How does our Period Underwear work?
Our Period Underwear is highly absorbent and designed to replace tampons or pads. It features a four-layer towel technology with a special wicking layer, ensuring rapid absorption without the 'wet feeling.' After use, rinse them under the tap, toss them in your laundry, and they're ready to use again.
Should I wash new Our Period Underwear before wearing?
Yes, we recommend washing your the Period Underwear once before wearing them for the first time. This helps remove any fluff or excess fabric that may be present on the underwear and enhances the fabric's absorbency.
How do I care for my Period Underwear?
After wearing the Period Underwear, rinse them with cold water until it runs clear. You'll notice some blood, which is normal. Place them in the laundry bag until wash day. Alternatively, you can hand wash with soap and hang them to dry or tumble dry on low. If you prefer not to rinse in the basin, you can rinse them in the shower or include them in your regular laundry. Here's a guide for you to follow: How it works - Scroll to find the tutorial
Isn't washing Period Underwear a lot of work?
Washing Our Period Underwear is as simple as cleaning any other items of clothing. It may seem a bit unusual at first, but after your first wash, you'll realize how easy it is. You can clean your Our Period Underwear in your washing machine, or you can wash them by hand.
When should I wash Period Underwear?
You can wash them whenever it's most convenient for you. You have the flexibility to wash them during your cycle as needed, or you can choose to soak and wash them all at once at the end.
How long does one pair of Period Underwear last?
The duration varies as everyone's period is different. On heavier flow days, our average usage is approximately 8 hours. However, some individuals may need to change every 3 to 4 hours, while others can extend usage up to 14 hours. As your period lightens, one pair can last throughout the day and night. Start with a conservative estimate for heavy days and check your Our Period Underwear after 4 hours. Adjust as you discover your limit. If you leak initially, treat it as an opportunity to determine your flow threshold.
Will Our Period Underwear cause odor?
In short, NO. our 4 layer protection contains one specific layer designed to get rid of the bacteria that causes odors. Our Period Underwear does not contain chemical sprays or finishes to control odor. Fresh period blood does not have a noticeable scent. While you may detect it on yourself, it's important to remember that blood doesn't carry a strong smell. Embracing natural odors is a part of our commitment to non-toxic alternatives.
What are alternative methods for drying Period Underwear?
Air drying is our preferred method for drying Our Period Underwear. Sunlight can help eliminate any remaining bacteria and fade stains, but it's best to avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight, as it may affect the colors and patterns.
Won't the Period Underwear get stained?
While using Our white cloth-based period underwear, you may notice some staining. However, stains don't indicate that the fabric isn't clean. Our period underwear with patterns or darker colors tends to naturally conceal stains. If you're concerned about staining, consider adding a stain remover or napisan when soaking.
How will I know when to change Our Period Underwear?
With Our Period Underwear, you'll develop an intuitive sense of when it's time for a change, just like with tampons or pads. The padding may feel slightly heavier or less absorbent, signaling that it's reached its limit.
How many pairs of Our Period Underwear should I buy?
The number of period panties you'll need can vary based on a few factors:
- The duration of your period
- The flow's intensity
- Whether you plan to wear them during the day, night, or both
Once you've considered these factors, you can determine how many panties you'll require. We often suggest beginning with a set of three panties, giving you an ample opportunity to try them out and discover what suits you best. As you go along, you can gradually expand your collection to meet your specific needs.
What's my flow threshold with the Period Underwear?
Every person's period is unique, so your flow threshold with Our Period Underwear will vary. On your first try, monitor your underwear every hour to identify when they reach their limit. This threshold will guide you in planning your Our Period Underwear usage. Our highly absorbent four-layer technology is designed to prevent leaks, even on heavy days.
Is Our Period Underwear safe to use?
Yes, Our Period Underwear is safe to use. We prioritize safety and undergo rigorous third-party testing to ensure our products meet the highest standards. We strictly avoid materials containing PFAs (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). Our hyper-absorbent four-layer design minimizes the risk of leaking. If you experience a leak on your first use, consider it an opportunity to discover your flow threshold.
Can I wear Our Period Underwear even if I've stopped having periods?
Absolutely! Our Period Underwear is designed not only for periods but also for everyday use, providing leak protection for activities like sneezing, laughing, and star jumping. It offers peace of mind for those occasional pee leaks as well.
Can I put my Our Period Underwear in the dryer?
Yes, you can! We recommend tumbling dry on low heat, but ultimately, it's your choice.