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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 just started I bled through the highest in the range what do I do

Reply to zooble

For girls puberty can start from ages 8-18. Remember your mum was once a teenager and that she has went through puberty as Well just simply tell her that you have been experiencing or just write a note and leave it where she would see it.


Hi I haven’t started my period yet but I have had a lot and I mean a lot of painful stomach craps or stomach pains what should I do and I don’t know if it’s a sign or not


Hi I'm 10. my bff already wear these panty liners. We were in the school toilets and she got two out of her bag and asked me if I needed one. I had never worn one before so she told me how to put it on. She gave me some more because she has lots as her mum buys them for her. I'm want to ask my mum to buy me some as they are great but I chicken out.

A young one

Hi I'm 11 and I've had vaginal discharge for quite a while.As a matter of fact, Over a year,yet I've not stared my ___ .Is this normal?


Reply to TWEEN GIRL, I'm 10 to and I've just started wearing pads, I wouldn't say they felt uncomfortable but just feels a bit strange when I first put one on and as I am not very big they sometimes get scrunched up and the sticky part gets stuck to my down there hair😞


Reply to TWEEN GIRL. Hi. I often feel uncomfortable wearing pads too so this is normal and you shouldn't worry about it. By the way I started in last August so I have experience ;). Hope this helped and dont forget to have a bag you can tame everywhere you go in case you will get your period on the way. If you want an answer from a professional like Vicki make sure to ask a question by clicking on the menu then clicking ask Vicki then clicking ask Vicki a question. Hope this helped.


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