White Scrubs

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    Any tips or tricks for those who are brave enough to wear white scrubs. I have a pair I wore for graduation and don't want to waste them but they were somewhat transparent

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    Certain brands of white scrubs are not transparent, such as Urbane and Koi.

    When I'm wearing white scrubs that are somewhat thin or transparent, I wear a pair of black panties underneath. Since I am an African-American with a medium complexion, the dark underwear minimizes the appearance of a panty line and creates a seamless look.

    Caucasian, Asian and light-skinned Hispanic nurses can achieve the same seamless look by wearing flesh-colored panties under their white scrubs.
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    Quote from TheCommuter
    When I'm wearing white scrubs that are somewhat thin or transparent, I wear a pair of black panties underneath. Since I am an African-American with a medium complexion, the dark underwear minimizes the appearance of a panty line and creates a seamless look.

    Caucasian, Asian and light-skinned Hispanic nurses can achieve the same seamless look by wearing flesh-colored panties under their white scrubs.
    Roger that. You have no idea how often I see nursing students that I can tell are wearing red/blue/patterned underwear...or worse, NO underwear at all.

    Even if they're not transparent or thin scrubs, I'd still stick with white or flesh-colored (whatever color that is being based on the wearer's skin tone) undergarments underneath. You'd be surprised how much colored undergarments can show through.
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    The brand of scrubs I have are the Baby Phat ones. The top is not too bad but the bottoms are pretty thin! At my work we are allowed to wear navy blue or white scrubs, the white is my back up/ last resort pair!
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    I am required to wear white scrubs for clinicals in my nursing program. Skin-colored or white underwear is also required because it is the least obvious. It has worked so far! Some of my classmates wear skin- or neutral-toned bike shorts or spanx for additional camouflage.


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