Eco special: Would you wear reusable period panties?

Ms Ann Gee is the co-founder of Live Love Luna, an online store specialising in reusable menstrual products.
Ms Ann Gee is the co-founder of Live Love Luna, an online store specialising in reusable menstrual products.PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

SINGAPORE - Disposable sanitary pads are touted to be quick drying, ultra absorbent and gentle on the skin, but whenever Ms Kristine Wong used them, she would get rashes on her privates by Day 2 of her period.

She switched to reusable pads last year, a gentler alternative that no longer causes itching and rashes. Reusable pads are made from cotton or flannel and secured to the gusset of the underwear by snap buttons rather than adhesives.

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