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Period underwear or leakproof underwear – Why to prefer ?

Do you know what disposable pads and tampons are made of?

You can avoid exposing yourself to the potentially harmful chemicals and synthetic materials found in most disposable pads & tampons by choosing underwear that can replace them!

Disposable pads and tampons are made primarily of bleached wood pulp or viscose rayon, made from wood cellulose.

What makes these products perform so effectively is the use of high tech chemicals, like super-absorbent acrylic polymers (SAPs) and surfactant-laced gels.

The long-term health and environmental impact of these chemical ingredients is contentious and largely unknown. Ingredients commonly found in pads or tampons include: chlorine bleached rayon, dioxins, pesticides, GMO cotton, and fragrances – a catch-all term that represents an undisclosed mixture of chemicals🙀.

Half the population on Earth have periods for the majority of their lives.

It is estimated that approximately 20 billion pads, tampons and applicators are being sent to North American landfills annually. On an individual level, each of the approximately 73 million menstruating people in North America will throw away 125 to 150kg of disposable menstrual products (or 16,800 disposable pads or tampons) in their lifetime🗑️.

These products require hundreds of years to biodegrade, particularly if wrapped in the plastic packaging commonly provided for this purpose. In fact, every piece of plastic ever made, still exists in some form, to this day.

Reusable menstrual products also present an opportunity for financial savings!

💰 Average cost for menstrual products per year per person would be over 150€.

💰 In 5 years you would spend on disposable menstrual products over 700€.

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