Thanks to the combination of three types of material, the Cocoro knickers can absorb menstrual fluid, vaginal discharge and light urine losses.
You can use them on their own, or combined with internal products, such as a tampon or a menstrual cup.
In contact with your most intimate skin, all Cocoro knickers are made of the material recommended by all gynaecologists. Some models are completely lined with cotton.
Absorbent, water-repellent, antibacterial and breathable. The technical material is hidden between the cotton and the external material.
The outer layer varies according to the model. All Cocoro knickers are designed to make you feel comfortable and protected. We also think they’re beautiful!
Just like with any other product for your period, the number of hours you can wear your Cocoro knickers will depend on various factors:
The lighter days you’ll be able to use the Cocoro knickers all day.
The heavier days, you may want to combine them with an internal product, or change them when you see it’s needed. Discover how they best adapt to your needs!
The Cocoro knickers will keep their properties for about 2 years if you use them regularly for your periods, and you respect the washing instructions.
The technical material can be washed up to 60 times. From then on, it will start losing its properties. The Cocoro knickers are so comfortable and beautiful, however, that you’ll be able to keep wearing them as normal underwear for a few more years!
When you bleed you may feel a bit wet, but your body heat and the absorbing properties of the Cocoro knickers will make sure you feel dry again very quickly!
No, they won’t! Forget about relating Cocoro knickers with a nappy: they aren’t similar at all. Cocoro knickers are thin, beautiful, and reusable. When the liquid is absorbed, the knickers do not increase in volume.
We developed the Cocoro knickers with menstrual and vaginal fluid in mind.
Officially, we have to say that at the moment they do not substitute for the current methods to deal with urinary losses. However, various users have told us that the Cocoro knickers are ideal for light, sporadic urine losses!
In the not too distant future, we’ll more than likely carry out some research to find an effective solution for heavier urine losses.
It is essential to wash your Cocoro briefs before using them for the first time. This step helps to activate the absorption capacity of the Cocoro brief.
What detergent should I use to wash the Cocoro menstrual pants?
Most of the detergents on the market are suitable for washing your Cocoro. You should avoid those with an excess of fats / oils and the so-called "2 in 1" that contain fabric softener. We can tell you why
How do fatty ingredients affect my Cocoro?
These components penetrate even the technical fabric of your menstrual pants and adhere to the fibers hindering their absorption capacity.
These are the ingredients that you should watch out for:
- coconut oil
- olive oil
- Shea butter
- essential oils
- Marseille soap
Trick to understand the composition of the label of your detergent
In the composition labeling, the ingredients are listed in order of concentration, the first being the one with the highest proportion and the last being the least representative within the product. If any of the ingredients that you should avoid appear at the end or if it´s concentration is less than 5%, your detergent is suitable for washing your Cocoro menstrual briefs. Otherwise, if it appears at the beginning or specifies that it´s concentration is greater than 5%, we do not recommend it for washing your Cocoro.
Some examples of detergents to wash the Cocoro pants
In supermarkets or regular stores, you can easily find suitable detergents to wash your Cocoro absorbent pants. Here are some examples that the Cocoro team used:
- Norit: Baby clothes, delicate by hand, delicate by machine
- Ariel liquid soap
- Frosch baby clothes
How does the fabric softener affect my Cocoro?
The fabric softener leaves a spectacular smell on your clothes and to do this it adheres to fabrics. The problem is that when the garment is impregnated, it plugs the gaps in it it and then a fabric losses properties that allow it to work properly.
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