There are so many panty liners, tampons and pads to choose from. What are they all for and where do I start?

If you've ever been overwhelmed while looking at the wall of feminine hygiene products at the drugstore you’re not alone. So, where do you begin?

When it comes to choosing the right product, just remember to go with your flow. Consider how your flow changes as your period progresses over time. For most women, it tends to be light at the very beginning and you may want to start with a liner. As your flow increases, you might move onto using a tampon or a pad. You may choose an overnight pad or a long pad at bedtime during your heaviest flow or you may prefer a super or super plus absorbency tampon for overnight (per manufacturer’s directions do not use a single tampon for over 8 hours). It all depends. If you’re involved in activities like playing sports, you’ll want a liner, pad or a tampon that will support and protect you as you move your body around. Sometimes it’s just about what feels comfortable. You’re the expert on your own body, so experiment and find out what’s right for you.

Our Playtex® Sport® Tampons provide the right mix of Sport Level Protection® to support you throughout your period.