When you see those pads commercials on tv and they do those tests where they put blue liquid on a pad, put a piece of paper over top and apply pressure with their hand to show that the pad absorbed all of the liquid, do you ever think to yourself that they’re probably not even touching the pad with their hand? I know I do, all the time! So when I was asked to take the Stayfree Challenge I thought, what better way to see if this actually works than to try it myself!
So, are Stayfree pads as good as they say they are? Keep on reading to find out!
The Stayfree Challenge kit includes:
- 3 bottles with 5ml of blue saline liquid in each
- 3 5lbs weights
- 3 blotting sheets (that I forgot to include in the picture above, but you’ll see them below)
- a package of Stayfree Ultra Thin Pads
- 2 competitive ultra thin pads (brands unknown – any guesses?)
- a placement mat for the challenge
And now onto the challenge…
Once the pads are in place, here are the steps:
- pour 5ml of liquid on the centre of each pad
- wait 30 seconds for liquid to absorb
Note: this is not part of the challenge, but I did notice that the Stayfree pad absorbed the liquid faster than the other 2 pads, and it kept it more in the middle as you can see below.
- place blotting paper on each pad
- place a 5lbs weight on top of each blotting paper
- wait 5 seconds
- remove weights and see the results
The Stayfree pad is obviously the winner here.
I was already using Stayfree pads before doing this test (the light version with the orange label – shown below). I like these because I find them comfortable and they’ve never let me down. But after doing this test it’s nice to know that I’m actually using a pretty darn good brand!
Will you be switching to Stayfree Ultra Thin Pads after seeing these results? I know I’m staying with them!
– Chantal 🙂
Computer geek by day and super mom by night, Chantal loves to try products of any kind and share her thoughts with the world.