In many feminine pad commercials, the main emphasis is always on the absorbent core, but there are other parts of the pad that deserve your attention. While a leak-free day is important, the outermost layer of the pad, also known as a top sheet, is touching one of the most sensitive parts of your body. Have you ever thought about what it’s made out of?
The truth is that many products you find on the shelf contain a top sheet constructed out of synthetic fibers. But just what is a synthetic fiber? In short, it’s a man-made textile developed using chemicals. What starts as plastic pellets is eventually broken down into thin strands and woven together to form the top sheet of your pad. While natural fibers like cotton inherently conduct moisture, synthetic fibers are oil-based and tend to trap moisture against the body. Goodbye, freshness!
So what can you do to fight leaks and combat moisture retention? Look for pads that contain Purified Cotton. Think about it. What’s the number one material that’s been used in underwear for years? Cotton! It breaths. It’s comfortable. It’s clean. So why wouldn’t you want the same thing for your pads? Purified Cotton is the ideal choice for any of your feminine care products because it contains no residual chemicals, no toxins, or contaminants and is considered medical grade pure.
According to a Cotton Inc. survey, over 60% of consumers believe that their products are made from cotton. Unfortunately, they’re often wrong. To be 100% certain that the pads and tampons you purchase are made from natural fibers, look for the Purified Cotton symbol. You deserve the pure truth.