REUSABLE TAMPONS WORK JUST LIKE DISPOSABLE ONES
REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT
TAMPON SIZE INFO
… when you have a light flow,usually towards the end of your cycle
…you would have chosen a mini disposable tampon
… when you have a moderate flow
…you would have chosen a regular disposable tampon
… when you have a heavy flow, usually when your period is well underway or at night
…you would have chosen a super disposable tampon
HOW TO USE
Wash your tampons before first use. You can wash them in the washing machine or put them in boiling water for a couple of minutes. Let dry.
Wash your hands. Always have clean hands when handling your tampons. Start by rolling the tampon, start from the side without the string attached to. Roll it quite tight and secure the rolled up tampon with the string by wrapping it one round around the tampon.
If you prefer you can secure the string by making a simple knot to keep the roll tight. Check that the string is secured by pulling it.
Relax and insert the tampon as far as possible up and back into the vagina. The cord should be hanging outside of the vagina. You will need it when removing the tampon.
When it’s time to change the tampon, pull the string to get the tampon out.
Change your tampon every 4-5 hours or when the tampon is getting full and needs changing.
If you can’t find the string, squat down and thrust in the same manner as you would if you were number two. Insert two fingers and grab the tampon and pull it out.
If you find it hard to remove, it might be because the tampon is too big for your menstrual flow and hasn’t absorbed enough fluids. Try a smaller size next time.
If you are unable to remove the tampon by yourself, please contact a gynaecologist.
100% cotton, washable, reusable tampons can still cause TSS (toxic shock syndrome) just as store bought disposable tampons can. Please remember to change them often!
A used tampon can be handled in different ways.
You can rinse the tampon in cold water straight after use and let them dry before washing or put them in the washing machine straight away.
Or keep them in a wet bag until laundry day.
Washing instructions: To get rid of any staining you can use our citrus soap, an effective and natural stain remover, before washing them. Use cold water to get rid of blood stains. Hot water will not work on blood stains. The tampons can be washed together with your regular laundry. Soaking the tampons prior to washing is not something that needs to be done, but more of a personal choice. Just rinsing them and putting them in the machine works just as well. We recommend using a laundry bag for the tampons to avoid any tampons being tangled up and stuck in the machine. Wash the tampons in the machine with a temperature of 40-95°C using your regular washing detergent. Don’t use any fabric softener! It will decrease the absorption capacity and is not healthy for your vaginal health. Try using a little bit of vinegar instead of fabric softener.
After laundry: Let the tampons hang dry to take care of them and make them last longer. You can also tumble dry them if preferred. If you want to make sure that the tampon is clean, you can put the tampon in boiling water for a couple of minutes.