Are tampons with cardboard applicators good?

Non-applicator tampons are an obvious choice, but if you do prefer an applicator for insertion, consider switching to cardboard. Cardboard applicators are firstly biodegradable. So, if they do end up in the landfill they will break down naturally. They can also be composted if you have the facilities.

Are cardboard applicators better than plastic?

The only bit of your tampon that could be made out of cardboard is the applicator, which is what helps you insert it. Since cardboard doesn’t slide in as smooth, it may take some getting used to but it’s not a crazy difference so don’t be too scared! Neither resuable, plastic, or cardboard applicators are bad for you.

Are Tampax cardboard discontinued?

Tampax US on Twitter: “We’ve discontinued our Tampax Cardboard Lites. We’ still sell Carboard Lites in the Multipax or Pearl .

Which tampon applicator is best?

Among applicator tampons, we like Tampax Pearl and Tampax Pure (an organic choice) best. O.B. Pro Comfort and O.B. Organic tampons are our favorite applicator-free options.

What does OB tampons stand for?

ohne binde
Dr. Judith Esser named the product o.b.®, which stands for “ohne binde” in German – or “without napkins.” (Sanitary pads are often called binde in Europe.)

Does Tampax still make cardboard tampons?

For up to 8 hours of comfortable protection, try the tampon women continue to trust: Tampax Regular Cardboard Tampons. Featuring a unique LeakGuard skirt, Tampax Regular Cardboard Tampons offer backup protection to help stop leaks before they happen.

Why do cardboard tampons exist?

The cardboard tampon applicator is one of the first applicators to be invented and is an applicator that is made out of cardboard that helps you insert your tampon. At Blume, we offer cardboard applicators that are rounded for easier insertion and are 100% biodegradable, non threatening to your body and the planet.

Why doesn’t Australia have tampon applicators?

“Consumers develop very strong opinions on usage habits — polar opposites, for the same reason.” Like countries in Europe, Australia too has a preference for non-applicator tampons and while it’s likely to do with the availability of them, a limited uptake when they are available might also be the case.

Are cardboard tampon applicators flushable?

All used tampons, applicators or wrappers should be disposed of with your household waste. You should never flush them down the toilet. Roll it up in either the wrapper it came in (or the wrapper from a new tampon) or toilet tissue. Dispose of the tampon with your household waste.

What tampons are best for extremely heavy flow?

Best Tampons for Heavy Flow

  • Tampax Pearl. Ultra Absorbent Tampons. Customer Favorite.
  • U by Kotex. Super Plus Absorbency. Bargain Pick.
  • U by Kotex. Fitness Tampons With FITPAK. Great for Athletes.
  • Playtex. Simply Gentle Glide Tampons. Feature-Packed.
  • Seventh Generation. Organic Cotton Tampons. Most Eco-Friendly.

How long can you leave an OB tampon in?

For o.b. organic® tampons, we recommend changing your tampons every 4-8 hours. Tampons can be worn overnight for up to 8 hours.