Are Hello Gaia Reusable Menstrual Pads Eco- friendly?
Of course! Our pads last about 5 years which will will reduce the amount of disposable sanitary pads ending up in landfill.
How do I wash the pads?
Washing is super easy. Simply soak in cold water and soap followed by hand/machine washing. Hang dry after washing.
What size do I need?
Light flows: Similar usage to the amount of disposable sanitary pads. Will need about 3 small pads for day time and large 33cm overnight pad for the night time.
Medium flows: For moderate flows, we recommend changing pads every 4 hours or so. Will require about 4 reusable medium size pads to last the day and a large 33cm overnight pad for the night time.
Heavy flows: For heavy flows, we recommend at least 10 reusable pads and a large 33cm overnight pad for the night time.
Please note these are only recommendations and will need to be adjusted according to each individual circumstances.
How long should I wear the pad for?
We recommend to treat the reusable pads like any other pad sanitary pad. We advise not to wear more than 12 hours and change more often if required.
The reusable pad is equivalent to how many disposable sanitary pad?
Hello Gaia Reusable menstrual pads is equivalent to 2-4 sanitary pads due to the multi layer technology which allows high absorption.
Does it smell?
You can be confident that our bamboo charcoal fiber material will absorb and eliminate all odors and liquid.
Is it suitable for sensitive skin?
Hello Gaia pads are made from natural materials with no harsh chemicals suitable for sensitive skin.
How do I attach the reusable pads to my underwear?
Our reusable pads were made to be simple and easy to use. Place the pad around your underwear and clip into place. Please refer to instructional image above for more details.
Is there a risk of leakage?
The risk of any leakage is low due to the multi layers for absorbance and waterproof fabric on the underside which prevents leaks.
How long is shipping?
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently experiencing delays in delivery times with some of our products. We apologize for the inconvenience, but during these uncertain times we have had to adapt to ensure the health and safety of all our stakeholders. Rest assured all packages will be delivered.
Shipping times: 10-20 business days