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GladRags Organic Pads 3-Pack Reviews

Positive Reviews

briannas auntie

Day or night, Gladrags are #1

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Pros: comfortable, adjustable absorbency, easy to clean

Cons: kits are pricey

I love Gladrags!  They are the only cloth menstrual pad that I have found that is very comfortable, easy to wash, and also doesn't shrink much in the washer/dryer.  I currently have the solid white organic day pads and night pads that were from a kit I bought off their website.  These pads consist of a pad shell with wings and 2 liners.  They also have metal snaps that are easy to snap and don't rust.  You can use either one or both of the liners, depending on how heavy your flow is.  This is great if you are very heavy the first two days of your period and then it slows down toward the end.  Gladrags organic pads do not have any waterproof backing to...
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Negative Reviews

Mosaic

Not the best

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Pros: Natural organic fibers, soft, no dyes, easy to find in stores

Cons: stain easily, not as effective as similar products

I bought these and a couple of colored gladrags when I first switched to natural menstrual products. At first I loved them: the natural fibers were so much softer and more breathable than the icky plastic pads, and they were easy to wash and care for, even though they stained pretty much immediately. But after a few washes, the cover got wrinkled and wouldn't lay flat anymore, even with the liners in place. The inserts also didn't provide enough absorption: stand up once on CD 1 or 2 and you need to change your underwear. There's also no waterproof liner to help keep the fluid from soaking through the pad. I have since bought some WAHM pads that were less expensive, MUCH more comfortable,...
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