City to Sea Luxury Cotton Cloth Period & Pee Protection Day Pads from Cheeky Wipes


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City to Sea Luxury Cotton Cloth Period & Pee Protection Day Pads from Cheeky Wipes
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Brand:  Cheeky Wipes

Cheeky Wipes x City to Sea: The story behind our collaboration 

Cheeky Wipes mission is to provide simple reusable alternatives to single-use products, and this is why we are SUPER excited to be partnering with non-profit City to Sea, with their mission to reduce plastic pollution at source.

Here in the UK a staggering 4.3 billion disposable menstrual products are used every year! Many people don’t realise that most period and incontinence pads (including Always, Bodyform and most supermarket own-brands) can contain up to 90% plastic – the equivalent of five plastic bags per pack of 14 pads. Most tampons also contain a thin layer of plastic.

What’s more, although no period products should go down the loo, it’s estimated that between 1.5 – 2 billion menstrual products are flushed down UK loos every year. Many of these items block our sewer systems and escape into our rivers and seas. Period products are now the 5th most common item found littering European beaches.

We've created a range of co-branded products to help raise funds and awareness of their fantastic work. For each one of these pads purchased, we’ll give £1 to City to Sea.

 

Unsure what you need or have any other questions? Why not complete our reusable period protection advice questionnaire to receive tailored advice for you!

 

Sizing: 25cm x 7cm (approximately)

Suitable for: Most days of your period/general incontinence

Buy 5 or 10 pads and SAVE!

 

What's in my reusable period and pee proof cotton pad? 

 

What's the difference between the ultra pads and the bamboo minky period and incontinence protection pads? 

As the material is cotton it tends to be a lot cooler to wear. It's also a lot thinner if you prefer a more discreet pad. The cotton material helps the pad to stay in place and is less likely to move around! 

You can compare the different pads avaliable in the fabric comparison's tab! 

 

I can't get my head around using reusable protection for my period or incontinence control? 

Disposable period and incontinence products have a lot of nasty chemicals, dioxins and gels in them to make them more absorbent. The concept may be a bit 'EW' but using cloth pad protection is not only more comfortable, they are SO much more absorbent. The moisture is drawn into the pad leaving you feeling fresher for longer. PLUS, using cloth pads will cost a fraction of what you pay for disposables each month and will reduce the amount sent to sit in landfill each month!

We are sold! 

 

How do I wash my period & pee protection pads? 

We recommended our Mucky Box to soak your dirty pads before you put them in the washing for best results. You may want to add some extra pads, our period and pee proof pants stop leaks and oops moments or some reusable intimate wipes for ultimate comfort. Alternatively, take a look at our Cheeky Pants Sanitary Pads kits to save money! 

 

Can putting period blood in the washing machine contaminate my other washing? 

An average period is just 30ml to 72ml of blood over the course of 5 days (5-12 teaspoons worth) so there is only a small amount on the pad anyway! For best results, we recommend cold soaking before washing. But even if you put your soiled items in the washing straight away there is NO risk of 'contaminating' anything else in the wash... so chuck em in! 

 

I love my Cheeky Period & Pee Protection, what do I do? 

Dance, cry, sing whatever you want to do! Just make sure you leave a review! Join our community 

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What if I don't like my Cheeky Period & Pee Protection? 

We love our Cheeky Period & Pee Protection and think you will too, but for your peace of mind, you can try our protection for 45 days and if you don't get on with them for any reasons, we'll give you a full refund. 

 

Have any more questions? Check out our FAQ page or complete our period and pee protection questionnaire. Either Erika or Kirstin will come back to you with tailored recommendation for what will work best for you... no autobots here!  

 

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Period & Pee Protection  Material 

Thickness 

Absorbency       Suitability for periods Suitability for Incontinence  Other Properties    
Cotton Ultra Pads 

Cotton: 

(natural material) which tends to be cooler to wear. 

Thinner if you prefer a more discreet pad, poppered with wings  Light - Medium (increased as they are washed/used)

Less likely to move around as the cotton material helps it to stay in place 

A darker grey lining in avaliable
Bamboo Minky Pads 

Bamboo or Microfleece:

Manmade material which means it is thicker. The microfibre core means they are more absorbent. 

Thicker softer pad, great for use postpartem, poppered with wings. 

Highly Absorbent (If your period is on the heavy side we recommend the bamboo minky pads)

Bamboo has a natural antibacterial quality which allows your skin to breathe. Reducing the risk of yeast infections or discomfort. A darker grey lining in available
Incontinence Pads (coming soon) 

Brushed cotton top for fast absorption, natural, breathable material against the skin.

Natural cotton to the core to prevent compression leaks and maximise capacity without bulk at all. 

Our slimmest pad  Hidden waterproof layer and non-wick wings for maximum protection against leaks. 

Additional tab to grip means opening the poppers is easy, even if you struggle with your grip.  Reversible for those who are sitting or lying down the majority of the time.

Bamboo / Bamboo Charcoal facing upwards

Insert the pad into your knickers with the bamboo or bamboo charcoal face upwards.  Close the poppers underneath the gusset of your knickers.

Tight Pants

Firstly, I usually try to wear fairly tight fitting pants.  If you usually keep your old, saggy. baggy pants which have really seen better days for that time of the month, time to invest in some new ones!  Tighter pants will help a cloth pad stay in place and avoid slippage.  Cotton knickers are best or cotton / lycra mix.

Turn around if you suffer from slippage

The soft outer Minky fabric has some grip - if it is inserted against the nap of the fabric.  If you notice that your pad is slipping, turn it around 180 degrees, front to back.