7 Of The Best Period Panties For All Flows
Women's Health

7 Of The Best Period Panties For All Flows

Take it from us: If there’s anything we can do to make our periods more seamless and hassle-free, we’ll do it. That time of the month has a way of making our entire world and routine revolve around it. From the self-conscious feeling of needing to “check” yourself after sitting down for a long period of time to the “whoopsie” spotting that may come after a good laugh, navigating your period confidently isn’t always as easy as finding the right pad.

But if you could give yourself one less thing to think about during your period, unwanted leakage is at the top of the list — and period undies are here to save the day.

Period panties are underwear designed to be worn during menstruation to absorb menstrual flow and provide a comfortable, discrete, and leak-proof alternative to traditional menstrual products like pads or tampons. Not only are they absorbent and fit light to heavy flows, but most period panties are made to be reusable, making them a cost-effective and eco-friendly option compared to disposable menstrual products.

From briefs to boy shorts and more, we've got the best period undies that will have you feeling confident and protected all day (and night) long.

Aisle Leakproof Period Underwear - BOOST Boxer


Aisle period underwear boasts a unique design that incorporates their cutting-edge Truetex™ technology with a leak-resistant layer, ensuring you stay comfortably dry and confident. They offer eight times the absorbency of typical disposable products, and when worn alone, their underwear can absorb as much fluid as four tampons. Kiss your leakage worries goodbye.


Knix Full Coverage Cotton Modal Super Leakproof Bikini


Experience unparalleled confidence with the Full Coverage Cotton Modal Super Leakproof Bikini. The undies offer comfort and unmatched absorbency, capable of absorbing the equivalent of eight tampons' worth of liquid. Crafted from a naturally breathable and luxuriously soft Cotton & Modal blend, these bikinis are sure to become your most adored companion during that time of the month.


Cora Free-To-Flow Period Sleep Short


If you find yourself waking up with a spot or two on your sheet during your cycle, you just might have the panties of your dreams. Cora’s sleep shorts provide up to ten hours of leak protection, equivalent to the absorption capacity of six regular tampons, all without causing discomfort, bunching, or sticky pad mishaps. As reusable shorts, you can wash them, rinse them, and wear them again. So, save your sheets and sleep more peacefully with these underwear.


Always ZZZ Period Underwear


If you’re looking for an overnight panty alternative that’s within your budget, try these overnight underwear from Always for a leak-free night.

Bambody Absorbent Briefs


Bambody believes that period protection should be both affordable and kind to the environment. Their range of comfortable and reusable bamboo period underwear keeps you feeling fresh and protected while reducing waste. And with the absorbance of four tampons, their period underwear will give you ultimate assurance when you need it most.


Thinx Classic Classic Hi-Waist Underwear


When it comes to all-day protection, Thinx has you covered. These high-waisted, vintage-inspired panties give you an elegant flare while delivering top-level absorbency.


Goat Union Overnight Period Underwear

Goat Union

From light, medium, to heavy flow days, Goat Union provides you with moisture-wicking, extra absorbent (equivalent to 3-4 regular tampons), leak-proof, and breathable briefs that are perfect for overnight use — eliminating the need for tampons, pads, or cups for a hassle-free period.


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