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Medium: Period Underwear
These look like a regular pair of underwear, but they are made of an absorbant material so you don’t even need to use any aditional products.
- Thinx sells all different styles of underwear and have even started selling some actiwear products like running shorts.
Medium: Cloth pads
These are as simple as they sound. Rather than using a traditional pad, just use a reusable cloth one. These can be tossed in the washing machine, line-dried, and reused over and over.
- Lots of folks on Etsy make packs of pads in all different sizes and absorbancy
- Brands like Aisle sell reusable pads as well.
- If you prefer to make your own, here is a sewing tutorial.
hard: menstrual cup
Menstrual cups may seem intimidating, but after some practice they become easier to get the hang of. They come in different sizes and shapes. This guide does a great job addressing some common questions and concerns about menstrual cups and how to use them.