In the period of menstruation tampons allow women to wear thin underwear, transparent dresses, tight-fitting swimwear and jeans.

Characteristics of tampons

Tampons are made in thick cylinders made of special soft material, with thread on the end. They are intended for introduction into the vagina during the menstrual cycle. Due to their absorbency they don't give the selection to get out.

There are tampons, scented with various odors, but if a woman has an Allergy, such tools are not recommended for use. Also in assortment there are tampons with applicator, which is very convenient when introducing them into the vagina.

All pads vary in the degree of absorption, the intensity which is indicated on the packaging in the form of droplets. The more drops the higher the ability of the tampon to absorb. Recommended for each day of the menstrual cycle to use the tool with different rates of absorption. There are special pads for night use.

The choice of tampons

In the case when the woman first decided to use tampons, doctors recommend to choose the minimum size. Typically, the package is referred to as "mini". Normal size, "normal", also may be suitable. Funds of this size will be easier to enter the vagina.

When after some time the woman notices the flow of the ball or his lack of effectiveness, you should try a size "Maxi". Some women, immediately after trying this size, on it and stopped.

Using tampons

In each package with the tools is detailed instructions, which having examined, you need to pay attention to the information on removing a tampon.

To make you only need clean hands or with an applicator.

Change the tampon is required every four to five hours, with more frequent need to replace, you should try a tool with a greater degree of absorption (number of droplets).

There are three most popular brands of tampons:

Tampax – first tampon that appeared in the consumer market. Make them out of cotton with addition of viscose. Available with applicators, allowing you to enter them without breaking the rules of hygiene.

Kotex are made from fibers of viscose, which gives the media a great deal of flexibility. Such tampons are fixed tightly, taking the form of the body.

o.b. – have the ability to support vaginal microflora. Tampons are equipped with spiral grooves on the surface, which protect from possible leakage, and silky surface, easy to insert and remove.