5 Scrubs Worthy of a 12-Hour Shift
All scrubs are not created equal. We all know this, but how do you know what scrubs will hold up to the wear and tear of your 12-hour workday?
We’ve put together a list of five of the best scrubs for nurses – both male and female – to help make your scrub-buying decision a little easier.
Cherokee Women’s Workwear Scrubs Pull-On Cargo Pant
These pants are easy to care for, and are durable and dependable. They’re available in a wide array of colors and sizes, so they’re sure to please all.
4 out of 5 stars
PRICE: $9.48 – $26.94
To view these scrubs, click Cherokee Women’s Workwear Scrubs Pull-On Cargo Pant, Black, Small
An ICU nurse said “love these pants!! They fit great, they wash well…no shrinkage…the price is great! I would definitely order these again…in fact, I did!”
According to Parker, these are tough pants for healthcare workers. “My wife wears it to work everyday […] The pockets comes in handy for the pens and small things like examiner’s gloves and notebook. So far, after 30 washes, color didn’t fade and the pants are still tough and [have] not worn out.”
Cherokee Workwear Scrubs Men’s Cargo Pant
These are similar to the previous pair of scrub pants, but for men! These are a basic scrub pants with cargo pockets and an elasticized drawstring waistband.
4.5 out of 5 stars
PRICE: $15.42 – $27.94
To view these scrubs, click Cherokee Workwear Scrubs Men’s Cargo Pant, Black, Large
Cato said, “as a retired ER technician and supervisor–I have worn surgical scrubs for years on duty; sometimes round the clock. I’ve even had to sleep in them when pulling double shifts…In my view, Cherokee brand scrubs are top notch.”
Craig wrote, “perfect fit. Some stretch in the material. And tons of pockets. For a healthcare worker, it doesn’t get much better!”
Just Love Women’s Solid Scrub Sets / Medical Scrubs / Nursing Uniform Scrubs
This scrub set prides itself on giving all day comfort and being versatile. They also have many pockets – a major plus!
3.5 out of 5 stars
PRICE: $9.99 – $19.99
To view these scrubs, click here.
According to Sara, “this scrub set seems true to size and is comfortable. The fabric quality appears to be good and the workmanship of the sewing looks good. They held up to washing well and held their size.”
One Amazon customer wrote “it was just what I needed at an affordable price. When I ordered these I was a travel nurse and it seems like every hospital has a different required color, so this was exactly what I needed at an affordable price.”
WonderWink Women’s Scrubs Bravo 5-Pocket V-Neck Top
This scrub shirt features an ID bungee loop and a hidden three-part accessory loop. It also comes in a variety of colors, so you’ll never get bored!
4 out of 5 stars
PRICE: $12.99 – $21.99
To view these scrubs, WonderWink Women’s Scrubs Bravo 5 Pocket V-Neck Top, Navy, X-Small
Jennifer said, “I got so many compliments the first time I wore this top! It is so bright and cheerful. This scrub top is long enough to hide my tummy too!”
Another Amazon customer wrote, “comfortable scrub top that has held up to many washes, has yet to fade. Would definitely consider purchasing again.”
Grey’s Anatomy Women’s Junior-Fit Three-Pocket Mock-Wrap Scrub Top
What’s better than a scrub shirt that matches Meredith Grey’s? This top is a mock wrap scrub shirt with three pockets and a tab back.
4.5 out of 5 stars
PRICE: $21.00 – $43.95
To view these scrubs, click Grey’s Anatomy Women’s Junior Fit 3 Pocket Mock Wrap Scrub Top, Indigo, Small
According to Mee Mee, “this is THE most comfortable uniform I have. It skims the body and allows for movement, but still looks good. Very flattering.”
Another Amazon customer said “very slimming, and feminine. Hugs you in all the right places, not slouchy like unisex scrubs. Very high quality material, hasn’t faded (like cheap ones after one wash), almost anti-wrinkle.”
What are you favorite go-to scrubs? Tell us in the comments below!