It is said that an average woman uses around ten thousand sanitary products in her lifetime. Sanitary napkins or menstrual pads have been one of the earliest forms of feminine hygiene products and are still widely used today. The other forms are tampons and cups. These help you go on with your daily life without any hiccups. Sanitary napkins are narrow pieces or material that you stick to your underwear and can be disposed of after use. Tampons are little plugs of cotton that fit inside you and can be easily pulled out with a thread. Menstrual cups are shaped like bowls which are made of silicon or rubber and you wear it inside your vagina and most of them are reusable. What you choose to use completely depends on what you feel comfortable with.
For women who don’t want to get up at night to change, sanitary napkins with negative ion are available. It helps reduce irritation and removes odor and accelerates oxygen circulation. There is an embedded negative ion strip which can increase energy, enhance immunity and balance hormones. It also has eight layers to prevent any leakage during heavy periods. You can also buy a set which contains a daypack, a night pack and a pack of panty liners. Remember to always dispose of them in a hygienic way. And while buying, you can always buy a three-month pack and keep it so that you can never go out of stock.
The sanitary pad varies in size and you can pick one based on your flow. Some days, women have a light flow and some days, they have a heavy flow. Some women combine a tampon with a pad for extra protection. Tampons come in different sizes. Some come with applicators to help you put the tampon inside your vagina. Don’t leave it for more than 8 hours. You can also use a panty liner so that you don’t stain your clothes.
Some women prefer using menstrual cups instead of sanitary pads as they can be safely worn up to 12 hours. People with the heavy flow generally prefer using this. The silicone ones are easy and safe to use. Its reasonable design fits the body structure easily and can be taken out without a struggle. This is easy to clean and environment-friendly. It’s safe and lasts for many years, so you can save money too. Remember, tampons and cups can’t get stuck inside you once you learn to use them properly. There are reusable menstrual cups also available, made of 100% medical silicone and are very healthy for the body. You can even wear them during all kinds of sports and activities.