GladRags Cotton Pads Reviews

RumpusParable

Good product

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Pros: reusable, saves money, pretty, comfortable -feels like just undies, customizable for flow

Cons: can be bulky, cost more than other cloth pads,

If you've not used cloth pads before, I'd certainly suggest GladRags or similar.. mainly because these types you can alter the thickness to suit your personal output.   They can be used with no filler as pantyliners or with 1 or more fillers to accommodate your flow heaviness.   The customizable nature of them are great for females switching to cloth because there is a slight learning-curve to the amount of cloth is needed to absorb properly... it is Not the same as using a "regular" pad.  Normally a cloth pad does not need to be s thick or bulky as a standard pad. Cloth pads tend to be much more comfortable... it feels like underwear against your skin rather than the plasticy/non-cloth...
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nitedreamer

A good intro, but I have moved on to better things

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Pros: Reusable, available in organic undyed cotton

Cons: Liners are a hassle

These were the first cloth pads that I bought.  I use them mainly as backup to my Keeper/Diva cups.  They have snaps on the wings to attach to your undies, and then the bottom of them opens up so you can insert and remove additional liners.   I find the liners to be a lot more trouble than they are worth.  These pads (without the liners) are really two layers of cotton fabric- a top one, and then the back with the slit.  Without liners, they work well for backup/light days, but if you need the liners, I would buy a different brand (like Party In My Pants).  I also find the fact that there is the opening in the back for liners to be problematic sometimes, as it doesn't always stay shut to...
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