How to use a Tampon?

New to tampons? The key to wearing a tampon AND being comfortable while walking around wearing a tampon is one simple mantra - RELAX. Yes, we know tampons are invasive and if you have never tried them, it can be intimidating. But, not to worry. Tampons are designed to support your active lifestyle and millions of young persons around the world wear them. Everything about LemmeBe tampons including its shape, design and material is meant to make you comfortable. Here’s how to wear a LemmeBe tampon. 

  • Wash your hands and your intimate area before wearing a LemmeBe tampon. 
  • Remove the hygiene wrap off the LemmeBe tampon, hold on to its string and pull on the string in a gentle circular motion. This will expand the base of the tampon very slightly. 
  • Use your thumb to hold on to the string and your index finger to guide the LemmeBe tampon towards your vagina. Breathe, this is not going to hurt. 
  • It is easier to insert the tampon inside your vagina if you are seated on the toilet seat and your legs are parted. 
  • Insert the tampon - guide it in a downward direction toward your anus. (Yes, that is the right way). Use your index or middle finger to push the tampon inside your vagina. 
  • If the tampon is inserted correctly, you will not feel it when you stand up. If you can still feel the tampon inside you when you are moving around or even when you are seated, you have not inserted the tampon correctly.  Don’t worry, it might take a few tries to get it right if it’s your very first time. Don’t be discouraged, just tug on the string, pull out the tampon and try one more time. 
  • Once you have worn a tampon, you can get back to your usual activities like dancing, tennis or even swimming. If you are using a tampon while swimming, remember to change before and after. 
  • Change your tampon every four to six hours.

How do I remove a tampon?

If you found wearing a LemmeBe tampon easy, then removing one will be a piece of cake. It is recommended that tampons be changed every four to six hours. When a tampon has reached its capacity, there are chances that you might bleed and stain your underwear. We don’t want that, do we? So make sure you change your tampons at intervals. Here’s how you remove or change your tampon.

  • Make sure your hands are clean before you handle a used tampon. 
  • Hold on to the tampon string and gently give it a tug. 
  • If the tampon is at capacity, you might feel a slight pressure while pulling out the tampon. Don’t worry, that is supposed to happen. 
  • Once your tampon is out, place it in a tampon disposal packet (available online or at a supermarket near you) or in a newspaper and place it in the dustbin. 
  • Remember, tampons fall under the category of Sanitary Waste, so you must dispose of used tampons as per the rules set by your municipal authorities.  

Is it hard to use a tampon for the first time?

Not at all. The key is to relax. Once you get the hang of it, you will be able to insert a tampon into your vagina without worrying. 

Can I swim, yoga, or workout with a tampon inside?

Absolutely. Tampons have been designed to encourage your active lifestyle. So, if you are into sports, fitness, yoga or even swimming, you can continue with your activities while wearing a tampon. Remember to wear a fresh tampon before and after swimming. 

Is it safe to use LemmeBe tampons?

Very safe. LemmeBe Tampons is made from 100% cotton, it does not contain any harmful chemicals and it is absolutely safe for you to use them. 

Can I insert a tampon too far?

Worried about a tampon getting lost inside your body? That will never happen. Your cervix is too small for a tampon to get lodged inside. You can only push the tampon inside to a certain limit. 

How often do I need to change the tampon?

Tampons should be changed every 4 to 6 hours. 

Will tampons cause any skin problems or allergies?

Highly unlikely. Let's first understand why some tampons could have a harsh reaction on your skin. Cheaper tampon brands tend to use plastic and even bleach to make the tampon look brighter and whiter. Not a good idea, especially for people with sensitive skin. 

LemmeBe tampons are made from 100% organically grown cotton and are free from harmful chemicals, so you are unlikely to have any allergic reactions or rashes from using them. 

Can I pee while wearing a tampon?

Absolutely. Your tampon is inserted in your vagina and you pee from your urethra. Completely different openings in your intimate area. Your tampon will not interfere with your time in the bathroom. Feel free to pee without fear. 

Can I use Tampon overnight?

Of course. You can use a LemmeBe tampon overnight, but be sure to change into a fresh tampon as soon as you are awake. 

What is the absorbency of regular or super Tampons?

LemmeBe offers two types of tampons. You should select a tampon based on your flow. If your flow is heavy for the first couple of days of your period, it is recommended that you go for a tampon with a capacity to absorb 12 to 15 ml of liquid. On days with lighter flow, you can go for regular tampons with a capacity to absorb 9 to 12ml of liquid.  

Why do I use LemmeBe Tampons? What are the benefits of it?

A LemmeBe tampon is tiny and comfortable enough to make you think you are actually not on your period. It ensures your intimates are dry at all times, it ensures comfort so that you don't feel like there's something invasive inside your body and it is cottony soft, so it doesn't feel heavy. 

Unlike other tampons, LemmeBe Tampons don’t just help you love your body, they also help you love the planet! LemmeBe tampons are made from 100% organically grown cotton. This means they can break down a little over a month after disposal and won't pollute the Earth for a gazillion years. LemmeBe tampons are free from plastic and harmful chemicals that could irritate your skin. They are manufactured while keeping in mind the importance of maintaining a greener and responsible planet.  

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