Sanitary pads or sanitary napkins, when chosen correctly, can keep you comfortable and tension free during that time of the month. When it comes to choosing a pad, there are a few things that one should keep in mind. The very first being their flow, and everything else roams around the area of your comfort. If this choice fails, it could affect a girl’s sanitary health as well leading to rashes, irritations, infections, bruises and the list can go on.
Change your pad every 4-6 hours, use anti-bacterial washes to keep any infections at bay and keep checking the pad regularly to know when it is time to change next. Apart from this, many sanitary pad manufacturers claim to have made products that can cater to every woman’s need, we have listed a few trusted sanitary pad brands that one can swear by.
The one reason why women have a favorite brand of sanitary pads is because they are comfortable with how it feels and they know firsthand that the product will not fail them. Therefore, keeping that in mind, here are the top sanitary pads which in my opinion are the best in the market currently in India.
Whisper Choice Ultra
This pad can be easily recognized from its orange colored packaging and the fact that it is so reasonable. Priced at INR 41 for a pack of 6 pads, this product is yet another quality sanitary napkin that is worthy of being tried out. I like using this pad because it is thin, comfortable, is highly absorbent, and is long and wide from the back which ensures that when you are sitting or lying on your back, the blood doesn’t get any opening to get out and cause a stain.
Whisper choice ultra is priced at INR. 41 for a pack of 6 pads.
Whisper is the most quality assuring and widely used brand of sanitary pads used in India. They come with stretchable wings that hold the pad in place. There is a product each for extra heavy flow, heavy flow, overnight safety and long day wear. The makers guarantee comfort, safety and hygiene to be expected from all their products. Many happy customers have reviewed products ranging from Whisper Ultra Clean, Whisper Ultra Soft, Whisper Maxi Fit and Whisper Ultra Nights, and most of the reviews are positive.
Stayfree Dry Max Ultra Thin
When it comes to pads, I feel like the Stayfree dry max is a winner. It can be recognized by its purple colored packaging and are sold here for INR 83 for a pack of 7 pads. The reason why this product is so good is twofold. First, it is a pad that is sufficiently long from the back so that it covers a lot of ground on your underwear, and second, it has an amazing absorbing power. One pad will last you well over 6 hours even on your heaviest flow days, making it incredibly convenient for you because you wear this at the beginning of the day and you wouldn’t have to worry about changing it for a long time. Furthermore, it is very thin so you wouldn’t feel uncomfortable wearing it, neither will it show up in an outline form if you wear a fitted dress.
Stayfree dry max ultra thin is priced at INR. 83 for a pack of 7 pads.
Stayfree comes in a variety of customized packs to suit the flow-intensity based needs of every woman- Stayfree Dry Max Ultra Thin, Stayfree Secure Dry Ultra Thin, Stayfree Secure DryUltra Thin, Stayfree Secure Cottony Wings, Stayfree Advanced, Stayfree Secure Extra Large Wings, Stayfree Secure Dry Wings and Stayfree Dry Max All Night. These are easily disposable, have a cottony soft cover and are extremely hygienic.
Stayfree Secure Cottony Soft
This pad is perfect for the last days of your period when your flow has reduced to the point where wearing a big pad will be a waste but not wearing one will be a silly thing to do. It retails for INR 33 for a pack of 8 pads. What makes this pad worth using is its cottony soft feel which makes it comfortable to wear, but at the same time doesn’t affect its ability to soak up blood and keep you dry. Also, even though it may look simple it is heavy duty pad that will stand up to the task.
Stayfree secure cottony soft is priced at INR. 33 for a pack of 8 packs
Bella Regular Drai / Drai Wings, Bella Regular Softi / Softi Wings, Bella Regular Maxi Drai and Bella Regular Maxi Softi Wings are a few offerings of the Bella brand that provide maximum comfort and minimum fuss over the PMS period each month. Ease of use, reliability, breathability of the pad and safety are some of the features that the company boasts of, and they definitely deliver based on the stats.
Sofy Body Fit
Sofy is a new sanitary pad company that was launched in India a while ago, and its most famous addition to the pads was the feature of a “side wall” along with the wings, to give some extra coverage. This pad is one the most reasonable pads that are out there in the market, being sold for INR 95 for a pack of 12 pads. The thing that makes this pad a good one is its size, which is long enough to last you for a minimum of 5 hours and its thickness, which will soak up a lot of blood. The only drawback of this pad is that it is a little uncomfortable, mainly because of its thickness.
Softy body fit is priced at INR. 95 for a pack of 12 pads.
This Uni charm product is a good bet for teenagers today as it has been marketed that way and is also easy to use like the others. It comes in a variety of options like Sofy Side Walls, Sofy Body Fit, Sofy Body Fit Overnight and Sofy Body Fit Anti bacteria. All of these promise longer absorbency and lasting protection. Sofy also promises long dry periods and breath-ability of the product which reduces chances of infections spreading and rashes and bruises on account of wetness for prolonged periods of time.
This pad is best for daily use and regular flow. Health buddy Lingerie Fit Regular Sanitary pad are a good option for girls with regular flows and sensitive skin. They promise a super soft cottony top layer that causes least abrasions and irritations to the skin. They boast of better absorbency with unique anti-leak channels and better absorption capacity.
So, this is my list of the best sanitary pads that are currently being sold in the Indian markets. If you have never used any of these products mentioned, then do give them a shot. They are worth the money and perform more than what they claim.