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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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Help! I have been having discharge for a while but now it drys up and diggs in. I can't find the right time to ask for liners.


When I had my first period i had just turned 9 so I was rather small and my mum gave me a huge pad to wear, it was a woman's size one, It was really big and bulky, it was also really itchy, I was going round the house with my hand down there trying to adjust it. I thought I had put it on wrong so I showed my mum as it was sticking out the sides and went all the way from the front to the back and in the few hours I wore it it got really scrunched up and the sticky part got stuck to my pubes😰. My mum looked online for small pads and found That's tween ones which are super amazing and fit way better.

cat gurl

My periods are so light I only wear liners.


I was one of the unlucky girls as I started my periods when I was 10. It was super awkward, I was afraid that I might leak or others could tell I was "on".


I have just bought these liners for my 9yr old. I was not expecting puberty to hit just yet but here we go. I have put them in the bathroom so she can help herself and I will just restock. So far she has been using just one a day.


"Hi! I haven’t started my period yet but my mum has bought me the lil-lets teen starter pack and I take it everywhere with me (just in case ). I'm 10 and although I haven’t started yet I have started to use pantyliners as I'm getting discharge so my mum keeps buying me them. Thank you so much lil-lets x"

Cherry pop

These liners are fab, they are really really small and I cannot tell i am wearing one. I will be 10 in April and I am now getting hair down there and my mum says that it is now more important i keep clean down there so every morning I use a wipe and then put a new liner on.


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