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Shoppers agree these comfy M&S anti-chafing shorts are the 'best on the market'

Plus, they're incredibly affordable, you can get two pairs for just £20.

These M&S shorts are a must-have to ensure a comfortable summer. (Marks & Spencer)

While we Brits wait all year for the sun to finally make an appearance, we often forget about the few downsides that come with the hot weather, from commuting on a non-air-conditioned train to the unpleasant thigh rub that happens under our lovely, light summer dresses. You're not alone, and we're here to help solve that latter issue.

There are a whole host of products that can help ease your thighs rubbing against each other. While one of our shopping writers swears by a £12 anti-chafe balm. If you're after a garment you can easily throw on, you need to know about Marks & Spencer's hugely popular Anti-Chafe Shorts, which sell out every summer.

Marks & Spencer

Colour options: 7 | Sizes: 8 - 22

Say goodbye to uncomfortable thigh rubbing thanks to these clever shorts.

£20 at Marks & Spencer

If, like us, you're searching for a little extra comfort while wearing skirts or dresses this summer, we suggest adding these nifty chafe-preventing shorts to your basket ASAP.

Because, frankly, with hundreds of glowing reviews, it's hard to ignore that they're clearly the anti-chafing product of choice for thousands of women in the UK.

Marks & Spencer’s 2-Pack Anti-Chafe Shorts come in seven different colours to suit shoppers' natural skin tone, as well as a classic black and white option.

And the shorts tick all the boxes. They're made from lightweight and breathable fabric, so they're comfortable in all temperatures. So, yes, you can take them on your holiday to Spain.

There are seven colours to choose from. (Marks & Spencer)
There are seven colours to choose from. (Marks & Spencer)
You can discreetly wear these anti-chafing shorts under dresses and skirts. (Marks & Spencer)
You can discreetly wear these anti-chafing shorts under dresses and skirts. (Marks & Spencer)
Light and comfy, the shorts are a barely-there wear. (Marks & Spencer)
Light and comfy, the shorts are a barely-there wear. (Marks & Spencer)

£20 at Marks & Spencer

They have a smooth, seamless design and are high-waisted, which means they're supportive around the stomach as well as the thigh area, and also give a smooth finish even when worn under skirts or dresses.

They come in seven unique shades, including opaline, topaz, rich quartz, rich amber, rose quartz, black and white. So there's a pair to suit every skin ton and any summer outfit.

The shapewear item is available in dress sizes 8 to 22 and costs £20 for two pairs – so what's not to love? One customer loves them so much they have ended up buying a whopping six pairs.

You might also want to consider adding the matching Flexifit™ Non Wired Crop Top to your basket, too.

Colour options: 7 | Sizes: 8 - 22

Offering support without wires, this easy-to-wear crop top feels like a second skin, with a silky soft fabric and Flexifit™ technology for stretch that moves with you.

£22 at Marks & Spencer

It's made from the same stretchy and comfy material and has over 1,500 five-star reviews with shoppers saying its "so comfortable you don’t know you've got it on".

Shoppers can’t get enough of these chafe-busting shorts, which have accumulated over 600 five-star reviews. Here’s what some customers have to say:

  • "Defeats chub rub! excellent! These little shorts make summer possible for me. I'm not huge but I do suffer from the dreaded thigh rub. These are the cure. I can now wear dresses and skirts with no tights."

  • "Best on the market! A total summer staple, soft and comfortable and clothes glide over them and don’t get static or stick like other brands."

  • "These are a dream to wear so comfortable they are light and don't leave you feeling sweaty. They are a must in this hot weather and are even comfortable to wear in bed on the hot nights."

  • "They are great! I now have about 10 pairs of them - good fit and great for all clothes."

  • "Bought these anti-chafe pants and was pleasantly surprised as to how effective they are against chafing."

  • "Fabulous so comfy and great for the summer under dress and skirts bought them in 3 colours now."

  • "Great fit & super comfortable. Didn’t even seem like I was wearing anything. Kept me cool, never rolled and would definitely recommend."

  • "I am so delighted with the shorts that I have ordered 3 more packs. They are perfect under white trousers - no panty line at all. They wash well & will be go to underwear for the summer."

Shop now: 2 Pack Anti-Chafe Shorts | £20 from Marks & Spencer

£20 at Marks & Spencer