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HOW TO USE AN APPLICATOR TAMPON

View the easy step-by-step guide below,
or click here to watch our How To video

If you are unsure on how to use applicator tampons, look no further than our step by step guide – we are here to help.

STEP 1

Are You Ready?

Wash your hands.

Make sure the cord is hanging outside the inner tube. Pull the inner tube out until it stops at the bottom of the outer tube, when you should feel a click.

STEP 2

Hold the applicator with your thumb and middle finger just below the ridge.

Place the tip of the applicator into the vaginal opening and gently push the applicator towards your lower back.

STEP 3

Continue to ease in the applicator until you’ve inserted it as far as the rim of the outer tube.

Then using the finger between your thumb and middle finger, push the inner tube inside the outer tube until both rings meet.

STEP 4

Gently pull out the applicator, leaving the cord hanging down and you’re all done.

STEP 5

Once it's in place you shouldn't be able to feel it inside you, that's how you'll know it's in the right place.

Now wash your hands again... Then go have some fun!

How to use an
applicator tampon
video

If you've never used a tampon before it can seem a bit scary. Our easy to follow video shows you how to insert and remove an applicator tampon.

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Comments

Anonymous

It has been more than a month since my first period (i just started) what does that mean? IM NOT PREGNANT BTW

Bellatrix LeStrange

What? I'm still confused.I haven't even started periods tho

Blob

I started my period a few days ago and I tried a tampon 3 times now and I can feel it all 3 times

Evie

This was really usefull. Thanks.

Chocochico

I've tried this but I can't find a hole

rockyunicorn

dose a period hurt and why?

Silly lilly

I used your applicator tampons for the first time and once mine was in I could still feel it what does this mean

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