April 22, 2021

What is a pantyliner

Also referred to as a panty shield or vaginal cover, a pantyliner is a thin absorbent material used to maintain female hygiene during menstruation. Pantyliners are unique because they are lighter and narrower than the standard pads. They are also available in different sizes and shapes. Women can wear pantyliners with regular panties, underwear, G-strings, and thongs. They also come in other forms depending on whether you have heavy menstruation flow or are experiencing light periods. 

Uses of a pantyliner

Women wear pantyliners below their panties during their periods because pantyliners,

  • Absorb vaginal discharges

Vaginal discharges are apparent when a woman is on her periods. Every woman experiences it. Vaginal discharges can be a pain in the neck. To take care of this challenge, women can use a pantyliner that comprises a thin absorbent material that soaks and absorbs the vaginal discharges, thus helping with hygiene. If you are a heavy bleeder, you should get protective liners because they are the most suitable and efficient with heavy vaginal discharges.     

  • Provide backup for tampons and menstruation cup

Most women prefer to use only tampons and menstruation cups during their periods. And even though this combo can get the work done, adding pantyliners to the mix will make the experience flawless. Pantyliners soak up the leakages let through by tampons and menstruation cups.    

  • Prevent spotting of the panties

If you want to maintain a clean set of underwear during your periods, make pantyliners your friend.

  • Take care of urine leakage (urinary incontinence)

Pantyliners are also a good fit for women who suffer from urinary incontinence, a situation characterized by frequent urine leakages. Urine leakages can be quite embarrassing and gross. Therefore, to maintain cleanliness and hygiene, these women can wear pantyliners to absorb the urine.   

  • Curb post sexual intercourse discharges.

Like urine leakages, if you experience post sexual intercourse discharges, you should consider pantyliners today. Pantyliners will help you maintain your hygiene, stay clean and fresh throughout the day. 

Things to keep in mind while using pantyliners 

Even though Pantyliners are God sent and come with many benefits, you should note the following before purchasing your first set. 

  • Since your vagina may be susceptible to allergic reactions, buying scented pantyliners can irritate your vaginal tissues since they contain chemicals. 
  • Pantyliners can lead to skin irritation, redness, and rashes.
  • Daily wearing of panty liners can be expensive. If you plan to use them every day, you must be ready to stretch your budget a little.