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Old 06-20-18, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH
Try a glob of Vaseline on your temples.

Some runners say it works or diminishes the problem.

No harm if it doesn't work.
I was a pretty serious runner for years back in the 70's and 80's and have not heard of the use of vaseline WRT sweat management. However regarding protecting your nipples (I am male) from the friction of a wet tee shirt and lubrication between your thighs to avoid blisters - standard procedure.

FWIW, here is a pic of me (#111) from back in the early 80's running the Rocket City Marathon in Huntsville, Alabama. While this was early Dec. the high that day was in the low 80's. Note that washcloth in my hands - some habits just never die, I guess.

If vaseline were to work here it would have to be more than just the temples as the area immediately around my eye sweats a good bit. I have read of anti sweat stuff (or even standard antiperspirant) that can be used. Something to try I guess.


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