The Unconventional Guide to Choosing the Right Biodegradable Sanitary Pads

Choosing the right Eco Friendly sanitary pad for you can make a world of difference to how you feel on your period.

Discomfort during your menstruation should not be normal. However, for many women and young girls, selecting the appropriate sanitary pad can feel like navigating a minefield. We're bombarded with options, ranging from ultra-thin liners to sleeping pads, all promising leak-proof magic.

But what if there was a method to handle your period with confidence, comfort, and conscience? Discover the world of organic, biodegradable sanitary pads, a game changer for your body and the environment.
Here is our list of considerations for choosing the proper Biodegradable sanitary pad:
  • Know Your Flow
  • Material
  • Environmental Impact
  • Good Absorbency
  • Leak proof Confidence:
  • Lifestyle

Know Your Flow

Periods, like snowflakes, are all unique. Understanding your flow -- light, medium, or heavy -- is critical.

Begin by monitoring your cycle using a calendar app or a simple notebook. This allows you to choose the absorbency level you require.

On lighter days, pantyliners may be appropriate, however, on heavy days, higher absorbency pads may be required.

Choose a different pair of pads if your present ones are making you feel uncomfortable, chafed, and irritated. You are likely allergic to either the chemicals in your sanitary pads or the materials used to make them.

If you can't leave the house because you're bleeding through maxi pads in an hour, then those pads aren't suited for you.

Do not put up with this! Seek substitutes that will fulfill your needs more effectively.


Material for best biodegradable sanitary pads

Your period is a natural part of your body's amazing cycle. Shouldn't the products you use be natural too? Cotton pads are ideal for a period that feels at ease with both your body and the environment.

Our Organic Biodegradable Sanitary Pads have a microfleece coating that is exceptionally soft and absorbent but can feel heated to wear.

Our cotton pads are more similar to your usual knicker gusset, and of course for exceptionally sensitive skin,

Environmental Impact

Regular pads produced from synthetic materials can take hundreds of years to disintegrate, leading to considerable environmental damage.

A systematic review and meta-analysis of reusable menstrual pads for public health internationally

About 7 billion tampons and 12 billion sanitary pads are thrown away every year in the United States alone, most of which contain plastic in the lining or the applicator. The cotton portion decomposes fairly quickly, but the low-density polyethylene plastic takes decades to break down. Never flush plastic applicators, as they can end up in the ocean. Source; Milve news

Plastic disposable pads might take 500 to 800 years to degrade in landfills. This worrying trend highlights the need for more environmentally friendly menstrual products.
Good Absorbency

The sanitary pad absorption capacity determines whether you need an extremely absorbent pad or a standard pad. The pad's primary function is to absorb blood flow while preventing backflow or leakage.

Some women use two types of sanitary pads with varied absorbencies—one for heavy days and another for lighter days.


Leakproof Confidence:

Nobody likes a leaky period party. Look for pads that include wings for a snug fit and leak-proof channels for maximum protection. Some companies even provide nighttime pads with extra length and absorbency for worry-free sleep.


Wearing a pad can be determined by the flow and body type and the activities you participate in. You must wear pads based on the nature of your everyday activities or those that coincide with your period days.

For example, Pads might be difficult to wear if you are physically active since they can move around in your knickers. Instead of ordinary pads, consider using glue-backed disposable pads with a non-slip backing. Or you could switch to period pants to manage your period flow.

Why Choose Biodegradable and Organic Pads?

Regular pads or Organic pads? Organic Pads are created from natural materials including bamboo, jute, starch, corn, and banana fiber. They are devoid of chemicals, parabens, plastics, and dyes. These materials decompose within a year of usage, considerably lowering their environmental impact compared to traditional pads.

Organic pads are beneficial for both the environment and your health, as they contain no synthetic chemicals that might cause irritation, rashes, or allergic reactions.

Josa Pads: A Step Toward Sustainability.
Josa Pads is one of the brands that offers organic, biodegradable pads. We use sustainable materials, such as cotton and bamboo, to ensure that our products are both environmentally beneficial and safe for consumers. However, as with any product, they face their own set of obstacles, such as availability and pricing.
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