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Ladies, Please Spoil Yourself! Scarlet Eve Cloth Pads Review, Giveaway and Promotion

Milky Way Natibaby Cloth Pad = Divine

Milky Way Natibaby Cloth Pad = Divine

GIVEAWAY: Win two Hoppediz Pune Pads by Scarlet Eve!  Winner to be announced 25 January, visit Katesurfs Facebook page for an easy entry on rafflecopter

FREE AND DISCOUNT SHIPPING FROM SCARLET EVE UNTIL 1 FEBRUARY: All Scarlet Eve orders within Australia have free shipping, promo code: katesurfs  (All orders from over seas will receive discount shipping, a flat rate of $10, promo code: katesurfsos)

Through all of my environmentalist and hippie days I can’t believe I had never once heard of using cloth menstrual pads!  It wasn’t until after using cloth nappies with my older daughter that I discovered cloth pads.  The few original pads I bought were sort of average and I wasn’t too sold on the idea of using cloth pads until… I came across Scarlet Eve’s super cool, designer, amazing, luxurious, affordable handmade cloth pads!  (Did I use enough over-enthusiastic adjectives there?).

I need to order more because I’m in love… yes folks… in love with cloth pads… I know it sounds crazy, but you have to try them to see!!!  I never thought that I would care what my pads looked like!  I mean certainly nobody sees them but me (ok, I’m lying I’ve got two little kids in the house, my kids see it all).  But, since I’ve seen Scarlet Eve’s pads, I’m a little *excited* to get my period, only because I get to use them.

Benefits of Using Scarlet Eve’s Cloth Pads vs. Disposable Pads

  • Saves you enormous amounts of money in just a short amount of time after you start using them.
  • Saves the landfills and less taxing on the environment.
  • More comfy!  Disposables are made from weird plastic stuff and cloth pads are made from… well… soft comfy cloth.
  • Come in a variety of designs and sizes to suite your mood and your flow.
  • Won’t stick to you!  Ok, hands up if you’ve ever had a disposable pad stick to a hair under there (sorry if this is TMI, but seriously, it happens!  I mean, these days, I don’t have the time or pain thresh hold for a Brazilian wax these ?!)
  • Handmade and made in Australia!

How To Care for a Cloth Pad

Cloth pads are relatively easy to care for.  On Scarlet Eve’s website, she has great care instructions.  She suggests that you  put them in a small bucket of water (a nappy pail will do) and let them soak.  Blood is heavier than water, so the blood will sink and when you’re ready to wash, just wash your soaked cloth pads with your regular laundry.  Since I’m still building my cloth pad stash, and don’t have nearly enough, I rinse mine in the shower with me and chuck them in the washing machine straight away.

How Many Pads Do You Need in Your Stash?

Every woman has a different flow, so you can check out Scarlet Eve’s suggestions on her FAQ’s page.  If you’re not sure that cloth pads are for you, you can order a trial pack and give them a whirl first!

Are you a babywearer?  She makes some of her pads from real BABY WRAPS!  At first, I thought it was a bit sacrilege to be using a babywrap on a pad… but now that I use them, I feel like it’s my own little secret.  I know I sound freakish, but if you have a baby wrap stash like I do, you might understand.

The two wrap pads up for grabs! (photo courtesy of Scarlet Eve)

The two wrap pads up for grabs! (photo courtesy of Scarlet Eve)

GIVEAWAY: Win two Hoppediz Pune Pads by Scarlet Eve!  Winner to be announced 25 January, visit Katesurfs facebook page for an easy entry on rafflecopter

FREE AND DISCOUNT SHIPPING FROM SCARLET EVE UNTIL 1 FEBRUARY: All Scarlet Eve orders within Australia have free shipping, promo code: katesurfs  (All orders from over seas will receive discount shipping, a flat rate of $10, promo code:

21 Responses »

  1. I am intriqued. Will look into it more. I like the idea of taking it in the shower with you vs a soak

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  2. I use a cup during my period but have been wanting to get some pads too – especially for the beginning when my flow is heavier. Excited for this give away!

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  3. Love cloth pads, only discovered them when my first son started using cloth nappies, disposables always made me itchy and uncomfortable!

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  4. After a recent regretable incident where I absent mindedly put a disposable pad in my knickers UPSIDE DOWN! Ouchies is an understatement btw! I think its high time that I gave cloth pads a go.

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  5. I have been wanting to try cloth pads for ages but I have been unsure of which brand to try and which fabric is best etc. I’m going to have a look into this brand 🙂

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  6. hey I want to try them!!! but when I click on SCARLET EVE it says error 404

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  7. love my cloth pad. been meaning to get a few more…will check these out, cheers 🙂 mine is moon-something brand, excellent also…hahaaa yep the sticker thing, not fun! i nearly stocked up on a couple at the market recently but i won’t be needing them for a while with my current bump anyways so plenty of time… x

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  8. Can’t wait to try cloth pads. I haven’t needed them yet,as my baby is still young,but when I do need them these would be fantastic!

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  9. Use cloth nappies, so don’t see the point in using disposible pads/tampons too. Haven’t had to worry about it for the last 2+ years, but I think it is going to be here soon, so winning this would be perfect timing!

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  10. I need these! Ill have my baby sometime this week and I just realized I’ll be needing these again 😛

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  11. love these xxx

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  12. Love cloth pads! They’re so soft and comfy! And I would LOVE to win the Pune pads, I have a Tula carrier made of the same wrap! Fate!? Hehe

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  13. I’ve used some different cloth pads and loved them but am intrigued by the flip-out design – would love to try them!

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  14. Have been hearing more and more about these and so want to try them. 🙂

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  15. I <3 cloth pads! I use them (and my Diva cup) because they are gentler on me and on the environment.

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  16. I would love to try cloth pads, 🙂 as so many women keep raving on how great they are…i need to know

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  17. I gave birth 5 and a half months ago and despite exclusively bf the hungriest baby ever my period came back! I use a mooncup (been too scared to since giving birth though, haha!) but need to use pads too and the chemicals they use give me chemical burns! (I’m not even exaggerating, it is most un-fun). Anyway, been wanting to try cloth pads since that particular experience!!

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  18. Kate, thank you so much for the review and for making more women aware of the existence and benefits of cloth pads 🙂
    If anyone needs any questions answered, feel free to email me and I’ll get back to you asap 🙂 jo@scarleteve.com.au

    GOOD LUCK! The Pune pads are lovely <3

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