Find the right period product

We curate, compare and test period underwear from different brands, looking beyond the nice packaging to give you in-depth analysis and ratings.

This is the community for people with periods to find the products they need.

Gleen Top 5

Our top picks - based on a combination of quality, comfort and sustainability scores. We are 100% independent and not affiliated with any brands.

Gleen Rating
Breakdown
Best For
Flow
Capacity
Pros & Cons

Our overall score. We combine tester reviews + quality score + expert pros and cons

10
/10
Modibodi

Classic Bikini, Light-Moderate

Quality
10
Comfort
10
Sustainability
10

Light days/discharge

Light
2 tampons (10ml)

Leakproof. Super soft.

Branded waistband.

Our overall score. We combine tester reviews + quality score + expert pros and cons

9
/10
WUKA

Ultimate High Waist - Super Heavy Flow

Quality
9
Comfort
9
Sustainability
10

Wearing overnight

Heavy
12 tampons (60ml)

Incredibly absorbent and leakproof. Super durable post washing.

Fit can be bulky under clothes.

Our overall score. We combine tester reviews + quality score + expert pros and cons

8
/10
Bambody

Absorbent high waist panty

Quality
7
Comfort
10
Sustainability
9

An affordable option

Medium
2 tampons (10ml)

Price. Comfort (super soft bamboo fabric)

Fading/wear and tear after washing.

Our overall score. We combine tester reviews + quality score + expert pros and cons

8
/10
Goat Union

Overnight Shorts

Quality
8
Comfort
7
Sustainability
7

Shorts-style

Heavy
3-4 tampons (20ml)

More inclusive shorts-style. Durability of products.

Fit can be bulky under clothes.

Our overall score. We combine tester reviews + quality score + expert pros and cons

8
/10
Modibodi

Sensual Hi-Waist Bikini, Heavy Overnight

Quality
9
Comfort
8
Sustainability
10

Heavier days, but still comfortable and stylish

Heavy
3-4 tampons (20ml)

Protection from front waistband to rear waistband. Stylish but still super comfortable (high waisted fit is great with cramps).

Merino is an animal product. Seams can suffer in the wash.

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Period underwear for teenagers

If you’re a teenager who gets periods, or a parent of a teenager who gets periods, you're probably wondering if period underwear is a good choice for you. Our guide explains how period underwear works, and why they’re an increasingly popular choice for first periods.

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Why Gleen exists

Gleen is built by people with periods, for people with periods.

We created Gleen because we really struggled to find the right products for our cycles.

This is the community for people with periods to find the products and information they need.

How it works

1

The Gleen rating

To make your choice easier, each product is given a score out 10 - The Gleen Rating.

2

Expert reviews

We analyse each product in depth. We're 100% independent and not affiliated with any brands.

3

unfiltered discussion

Don’t just rely on what the brands say - get unfiltered opinions from real people in our community.