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Lil-Lets Teens Non-Applicator Regular Tampons

Lil-Lets Organic Non-Applicator Regular Tampons

Lil-Lets Non-Applicator Super Tampons

What's in Our Products?

Want to know what's in Lil-Lets products? We've broken it all down for you here.

Here at Lil-Lets we’re passionate about providing you with the best period products and have been doing so since 1954! We ensure all the materials we use have been extensively tested over time so they’re perfectly safe for use.

We also believe that our period products should include everything you need and nothing you don’t. So if you’d like to know more, here’s the structure of our products and what's in them.

How is a Lil-Lets tampon structured?

Every brand of tampon will be made differently. Here's how ours are structured:

 

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What's in our Tampons?

Component

Non-Applicator Tampons

(from Lite – Ultra)

 

Compact Applicator Tampons

(Regular – Super Plus Extra)

Cardboard Applicator Tampons

(Regular & Super)

Teens Non-Applicator Tampons

(Regular & Super)

Teens Compact Applicator Tampons

(Regular & Super)

Absorbent Core
(Main body of the tampon which absorbs and holds menstrual fluid)

Viscose (made from trees)

Viscose (made from trees)

Viscose (made from trees)

Viscose (made from trees)

Viscose (made from trees)

Cover
(
Very thin cover over the surface of the tampon, aids smooth insertion and removal)

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

String
(Removal string)

35% Cotton, 65% Polyester

(Except Super Plus Extra absorbency = 100% polyester)

100% Cotton

100% Polyester

100% Cotton

100% Cotton

Applicator

(Tube to aid smooth insertion)

N/A

Polyethylene

Cardboard with waxed paper surface

N/A

Polyethylene

Wrapper
(Individual tampon wrapper)

Cellophane (certified compostable)

(Except Super Plus Extra absorbency, cellophane but not yet certified)

Polyethylene

Paper laminated with polyethylene

Polypropylene

Polyethylene

Outer Packaging
(Product packaging)

Cardboard carton

Cardboard carton

Cardboard carton

Cardboard carton

Cardboard carton

Fragrance

None

None

None

None

None

How is a Lil-Lets sanitary pad structured?

Every brand of sanitary pad will be made differently. Here's how ours are structured:

 

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What's in our Pads & Liners?

Component

Soft Pads

Everyday Liners

Teens Pads

Teens Liners

Maternity Maxi & Ultra Pads

Maternity Breast Pads

Surface Cover

(the soft layer that touches your skin, and draws fluid away)

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

Non-woven fabric made from polypropylene

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polypropylene

Polyethylene film.

Side panels: non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polypropylene

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester.

Side panels and wing area: non-woven fabric made from polypropylene

Non-woven fabric made from polyethylene and polyester

Secondary layer

(transfers fluid from the cover to the core)

Cellulose

N/A

Cellulose

N/A

Cellulose

Cellulose

Absorbent core

(that absorbs and locks-in fluid)

Cellulose with superabsorbent polymer

Cellulose

Cellulose with superabsorbent polymer

Cellulose

Cellulose with superabsorbent polymer. In maxi the cellulose is left fluffy but in ultra it is compressed

Cellulose with superabsorbent polymer

Back Sheet

(the final layer that touches your underwear and prevents fluid escaping)

Polyethylene

Polyethylene

 Polyethylene

Polyethylene

 Polyethylene

Polyethylene

Adhesive

(ensures your pad sticks to your underwear and stays in place. May also be used for construction)

Synthetic resin (latex free)

Synthetic resin (latex free)

Synthetic resin (latex free)

Synthetic resin (latex free)

 Synthetic resin (latex free)

Synthetic resin (latex free)

Backing release paper

 (Protects the adhesive before the pad has been used)

Paper with silicone coating

Paper with silicone coating

Paper with silicone coating

Paper with silicone coating

Paper with silicone coating

Paper with silicone coating

Fragrance

None

None

None

None

None

None

Wrapper

(Individual pad/liner wrapper)

Polyethylene

With a re-seal tab made from polypropylene and adhesive

N/A

Polyethylene

With a re-seal tab made from polypropylene and adhesive

Polyethylene

Pouch: polyethylene

Polyethylene

With a re-seal tab made from polypropylene and adhesive

Polyethylene

Outer Packaging

Polyethylene

Polyethylene

Polyethylene, paper band and polyester ribbons

Cardboard

Polyethylene

Cardboard

What are our organic products made of?

Lil-Lets organic tampons and pads are made from organic cotton certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) by the UK Soil Association. 

Our GOTS certified organic cotton is GM free, grown without the use of synthetic fertilisers (or potentially toxic pesticides) and has been verified that working conditions from farm to manufacturing are all completely safe with no discrimination or child labour and with fair wages. You might wonder why organic products are often a little more expensive than standard menstrual products, and it’s because of these special conditions required for growing the organic cotton.

At Lil-Lets we’re open and honest about what our products contain, so here’s what’s in our organic range:

Component

Organic Non-Applicator Tampons

(Regular – Super Plus)

Absorbent Core
(Main body of the tampon which absorbs and holds menstrual fluid)

Organic Cotton

Cover
(
Very thin cover over the surface of the tampon, aids smooth insertion and removal)

N/A

String
(Removal string)

Organic Cotton

Applicator
(Tube to aid smooth insertion)

N/A

Wrapper
(Individual tampon wrapper)

Polypropylene

Cellophane (certified compostable from Sept-2020)

Outer Packaging
(Product packaging)

Cardboard (FSC Certified), with 30% recycled content

Fragrance

None

 

Component

Organic Pads

(Normal & Night)

Surface Cover

(the soft layer that touches your skin, and draws fluid away)

Organic Cotton

Secondary layer

(transfers fluid from the cover to the core)

N/A

Absorbent core

(that absorbs and locks-in fluid)

Organic Cotton

Back Sheet

(the final layer that touches your underwear and prevents fluid escaping)

Corn starch (certified compostable)

Adhesive

(ensures your pad sticks to your underwear and stays in place. May also be used for construction)

Synthetic resin (latex free)

Backing release paper

Protects the adhesive before the pad has been used)

Paper with silicone coating

Fragrance

None

Wrapper

(Individual pad wrapper)

Corn starch (certified compostable)

Outer Packaging
(Product packaging)

Cardboard (FSC Certified) with 30% recycled content

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