I wish there was a 'hilarious' button as well. Maybe the HP team will add one-they did add the 'interesting' button recently. I wonder if is related to Monkey butt, LOL Thanks for reading and enjoying it.

    • kittythedreamer profile image

      Kitty Fields 

      8 years ago from Summerland

      Voted up and funny (I wish there was a hilarious button!) Also useful for those who experience the awful condition of monkey butt on a hot day. Swamp-*ss is pretty awful, too. Hehe...great job!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      I never heard the term monkey butt but it made for a great article. While it is a problem at least for some people the humor of the situation but this article fun to read. I think the underwear would be great and the powder for anyone who works outside. Rated up and Funny.

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      India Arnold 

      8 years ago from Northern, California

      What a great way to give back to the soldiers fighting over seas! And should I experience that red irritating skin discomfort you speak of, the "Monkey Butt Powder" product would now be my first choice. Loved your funny approach and good will for those serving in the miiitary!

      Nice job here DH!



    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi Flora-thanks for your comments and sharing your thoughts. I had to chuckle about the image of food all over the face.

      As for the suntanning-the product is NOT a suntan product. It is for those people who have to work outdoors and are sweating in those areas that are hard to reach-or too embarrassing to reach, such as between the legs. Just like a baby's diaper rash gets to chafing the skin. So, it acts as a soother and protector. But, I can sure appreciate the wisdom of wanting privacy. If you did need to buy some, Flora, you could always say you were buying it for your friend, or your brother, LOL

      Hi Annie-thanks for reading and the vote up. :)

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you, Phil P for the comments and vote up. LOL I'm glad you found it funny...I couldn't stop laughing.

      I agree, Simone-it was hilarious. I had to add it here. Thanks for reading. I wanted to find a unique hub to write about keeping cool--I never expected it to be this, but (no pun intended) when you see an opportunity to pass info on you have to jump on it!

      Mrs. M-glad you got a laugh today. Thanks.

      Hi AliciaC-Thanks for reading and commenting. It's always nice to entertain once in awhile, LOL

    • Denise Handlon profile imageAUTHOR

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Carlness-LOL you made me laugh this morning. Thanks! I hope you are able to access the product now and have them ship it to you from the internet if you cannot find it there. Good luck with that! :)

      Hi Cara and Danette-yes, Cara-you and I were apparntly in sinc with that tv show. Danette-I'm glad you got such a kick out of it. It made me laugh too. I had to add it after I saw it. hee hee.

      Oh Nell, LOL I'm glad you enjoyed it and had a good laugh. It always feels great after a laugh like that doesn't it. Endorphines or whatever...haha. Thanks for the follow.

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      8 years ago from Bingley Yorkshire England

      voted up

    • FloraBreenRobison profile image


      8 years ago

      I had never heard of this product. I have to say that I wouldn't likely buy it even if I were the type of person to suntan-I'm not, I am afraid of skin cancer, and won't spend more than 20 minutes outside at the hottest time of the day and never in a bathing suit. The reason why I still wouldn't buy it is because of its name-a bit too much advertising in the store. I am one of those types of persons who can decide not to buy something based on its name or commercials, regardless of whether or not the product is useful. Food commercials that are messy and have food all over the face is one sure way of making sure I never eat that food.

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      Linda Crampton 

      8 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I've learned something new today! Thanks for the information about the Anti-Monkey Butt Powder and the cooling clothes, and for a fun hub. It was useful and entertaining!

    • Mrs. Menagerie profile image

      Mrs. Menagerie 

      8 years ago from The Zoo

      Hahaha, Denise this is awesome, funny and actually quite useful to some! Thanks for the laugh! Up and awesome...

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      Simone Haruko Smith 

      8 years ago from San Francisco

      That anti-monkey butt commercial is HILARIOUS!! And this Hub reminds me of a brand of work shirts for salarymen in Japan that I came across some years back... called Icey Touch or something. I love these zany (and sometimes quite practical) products! Fun Hub!

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      Phil Plasma 

      8 years ago from Montreal, Quebec

      I hadn't heard of the Anti-Monkey-Butt stuff - fortunately I have never had to look for such a product. Your other tips about keeping cool make sense, great hub earning you a vote-up, useful and funny.

    • Nell Rose profile image

      Nell Rose 

      8 years ago from England

      Hi, this was probably the best hub for making me laugh in ages! Now I know why I love Americans, only they could come up with such a great product and even greater name! loved it! rated up and up! cheers nell

    • Danette Watt profile image

      Danette Watt 

      8 years ago from Illinois

      OMG! How funny!! especially that first video. I never heard this phrase before (or product)-

      how clever to turn it into a hub. Voted up and funny

    • cardelean profile image


      8 years ago from Michigan

      Well you just got all of the down and dirty out in the open didn't you? :) Great products to be able to fight the side effects of the summer heat.

    • carlness profile image


      8 years ago from San Francisco

      I hate monkey butt. I am in panama and have not had it for years but in this humidity, its back! I never knew there were specific products for this. vote up + useful


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