WUKA Period Pants: A Review Of The Sustainable Period Pants

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Sustainable period pants have become more popular due to their sustainability and comfort. I've tried period pants before and have become a complete period pant convert since I first tried them. I've been looking for new sustainable period pants to try, so when WUKA came to me about trying their period pants, I was so excited! Let's delve into this brand and their products -

A pair of black WUKA period pants.


Who are WUKA?

WUKA (Wake Up Kick Ass) are a sustainable menstruation brand who were founded in 2017, making it the UK's first-ever reusable and leak-proof period underwear. WUKA believe that periods shouldn't cost the Earth, and rightly so! WUKA's mission is to ensure that sustainable lifestyles are accessible to all. WUKA uses sustainable fabrics to make their period pants. The brand changed the law last year and has made all period pants VAT-free. 

What kind of sustainable menstruation products do WUKA sell?

WUKA sell period pants in all different styles to suit you. As well as that, they sell period pants for teens, pants for women who are in menopause, incontinence pants and even swimwear! Their newest release is the Stretch Cotton period pants.

What are the benefits of using WUKA products?

As I said before, sustainable menstruation products are gaining popularity by the day - and WUKA are leading the way in sustainable period care. WUKA sell period pants in a range of sizes, colours and styles. They also sell pants in terms of flow eg super heavy, heavy, medium and light. WUKA want to make your periods as comfortable and easy as they possibly can. 

A pair of black WUKA period pants

How do WUKA period pants work?

The keyword for how WUKA period pants work is layers. The layers in the pants make sure you get a long-lasting feeling of dryness while wearing them. Every pair includes a super absorbent gusset which consists of many layers. The middle layers absorb and lock in the blood whilst working with the outer layer helps to make sure you stay dry throughout the day! 

How do I wash WUKA period pants?

With period pants, you have to take care of them and wash them differently from what you would your normal laundry routine. WUKA have some recommendations which will help to make your product last longer -

1) After use, handwash and rinse with cold water until the water runs clear. This is best to do immediately after removing.

2) When putting the pants in the machine, turn them inside out and make sure you wash them with darker garments on a 40-degree wash. Don't use fabric softener!

3) Once they've been washed, hang your pants out to dry or indoors on the airer. Do not tumble dry!


It's also advised to wash your products as cold as possible as it will prolong the life of the pants!

A woman wearing a black pair of WUKA period pants and a black jumper.

Does WUKA have any new products being released?

Yes, they do! The new Stretch Cotton pants are their newest release and they have many key features which make them stand out from any other period pants:

  • 1 pair fits four sizes and there's no VPL.
  • You can wear these for up to 12 hours with no wet feeling or odour.
  • They're made with BCI-certified cotton, so they feel soft on your skin.
  • They will last for up to two years of wear and washing.
  • One pair of these replaces 200-single uses of tampons or pads!

Now, you're probably wondering what BCI-Cotton is. Well, BCI (Better Cotton Initiative) is grown using practices that promote sustainability and ethical textile production. BCI is kind to the skin and allows the skin to breathe. BCI is really great for those who have eczema-prone or sensitive skin. This material is also recommended by gynaecologists as the breathable nature of the material can prevent infections such as thrush or UTIs. 

Would you recommend WUKA period pants?

Unfortunately, I haven't been able to experience the pants on my period yet. However, there are so many aspects of WUKA and their pants that I love!

The comfort of the pants is up there with some of the comfiest period pants I have ever worn. These period pants I am wearing in the photos fit so perfectly and I know that I will be more than happy to wear them once my next menstruation cycle starts. Also, because they're seam-free, they are so comfortable and I love that the waistband is quite thick, it sits so nicely on the hips.

I have no doubt that when my next period comes around, wearing these will fill me with ease knowing I don't have to worry about any "Oops" moments. I want to be wearing period pants that can make me relax when I carry out my daily activities such as exercising, running errands and even going out-out!

A woman wearing a black pair of WUKA period pants and a black jumper.



Since I made the swap to period pants, I don't reach for any pads anymore. Period pants are the way forward. If you're still unsure, I recommend you try WUKA's period pants first, you won't be disappointed! 

Do you wear period pants? Let me know your thoughts on WUKA!


*This post is a paid collaboration with WUKA. All views are my own. For more information, please read my disclaimer. Thank you for your support!
26 comments
  1. I love Wuka pants! I think they're great and I wish they were around when I was much younger!

    Corinne x
    https://skinnedcartree.com

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    1. I wish these were around when I was younger too Corinne! x

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  2. Wow, this is cool but what if you have heavy periods? Or do they have pants for heavy or light periods?

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    1. Yes lovely, they have different pants for different types of flow. They range from Super Heavy flow to Light flow, I hope that's helpful!

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  3. I really like WUKA as a brand and I have tried them before but I'd still much rather wear a pad. However, I love their bralette - I always wear it when I'm on my period or having a bad flare-up and have to leave the house! x

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    1. Their bralettes are lovely too aren't they?!
      I can understand why you would to prefer pads to period pants, I used to be the same! x

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  4. I haven't tried WUKA but I have tried period pants and I love how comfortable they are x

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    1. If you love period pants already, you're definitely going to love WUKA's period pants lovely! x

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  5. I saw another blogger reviewing WUKA period pants and they really liked them too; it's really great to see that these are taking off as I think they can be a great alternative to other menstrual products. I don't currently use any brand of period pants, but maybe I need to think about getting some.

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    1. Period pants are the perfect alternative to menstrual products like tampons and pads. I'd definitely consider buying period pants to try lovely, you may like using them!

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  6. I’ve read a review of this panty once on Lisa’s blog. Wuka sounds cool. I wish this brand is available in Malaysia. I need a comfy period panty.

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    1. It's a shame that WUKA's products aren't available in Malaysia lovely!

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  7. I never heard of these pants, but I will be sure to check them out. Thanks for sharing this post!

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  8. I love WUKA, I swore by them after my birth and still love them now! x

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    1. They're such an amazing brand and their products are great quality! x

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  9. I’ve been a big fan of WUKA period pants for almost 5 years now. I definitely wouldn’t go back and at the moment don’t feel I need to try another brand either!

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    1. I don't think I'll be trying another brand either, these period pants are super comfy!

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  10. I tried WUKA's period pants several years ago, and they are a gamechanger! I use their period pants now every time I have my period.

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    1. They really are a gamechanger aren't they?!

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  11. Ohh i loved reading this, i've been curious about period pants for a while but haven't taken the leap of faith to try them yet.. i'm going to give Wuka a go! :)

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    1. I would definitely give them a try Laura, try the lighter flow pants first and see if you get on with them!

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  12. I'm a period pants convert! Have been since having Amelia. I wish these were around when I was younger. I'm glad now though options like WUKA are available.
    Claire.X
    www.clairemac.co.uk

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    1. Like you Claire, I wish these were around when we were younger, they'd have been a godsend! x

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  13. I haven't used Wuka personally, as I use Modibody but I love the aspects of that companies like this promote and produce as a product. I have used mine now with my cycle and I hardly feel wet or smell and they are so easy to wash. I love that more companies like this are getting recognised and hopefully it will completely change the consumer experience and pads & tampons will be a thing of the past!

    Love, Shannon x
    www.shanylou.co.uk

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    1. I've heard that ModiBodi are a great period pants brand too Shannon! I agree lovely, they're so easy to wash and I never feel smelly 'down there' as it were! Hopefully it does mean change in terms of women changing to period pants from pads and/or tampons! x

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