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In many cases, the difference is just related to the scent. However, some standard chamois cream has menthol or some other "icy hot" chemical, which some women find a bit "strong" for their sensitive bits. Many women's creams use something milder, like peppermint oil. Mad Alchemy lists some of the major ingredients in their chamois creams: http://www....


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It massively depends on the brand/consistency of the cream, how much you use, and the weather conditions. For me, a small amount of Assos cream will last 4-6hrs in normal conditions, but if its particularly hot (and hence sweating a lot) or if its rainy it lasts much less. There are some products that are much more durable (morgans blue solid for example), ...


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For very long days in the saddle, I use a wax-based chamois cream (I use QM4 and I believe Squirt does one too or you can just use regular Vaseline) that forms a layer on top of the skin, rather than being absorbed the way that Assos or Muc-Off are. Sweat seems to have little effect on it. When showering after a 10 hour ride, I'm still be able to feel it on ...


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As others have mentioned, chamois cream has a service duration depending on many things including perspiration and the degree to which you are depending on it. To look at how it is sold, you have two inconvenient options: a giant tube (or for some brands, tub), or expensive little foil packets. I just went and bought a 1 oz (28 ml) sample size tube of hand ...


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