Modibodi review: I tried period panties for heavy flow

test and review of modibodi period panty for heavy flow
My opinion on Modibodi sensual high waist bikini

 

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Price-performance ratio  ★★★★★

Comfort  ★★★★★

Efficiency  ★★★★★

Design  ★★★★☆

The strong points:

  • models of very absorbent panties at an affordable price;
  • the best merino perform wool effective against humidity;
  • ultra-soft and comfortable panties.

Evaluated model: Sensual High-Waist Bikini (heavy flow), size XS, black, Modibodi.

Modibodi is an innovative Australian brand that offers a wide range of menstrual underwear adapted to all morphologies, even the oversize’s ones. Modibodi also offers its ” RED ” collection especially designed for teenagers and young girls.

From menstrual tangas to tight shorts and, of course, more traditional period panty models, Modibodi designs products whose absorption capacity can suit all needs and flows. Today, I am talking to you about my experience with the “Sensual High-Waist Bikini” for abundant to very abundant flow at 29€, adorned with lace.

Concept and composition of the Modibodi Period Panties

The same as all menstrual panties, the absorbent zone area retains and directs the menstrual flow to the area of 3 textile layers in the middle:

  • The merino wool top fabric avoids humidity, bacteria and odours, it allows you to stay dry;
  • The inner layer that absorbs and retains the menstrual flow is made of microfibers (polyester and elastane);
  • The top 100% polyester fabric is waterproof and provides a leakage barrier.

The outer layer of this High-Waist Bikini panty model, is made of bamboo and elastane.

Useful Info 👩‍🔬 the antibacterial fabric used in some Modibodi products has not undergone any treatment based on silver nanoparticles. Also, they are Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified.

Are Modibodi menstrual panties comfortable?

My first impression of touching the Modibodi menstrual panties: the absorbent area of this model is thicker than the period panties I’m used to using. It is designed for heavy to very heavy flows, so it is perfectly functional. Concerning the shape of this absorbent zone area, it goes well up to the front and extends to the top of the panties at the back, like the period panties of the French brand Loulou. zoom lace of the period panties

Just a word about the lace at the waist, it is clear that it is not as beautiful as French lace. It remains nevertheless well finished and the pictures of the waves makes you feel like a surfer… it’s normal, the brand is Australian!

The material of the Modibodi menstrual panties is very soft and elastic; it is a real pleasure to put it on. Especially since the size suits me. I chose it according to the size guide available on the item’s sheets, so I expected nothing more.

I like the Hi-Waisted Bikini model with a slightly higher waist and a retro pin-up side. It is available in several colours. At the crotch area and at the bottom of the buttocks, the shape is well fitted. We feel that the absorbent insert is thicker than on a classic period panty. Briefly, so far, the Modibodi menstrual panties meet my expectations. It remains to be seen in time if the fabrics hold up well to the washings (no pilling or relax of fabrics, etc.).

menstrual panties modibodi from top

Test report of the Modibodi on a day of abundant flow

Objective: to evaluate its effectiveness alone during the heavy day’s flows.

The other menstrual panties that I have tested so far are for medium to heavy flow. I used them alone on the 1st, 3rd and last days of menstruation without any problem for 8 hours in a row. On the 2nd day of menstruation, which for me is abundant to very abundant, I must either change my period panties in the middle of the day or use the menstrual cup.

back of the Modibodi period panties

Therefore, I was missing a menstrual panty that I could soley use on my days or nights of heavy flow. That is why I chose this Modibodi model for heavy to very heavy flow. The panty promises absorbtion of 20 ml, or 3 to 4 tampons. The definitive verdict 👇

My opinion on the absorption capacity of the Modibodi period panties

I put on my Modibodi panties in the morning, the day when my menstrual flow was the heaviest in my cycle. I made sure to wash them before wearing them for the first time (as recommended by the brand on their website) so that their absorption capacity would be at its maximum. At the beginning, I was afraid of the possibility of leaking quickly on the sides of the menstrual panties.

After 7 hours in a row, still no leak! The insert fulfils its role well and quickly absorbs the menstrual flow at the heart of its multi-layer zone. As is often the case with menstrual panties worthy of the name, there are no bad surprises about the anti-leakage membrane, which is fully waterproof.
I decided to take off my menstrual panties at the end of those 7 hours to freshen up and change them, but they certainly could have lasted longer. Remember that every woman is different and should test the absorption capacity of any period panty with her own flow.

One of the major positive points of the Modibodi panties, compared to other brands of menstrual panties, concerns the fabric on top of the absorbent area, the one that is in contact with the skin. This fabric is made of merino wool, so it gives the sensation of being drier than with the other panties, which are made of cotton. It is well isolated from humidity.

absorbent zone of the Modibodi menstrual panty On the other hand, I was delighted to see that the stitches of these Modibodi panties do not have the problem of blood conduction on the sides compared with some other menstrual panties, which sometimes create leaks when they are not saturated. This model of period panties are the most absorbent I have tested so far and are excellent value for money.

If I had to give any negatives, it would not be the thickness of the absorbent zone because as it is located at the crotch area, as it is invisible under the clothes. Rather the seams may be a little too marked on the buttocks to the taste of some women. These women will then surely prefer to go for the seamless range (seamfree) proposed by the brand.

How to wash and use Modibodi period panties?

My small critique of this brand is that contrary to French brands, there are rather few indications on the packaging of their menstrual panties regarding washing. However, I naturally decided to apply the same care habits with my Modibodi panties as with my other menstrual panties. Here is my advice:

  • Once the panty is used, rinse it with plenty of cold water to wash out any blood.
  • Then put it in your wash machine for a cycle at 40°C (maximum) without any softener or fabric softener. You can also let it dry at this stage to wash it later.
  • Put your Modibodi menstrual panties to dry in the open air (no tumble dryer or iron).

With these few simple care instructions for your period panties, you will be able to reuse them for several years. I advise you to have at least 3 menstrual panties and use them alternately.

Some other models of Modibodi menstrual underwear

My favourite Modibodi models

Here are some other models of Modibodi that I find very beautiful, and they may quickly join my wardrobe…🤭

other period panties with lace from Modibodi

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a blue Modibodi panty

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a high waist Modibodi period underwear

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Seamfree collection

Modibodi also offers a collection of seamless menstrual panties, with extra-flat "glued" borders (as the brand Smoon also does) that are therefore invisible under clothes.

period panties from the seam less collection

Check out Modibodi's seamfree period panties ↗

Sport collection (activewear)

Modibodi's Active wear range is highly breathable and specially designed for sports. The fabrics used are antibacterial and easily wick away perspiration.

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If you want to know more about the brand's values ​​and its period panties, here is one of the videos from the official Modibodi Youtube channel.

My opinion on the menstrual panties Loulou + promo code

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Price-performance ratio  ★★★★★

Comfort  ★★★★★

Efficiency  ★★★★☆

Design  ★★★★★

The strong points:

  • comfort and efficiency at a very fair price.
  • absorption zone extented to the top of the buttocks.
  • originality of models and cuts.

In addition, the delivery is free.

Evaluated model: Naomi menstrual panties, size XS, Loulou.

Loulou is a French brand initially known for its menstrual cup Louloucup. And also today offers its models of menstrual panties. I tested one of its menstrual panties for you to evaluate its real efficiency and comfort.

The menstrual panties by Loulou: Are original and well designed

I have received my Loulou menstrual panties in a nice cardboard pouch. The Naomi model I ordered looks like no other menstrual panties. It is very original and rather sexy thanks to its small openwork crosses on each side. Loulou’s panties have a unique and modern design. Seven different models are currently available for sale to satisfy all styles and fit all morphologies.

photo of loulou period panties

I have ordered my Loulou menstrual panties in size XS because I am a small 36. The brand is the right size; the panties do not yawn and hold well in place thanks to its slightly elastic seams. The Naomi model is low waist at the front and has the particularity to go up well at the back. I guess it will remain just as comfortable for larger women. Loulou’s panties are available in six sizes: from XS to XXL, that is from 34 to 44 (except the Lucie panties up to XL).

What about the shape of the absorbent area of these panties?

Contrary to many menstrual panty brands, Loulou has chosen to integrate an absorbent insert that goes all the way up to the top of the buttocks on all its panty models. Loulou’s menstrual panties are therefore particularly ideal for those who are looking for extended protection at the back.

back of the period panties I sometimes regret that the absorbent insert of some menstrual panties is too short at the front; here the insert goes up to the front. Therefore, you can lie down with your Loulou panties in all serenity, whether you sleep on your stomach or on your back.

I also consider that there is another advantage to the shape of the insert at the back. As it goes up to the top of the buttocks, the seams of the insert are not across (horizontally) the bulging part of the buttocks, where the pants are the most stretched. Contrary to other menstrual panties, the seams of the absorbent zone are therefore practically invisible under clothes.

Composition of the menstrual panties Loulou

The body of the Naomi panties is composed of 75% nylon and 25% elastane. I think this synthetic fabric will resist better to washing than cotton. Moreover, I especially noticed that compared to my 100% cotton menstrual panties, it dries much faster in the open air (important to be able to alternate your panties).

The absorbent core is made of cotton microfiber, and the anti-leakage membrane is made of waterproof PUL. The so-called anti-bacterial fabric that makes up the surface of the absorbent area is made of ultra-soft organic cotton, with some elastane. This fabric must be hypoallergenic and soft because it is in direct contact with the skin and mucous membranes.

Are the Loulou panties efficient and comfortable?

Loulou’s panties do not claim to be more effective than they are. The brand is transparent about the absorption capacity of its menstrual panties: This one is equivalent to 2-3 tampons, i.e. 20 ml. A Loulou panty will thus be very reliable as hygienic protection only on days of average to abundant flow For days of very abundant flow, the brand advises to use a menstrual cup in complement of the period panties. Otherwise, there is the Clara high-waist panty, for abundant flow.

Loulou is made in France 🇫🇷 and offers its cup adapted to abundant flows at the price of 28.90€ and it is available in two sizes.

opinion of Loulou period underwear I have tested my Loulou panties during my period, one day of average flow, as my only protection. On the comfort side, I was afraid that the size of the absorbent would be unsuitable and give me a “diaper” effect… well, not at all. Similarly, I had some preconceived notions about quality, given the outsourced manufacturing in Portugal. To my great surprise, the panties are very comfortable and have a nice fall on the body!

With regard to the effectiveness of this menstrual panty, very good point too: I did not have any leakage during the 7 hours in a row when I wore them during the day. I even think that I could have worn it longer without any problem. As far as the sensations are concerned, the flow is quickly absorbed in the panties and the very tight weave of the organic cotton in contact with the skin avoids any unpleasant feeling of humidity. My conclusion can be stated in one sentence: Effective, well-distributed protection and, on top of that, it is a very nice panty.

Prices and manufacturing of Loulou period panties

Loulou is one of the few menstrual panties designed in France and available for less than 30 euros including shipping! To be able to offer its menstrual panties at 28,90€, without compromising on the quality of the product, the French brand Loulou designs its panties and then has them manufactured in Portugal. The panties of Loulou thus show very good value for money.

To save even more money, Loulou offers panty packs. For example, it is possible to buy two menstrual panties for €53.80 instead of €57.80. You can click below to take advantage of this opportunity.

Pack of 2 Loulou panties to choose

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Pack of 3 Loulou panties to choose

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How to take care of your Loulou period panties

A few simple actions allow you to take good care of your Loulou panties to preserve the absorbent qualities of the microfiber fabric and the waterproofness of the anti-leakage textile, and this, for several years. The first step after using the period panty is to rinse it under water at room temperature to fluidity the blood and make it go away as much as possible. Gently press the absorbent area between your fingers several times.

Notice 👉 Be careful not to wring out the menstrual panties by twisting it, this action could damage the waterproof PUL.

Once the panties are rinsed, put them in the machine with the rest of your laundry at 30°C. The Loulou mark indicates that you should not use fabric softener. This type of product could clog the absorbent fibres as you wash and reduce their absorption strength.

For the drying stage, the dryer machine should not be used because such high heat could damage the textiles. Therefore, you just have to stretch out your Loulou period panties for a few hours to dry them in the open air. Do not hesitate to order at least 3 menstrual panties to use them alternately.