It’s called “free-bleeding,” and more women are doing it: Instead of managing period fluid with a menstrual cup, pad, or tampon, they’re grabbing period underwear specifically designed to be worn as a one-and-done solution to menstrual flow (or testing the waters with period panties designed to act as extra protection against leaks).
“Underwear only?” You might be thinking. You bet — and we’ll show you why.
Looking to navigate the various brands, materials, and need-to-know info for making the transition to period panties? We’ve got you covered.