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Pads vs. Liners

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Panty liners are extremely versatile and have multiple uses. They look very much like pads, only they are thinner and shorter; they can be worn on a daily basis to keep you feeling clean and fresh and are great for avoiding those little sweat patches we often see when we have been sitting on plastic chairs in the classroom.

One of the many signs that your period may not be too far away is discharge; a clear or creamy yellow fluid noticed in and around the entrance to your vagina or in the gusset of your underwear. It can be quite upsetting the first time you notice it and whilst it’s very normal and nothing for you to be worried about, lots of girls find it leaves them with a damp feeling down below. If this does trouble you, then you may want to try wearing panty liners every day. Most girls find that one panty liner is all they need for the day, whilst others who experience heavy discharge may change two or three times during the day for that extra special clean feeling.

Lil-lets Teens Panty Liner

If like many girls you are worried about the arrival of your period and want to be prepared; again, liners are ideal as they will capture and hold the first drops of menstrual fluid released; allowing you time to get to the toilet and change to a pad, without any unnecessary leakage onto your clothes.

Finally, your period can often become very light at the end of your menstrual cycle and you may not be sure if you have finished, and this is again where panty liners are an ideal choice for total protection from leaks.

So you see panty liners are very useful and our pouches of four liners are ideal for keeping in your school or sports bag, or even coat pocket.

Lil-lets Teens Panty Liners


Once your period has arrived, a panty liner will not be suitable for your medium to heavy days and this is when you should switch to a pad.

Pads are rectangles of absorbent material that capture menstrual fluid and hold it safely within its core. They come in differing lengths and have different names too, and you can find out more about this in my blog entitled; How to Choose the Right Product for your Flow.

If you are new to pads and liners then why not take advantage of our limited edition Summer packs of Lil-Lets teens day pads, they come with a pouch of four liners for you to try absolutely free!

Lil-lets Teens Day Pads
Lil-lets Teens Night Pads
Lil-lets Teens Sanitary Towels

The Lil-Lets teens range is available in all good Supermarkets and Chemists.


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I'm 9 and I have only just started puberty so I won't be starting my periods yet but I wondered what it is like wearing pads can you feel you are wearing them and are they bulky. My mum said she will take me Saturday to get some pads so I have some ready but i wondered can you wear them if you have not started yet.

Jenny J.

Hi DAD1, If your daughter has started to get discharge then the Lil-Lets teens liners are the best thing to get her, you get 16 in a box. Also get her some teens range wipes and also a box of the day pads so if she gets her period she is prepared. Any other questions just ask. J.


Need to pick up daughter first liner not sure what to get

Period helper 205

Reply to Chealsea. Hi, yes having a very heavy period the first time is fine and you may have had to use a lot of pads. Maybe you might consider longer pads. Also when I got my first period, It was also heavy. Please let me know if this has helped you. Love PERIOD HELPER 205.

Mountain Lady

This helped loads! Thanks!


I’ve just started my period and it’s heavy I have gone through 5. Pads in school today is this normal ??


Hey u are really use full I had my 1st periord 2 moths ago and it's never came back what do I do


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