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Know your flow with &SISTERS

From very light to super heavy, &SISTERS have a period product at the ready for whatever your monthly flow brings. Discover light pads with wings, eco-app tampons, naked tampons, and the nüdie cup.

Written by Harriet Hitie

March 21, 2022

Get to know your flow with &Sisters

Period flows are confusing. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been having your period for years, or you’ve just started. One day you could be reaching for a pantie liner and the next you’re armed with super heavy tampons. Amongst all of that you’ve got cramps, headaches, and hunger cravings that come out of nowhere.

What doesn’t help is the stigma around periods. We tend to refer to them as “the time of the month”, “shark week”, or “a visit from Aunt Flow”. Don’t get us wrong, you’ve gotta add a bit of humour otherwise the cramps and chocolate cravings will get on top of us. On a serious note, no two periods are the same, so we’ve teamed with &SISTERS to uncover what period products are best suited to your flow, and conquer the mystery of your thou shall not be named needs.

For some context, the average menstrual flow can range from 5ml to 80ml per period, with many individuals noticing a heavier period for the first 1-2 days, and a lighter flow for the remainder of their period. &SISTERS period products contain 100% organic cotton, are available in a range of absorbencies from very light to heavy, and the nüdie period cup comes in three sizes.

To get to grips with the level of absorbency of each &SISTERS product we’ve broken them down into 5 parts to give you the inside info. After all, it’s all about understanding your flow, and with that, what products are best suited to you.

very light flow

Q. When are you most likely to have a very light flow?

A. You may notice a very light flow on the first day of your period, the last day, if you have the occasional day of spotting, or if your flow is light for the generation of your period.

It’s a bonus to have a range of products on hand so you’re ready for anything. Very light pads with wings are comfortable, discreet, and easy to slip into your bag. Measuring at just 18cm in length, you can wear your leggings, flares, or linen tailoring set in confidence.

Get to know your flow with &Sisters
&SISTERS Pads With Wings | Plastic-Free | Very Light (12 Pack) £3.60

light flow

Q. When are you most likely to have a lighter flow?

A. You may notice a lighter flow during the middle stretch of your period, or for those with a light flow.

If you’re nearing the end of your period &SISTERS light pads with wings, light eco-app tampons and light naked tampons are perfect for those final few days.

Get to know your flow with &Sisters
&SISTERS Naked Tampons | Plastic-Free | Light (20 Pack) £3.60

medium flow

Q. When are you most likely to have a medium flow?

A. Medium flow days tend to occur at the beginning of your period. However, if you usually have a heavy flow, for the last few days of your period try &SISTERS medium flow products.

During the first few days of your period you may experience period cramps, headaches, sore breasts, fatigue, and food cravings. To ease the strain try &SISTERS range of medium flow period products, try their medium pads, medium eco-app and naked tampons, and nüdie cup.

Get to know your flow with &Sisters
&SISTERS Naked Tampons | Plastic-Free | Medium (16 Pack) £3.60

heavy flow

Q. When are you most likely to have a heavy flow?

A. Heavier flows occur during the first few days of your period.

If you have a heavy flow and haven’t tried a period cup before, &SISTERS nüdie cup is a game changer for you. The thought of putting all your trust in a cup instead of a tampon may sound daunting, especially if your flow is super heavy. However, &Sisters nüdie cup holds more menstrual fluid then traditional pads and tampons. Equally, if you aren’t ready to take the plunge into the nüdie cup world then heavy pads and naked tampons are a good alternative.

Get to know your flow with &Sisters
&SISTERS Naked Tampons | Plastic-Free | Heavy (14 Pack) £3.60

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