Urinary incontinence, or bladder weakness as it is often referred to, is reported to affect millions of people worldwide. But realistically, the number of sufferers is likely to be much higher than is actually reported. Simply due to our unwillingness to confront the condition and seek the help we need.
The good news babes? We don’t do shame here, just solutions.
In our blog Bladder Weakness: Everything You Need To Know we looked at the issues surrounding bladder weakness, addressing the stigma and trying to put a stop the embarrassment around this topic. We delved into the different types of bladder weakness and their causes. We covered it all! Knowledge is power, so we highly recommend taking a read.
If you are affected by bladder leaks and are ready to take positive action, then Wear ‘em Out reusable sanitary pads are the perfect solution for you. They’ll keep you fresh, save you money, and are tonnes better for the environment. Plus, they don’t contain any single-use plastics or the harsh chemicals which are found in lots of disposable pads.
Be kind to your body and the environment
Menstrual and intimate care products are used on and in some of the most sensitive body tissue. Yet there is very little regulation over the safety of these products. In many cases corporations are not even required to tell you what ingredients are used.
carried out some fascinating research which shows toxic the chemicals contained in Always pads. It’s scary stuff, especially if you’re using these products day in and day out.
As well as our own health we need to consider the health of our planet.
Did you know that a single disposable pad takes longer to degrade than the lifespan of the person who wore it, in fact, it can take up to 800 years?
A massive 4.3 billion disposable sanitary products are used in the UK every year. This equates to 200,000 tonnes of menstrual waste hitting UK landfill per year.
The good news is, making the switch to more eco-friendly pads is easy.
Meet your new best friends
Our Mini Flo Reusable Pads are the perfect alternative to a lightweight daily liner. Excellent for bladder leaks, and when you just want to feel a little fresher.
They both come in the Original and Ocean Wave Print and with the choice of Navy or Light Grey lining.
How our reusable sanitary pads work
Our reusable sanitary pads are produced in the UK from breathable fabric with double-binding edges. These edges are important as they block the leaks, while the breathable fabrics allow moisture to evaporate. The less moisture the less bacteria. And as its the bacteria that causes the odour, there’s no need for perfume or those harmful chemicals we mentioned.
The wings have poppers which attach under your knickers to maintain a secure fit. So, no annoying sticking, moving around or scrunching.
Our pads aren’t bulky, and they won’t cause irritation. In fact, we are proud to say that in one of our recent Surveys, 96.6% of 905 people asked said they find our reusable pads comfortable to wear!
People have busy lives and need reliable but sustainable sanitary protection.
So that’s exactly what we’ve made for you.