FAQ - Menstrual Swimwear

menstrual swimwear faq

The menstrual swimwear are a great option for women who want to bathe during their period. When the flow is sparse, at the end of your period for example, you have no reason not to take advantage of sunny days at the beach or by the pool.

Can you swim during your period?

There is no contraindication to bathing during menstruation, but it is necessary to take certain precautions in order to avoid any inconvenience. It is recommended to bathe with period protection such as a menstrual swimsuit, a tampon or a cup.

Are there menstrual swimsuits for menstruation?

Menstrual swimsuits are a great way to stay comfortable and protect yourself from periods while you're at the beach or pool. These swimsuits have a built-in absorbent zone in the bottom of the swimsuit which helps to keep menstruation inside the swimsuit and not having to worry about leaks.
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Can you wear a menstrual swimsuit without a tampon?

Even if you are not a fan of free instinctive flow, it is possible to wear a menstrual swimsuit without a tampon in the case of light to moderate periods. For heavy periods, a menstrual swimsuit may not be enough. In this case, it is recommended to wear a periodic protection additional.

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Menstrual swimsuits are also a perfect option for women who have allergies to tampons or don't want to use this type of internal protection. In this case, period swimsuits are the best option.

A Menstrual Swimsuit For All Flows?

To avoid leaks and stains when coming out of the water, menstrual swimsuits are recommended when you have a light flow or when you are near the end of your period.

How does a menstrual swimsuit work in the water?

In the water, you lose a very small amount of blood, which allows you to be protected even if water enters your protection. It is especially when getting out of the water that you will need a menstrual swimsuit since your flow will start flowing again normally.

Can you wear a menstrual swimsuit at the pool?

It's okay to wear a menstrual swimsuit to the pool to swim on your period without a tampon or menstrual cup.

How to wash a menstrual swimsuit?

To wash a menstrual swimsuit, you must first rinse it in cold water to remove all traces of blood. Then put them in the washing machine with glycerin-free detergent and run a cold or 30° cycle. Finally, just hang your swimsuits in the open air to dry.

Can period panties go in water?

The menstrual panties are not intended to be worn for bathing. In addition to being more fragile and not drying quickly enough, try to imagine the unpleasant feeling of having a damp sanitary napkin between your legs for several hours when you get out of the water. To swim during menstruation, it is best to opt for a menstrual swimsuit or a classic protection.
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The articles on the site contain general information which may contain errors. These articles should in no way be considered as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any questions or doubts, always make an appointment with your doctor or gynecologist.


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