FAQ: What is The Best Way to Apply Powder to Your Balls?

Man Deciding How to Apply Ball Powder

When you don't give your balls the attention they demand, you'll find that the entire region responds with fury. Warm, moist, and dark, your nether regions are an ideal breeding ground for germs that can lead to unpleasant odors, skin infections, and skin breakdown.

Obviously, none of that sounds good. For this reason, developing a routine where you powder your balls seems like a no-brainer.

But what's the best way to apply powder to your balls? Though it might sound like a silly question, many things can go wrong during the process– most of the powder falling on the floor, applying too much, applying too little, and so on.

So, without further ado, let's look at tips and tricks you can use to ensure your powder can work as effectively as possible.

Choosing the Right Powder

There are many different body powder options out there, but many leave you feeling like you spent the night in one of those old-timey drug stores. Even if you find a powder that is at least not offensive in scent, you have to be careful to make sure that you're not sprinkling weird chemicals or other undesirable substances all over some of the most sensitive parts of your body.

For a long time, men have relied on talc powder as a primary ingredient to reduce moisture, odor, and discomfort. These days, many people are moving away from talcum powder because of its potential contamination with asbestos and due to looming questions about whether it could be connected to increased rates of certain types of cancers.

Beyond talc, you can also find other nasty things in men's personal hygiene products, such as parabens or aluminum. Menthol is another common ingredient that can sometimes leave you with a nice cooling sensation but other times can leave you with a stinging, irritated sack.

At Chassis, we specialize in designing premium powders formulated specifically for men. We don't use any talc, parabens, aluminum, or menthol in our quest to help you feel your best all day. Our products are made with all-natural ingredients, and four different types of powder are available to help you find the best powder for you.

Chassis Premium Powders


If you want to reduce sweat, odor, and chafing without feeling like you're changing your natural scent, our unscented powder is the way to go. Made with premium ingredients in the US, our unscented powder uses the same top-selling formula but lets you keep flying under the radar.


With more than 9,000 Amazon reviews, our classic premium powder is the original Chassis ball powder that made our name synonymous with natural, effective ball powder. Fully loaded with our hydro-shield technology, odor block, and friction guard (not to mention our proprietary Power Extract Blend,) this powder eliminates odor, cools your skin, keeps you dry, and smells great.


Are you looking for a little bit of cooling action to go with your ball powder? No problem. Chassis premium powder ice delivers a truly refreshing cooling sensation in addition to the fresh, masculine scent of our original powder. 

Ice Max

We take cooling action to the next level with Chassis premium powder ice max. Utilizing the same powerful formula as our other body powder products, this one will help awaken your senses and keep your sweatiest parts cool all day. 

Why You Should Use Ball Powder

Are you on the fence about whether ball powder is really going to help you?

Using a Ball Powder

Here are some of the reasons that incorporating ball powder into your routine could truly be a game changer:

  • It will destroy your swamp butt: Not only is swamp butt pretty much one of the most uncomfortable sensations a man can experience, but it can cross the line into seriously embarrassing if the moisture becomes visible to the rest of the world. A solid ball powder applied to your entire nether region can help ensure your days of dealing with swamp butt are firmly in the past.
  • It will get rid of that insufferable smell: Our balls getting stinky as the day goes on might be a natural process, but that doesn't mean you have to suffer your own stench day in and day out. Ball powder can make your groin region inhospitable to the bacteria and fungus that thrive in damp, warm environments, avoiding the outcome where you start to stink.
  • It will protect you from chafe: Friction is a fun killer, and body powder will give you a layer of protection that gives you confidence and comfort all day long.

Ball Powder Application Tips

Now it's time to get down to the most pressing question: What is the best way to powder your balls? Let's look at some dos and don'ts to ensure that your powder can provide the absolute best protection for you all day.

Powder After Showering

Before you reach into your medicine cabinet to grab your favorite brand of ball powder, it might be a good time to hop in the shower and get squeaky clean. Of course, a bath would also suffice.

Cleaning your skin and getting off all of the sweat, dirt, oils, and other things that collect on your body can ensure that your powder is able to be as effective as possible.

Recommendations on how often one should shower vary, but you'll definitely want to shower after working out. Typically, showering once a day is a good idea, particularly if you struggle with odor, moisture, and chafed skin.

Man Taking a Shower

When you don't clean off the excess oils and dirt that build up on your skin, both bacteria and fungus will gladly thrive. This is what can lead to nasty smells and even infection, which is the last thing you want to be dealing with. Don't give them a fighting chance by giving yourself a good cleaning regularly.

If you're looking for a body wash that doesn't make you feel like you're wearing your grandpa's cologne or got lost in the women's shampoo aisle, check out our shower primer.

Wait Until You're Dry

Now that you feel like a million bucks fresh out of the shower, you'll still want to wait a hot second before applying your powder. If you spread that precious stuff all around your balls while they're wet, the powder will end up just soaking up the moisture from the shower.

Even if you're in a hurry, take the time to dry the area both thoroughly and gently. It's all too easy to cause irritation if you try to rush through the process, and moisture will be glad to stick around if you get dressed before you're totally dry.

Man Drying Off

Towel off well or hang around air drying if you've got time to kill. Either way, make sure your skin is dry before you start the application process.

Don't Use a Moisturizer First

You might think that moisturizing your skin after a shower would be a good thing to do, particularly if you're going to be applying something that's supposed to reduce wetness. After all, wouldn't the powder dry out your skin?

Man Using a Moisturizer

The reality is that moisturizer and powder really don't mix. You can choose one or the other, and your choice should probably be powder. The efficacy of the powder will be seriously compromised by moisturizer or other personal products of the same sort.

Apply Powder in a Well-Ventilated Room

You can do several things to reduce feeling like you're standing in a cloud of powder, which we'll touch upon in the next section.

Man Using Chassis Premium Powder

Even so, it can be a good idea to apply your powder in a well-ventilated room so you don't feel like you're hot-boxing yourself with ball powder.

Application Options

How to apply ball powder, you ask? Well, there are a number of different approaches, each of which has its merits. You'll probably want to experiment to figure out which one will suit your routine best.

Apply With Your Hands

An old classic, there's nothing wrong with applying ball powder with your hands. 

This can be more complicated than it seems because of the nature of gravity and so on, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be able to powder your balls in your sleep if there is ever the need.

All you'll need to do is apply a small layer of powder to the palm of your hand. With your legs spread, dip your balls into the powder and direct powder up and around every nook and cranny. You might find that you need to reapply another layer or two on your hand before you are adequately covered. Voila!

Applying Powder With Hands

Though this is probably the most common way to apply ball powder, it can get a bit messier than our other application methods listed here. Though pouring powder into your hand is neater than just trying to dump powder straight onto your boys from the bottle, you'll still create quite a bit of powder dust by applying it with your hands.

If you're going to be applying the powder with your hands, one tip is to do so after you've already put your underwear on. Instead of the powder falling to the ground, more of the product will stay on your skin and be able to perform its vitally important job– keeping you fresh, dry, and comfortable.

Apply With a Towel

Another route you can take is the towel method. Simply apply ball powder to the towel as you would your hand and use it to distribute the powder evenly around the region.

Man Holding a Towel

If you're trying to not make it seem like a powder bomb went off in your bathroom or bedroom every time you apply, using a towel can help contain some of the powder and ultimately keep the process a bit neater.

Apply With a Brush

If you're looking for a more precise application method, try out using a brush when engaging in your daily ball powder ritual.

Person Holding a Brush

If you feel like you simply can't get the powder into every spot it desperately needs to be for you to enjoy a fresh, clean, and dry day, a brush might be the answer.

Reapply When Needed

After intense workouts or on brutally hot and humid days, you might feel like you could do with some freshening up.

Reapplying Ball Powder

Though it's good to shower before applying your ball powder in the morning, there's nothing wrong with topping off your supply to help keep you feeling great all day.

Apply Powder to Your Inner Thighs

If you've ever dealt with inner thigh chafing, you understand how unpleasant it can be to start feeling those initial tinglings of discomfort from your inner thighs. Chafing occurs because of friction but can be made much worse with the addition of moisture and heat, two things that can, unfortunately, be plentiful in this region.

Man Using Chassis Powder For Inner Thighs

To avoid fidgeting and waddling all day long, make sure you apply a thin layer of powder to your inner thighs as well. This can help prevent bat wings, chafing, and that gross, sticky feeling.

Your Ball Powder Motto: Early and Often

Don't torture yourself by thinking that you'll wait until your sweaty, stinky ball situation gets unbearable before applying powder. Things can go from slightly uncomfortable to day-ruining in a matter of moments, so it's typically best to apply powder early rather than waiting until you're walking around in a swampy mess.

Man Holding Chassis Premium Powder

If you're even asking yourself whether you should use powder, that means the answer is yes.

Your Search for the Best Ball Powder Is Over

We know you have better things to do than spend your free time reading reviews of ball powders only to order a product and find that it's subpar. Our Chassis line of body powders is truly revolutionizing the world of men's body powder, using ingredients like pumpkin seed, oatmeal extracts, and hops to keep you fresh and dry all day. Once you try Chassis, you'll never have to spend another minute shopping around for a solution.

Chassis Premium Powder With Pumpkin

Chassis premium powder will work all day long to help fight sweat, odor, and chafing. Featuring hydro-shield technology, you'll be amazed at its ability to get rid of moisture and that swampy feeling. 

You're a hard-working guy who deserves hard-working products that help support you throughout the day. If you're searching for the solution to all of your man-care needs, check out our entire line of men's body care products.