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Last updated: 10 March 2021


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Tissues are a staple in every household whether it's cold and flu season, hayfever or just your everyday sniffle. We lab test and review the latest products to help you find the best facial tissues for you.

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Our test covers all the tissues we could find in national retailers, plus a few more.

Our expert testers will tell you which tissues:

  • are the softest
  • are strong and can resist puncturing
  • absorb the most liquid, and
  • won't tear easily when wet.

Our interactive comparison tool helps you sort by price, and our Recommended list will quickly tell you which facial tissue brands come out on top.

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      • Cost per 100 sheets
      • Overall score
      • Softness score
      • Absorption score
      • Puncture score
      • Wet tear strength score
      • Size of sheets (mm)
      • PEFC Certified
      • Suitable for all toilet systems
      • Bleaching (chlorine free) claims
      • Any other enviro claims
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      • Model
      • Shop Ethical Rating
      • Pack size tested
      • Company
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      • FSC Certified
      • Contact


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