We tackle the tricky topics around periods, pee and other unpredictable female fluids
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My incredible journeyDealing with a medical condition like ovarian cancer can be a frightening and isolating experience. Sometimes it helps to know you’re not alone – or to hear from those who’ve lived through something similar. So when Emma wrote to us to say how much our underwear had helped her rebuild her life after cancer treatment, having a baby and then a hysterectomy and menopause, we asked if we could share her inspiring story...
Reusable Nursing Pads: Stop Unwanted LeakingIt’s one of those new-mama disasters that nobody warns you about – that uh-oh moment when your breast milk leaks right through your bra and the front of your top, usually when you’re in the queue at the supermarket! A reliable pair of nursing pads will be your new breast buddies, but what questions should you ask when finding the best nursing pads?
How to care for period pantsWe answer all your pressing questions about the best way to wash and dry our period underwear – including why it's safe to put them in the dryer.
How to wash and dry incontinence underwearEverything you need to know about caring for your pee-proof pants, from rinsing to quick tumble drying and how to remove odor build-up.
How to wash and dry reusable nursing padsRead our handy step-by-step guide to laundering your washable breast pads. Plus, we decode those mysterious little care symbols for you!
The Confitex storyAt Confitex, our goal is a world where nobody needs to live in fear of life’s little leaks. We’re driven by a desire to transform lives and help protect the planet by creating the best looking and best performing reusable absorbent and leakproof consumer products on the market.
SAVE THE WORLD IN YOUR UNDERWEAR!Reaching for yet another pack of single-use paper pads, liners or shields brings with it a mixed bag of emotions, including frustration with the inconvenience they cause and anxiety about potential visible leaks. The last thing you need on top of that is guilt about their impact on our environment.
THE UNDIES THAT PAY FOR THEMSELVESOur absorbent underwear and nursing pads are designed and built to last, so they’ll save you money in the long term, as well as giving you the peace of mind of knowing you’re protected by high-performance quick-drying and odour-resistant absorbent fabric technology originally created with elite endurance athletes in mind.
Real-life read: I peed myself laughingMother-of-two Julia finally realised her body wasn’t going to bounce back from childbirth, and started searching for a reliable and discreet way to manage her leaks. She shares her story...
Real-life read: How I manage menstruationAfter a lifetime of pads and tampons, Tia was looking for a more sustainable way of managing her periods when she discovered our washable, reusable, plastic-free period-proof pants. She shares her story...
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