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Okay, this is random ... but under-scrub shirts! Specific needs.

Specializes in EMS, ED, Trauma, CNE, CEN, CPEN, TCRN. Has 12 years experience.

I constantly have a heck of a time finding under scrub tees that have a crew neck that actually covers my chest. I have a lot of a tattoos so I always wear long sleeves under my scrubs, but the arms are not the difficult part. The difficulty is the neckline - I have tattoos on my chest as well, and invariably the "crew neck" is really more revealing than I want it to be. Who has a good under scrub shirt that really comes up to my neck area? Not a turtle neck, but you know. Something that goes over my collar bones! I love the softness of the WonderWink shirts, but they don't come up high enough.

emtb2rn, BSN, RN, EMT-B

Specializes in Emergency. Has 21 years experience.

Check champion g9 shirts. Capilene like, have mock turtlenecks that are probably what you're looking for. Target carries the line & walmart too i think.

Pixie.RN, MSN, RN, EMT-P

Specializes in EMS, ED, Trauma, CNE, CEN, CPEN, TCRN. Has 12 years experience.

Thanks! Found some on Amazon, looks perfect. I think I will be better off if I buy men's shirts in a small than trying to find women's shirts.

Have you tried getting a tagless shirt and turning it backwards? I do that with tank tops under clothing because they show less cleavage that way :)

Wonder wink. You just have to try on the different styles. But they're light, comfortable and cover everything.

I have the same problem with chest/arm tattoos. My school is super strict about me covering them up when I'm at clinical/in school scrubs.


Specializes in Med-Surg, Psych, Geri, LTC,.

Yes to what Aeris99 said: wonder wink is awesome. Lightweight, seamless, non bulky.

Also yes to what joseyjo said! I've turned tank tops backward and worn them--not to hide tattoos, but to hide cleavage! Works well!

sallyrnrrt, ADN, RN

Specializes in critical care, ER,ICU, CVSURG, CCU.

I have no tattoo ,

but wear almost exclusive, Mock turtle neck prima cotton tee shirts as LLBean.com carries.

i find them cool and functional.......

Pixie.RN, MSN, RN, EMT-P

Specializes in EMS, ED, Trauma, CNE, CEN, CPEN, TCRN. Has 12 years experience.

I appreciate all the suggestions! Yes, I have worn shirts backwards too. Lol


Specializes in LTC, Rehab. Has 5 years experience.

I've found some variability in how far up crew neck shirts fit in the neck area. I'd think it would be hard to compare without taking them out of the package (since they seem to usually come several in a bag), but still.

It's always worth checking out the religious clothing websites. Islamic and Jewish clothing websites nearly always carry tight lycra layering tees which come down to the wrist and should cover your collar bone.

Have you had any luck with any of these brands? I have had pretty good luck with UnderArmor, but am wanting something lighter for the summer.

Pixie...perfect solution but kind of expensive. Find a Rallph Lauren Polo Store and look at their men's tees. Mine cover from the top of neck down to a few inches lower than waste. Not the button up Polo shirts, just the classic Tees


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