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TOM Oxygen Releasing Pads Preview with Photos

Anti-Microbial, Anti-Odor, Anti-Humidity

TOM TO2M Pads
Recently the sister brother duo of TOM Pads (it stands for The Oxygen Movement) sent me some of their pads to try out. These pads are unlike any other pads on the market today.

TOM pads release oxygen making them super comfortable for women living in humid climates. The patented technology was created by Frank and Nancy Tsaur after Nancy complained about how the humidity affected her period.

So how does it work?
The TOM pad releases oxygen once your period comes in contact with the pad. Once activated, it can produce up to 50 mL of pure oxygen. And while I am not sure just how much oxygen that is, I’m going to assume it’s enough to keep you feeling less sweaty down there.

The oxygen also puts the breaks on odor-causing bacteria on your pad and on your skin.

Aside from being thin, flexible, and absorbent, TOM pads are also guaranteed to keep you more fresh and comfortable during that time of the month.

Initial Thoughts
TOM pads sent me 2 boxes – their regular pads and night time pads. They came packaged in a very cute cardboard box but I was disappointed to see each box only had 8-10 pads! Typically a box of pads is meant to last you one full period so they are sold in boxes of 16 pads or more. You would need to purchase at least 2 boxes for 1 period.

The night time pads are very long and have a wider back which is common for Asian pads and has recently become popular in North America. If these pads live up to their claims then I think these pads would be perfect for the hot summer nights when you have a heavy flow.

I’m planning to try these pads on my next period (it’s coming up very soon!). I can’t wait to share my review with all of you.

TOM TO2M Pads

TOM TO2M Pads dimensions

TOM pads

TOM TO2M Pads founders Frank Tsaur, Nancy Tsaur

TOM Pads founders Nancy and Frank Tsaur

Check out their successful Indiegogo campaign here: TOM Pads on Indiegogo

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Playtex Sport Pads Review: My new favourite pad!


playtex sport pads

You’ve got game! Don’t let your period get in the way. Playtex® Sport® Ultra-Thin Pads with Wings are designed with an anti-leak absorbent core that pulls fluid quickly into the pad and locks it inside. PlayOn!

Playtex Sport Pad Review

When I heard that Playtex had recently released pads that were JUST like my all-time favorite Stayfree pads, I just had to try them!

The first thing I noticed when I opened the box was that there was… another one! The pads were packaged in more packaging – a sealed bag… wait so does this mean this pad is packaged 3 times?! (the box–>plastic bag–>individually wrapped). That’s a lot for such a small product!

Here’s another way to look at it: Now you can choose to store your pads in the bag or the box :) And it is much more convenient to throw a bag of pads in the my purse than a cardboard box.

So does this pad match up to the Stayfree pad?

YES! It does! If you’re a fan of the Stayfree pad, you will really like the Playtex pads.

They both have cotton soft like covers with quick absorption, comfortable dry wear, and are super thin – perfect for sport wear.

It makes me question if they are made by the same manufacturer and then just packaged differently by the companies. The only difference I can point out is that the Playtex ones come in more typical sizing whereas the Stayfree ones come in a wider variety of sizes from mini size to overnight pads with a wider bum.

There are also creases in the pad to help it flex with your body’s natural curves and I found that this really helped with preventing leaks. It didn’t create folds or pockets that caused leaks – something that I experience with other pads.

Regular Playtex Sport pads measure 23.5cm by 10.3 – 8.5cm and are 0.1cm thin.

playtex sport pads

playtex sport pads

playtex sport pads

You've got game! Don't let your period get in the way. Playtex® Sport® Ultra-Thin Pads with Wings are designed with an anti-leak absorbent core that pulls fluid quickly into the pad and locks it inside. PlayOn! Playtex Sport Pad Review When I heard that Playtex had recently released pads that were JUST like my all-time favorite Stayfree pads, I just had to try them! The first thing I noticed when I opened the box was that there was... another one! The pads were packaged in more packaging - a sealed bag... wait so does this mean this pad…

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Summary : Playtex pads have cotton soft like covers with quick absorption, comfortable dry wear, super thin, and flex with your body's natural curves - perfect for sport wear. It's a must try pad for girls that prefer pads.

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U By Kotex Cleanwear Pads with 3D Capture Core & Xpress DRI Review

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Take better care with a pad that’s seriously flexible. U by Kotex® CleanWear® Pads feature new 3D Capture Core® with the Xpress DRI* cover for crazy fast absorption to help stop leaks. Designed to move with your body, secure fit wings help prevent bunching and scrunching.

Review

I’ve reviewed the U By Kotex CleanWear pads with 3D Capture Core before and U By Kotex just released a newer version of this pad with a new cover called Xpress DRI.

I noticed a slight improvement in absorbency with the new Xpress DRI cover. (I didn’t notice any improvement when the 3D Capture Core was introduced.) Absorption was a little bit faster but if I were to quantify it, it is really only a 0.5 point improvement. When I change my pad – there is as much absorbed on top as there is on the bottom which is a good indicator that my period is being pulled away from my body.

However, the new pad still has the same cover – soft and plastic like but traps moisture and sweat when it gets warm. I wore this on a normal day and it still made me chafe a bit :(. I had to switch over to tampons for a bit to let my skin breathe and heal.

Regular:
When wrapped, it measures 11cm by 12cm and is 0.7cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures 28cm by 7cm – 9cm and is 0.2cm thin.

Heavy:
When wrapped, it measures 11cm by 12cm and is 0.7cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures 28cm by 7cm – 9cm and is 0.2cm thin.

Overnight: This one is pretty big but you will be surprised at just how thin it is!
When wrapped, it measures 11cm by 12cm and is 0.7cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures 28cm by 7cm – 9cm and is 0.2cm thin.


U By Kotex Xpress Dri pads
New colorful designs!

U By Kotex Xpress Dri pads
The new U By Kotex CleanWear pad with 3-D Capture Core and Dri Xpress cover

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Close up of the U By Kotex CleanWear pad


Take better care with a pad that's seriously flexible. U by Kotex® CleanWear® Pads feature new 3D Capture Core® with the Xpress DRI* cover for crazy fast absorption to help stop leaks. Designed to move with your body, secure fit wings help prevent bunching and scrunching. Review I've reviewed the U By Kotex CleanWear pads with 3D Capture Core before and U By Kotex just released a newer version of this pad with a new cover called Xpress DRI. I noticed a slight improvement in absorbency with the new Xpress DRI cover. (I didn't notice any improvement when…

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Summary : If you're a fan of the U By Kotex CleanWear line, you'll love the Xpress DRI cover - same soft cover with faster absorption. However, the cover traps moisture and chafed my skin :(

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U By Kotex Cleanwear Pads with 3D Capture Core(Regular, Heavy & Overnight) Review

U By Kotex CleanWear Pads with 3D Capture Core
Take better care with a pad that’s seriously flexible. U by Kotex® CleanWear® Pads now feature 3D Capture Core*, a one-of-a-kind center that locks away wetness to help stop leaks. Designed to move with your body, uniquely shaped wings help prevent bunching so you can rest easy with this nighttime protection.

Review

If you liked the old U By Kotex CleanWear pads, you’ll really like the new CleanWear pads with the 3D Capture Core. It has the same great absorbency and same cover – soft and breathable plastic like cover with cottony soft sides, and is super thin and flexes well with the body. However there are a couple new changes: the 3D Capture Core and a more tapered shape.

The 3D Capture Core is a slightly raised groove around the pad’s centre that’s supposed to pull your period towards the centre and away from the sides to prevent leaks. There wasn’t any noticeable differences in absorbency compared to the old CleanWear pad though so to me it still had the same great absorbency as the old version.

U By Kotex pads are one of the wider pads (7cm at its narrowest) I’ve tried so make sure you wear your big ol granny panties with these. The adhesive is really good too so although they fit weird with panties with a small gusset, the pad stays in place and doesn’t shift around or unstick.

If you’re a small girl like me, you’ll find that the heavy pad offers more than enough coverage for night time wear. The heavy pad was enough to cover both the front and back but on the super heavy days when I can fill a pad in 4 hours, I like to wear the Overnight pads just for extra protection and peace of mind.

I wore these during a super hot heat wave in the summer and boy was that a bad idea. It’s great for a normal day but during a sweaty heat wave and a heavy flow, it trapped a lot of moisture and just felt very wet down there. I was also chafed for an entire week after my period was over :(

Regular:
When wrapped, it measures 11cm by 12cm and is 0.7cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures 28cm by 7cm – 9cm and is 0.2cm thin.

Heavy:
When wrapped, it measures 11cm by 12cm and is 0.7cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures 28cm by 7cm – 9cm and is 0.2cm thin.

Overnight: This one is pretty big but you will be surprised at just how thin it is!
When wrapped, it measures 11cm by 12cm and is 0.7cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures 28cm by 7cm – 9cm and is 0.2cm thin.

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Take better care with a pad that's seriously flexible. U by Kotex® CleanWear® Pads now feature 3D Capture Core*, a one-of-a-kind center that locks away wetness to help stop leaks. Designed to move with your body, uniquely shaped wings help prevent bunching so you can rest easy with this nighttime protection. Review If you liked the old U By Kotex CleanWear pads, you'll really like the new CleanWear pads with the 3D Capture Core. It has the same great absorbency and same cover - soft and breathable plastic like cover with cottony soft sides, and is super thin…

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Summary : Great absorebency, extra long, and extra wide offering great protection. However, avoid these in hot, humid, sweaty weather.

Recommend for: Normal to heavy flows, overnight wear
Not recommend for: Hot, humid, and sweaty days

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Kotex Natural Balance Overnight Maxi Pad Review

Kotex Natural Balance Overnight Maxi Pad

Our notched wings are the stuff of dreams. They help keep our most absorbent pad in place so the BodyFit pad design can comfortably conform to protect your body, day or night, without bunching or shifting. Plus our new features work naturally with your body to keep you comfortable through a night’s worth of sweet dreams.

Absorbency

The absorption is fast and there appears to be as much on top as there is on the bottom when I flip the pad over. This means the pad is doing a good job pulling the fluid to its core away from your body to keep you dry and free from leaks.

The cover also has these grooves at the front and back of the pad and at the core so it can flex with the natural movements and curves of your body. The grooves help create that scoop shape to keep fluids away from the edges. (You can see what I’m talking about in the pictures!)

There’s no distinct front or back, all sides are equal for this pad. If you sleep on your back then you might prefer a pad that has a longer back side rather than it being even on all sides like this one.

Comfort
The Kotex Natural Balance line features aloe and a touch of cotton for a soft cover that’s gentle on your skin. What I really liked about this pad is that the cover still manages to stay soft and dry feeling even after it’s absorbed so much. The touch of cotton also makes this pad really breathable. I didn’t wake up to the pad sticking to my skin like some of the other pads that feel like plastic.

When worn the grooves of the pad flexed with my body’s natural movements so it fit the shape of my body really well. But the adhesive wasn’t very strong so there was some shifting going on.

I found these pads to be pretty thin for a maxi pad and they are pretty long at ~30cm so they offer good coverage in both the front and back. However, they are not thin enough to wear under leggings or anything tight so keep these for night time wear.

Recommend for: Normal to heavy flows, overnight wear
Not recommend for: Wearing under leggings or tights

Adhesive

The adhesive is okay but it could be better. Sometimes I find the front or back of the pad lifting and this might be because the wings are not very wide. They don’t wear well with loose granny panties because it leaves too much room for shifting and lifting. Wear these with snug fit panties instead so they stay in place during your slumber.

Packaging

The pads are wrapped in Kotex’s signature quite cloth wrapper. They still make sound but they’re not as loud as the crinkly plastic wrappers.


Kotex Natural Balance Overnight Maxi Pad

Kotex Natural Balance Overnight Maxi Pad

Kotex Natural Balance Overnight Maxi Pad

Kotex Natural Balance Overnight Maxi Pad


Our notched wings are the stuff of dreams. They help keep our most absorbent pad in place so the BodyFit pad design can comfortably conform to protect your body, day or night, without bunching or shifting. Plus our new features work naturally with your body to keep you comfortable through a night’s worth of sweet dreams. Absorbency The absorption is fast and there appears to be as much on top as there is on the bottom when I flip the pad over. This means the pad is doing a good job pulling the fluid to its core away…

Review Overview

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Summary : At 30cm, this maxi pad offers good coverage, absorbency and grooves that flex with your body's natural movements. The cover feels soft and dry even after absorption but it has a weak adhesive so wear these with snug fit panties otherwise expect some shifting and lifting.

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Always Radiant Totally Teen Infinity Pad Review

Always Infinity Teen

Starting your period can be a little scary, but with Always Radiant Infinity Teen pads, you can have all the protection and security you need so you won’t stress! With up to 8 hours of protection (that’s a whole school day!) it’s so thin and flexible, that it makes wearing a pad no biggie. You’ll be comfortable and confident for your entire day!

Absorbency

Always Infinity pads are made with their revolutionary Infinicel material that provides super fast absorption and leak lock protection.

The “Teen” pads are the same size and essentially the same product as the “Regular” sized Infinity pads. And like the rest of the Infinity line, they all absorb 4X more than you may need. The only difference is their size.

The pad is made up of two foam layers. The top one has micro-dots and those are the holes that you see. They act as one way tunnels that quickly absorb your period, locking it in the second layer where it spreads out and is stored securely away from your body so you can feel dry and fresh.

When you go to change your pad, you can clearly see the layers in action. The top layer looks really clean like it’s barely absorbed anything but the bottom layer will look very full!

Comfort
The pad allows your skin to breathe and unlike other Always pads, it doesn’t trap any moisture or sweat. The cover works to wick away fluid to keep you feeling dry and keeps the pad from sticking to your skin. It remains comfortable and breathable throughout the wear even on a heavy day.

During Exercise: Hiking

I had committed to a hiking adventure and coincidentally gotten my period on the same day. I was going to wear a tampon but I wasn’t familiar with this trail so didn’t know how long it would be until I got a chance to freshen up again. So I went with Always Infinity.

Throughout the hike, the pad stayed in place and I experienced zero shifting or lifting. It is super thin too so I didn’t feel like I was wearing a diaper. The pad flexed with my every move and didn’t crease at all. The cover also felt very soft against my skin and didn’t stick to my skin. Thankfully, it was very breathable throughout the entire four hour hike! Even when I felt sweaty, I didn’t feel sweaty down there.

During one part of the hike, my friends and I stopped and sat down by the river to eat lunch. I cringed at the thought of sitting down on a full pad… I could already hear the squishy sound. But to my surprise, it didn’t feel squishy! My period was locked into the bottom layer, and the cover still felt soft. When I stood up, the pad still flexed with my body without sticking to my body. A+!!!

Finally at the end of our hike, I had the opportunity to change my pad in an outhouse. I know I said this already but after a four hour hike, the pad really didn’t stick to my body and didn’t seem to trap any moisture.

Recommend for: Normal to heavy flows, overnight wear, sport wear
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, save these for the heavier days!

Adhesive

The adhesive is held by the plastic wrapping and sticky enough to keep the pad in place during exercise and sport wear. They have long wings to wrap around your panties to ensure they stick and stay in place. I didn’t experience any lifting or shifting at all.

Packaging

The pads are individually wrapped coloured plastic according to their absorbencies. Though this is essentially the same pad as the Regular, the Totally Teen pad is packaged in bright pink and features super cute designs on the pad.

Totally Teen
Wrapped: 12.0cm by 9.75cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 24.7cm long by 8cm to 10cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin

Regular
Wrapped: 12.0cm by 9.75cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 25cm long by 8cm to 10cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin

Heavy
Wrapped: 12.5m by 10.5cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 27cm long by 8.0cm to 10.0cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin

Overnight
Wrapped: 12.5cm by 12cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 30cm long by 8cm to 10cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin


Always Infinity Teen

Always Infinity Teen

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Starting your period can be a little scary, but with Always Radiant Infinity Teen pads, you can have all the protection and security you need so you won't stress! With up to 8 hours of protection (that's a whole school day!) it's so thin and flexible, that it makes wearing a pad no biggie. You'll be comfortable and confident for your entire day! Absorbency Always Infinity pads are made with their revolutionary Infinicel material that provides super fast absorption and leak lock protection. The "Teen" pads are the same size and essentially the same product as the "Regular"…

Review Overview

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Summary : The Totally Teen line is essentially the same pad as the Always Infinity Regular pad: same size, same excellent absorbency, and repackaged in bright pink and cute designs.

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Life Brand Ultra Thin Super Pads Review

Life Brand Pads

A choice of Canadians for over 50 years, Life Brand is Shoppers Drug Mart’s top selling health brand.

Life Brand Ultra Thin Long Super pads are an exclusive product to Shopper’s Drug Mart. I was incredibly surprised by this pad as the store brand pads are never really as good as the brand name ones but this one performed even better than many brand names.

Absorbency
This pad has fast absorbency and the cover stays dry and soft even after absorption. There was as much period absorbed on top as there was on the bottom. This is always a good sign because it shows that the Dri-Lock core is doing its job by pulling the fluid down and away from your body, locking it in and securing it from leaking.

Comfort
This pad reminds me of the Always Ultra Thin pads except this pad is everything the Always pad should have been. They have the same color packaging and similar features such as the Dri-Lock, super absorbent core, and its thin flexibility except the Life Brand actually lives up to its claims.

The pad has a soft cover and breathed really well. It even felt dry and soft after absorbing my period! I didn’t feel sweaty down there at all and I felt fresh even during a heavy flow.

Recommend for: Overnight wear (if you’re comfortable with the size), Heavy flow, Regular flow
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, save these for the heavier days!

Adhesive
The wings are wide and this helps to keep the centre of the pad from shifting. However, the adhesive backing doesn’t cover much of the front or back edges (See picture). I experienced some lifting and folding over but I found that this is only a problem if your panties are too loose or aren’t a snug fit.

Packaging
The packaging is nothing fancy and I don’t expect anything more from a store brand pad. My only wish is to add a sticker to seal the packaging and help with disposal.


Life Brand Pads

Life Brand Pads

Life Brand Pads

Life Brand Pads

A choice of Canadians for over 50 years, Life Brand is Shoppers Drug Mart's top selling health brand. Life Brand Ultra Thin Long Super pads are an exclusive product to Shopper’s Drug Mart. I was incredibly surprised by this pad as the store brand pads are never really as good as the brand name ones but this one performed even better than many brand names. Absorbency This pad has fast absorbency and the cover stays dry and soft even after absorption. There was as much period absorbed on top as there was on the bottom. This is always…

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Summary : For a store brand pad, Life brand pads perform better than many brand names and at an affordable price too! Soft cover, great breathability and absorbency. Available exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart (Canada).

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GladRags Cloth Day Pad Preview

GladRags

  • Made from comfortable cotton flannel and super absorbent terry cloth for maximum protection
  • Zero plastics means they’re highly breathable and great for women with allergies or chemical sensitivities
  • Lasts for years to help you save up to $300 within 5 years
Preview

I tried to review this product during my last cycle but my cycle was weird and ended quite abruptly so I didn’t get a chance to review this product in full yet.

Gladrags recommends users to change the holder and inserts as often as you would change a disposable pad. The pad doesn’t have a water proof backing so there is always the possibility of leakage or overflow and this is something very important to keep in mind especially when you are out.

The material of the pad feels very comfortable and soft against the skin. It’s the same material that flannel pajamas are made of and they come in a variety of fun patterns. It’s also very breathable and unlike many plastic pads, the cotton cover never makes my skin feel sweaty.

The pad is definitely noticeable because it is so thick and it feels like something is in between your legs. It is definitely noticable when worn with leggings or tight jeans so avoid tight pants.

The pad is kept in place by wings with a snap button. There isn’t any adhesive obviously, so if you’re concerned about your pad shifting about, wearing a fitted or tighter panty with a wider crotch will help keep the pad in place.

How to change the pad when you’re out

In order to change your pad on the go, you need to carry with you the reusable Gladrags, the GladRags Carry bag, and a purse or bag to store your carry bag with you. It may seem like a lot and that’s because… it is! The GladRags Carry Bag is basically a leakproof bag to store your used and unused pads in.

Clean Up

With all reusable feminine hygiene products, there is a certain ick factor to them. You will be dealing with the whole clean up process from storing, soaking, rinsing, and washing them so you will definitely have to be comfortable with your own menstrual blood.

After my first use, I found that the pad loses a lot of its shape after machine washing it and putting it through the dryer. It becomes very wrinkly so I actually prefer to handwash it and lay it out to dry.

Washing the pad, is actually pretty easy if you wash it within the same day you bleed. I handwashed mine with soap and water and that usually does the trick. For stubborn stains, GladRags also carries an all natural enzyme cleaner and an environmentally friendly detergent.

GladRags Day Pads measure:
27.94cm by 8.57cm and is ~1.0cm thick

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GladRags

GladRags

GladRags

GladRags

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Always Infinity Pads Review

Always Infinity

The only sanitary napkin of its kind, Always® Infinity® offers women powerful absorbency like never before. It’s made with an über-absorbent material called Infinicel™ that has the power to absorb ten times its weight, yet remains unbelievably light. With a dual Flexi-Wing® design that fits the curvature of your panty, Microdots™ designed for super-fast absorption, and an incredibly soft cover, Always Infinity hygienic pad is amazing.

Absorbency

Always Infinity pads are made with their revolutionary Infinicel material that provides super fast absorption and leak lock protection.

The absorption for the Always Infinity line include “Regular”, “Heavy”, and “Overnight” but the absorption performs the same for all pads. They all absorb 4X more than you may need and the only difference is their size.

The pad is made up of two foam layers. The top one has micro-dots and those are the holes that you see. They act as one way tunnels that quickly absorb your period, locking it in the second layer where it spreads out and is stored securely away from your body so you can feel dry and fresh.

When you change your pad, you can clearly see the layers in action. The top layer looks really clean like it’s barely absorbed anything but the bottom layer will look very full!

Comfort
The pad allows your skin to breathe and unlike other Always pads, it doesn’t trap any moisture or sweat. The cover works to wick away fluid to keep you feeling dry and keeps the pad from sticking to your skin. It remains comfortable and breathable throughout the wear even on a heavy day.

During Exercise: Hiking

I had committed to a hiking adventure and coincidentally gotten my period on the same day. I was going to wear a tampon but I wasn’t familiar with this trail so didn’t know how long it would be until I got a chance to freshen up again. So I went with Always Infinity.

Throughout the hike, the pad stayed in place and I experienced zero shifting or lifting. It is super thin too so I didn’t feel like I was wearing a diaper. The pad flexed with my every move and didn’t crease at all. The cover also felt very soft against my skin and didn’t stick to my skin. Thankfully, it was very breathable throughout the entire four hour hike! Even when I felt sweaty, I didn’t feel sweaty down there.

During one part of the hike, my friends and I stopped and sat down by the river to eat lunch. I cringed at the thought of sitting down on a full pad… I could already hear the squishy sound. But to my surprise, it didn’t feel squishy! My period was locked into the bottom layer, and the cover still felt soft. When I stood up, the pad still flexed with my body without sticking to my body. A+!!!

Finally at the end of our hike, I had the opportunity to change my pad in an outhouse. I know I said this already but after a four hour hike, the pad really didn’t stick to my body and didn’t seem to trap any moisture.

Recommend for: Normal to heavy flows, overnight wear, sport wear
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, save these for the heavier days!

Adhesive

The adhesive is held by the plastic wrapping and sticky enough to keep the pad in place during exercise and sport wear. They have long wings to wrap around your panties to ensure they stick and stay in place. I didn’t experience any lifting or shifting at all.

Packaging

The pads are individually wrapped coloured plastic according to their absorbencies. Regular flow is yellow, heavy is green, and orange is overnight.

Regular
Wrapped: 12.0cm by 9.75cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 25cm long by 8cm to 10cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin

Heavy
Wrapped: 12.5m by 10.5cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 27cm long by 8.0cm to 10.0cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin

Overnight
Wrapped: 12.5cm by 12cm and is ~0.4cm thin
Unwrapped: 30cm long by 8cm to 10cm wide and is ~0.2cm thin


Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

Always Infinity

The only sanitary napkin of its kind, Always® Infinity® offers women powerful absorbency like never before. It’s made with an über-absorbent material called Infinicel™ that has the power to absorb ten times its weight, yet remains unbelievably light. With a dual Flexi-Wing® design that fits the curvature of your panty, Microdots™ designed for super-fast absorption, and an incredibly soft cover, Always Infinity hygienic pad is amazing. Absorbency Always Infinity pads are made with their revolutionary Infinicel material that provides super fast absorption and leak lock protection. The absorption for the Always Infinity line include “Regular”, “Heavy”, and “Overnight”…

Review Overview

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Comfort
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Packaging

Summary : Revolutionary absorption power and a super breathable cover that wicks away moisture makes this pad a winner! Always Infinity is a must try for every girl.

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Always Maxi Leakguard Pad Review

Always Maxi Leakguard Pad

  • Dri-Weave has soft cotton-like feel and is made of cone-shaped holes to quickly pull down fluid
  • Leakguard Core absorbs and locks fluid in place to keep you clean and dry
  • Flexi-Wings provide secure fit with stretchy pleats to flex with your movement and protect against leaks
Absorbency

The absorbency is fast and the cover is dry to the touch. This makes it great for heavy and fast flows and even suitable for overnight wear. There is nearly as much absorbed on top as there is on the bottom.

The pad’s new secure fit feature redesigned leakguard walls that help direct flow away from the sides and also help the pad flex with your movements. The walls are more ergonomic and better designed to work with your body rather than just a design on the pad itself.

The the deep grooves help the center of the pad flex upwards and the wings keep the sides firmly in place. This assures that most of your period will actually absorb at the center core and not on the sides. Usually your movements cause your pad to crease and fold and then your period ends up absorbing and spilling over the sides. This is a problem I have experienced with other maxi pads but the secure fit design of this Always pad prevents this type of creasing.

Comfort
The pad cover feels soft but still feels like plastic. At first, it is comfortable and felt soft against my skin but as I continued to wear the pad, the plastic cover trapped body moisture and the cover started to stick to my skin.

During times when I am resting, or other relaxing activities, I find that the breathability is quite good. It didn’t stick to me and it was quite comfortable.

However, when I am doing any exercise I notice the pad trapped my body’s moisture really well and the pad cover stuck to my skin. It felt dirty and quite uncomfortable.

Recommend for: Normal flow, heavy flow, fast flow, overnight wear if you’re comfortable with the size
Not recommend for: Sport or active wear

Adhesive

The adhesive comes with a paper backing and the wide wings have enough adhesive to keep them securely in place. I didn’t experience any lifting or shifting!

Packaging

These pads come in a super cute green wrapping and a white sticker that can be used for wrapping up your used pad. I found that the sides of the wrapper came apart easily when they were in my purse so you may want to put these in a zipper pocket.

When wrapped, it measures:
11cm by 12cm and is ~1.0cm thin.
When unwrapped, it measures:
27cm by 6.5 – 8.5cm and is ~0.4cm thin.


 Always Maxi Leakguard Pad

 Always Maxi Leakguard Pad

 Always Maxi Leakguard Pad

 Always Maxi Leakguard Pad

 Always Maxi Leakguard Pad

Dri-Weave has soft cotton-like feel and is made of cone-shaped holes to quickly pull down fluid Leakguard Core absorbs and locks fluid in place to keep you clean and dry Flexi-Wings provide secure fit with stretchy pleats to flex with your movement and protect against leaks Absorbency The absorbency is fast and the cover is dry to the touch. This makes it great for heavy and fast flows and even suitable for overnight wear. There is nearly as much absorbed on top as there is on the bottom. The pad’s new secure fit feature redesigned leakguard walls that…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Adhesive
Packaging

Summary : Grooves that hug your curves, leakguard walls, and stay put adhesive make this maxi pad a leak proof hero but poor breathability traps moisture and adds discomfort.

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