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List of brands we tested in this review.
PriceExpand to view more details.
The price we paid for the pack size we tested. Generally buying larger size packs will help you save money in the long run, especially when those packs are on special.
enter value/s in increments of 1 between 1.79 and 9
We lab tested regular and super tampons. Only products within each type are directly comparable to one another.
This is the claim made on the pack and is broken down into light flow, medium flow and heavy flow.
Price per tampon
The cost per tampon is based on the price we paid divided by the pack size tested.
enter value/s in increments of i between 0.11 and 0.37
Shop Ethical rating
Shop Ethical rates the environmental and social impact of the company (not the product) using independent sources. This rating is not included in our total score. N/A means there is no rating for that company.
We test the absorptive capacity of each tampon and compare it to the absorptive capacity claim made for each product.
enter value/s in increments of i between 52 and 80
Cord strength score
We test the pull strength of the withdrawal cord.
enter value/s in increments of i between 60 and 89
Absorbency level (g)
This is the claim made on the pack about how much fluid the tampons can absorb, measured in grams.
Dermatologically tested claim
Does the product claim to be detmatologiocally tested?
Fragrance free or unscented claim
Does the product claim to be fragrance free or unscented?
Included in this review
- Price per tampon
- Pack size tested
- Overall score
- Absorbency score
- Cord strength score
- Cord length score
- Flow type
- Absorbency level (g)
- Shop Ethical rating
- Biodegradable claim
- Hypoallergenic claim
- Dermatologically tested claim
- Fragrance free or unscented claim
- Components of the product
- Other claims
- Warning about Toxic Shock Syndrome
- Warning not to flush
- Country of origin