Wake Up and Kick Ass!

Pads and Tampons are having a devastating impact on our environment. As you can imagine, it’s not pretty and is a serious issue

An average woman uses over 11,000 disposable menstrual products in her reproductive lifetime, many of which are made primarily from plastic

Source: Glamour Magazine

Remove Tampons and Pads from your shopping lists forever

Period Pants are made from a super-absorbent and odour-eliminating fabric, they can be washed and reused time and time again, hence lasting for years.

There are a lot of brands coming to terms with the fact that period products are totally unsustainable – and they’re taking action.

WUKA!

WUKA believes that sustainable periods should not be a luxury, which is why they are launching affordable Basic Period Pants to enable everyone to make the switch to reusable menstrual products.

Made from body-supporting cotton, the soft, breathable and comfortable material is ethically made.

With eco-friendly WUKA products, you can cut down on plastic pollution, and eventually go zero-waste on menstrual products.

Make them a part of your outfit

Period pants from WUKA come in all sizes, fits and absorbency levels – giving you maximum protection during your cycle, without needing any other products.

They can more stylish than you might imagine.

If you prefer a boy short cut, these ones from Wuka give you full coverage without you feeling like you’re wearing a nappy.

The pants hold around 4-tampons worth and can be worn for up to 8-hours on lighter days, or 4-6 hours on heavier days.

Price

Available in sizes ranging from XS to 4XL, WUKA Basic aims to fit everybody.

Price £12 Sold Individually or £10 if its a Set

Buy the Wuka Basic here:

https://wuka.co.uk/

All your period pant questions answered:

How long can I wear them?

It depends on your flow. Heavy flow pants can hold up to 20ml of blood, medium flow 15ml and light flow pants 5ml. We recommend wearing your heavy pants for UP TO 8 hours, whereas the medium flow for 4-6 hours.

Will they smell after a long time of wear?

No, the fabric has antibacterial properties.

How are they different to other brands?

Almost all our pants have sustainable material Lenzing modal material, or organic cotton, vs, other brands who use Nylon. We are also unique in that we are a UK based brand and our pants are also shipped from the UK.

Do you wash separately or with darks?

After you rinsed the underwear, you can throw it in with your darks.

Do I rinse them before washing?

Yes

What do you wash them with and can I use softener?

Your usual washing powder but no fabric softener and no tumble drying.

Do I need to change them during the day?

It depends on your flow. Heavy flow pants can hold up to 20ml of blood, medium flow 15ml and light flow pants 5ml. We recommend wearing your heavy pants for UP TO 8 hours, whereas the medium flow for 4-6 hours.

Where do I put them after they are used at the end of the day?

You can hand wash and air dry, the best place is your boiler cupboard or your hot towel rain. Best to dry inside out.

How many pants would you need to buy?

We recommend a minimum of 3, one to wear, one to wash and one to dry. But again it depends on the number of days that you bleed, many of our customers buy a mixture of flows and on average they own around 7 pairs.

Are they good with cycling, horse riding etc?

Yes! Several of our customers have even run marathons with their WUKA.

Where does the blood go?

Absorbent layer in the gusset, there is also a second leak proof layer.

Are they good for just after having a baby?

Yes! We recommend our WUKA Heavy for postpartum bleeding. Our new High Waist is also great for covering scars and hugging your tummy after a c-section.

How long can I wear them?

It depends on your flow. Heavy flow pants can hold up to 20ml of blood, medium flow 15ml and light flow pants 5ml. We recommend wearing your heavy pants for UP TO 8 hours, whereas the medium flow for 4-6 hours.

Will they smell after a long time of wear?

No, the fabric has antibacterial properties.

How are they different to other brands?

Almost all our pants have sustainable material Lenzing modal material, or organic cotton, vs, other brands who use Nylon. We are also unique in that we are a UK based brand and our pants are also shipped from the UK.

What do you wash them with and can I use softener?

Your usual washing powder but no fabric softener and no tumble drying.

Play your part

The UK Government announced there will be no period tax on women’s sanitary products from Jan 2021, but unfortunately, they have failed to acknowledge reusable period pants as a menstrual product.

Please take out a few minutes and sign this petition:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/323297