RE-USABLE PADS - WAS THIS A HIT OR MISS?

Re-usable Pads - Was it a hit or a miss?


First things first - sharing full information on these pads which I kindly got sent to review and test out. Details and claims Dame have put up on their description/website.


Reusable Pad Set with Dry Bag













Retails at £34.99 - Includes 1 Liner Pad - 18.5 cms long and ideal for very light flows, bladder leaks, spotting, and discharge.
1 Regular Pad - 20.5cm long and absorbs the equivalent of 1 Super tampon (9-12 grams). Good for most days of your period
1 Night Pad - 28cms long and absorbs the equivalent of 1 DAME Super Plus tampon (12-15 grams). The longer size and extra absorbency is perfect for night time.
1 Watertight Dry Bag.

5 layers of leak-free technical comfort.

SOFT OUTER SHELL
Super-soft natural fibres that stay comfortable against your skin (lyocell, organic cotton)

FAST ABSORBING MID-LAYERS
A wicking top layer draws moisture away from your skin in seconds (polyamide, polyester, lycra)

Then 4D fabric technology absorbs 10 times its weight in two seconds (organic cotton, bamboo, polyester)

WATERPROOF SECURITY
An in-built waterproof layer to prevent leaks (polyurethane)

ODOUR-PROOF THROUGHOUT
All layers are protected with stain-proof and odour-proof technology.


My thoughts: 
I love anything re-usable and environmentally friendly so this for me was exciting to try out. I genuienly hate the idea of used pads on land fields and not disposing properly. It’a so bad for us and the environment.

The packaging is brilliant. Love that you get a bag which is including in the set to pop in your used pad/s if your out and about and wash later. It is odour proof and watreproof so thats a bonus. To be honest I have not got the chance to use the bag it self so won't comment on this just yet. Will mention this once used.

The pads itself are amazing quality. Live the green theme :) You can tell they have been made very well and thought through. You get 3 different sizes, again brilliant as everyone's flow is different and you can choose or opt for the one you require when needed. 
Now I got the chance to use all 3 pads on my first use and I have to say, very impressed. They are super comfortable, literally felt like I wasn't wearing a pad. The buttons are very strong too which makes it easy to put on and take off. They didn't leak through, I change often so didn't have any leakages on my first uses. The night pad was impressive as it did exactly what it says. My second night is always super heavy so next month’s use will defiantly see if this leaks as I only had one night pad, which I used on my first night. I washed my pads straight after use. Usually you would wash clothing or stains with hot/warm water, but I followed Dame's instructions and run through cold water. I then placed the pad into warm water with a little soap powder/washing powder to soak in for 10 minutues. The night pad I allowed to soak for longer. Then washed properly using warm water and it worked very well. I have always washed my under garments seperatly even if am not on my monthly, so instantly I washed the pads straight away. I have not tried it in the washing machine and I don't think I will. I feel like with re-usable materials, it's just best to wash/rinse straight after use for cleaner/stain free finish. I let mines air dry near my window. After drying up proeprly they felt obviously used (not the brand new feeling) but still comfortable and had no stains or odour. Honestly I a am very impressed and would highly recommend you ladies to try it. 

The only negative comment which I think some may find (I have no issue with this) is making that effort of cleaning the pads after each use. We are so quick to just change, bin used pads and then pop on a clean new pad. This for some may feel like its alot of hard work. It's really not, I promise. If you remember when re-usbale cotton pads came out and some felt it takes a bit of time to wash and dry. Once you get use to it, your like I am never using one time pads -this is literally what it's like. We needed these a long time ago. A great way to get the teens or younger youth to start using and making that habit of washing straight after use. 

I will be purchasing more of theses pads to sort my monthly periods out. I personally thing this is worth every penny as they will last you a long time. No more buying one time pads. If you wash and maintain properly they can last you for 5 years, which again is amazing. Ive also notuiced they have a 60 days money back returned policy on their site. Now thats how much trust they have on their products. Oh by the way they have other products like tampons and pants available so do check out their website for full product listing. 

Let me know if you would like a follow up review after using it 2/3 months?

They have a 20% off code which is non affilate - GIFTA20

THIS WAS A HIT FOR ME 🙌🏽 Great product overall.

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