A tampon is a feminine hygiene product designed to absorb the menstrual flow by insertion into the vagina during menstruation. Once inserted correctly a tampon is held in place by the vagina and expands as it soaks up menstrual blood. The majority of tampons sold are made of rayon, or a blend of rayon and cotton. Tampons are available in several absorbency ratings.
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Skip Navigation. Skip section navigation navigation may have changed. Due to the lapse in government funding, only websites supporting excepted functions will be updated unless otherwise funded. As a result, the information on this website may not be up to date and the agency will not be able to respond to inquiries until appropriations are enacted. There are lots of products for taking care of your period. You might decide you like sanitary pads or tampons best.
This month, Thinx debuted our first ever national television ad and tried to place it on broadcast networks across the United States. Thinx makes absorbent, washable, reusable underwear that can replace pads, tampons and other disposable period products. For our first TV ad, we wanted to address the taboos that affect our customers and our industry — which partly explains, by the way, the lack of significant innovation in the menstrual hygiene industry since the first menstrual cup patent in
English Spanish. Just when you think you have seen it all, Thinx, a company that sells period-proof absorbent underwear, launches its new ad campaign titled MENstruation. The concept is absurd and the commercial that is currently airing on 18 networks across the U.