What's my flow?

Absorption ml Pads Towels Cups
15ml or less of blood 1 regular pad 1 towel ½ cup
15 to 50ml of blood 3 regular pads 2 towels 1 cup
50 to 80ml of blood 6 regular pads 4 towels 2 cups
More than 80ml of blood 8+ regular pads 6+ towels 3+ cups

Your most frequently asked questions

How does a periods swimsuit work?

The elasticated thighs and absorbent, non-swelling core of our period swimwearOur breathable polyamide allows water to evacuate quickly when leaving the bath, so it doesn't accumulate and weigh down the swimsuit.

How do I care for a periods swimsuit?

Designed to resist chlorine and sea salt, our swimwear fabrics can be cared for just like your classic menstrual underwear: rinse with clean water, machine wash at low temperature, no heat or tumble dry. Taking care of your period swimwearyour swimwear is guaranteed to last longer!

Can you swim in an Elia swimsuit when you have your periods ?

Play the siren even during your periods ! Our menstrual swimwear, with its absorbent organic cotton core, will protect you from light flows and spotting, in and out of the water. For heavier flows, you can complement the protection provided by our swimwear with conventional sanitary protection of your choice.