Make sure your cycle is in sync with the planet with these innovative and eco-friendly products
Organyc Sanitary Range
Organ(y)c has been developing sanitary products using the most sustainable raw materials since 1992. Using only 100% certified organic cotton, nature’s most absorbent material, which is hypoallergenic and breathable for sensitive skin, helping to reduce skin irritations. Unlike conventional sanitary products Organ(y)c products do not contain SAP’s, polypropylene, rayon, added aromas, bleach or plastic. All Organ(y)c sanitary products are biodegradable, compostable and recyclable.
Reusable Organic Cotton Cloth Pads
Menstrual cloth pads can be reused for many years: simply wash, dry and use again. With two buttons on the wings they’re easily attached around the crotch of your underwear. Made with natural organic cotton layers reinforced with a leakproof layer of polyurethane laminated polyester (PUL) to give you complete confidence. They come in various patterns in packs of three, and three sizes (small/ liner, regular/day and large/night) so you can mix and match across your lighter to heavier days.
£4.99 (one sample pad), £16.50 (small pack), £19.25 (medium pack), £24.50 (large pack), £20 trial pack (with one of each size and a reusable tampon), £72.75 (complete starter pack with 12 products of all 3 sizes).
WUKA Period Wear
Soft and comfy cotton undies, WUKA is a complete tampon and pad replacement, wear for up to eight hours on all but your heaviest days. Made of four layers of fabric: inner/outer fabrics of soft, breathable, moisture wicking and luxurious Lenzing MicroModal fabric; central layer includes an absorbent layer that’s used to absorb blood; and a leak-proof layer to prevent blood from passing through the underwear yet allows airflow so is breathable and prevents sweating. The new WUKA Medium holds at least 15ml of period flow or light leaks, around 2-3 tampons worth. Machine washable.
Eco Femme Natural Organic Day Pad
This natural organic day pad is designed to work for your average or regular flow. Made with 100% organic unbleached Indian cotton, it has undyed cotton flannel next to the skin and another five layers in the core for great absorbency. The back is a pretty pink and white print cotton, with a leakproof PUL layer inside for security. Closes securely around the underwear with a nickel-free metal popper. One pad will last for 75-100 washes, or 3-5 years.
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