Do they sell tampons without applicators?
Non-applicator tampons are exactly the same product; they simply come without that applicator. Like all tampons, the non-applicator variety allows you to carry out all your everyday activities, from exercising to swimming on your period. Most tampon brands produce both kinds of tampons — with and without applicators.
Are non-applicator tampons better?
Non-applicator tampons are the more affordable choice between the two, you’ll save yourself a little money every cycle. Being smaller means less packaging and waste, which is more environmentally friendly, especially if you’re using biodegradable, organic cotton tampons.
Why do OB tampons not have applicators?
Why don’t o.b.® tampons have one? Applicators are straight and stiff whereas the vagina is actually curved. Using a fingertip allows you to follow your own natural curves and lets you place the tampon where it feels most comfortable and protects you effectively.
What are the easiest tampons to insert?
6 best, easy-to-use tampons for beginners
- Tampax Pearl Lites.
- U by Kotex Sleek Regulars.
- Playtex Gentle Glide 360°
- Tampax Radiant Regular.
- U by Kotex Fitness.
- Seventh Generation Free & Clear.
What does OB stand for in tampons?
THE O.B.® TAMPON STORY Dr. Judith Esser named the product o.b.®, which stands for “ohne binde” in German – or “without napkins.” (Sanitary pads are often called binde in Europe.)
Which tampons have plastic applicators?
Tampax Compak tampons come with a compact and discreet plastic applicator and a rounded tip for comfortable insertion. With absorption channels to absorb directly to the core and a protective skirt to help prevent leaks for a worry free period. Tampax Compak tampons have been gynaecologically tested.
Does the applicator of a tampon go inside you?
The tampon is inside and is attached to the string. You will use this to remove the tampon once it’s soaked through. Place the applicator back inside the plastic lining (or wrap in toilet paper) and dispose of it properly. Do not flush the plastic applicators.
Can you put Vaseline on a tampon?
Use unscented tampons with soft, tube-shaped applicators when you first begin. You can also put a little bit of Vaseline on the applicator to help it slide in. Change your tampon or pad every three or four hours to prevent odor and stains on your clothes.
Which tampon brand is best?
Our top picks:
- Best Overall Tampons: Tampax Pure Organic Tampons.
- Best Value Tampons: Tampax Pearl Plastic Tampons.
- Most Sustainable Organic Tampons: Seventh Generation Organic Cotton Tampons.
- Best Tampons for Beginners: Tampax Radiant Plastic Tampons.
- Best Tampons for Exercise: Playtex Sport Tampons.
Why choose an applicator-free tampon?
Don’t be because o.b. ® tampons have been designed to have you (and your finger) covered to help you stay clean and protected. LEARN MORE Each time you use an applicator-free o.b. tampon you’re adding one less applicator to a landfill. Or to the ocean. At o.b., we’ve always believed that the best applicator is no applicator at all.
What is the best tampon to buy?
The Best Tampons. 1 Best applicator tampon. The Pearl tampon’s foolproof, non-compact plastic applicator, long braided string, and sturdy, reusable wrapper pleased our 2 Best organic applicator tampon. 3 Best applicator-free tampon. 4 Best organic, applicator-free tampon. 5 Best applicator tampon.
What are organic tampons made of?
Organic tampons are made with organic cotton and often use cardboard applicators rather than plastic. Many of the organic tampons we tested, and their applicators, seemed to be almost identical.
Are simply gentle glide tampons any good?
Playtex Simply Gentle Glide tampons are one of the few styles with a plastic applicator available in ultra size. Our testers gave them high scores for being comfortable to wear and easy to use.