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Tampax Pocket Pearl Tampon Video Review

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Tampax Pocket Pearl Tampons Review

tampax pearl pocket tampons
Tampax helps stop leaks before they happen! Only Tampax has a unique BUILT-IN BACKUP™ Braid, which helps stop leaks by channeling them back into the core, protecting you in a way no other tampon can. You can be protected for up to a maximum of 8 hours, even overnight!

– FormFit™ protection gently expands to fit your unique shape.
– Smooth, plastic applicator
– Anti-slip grip
– Easy-open tabs
– Available in a range of absorbencies from light to ultra.


This compact Tampax tampon has been reinvented with the original Tampax Pearl tampon, a brand spankin’ new applicator, and packaging!

I believe these have replaced the Tampax Compak tampons and it seems to have upset a lot of Tampax Compak fans so I had to see what the fuss was all about.

Absorbency

Unlike the original Tampax Pearl Compak tampons that expanded mostly length wise, the new Tampax Pocket Pearl tampons are just like the original full size applicator Tampax Pearl tampons.

The tampon expands mostly width wise into that wing shape so it does leave gaps in the directions the tampon doesn’t expand which for some girls may translate into leaks.

When I change my tampon, it is almost always evenly saturated which is a good sign that it has great absorbency.

The signature BackUp Braide is supposed to stop leaks before they happen but from my experience using the Tampax tampons, I’m not really 100% sure that it helps.

I mean it does absorb a little bit more on the braided part but sometimes I think it’s just absorbing more at the tail end and I’m not sure if it’s really stopping any leaks. The BackUp Braid just doesn’t make a noticeable difference to me.

Comfort
There was only one or two times where I leaked and the tampon wasn’t evenly saturated yet. I think the Leakguard braid is really a hit or a miss depending on your flow and how the tampon fits your body.

I would definitely recommend wearing a panty liner with this tampon.

Recommend for: Normal flows
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, always use the lightest absorbency needed for your flow.

Applicator
The new reinvented applicator looks like a copy cat of the U By Kotex Click tampons! They fully extend with the sound of a click and middle part is clear. (I always feel so guilty throwing away these fancy applicators LOL.)

Unlike the Tampax Pearl full size applicators that are a little flat in shape, these applicators are circular. If you’re using the twist and insert method, it will glide in smoothly without feeling the shape of the applicator.

A lot of girls experienced problems with the new applicator – that it would not click to fully extend or just too short to insert it high enough. I didn’t experience any of these problems though.

Packaging

I hate to be a huge packaging fanatic but I have to say that Procter and Gamble is one of the few companies that puts effort into the packaging of their feminine hygiene products! And not just Tampax but Always too! This is a product women need to buy every month and for some women, it may not be something they look forward to. So I think it’s great that they put as much effort into their packaging as they do their product.

The colorful and uniquely shaped box is what caught my eye first. I love how the box top closes too. It’s not like the regular box top flaps that almost never work (you know that type you see on cereal boxes?).

The tampon is packaged in bright fun colors and has a perforated opening but sometimes I found it hard to open the wrapper which can be frustrating if you are in a rush.

Also many girls complained that the ink came off the wrapper and dyed their hands a bunch of colors. The wrapper is already bright so with your hands colored brightly too, it is really hard to be discreet. It didn’t happen to me so perhaps it was a bad batch.


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tampax pearl pocket tampons applicator

tampax pearl pocket tampons applicator

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tampax pearl pocket tampons

tampax pearl pocket tampons

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Tampax helps stop leaks before they happen! Only Tampax has a unique BUILT-IN BACKUP™ Braid, which helps stop leaks by channeling them back into the core, protecting you in a way no other tampon can. You can be protected for up to a maximum of 8 hours, even overnight! - FormFit™ protection gently expands to fit your unique shape. - Smooth, plastic applicator - Anti-slip grip - Easy-open tabs - Available in a range of absorbencies from light to ultra. --- This compact Tampax tampon has been reinvented with the original Tampax Pearl tampon, a brand spankin' new applicator, and packaging!…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : A new reinvented compact Tampax tampon that is nothing like the Tampax Compak tampons. With the original Tampax Pearl tampon in a new compact applicator, and new packaging. Great absorbency and features their signature BACK-UP braid.

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Veeda Natural Cotton Tampons Review

Veeda Tampons

Made with out Rayon, wood fibers, additives, chemicals, synthetics, Veeda offers peace of mind that what is touching your body is nothing but the softest, most hypoallergenic and purest material on earth. 100% Cotton.

All their cotton is prepared using oxygen-based cleansing agents for a totally chlorine free, dioxin free, and pesticide free product.

Absorbency

The tampon expands width wise all around to fit your body shape — which ideally, would prevent leaks. However I found that like most all natural cotton tampons, these tampons tend to leak well before the tampon reaches full saturation.

There were a few times I removed my tampon after seeing blood on the string but discovered the tampon still had white parts and wasn’t fully saturated.

Comfort
I didn’t really like these tampons. The insertion was uncomfortable and at times painful because the exposed tampon didn’t glide in smoothly. The whole point of an applicator is so it glides in smoothly right?

Many times they didn’t absorb evenly throughout before leaking onto the string. I would highly recommend wearing a pantiliner with these tampons and would not recommend these for sport or active wear.

Recommend for: Normal to heavy flows
Not recommend for: Sport wear, Lighter flows. Always use the lightest absorbency needed for your flow.

Applicator
This applicator looks similar to the Tampax Pearl Compak applicators: compact, with a round and slightly flat tip, and see through. But overall there were several differences that made this applicator uncomfortable.

The grip is short and the grooves are too shallow which makes it hard to get a good grasp. This might be a bit tricky for beginners but if you’re familiar with tampons, then this shouldn’t be an issue for you.

It has a rounded tip but the tampon is exposed and isn’t fully covered by the plastic applicator. This made insertion really uncomfortable because the tampon created a lot of friction and didn’t glide in smoothly.

It was especially uncomfortable with the Super absorbency because asides from not gliding in easily, the applicator is also very thick.

I also found some pokey pieces of plastic at the end of the plunger and even though the end of plunger is curved inwards, there still shouldn’t be any pokey pieces on any part of the applicator.

Packaging

The tampons come in a small cardboard box with an easy flip top. It’s very easy to tell regular from super from the color of the box and this is always a plus if you’re grabbing these last minute as you leave the house.

Most cotton tampons come in a paper wrapper which usually gets destroyed in my bag but not this one. You wouldn’t be able to tell from its colorful plastic wrapper that this is a cotton tampon. They’re compact and will definitely survive the battlefield of your purse or backpack.

They are easy to tear open but the ends aren’t marked and I often found myself opening it from the wrong end.


Veeda Tampons

Veeda Tampons

Made with out Rayon, wood fibers, additives, chemicals, synthetics, Veeda offers peace of mind that what is touching your body is nothing but the softest, most hypoallergenic and purest material on earth. 100% Cotton. All their cotton is prepared using oxygen-based cleansing agents for a totally chlorine free, dioxin free, and pesticide free product. Absorbency The tampon expands width wise all around to fit your body shape — which ideally, would prevent leaks. However I found that like most all natural cotton tampons, these tampons tend to leak well before the tampon reaches full saturation. There were a…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : Good packaging and okay absorption but poorly designed applicator makes this all natural cotton tampon a miss.

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U By Kotex Sleek Tampons Review

U By Kotex Sleek Tampons

Introducing NEW U by Kotex® Sleek* Tampons with PerfectTouch* Grip for “just right” placement, a smooth tip for easy insertion, and a slim size for your comfort.

Absorbency

I wore this during my heavy and regular flows and I really liked how the tampon expanded to fit my body. It absorbed period very quickly so this will work well for active or sport wear.

In the pictures below you can really see that it expands all around width wise to fit your body’s unique shape to stop leaks, making this a tampon work for every girl.

Comfort
I wore this during exercise and I didn’t experience any leaks. The absorbency of this is great because it expanded all around for a custom fit so even when I was running around, the custom fit meant no leaks!

Every time I went to change the tampon, it was fully saturated evenly throughout before it leaked onto the string.

I couldn’t feel this expanding inside me either so it was very comfortable.

Recommend for: Normal to heavy flows, Sport wear
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, always use the lightest absorbency needed for your flow.

Applicator
U By Kotex puts a lot of thought into the design of their applicators and you can tell because asides from looking fancy, it glides in comfortably with ease. The tampon itself is very small, which allows the applicator to be slim.

The PerfectTouch grip is very much like the grip you find on pens. For beginners this is perfect because it is clearly marked showing you how far to insert the applicator. If you’re eco-conscious, the grip may seem a bit excessive especially since it is just going in the trash after you’re done with it.

Packaging

Offered in 3 colors, the tampons come in an easy to open fool proof wrapper. The marked opening is always on the plunger end so you don’t have to guess which end is which.


U By Kotex Sleek Tampons

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U By Kotex Sleek Tampons

Introducing NEW U by Kotex® Sleek* Tampons with PerfectTouch* Grip for “just right” placement, a smooth tip for easy insertion, and a slim size for your comfort. Absorbency I wore this during my heavy and regular flows and I really liked how the tampon expanded to fit my body. It absorbed period very quickly so this will work well for active or sport wear. In the pictures below you can really see that it expands all around width wise to fit your body’s unique shape to stop leaks, making this a tampon work for every girl. Comfort…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : Beautifully designed applicator and a tampon that expands all round for a custom fit, this U By Kotex Sleek tampon is perfect for beginners, sport and active wear.

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o.b. Pro Comfort Silk Touch Tampons Review

o.b. Pro Comfort Tampons

Try o.b.® PRO COMFORT® Regular tampons with Fluid-Lock® grooves for locked-in leak protection. The only one with SilkTouch™ cover for ultimate comfort and protection.
Absorbency
When period is absorbed, the tampon expands evenly in all directions even during a slow flow (which usually doesn’t happen for me). You can feel the expansion when you remove the tampon. It just feels like a tight custom fit!

The SilkTouch cover doesn’t affect the absorbency. The tampons also have Fluid-Lock grooves which are the slanted grooves you see in the pictures. They’re meant to guide your period to the core and away from the sides for to lock your period in the centre.

Comfort
If you had trouble with the original, you might want to give this one a try. The first time I tried the original o.b. tampon I had a really hard time inserting it and I wasted 3 or 4 before I successfully got one in. The o.b. original tampon felt like it was creating too much friction to glide in smoothly and painlessly. With the SilkTouch smooth cover, it glided in effortlessly, no pain! The tampon is super slim too so you barely feel it.

The SilkTouch cover is a very thin silk like veil that covers the outside of the tampon. You’ll barely notice it as it looks just like the original but it really makes the insertion process much easier!

Packaging
Many women love the o.b. tampons because the packaging is so minimal. It is small and discreet AND it’s super quiet too! No loud crinkly wrappers!

It’s small size makes it easy to just throw a couple in your bag or even the whole box! It’s super easy to hide in your hand too so you don’t have to bring your whole bag or purse into the washroom with you.


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o.b. Pro Comfort Tampons

o.b. Pro Comfort Tampons

o.b. Pro Comfort Tampons

o.b. Pro Comfort Tampons

o.b. Pro Comfort Tampons


Try o.b.® PRO COMFORT® Regular tampons with Fluid-Lock® grooves for locked-in leak protection. The only one with SilkTouch™ cover for ultimate comfort and protection. Absorbency When period is absorbed, the tampon expands evenly in all directions even during a slow flow (which usually doesn’t happen for me). You can feel the expansion when you remove the tampon. It just feels like a tight custom fit! The SilkTouch cover doesn't affect the absorbency. The tampons also have Fluid-Lock grooves which are the slanted grooves you see in the pictures. They’re meant to guide your period to the core and…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Packaging

Summary : Minimal packaging, small tampon and maximum protection. If you had trouble with the original o.b., don’t give up yet! The SilkTouch smooth cover makes all the difference for an effortless and pain free insertion.

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Tampax Pearl Compak Multipax Review

Tampax Pearl Compak

Tampax Pearl Compak tampons give you a full-sized tampon in a small, extendable plastic applicator. The LeakGuard® Skirt provides powerful, full-size leak protection, but with a unique extendable plastic applicator Pearl Compak is also small enough to fit almost anywhere — even your pocket! It’s protection that you can keep secret & that fits in the palm of your hand.
Absorbency
Despite sharing the same name, the Tampax Pearl Compak tampons are nothing like the Tampax Pearl full size applicator tampons.

The tampon is pretty tiny but expands a lot after absorption. It expands in all directions and unlike the Tampax Pearl full size applicator tampons, the Compak ones expand mostly length wise and becomes very long. This is the LeakGuard skirt which is supposed to help catch leaks.

The string is stitched into the entire length of the tampon and is made of smaller strings woven together but they don’t fray like the Tampax Radiant tampons. The tampon absorbs evenly throughout before leaking onto the string so if you see any period on the string, it’s a good indicator that it’s time to change your tampon.

Comfort
I’ve worn this tampon during my normal activity and exercise and I haven’t experienced any leaks at all. The absorption and expansion for such a tiny tampon is pretty impressive.

Sometimes I can actually feel the tampon expanding inside of me because it becomes so long after absorbing period. If you have a shallow vagina, make sure you insert this high enough. One time I did not and I felt it expand so much that when I went to the washroom to check, it was almost outside of me!

Changing my tampon felt a bit funny the first time because I didn’t expect it to become so long. You will notice this especially with the green super absorbency tampon.

Applicator
I gotta say, these applicators look pretty cool! They’re translucent so you can see the tampon before it goes inside you (in case you’re afraid of another moldy tampon scare!). The tip also has rounded edges so there are no sharpcorners. The compact design also makes it crush proof so they won’t get destroyed in your purse or backpack.

To use this applicator, the instructions suggest you pull out the plunger until you hear it click but that is actually unnecessary. You only have to pull out the plunger past the tampon. Don’t pull out til you hear the click because by then it is pulled out too far. When the applicator clicks, the plunger is actually clicking into a little groove and you have to push pretty hard to unclick it.

The light (purple) and regular (yellow) size have the same size applicator but the super (green) size applicator is 0.3cm bigger so it is not as slim as the others.

Packaging
Each absorbency of the Tampax Pearl Compak Triplepack tampons come in their own little reclosable cardboard boxes. They’re pretty small so you can carry the whole box in your purse without taking up too much space.

They come wrapped in brightly colored packaging but it’s hard to distinguish which end to open from. It’s quite annoying because I find myself frequently opening it from the wrong end when I’m in a rush.


Tampax Pearl Compak

Tampax Pearl Compak

Tampax Pearl Compak

Tampax Pearl Compak


Tampax Pearl Compak tampons give you a full-sized tampon in a small, extendable plastic applicator. The LeakGuard® Skirt provides powerful, full-size leak protection, but with a unique extendable plastic applicator Pearl Compak is also small enough to fit almost anywhere — even your pocket! It’s protection that you can keep secret & that fits in the palm of your hand. Absorbency Despite sharing the same name, the Tampax Pearl Compak tampons are nothing like the Tampax Pearl full size applicator tampons. The tampon is pretty tiny but expands a lot after absorption. It expands in all directions and…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : Leakproof protection and great absorbency however the tampon expands a lot and becomes very long. Tampons of every absorbency, the Tampax Pearl Compak Multipax tampons will last you an entire period.

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o.b. Tampons To Go Pack Review

ob To Go Tampons

  • Fluid-Lock grooves to channel fluid into the tampon core, for reliable leak lock protection
  • Expands width-wise to fit your body perfectly for custom fit protection
  • Compact size makes it easy to insert
  • Small and made to fit almost anywhere, keep it in your pocket or even in the palm of your hand
Absorbency
O.b. tampons have Fluid-Lock grooves which are the slanted grooves you see in the pictures. They’re meant to guide your period to the core and away from the sides for to lock your period in the center.

The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid, and super is meant to absorb 9 to 12 grams of fluid. Both work extremely well with both slow and fast flows which is really impressive! Usually I leak during slow flows even when my tampon isn’t near full saturation.

When period is absorbed, the tampon expands evenly in all directions for leak proof wear. You can feel that the tampon expanded when you remove the tampon. It just feels like it expanded to custom fit for your body’s shape.

Comfort
My first time successfully inserting an o.b. tampon took a couple of tries and I’m not gonna lie.. it hurt! The first inch after the first two centimeters hurt the most! I think it was because I was too dry but after that inch, I didn’t feel anything and I just pushed it up. You can also use your period as lubricant to help with insertion.

O.b. also makes PRO COMFORT tampons with a silky smooth cover for easier insertion. I’ve tried those before too and they definitely make the insertion process more comfortable.

When I removed the tampon, I could really feel that this tampon had expanded. It felt bigger when I pulled it out and I could tell it really expanded to fit my shape. Even on a slow flow, I could tell the tampon absorbed and expanded evenly in all directions. I didn’t experience any leaks.

I’ve actually never seen a tampon absorb so evenly throughout on a slow flow so the Fluid-Lock grooves must really work!

Recommend for: Regular flow, Heavy flow
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, always use the lowest absorbency needed for your flow

Packaging
O.b. To Go Pack tampons come in two small cardboard boxes and the tampons are sealed with an easy to open tab. It’s small size makes it easy to just throw a couple in your bag or even the whole box! It’s super easy to hide in your hand too so you don’t have to bring your whole bag or purse into the washroom with you.

What I love about the minimal packaging is that it’s so small and discreet AND it’s super quiet too. No loud crinkly wrappers!

The tampons don’t have an applicator so the whole thing only measures 4.4cm for the regular and 4.9cm for the super.

ob To Go Tampons

ob To Go Tampons

ob To Go Tampons

ob To Go Tampons

ob To Go Tampons

Fluid-Lock grooves to channel fluid into the tampon core, for reliable leak lock protection Expands width-wise to fit your body perfectly for custom fit protection Compact size makes it easy to insert Small and made to fit almost anywhere, keep it in your pocket or even in the palm of your hand Absorbency O.b. tampons have Fluid-Lock grooves which are the slanted grooves you see in the pictures. They’re meant to guide your period to the core and away from the sides for to lock your period in the center. The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Packaging

Summary : Maximum leak proof protection and super discreet packaging. Insertion was a bit uncomfortable so it loses points there.

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Tampax Pearl Tampons Review – Duopack Regular & Super

Tampax Pearl Tampons

Tampax Pearl Plastic tampons have a smooth plastic applicator and rounded tip for comfortable insertion, plus a contoured Anti-Slip Grip™ to make the applicator easy to hold and position. The Pearl tampon with FormFit™ gently expands to fit your unique shape, and there’s a LeakGuard™ braid to help stop leaks before they happen. Tampax Pearl Plastic has a quiet, purse-resistant wrapper, with easy-to-open tabs.

Absorbency
The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid, and super is meant to absorb 9 to 12 grams of fluid.

Absorption is fast and the tampon expands sideways to fit your body. It doesn’t expand in all directions so this leaves gaps for possible leakage. The tampon is exactly the same as the Tampax Radiant tampons. They feature a security veil called the CleanGuard layer to prevent shedding.

The tampon also features the LeakGuard braid, which is the blue absorbent part of the string. The string is securely stitched to the tampon. The string is made of smaller loosely weaved strings and the ends are frayed. It’s no big deal but I prefer my strings to look like they’re not falling a part.

Comfort
The applicator isn’t completely cylindrical in shape, it’s a little flat so you can feel it when you use the twist and push method.

When I wore this tampon, I found that it usually saturated evenly before leaking but there were a few times where I leaked and the tampon wasn’t saturated yet. I would definitely recommend wearing a pantiliner with this tampon.

I only experienced leaks during my slow flows. but I’ve had many readers comment on how frequently they leak with this tampon. It all really depends on how the tampon expands to fit your body. The Leakguard braid is supposed to catch leaks but it seems to be a hit or miss.

Recommend for: Regular flow, Heavy flow
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, always use the lowest absorbency needed for your flow

Applicator
These applicators have the same measurements as the Radiant line and like the Radiant applicators, these applicators are just as sturdy and won’t get crushed in your purse. The tip is rounded and the grip is flat which is a different from the Radiant line’s circular grip.

Tampax Pearl Regular measures:
Tip diameter: 1.3cm
Applicator length: 12.0cm
Plunger length: 5.0cm

Tampax Pearl Super measures:
Tip diameter: 1.5cm
Applicator length: 12.0cm
Plunger length: 5.0cm

Packaging
The Tampax Pearl tampons come in a reclosable cardboard box. The tampons come packaged with easy to open tabs and is “purse-resistant”. It’s not resealable like the Radiant line but it’s fool-proof and easy to open. Plus, the opening is big enough slip your used applicator back in for a clean disposal.

Though the wrapper is strong and doesn’t make any crinkly noises, it still makes a noise when you peel back the tabs. So although Tampax mentions their wrapper is “quiet”, your stall mates will probably still hear you open it. I don’t think it’s a big deal but I understand some girls may not be so comfortable with sharing their period with others.


Tampax Pearl Tampons

Tampax Pearl Tampons

Tampax Pearl Tampons

Tampax Pearl Tampons

Tampax Pearl Tampons


Tampax Pearl Plastic tampons have a smooth plastic applicator and rounded tip for comfortable insertion, plus a contoured Anti-Slip Grip™ to make the applicator easy to hold and position. The Pearl tampon with FormFit™ gently expands to fit your unique shape, and there’s a LeakGuard™ braid to help stop leaks before they happen. Tampax Pearl Plastic has a quiet, purse-resistant wrapper, with easy-to-open tabs. Absorbency The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid, and super is meant to absorb 9 to 12 grams of fluid. Absorption is fast and the tampon expands sideways…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : Fast absorption but even with a Leakguard braid, many girls still report leaks. I recommend wearing a pantiliner with this one.

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Tampax Radiant Tampons Review – Duopack Regular & Super

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant tampons combine Tampax’s best-ever* leak protection plus a one-of-a-kind resealable wrapper for discrete disposal. Our Ultimate Protection Experience.

  • CleanGrip applicator designed for incredible comfort
  • CleanSeal re-sealable wrapper for worry-free disposal
  • LeakGuard Braid helps catch leaks
  • FormFit Protection conforms to your unique shape
  • CleanGuard Layer for an extra layer of protection
Absorbency
The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid, and super is meant to absorb 9 to 12 grams of fluid.

Absorption is fast and the tampon expands sideways to fit your body. It doesn’t expand in all directions so this leaves gaps for possible leakage. The tampon is exactly the same as the Tampax Pearl tampons. They also feature a security veil to prevent shedding.

The tampon also features the LeakGuard braid, which is the blue absorbent part of the string. The string is securely stitched to the tampon. The string is made of smaller loosely weaved strings and the ends are frayed. It’s no big deal but I prefer my strings to look like they’re not falling a part.

Comfort
When I wore this tampon, I found that it usually saturated evenly before leaking but there were a few times where I leaked and the tampon wasn’t saturated yet. I would definitely recommend wearing a pantiliner with this tampon. The Leakguard braid is supposed to catch leaks but it seems to be a hit or miss.

I only experienced leaks during my slow flows but I’ve had many readers comment on how frequently they leak with this tampon. It all really depends on how the tampon expands to fit your body.

Recommend for: Regular flow, Heavy flow
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, always use the lowest absorbency needed for your flow

Applicator
The applicator is really nicely designed. The tip is rounded and the grip is grooved, making it easy to hold and a great choice for beginners.
 
The barrel is round and smooth making it perfect for the push and twist method.

Tampax Radiant Regular measures:
Tip diameter: 1.3cm
Applicator length: 12.0cm
Plunger length: 5.0cm

Tampax Radiant Super measures:
Tip diameter: 1.5cm
Applicator length: 12.0cm
Plunger length: 5.0cm

Packaging
These tampons are exactly the same as the Tampax Pearl tampons. The only difference is the packaging and applicator. They’re a bit more expensive than the Pearl tampons but the designer packaging is what you’re really paying for.

The Tampax Radiant tampons come in a reclosable cardboard box and the tampons come packaged in their new easy to open resealable wrappers. The wrapper is completely fool proof. Just peel back the sticker! The plastic wrapping is pretty tough too, so you don’t have to worry about it getting ripped or torn open in purse or backpack.

I love that the resealable opening is big enough to slip your used tampon in and your used applicator too. I just put everything back into the wrapper, seal it up and throw it out. I don’t have to wrap it up in toilet paper and I don’t have to flush it and risk clogging up the toilet. Super clean and discreet! This is great for people who have to share bathrooms and are changing their tampon at a friend or boyfriend’s house.


Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant Tampons

Tampax Radiant tampons combine Tampax’s best-ever* leak protection plus a one-of-a-kind resealable wrapper for discrete disposal. Our Ultimate Protection Experience. CleanGrip applicator designed for incredible comfort CleanSeal re-sealable wrapper for worry-free disposal LeakGuard Braid helps catch leaks FormFit Protection conforms to your unique shape CleanGuard Layer for an extra layer of protection Absorbency The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid, and super is meant to absorb 9 to 12 grams of fluid. Absorption is fast and the tampon expands sideways to fit your body. It doesn't expand in all directions so this…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : Tampax Radiant tampons are exactly the same as the Tampax Pearl tampons with a new sleek applicator and resealable wrapper for easy disposal. Absorption is fast but many girls report frequent leaking so wear a pantiliner with this one.

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U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons Review

UByKotex Click Regular Tampons

  • Small size with big protection
  • PerfectTouch Grip for “just right” placement
  • Smooth tip and slim for easy and comfortable insertion
Absorbency

The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid and works well with fast flows. If you have a fast flow, try this tampon because it absorbs immediately and expands evenly all around to fit your shape. Think of it as a custom fit for custom leak proof protection.

Comfort
These tampons are really compact and convenient to carry. They’re also super cute and I didn’t feel like this was something I wanted to hide. It’s always nice to have something colourful and cute perk to up my day when I’m PMSing.

The applicator is super fun and easy to use. My fingers are small so I didn’t find the grip too small for me but I can imagine that some people would prefer a longer grip. The applicator tip is rounded and the sides are smooth and stay the same width throughout the barrel so you barely feel it during insertion.

Though not advertised, the tampon appears to have a veil over the it which is a good thing! Veils act as a guard to prevent shedding of the tampon fibres

Sport & Active Wear

I went for a run with this tampon in and didn’t experience any leaks. I had a fast flow too. The all around expanding really worked for me to prevent leaks.

Recommend for: Regular flow, Sport & Active wear
Not recommend for: Lighter flows, always use the lowest absorbency needed for your flow

Applicator
The applicator is super cool! It is compact and clicks into its full applicator when you pull out the plunger. You can actually hear the click so that’s when you know the plunger is full extended and ready for insertion.

The barrel is slim and is the same thickness throughout so you barely fell it when it slides in. The grip has U By Kotex’s cute swirly design on it and is quite small. I can only use two fingers to hold it. The middle part is clear so you can see the string when the plunger clicks into place.

Packaging

The tampons come packaged in three super fun and bright colours and also feature an easy tear opening. The packaging also makes it easy for me to slip my used applicator back into the wrapper for disposal.

U By Kotex Regular Click applicator measures:
Tip diameter: 1.2cm
Applicator length: 7.8cm when compact, 11.4cm when extended to full size
Plunger length: 5.0cm

U By Kotex Regular Tampon measures:
Tampon: 4.5cm
String: 15.0cm


U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

U By Kotex Click Regular Tampons

Small size with big protection PerfectTouch Grip for “just right” placement Smooth tip and slim for easy and comfortable insertion Absorbency The regular tampon is meant to absorb 6 to 9 grams of fluid and works well with fast flows. If you have a fast flow, try this tampon because it absorbs immediately and expands evenly all around to fit your shape. Think of it as a custom fit for custom leak proof protection. Comfort These tampons are really compact and convenient to carry. They’re also super cute and I didn’t feel like this was something…

Review Overview

Absorbency
Comfort
Applicator
Packaging

Summary : Signature colorful packaging, a super cool Click applicator, fast absorption, and leak proof protection makes this tampon a MUST-TRY!

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This product was purchased by The Period Blog for review and is not a sponsored post. Any compensation received will never influence the reviews, opinions, content, topics or posts made in this blog.