5 Period Panties (Other Than Thinx) You Didn’t Know You Needed
We all wear underwear (most of the time, at least), so why not have underwear you can bleed into without fear? This question was on the minds of many women after Thinx began to gain international attention in 2014 with the launch of period-proof panties; soon after, the Thinx classic hiphugger was named one of the best new inventions by Time magazine in 2015. While menstrual cups are enticing, they pose the same issue as tampons in that you still have to remove and replace them. With so many products on the market promising a leak-free period, period panties provide an option that has protection built right in.
There are so many different types of period-proof underwear now, all with slightly different fits and functions. Some have a space to insert your own liners; others are made of 100 percent cotton to ensure breathability. If you haven’t tried a pair yet, or you’re a Thinx lover who wants see what else is out there, check out these five brands to fit all of your period needs.