Sanitary and reusable napkins

Rs. 100 (pack of 10)

Available: In Stock

Material
  • cotton

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Ultra thin sanitary napkins and reusable cloth napkins made out of pure cotton

The issue of managing menstrual waste is one that needs more attention and disposal is probably the most neglected. We have found ignorance regarding the raw materials used in making most sanitary products that are falsely assumed to be only cotton and plastic – the products are more than 90% plastic with super absorbent polymers and non-woven plastic components that make it extremely difficult to dispose off in a backyard in a shortcut way.

If we do not begin to address this issue now, we will have volume of non-biodegradable waste that will take hundreds of years to degrade. About 336 million girls and women experience menstruation in India, which means that approximately 121 million of them are using disposable sanitary napkins.

We are trying to cover bridge gaps between the supply and demand of quality re usable / bio degradable menstrual pads and is currently working on a hybrid reusable sanitary pad, Most women in cities and towns are not knowing that (disposable sanitary napkins) some of these products pose health hazards due to its chemical cocktail content (dioxin, furan, pesticides and other endocrine disruptors).

WHY BIO DEGRADABLE SANITARY NAPKINS ?

As the name suggests, they are designed for disposal; all their components are made from sustainable and environment-friendly materials which take much less time to decompose in landfills and can even be reused for compost and biogas. They are also softer and pose less of a threat to consumers as there is nothing toxic in them. these products have the absorbing capacity of a regular napkin due to the nature of the components used, which could not make them more expensive.( it starts from Rs.50).

At the end, access to menstrual hygiene is not a privilege; it is a basic need and for some women,it’s incredibly difficult to accommodate this into their lives. Biodegradable pads seem like the perfect idea and it would be wonderful they flourish in India in the next few years.

Layers built up :

Organic cotton as a top sheet is one the commonly advised raw material for sanitary napkin because of its non-irritant, skin friendly and superior liquid retention properties. It is soft and breathable which gives comfort and dryness. Cotton wicks away moisture and keeps skin dry and its pH compatibility makes it skin friendly. The primary requirement of sanitary pad is absorbency of menstrual fluid. Therefore, selection of core material totally depends on the absorbency and retention property of fibre.

Bamboo fibre as an absorbent core is a novel alternative raw material for . Bamboo absorbs and wicks water 3-4 times better than cotton and reduces odour as the fibre is filled with multiple micro-holes and micro-gaps. Bamboo is soft to feel as the fibre is naturally round in shape it does not require any chemical treatment to smoothen it. An additional significant property of bamboo is the anti-microbial agent that is bamboo Kun naturally present in it.

Nature has encompassed every solution within itself. With more and more use of natural fibre in hygiene product will make it eco friendly. Use of natural fibre in sanitary pad will reduce the cost of the product which will lower accessible to low income group women.