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Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea 1 pack

 
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Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack
 
4.8

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (31)
  • Comfortable (29)
  • Easy to use (27)
  • Discreet (20)
  • Effective (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Heavy days (34)
    • Travel (13)
    • Swimming (7)
    • Moderate days (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pre-menopausal (12), Casual dresser (11), Athletic (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    it's about time!!

    I have always used Playtex tampons, as they give me the best coverage for tampons. I have tried many other brands, but always go back to this brand (I have used them since...Read complete review

    I have always used Playtex tampons, as they give me the best coverage for tampons. I have tried many other brands, but always go back to this brand (I have used them since I was in high school when I was involved in several sports - busy lifestyle).
    I still have a busy lifestyle, and despite being on the pill, I still have very heavy days! I got a sample of the Ultras with my pack of Super Plus, and after trying them out (heavy days and overnight) I went out and bought a pack.
    They are also great when traveling, or when you have a lot to do but are on a heavy day - because you don't have to worry about running to the nearest bathroom at every hour. I don't have to worry when I sleep (on my heavy days) and don't dread my monthly as much - since these Ultras get me through the worst of it!
    You still have to read the directions carefully, as TSS still exists, but these Ultras have made my busy life so much easier!!!
    I hope this review helps!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Hard to find but good protection

    I bought these because I was experiencing leaks with super plus tampons. Playtex Ultra tampons are comfortable and provide good protection on heavy days. I didn't give more than 3 stars because I still...Read complete review

    I bought these because I was experiencing leaks with super plus tampons. Playtex Ultra tampons are comfortable and provide good protection on heavy days. I didn't give more than 3 stars because I still have an issue with leaking - leaked just shy of 4 hours - but the issue could be with my body.

    Reviewed by 35 customers

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    5.0

    The only ones i use

    By danie

    from austin, tx

    describe yourself Pre-Menopausal

    Pros

    • Good Protection

    Cons

    • Not Readily Availabe

    Best Uses

    • Heavy Days

    Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

    Ive used Playtex for over 30 years, ive tried other brands, none compare!

     
    5.0

    The BEST product EVER.

    By TeresaInNC

    from Wilmington, NC

    describe yourself Athletic

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Discreet
    • Easy to Use
    • Good Protection

    Cons

    • Not Sold In My Town

    Best Uses

    • Heavy Days

    Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

    For years I had searched for a tampon to handle my heavy flow and nothing worked. As a loyal customer to Drugstore.com, I discovered the Playtex Ultra by reading the reviews and highest ratings they provide for the items they offer online. I can't thank Drugstore.com enough for offering these online because there is NO STORE in Wilmington, NC that sells them. Before these tampons, I was absolutely terrified to go any place the first three days of my period for fear of an accident. I've used the Paytex Ultra now for 3-4 years and I'm able to go about my active lifestyle, confident and comfortable no matter what day of my period. I'm grateful. Thank you Playtex and THANK YOU Drugstore.com.

     
    5.0

    *****

    By rreddr

    from colorado

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

    Have a hard time finding it in the stores now a days

     
    5.0

    Happy to find Utra Playtex

    By Gone country

    from Utah

    describe yourself Pre-Menopausal

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Discreet
    • Easy to Use
    • Good Protection

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Heavy Days
      • Travel

      Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

      Thanks for providing Ultra Playtex!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Not Sold Offline

      By Cathy B.

      from Worcester, MA

      describe yourself Casual, Pre-Menopausal

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Discreet
      • Easy to Use
      • Good Protection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Heavy Days
        • Travel

        Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

        This is a great product that is not sold off-line so I always stock up on them here as needed. For years my period has been very heavy and these really help me out. I used to not be able to go anywhere on day 1, 2 and 3 of my period. Now I can travel, shop and lead a normal life without fear of embarrassing leakages. When I learned that tampons made an Ultra size I tried all brands on this site and found that Playtex made the best and most comfortable and absorbant. I have reclaimed my life from my period so I am real happy now..

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Hard to find but good protection

        By CarLin

        from Horsham PA

        describe yourself Casual

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Heavy Days
          • Travel

          Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

          I bought these because I was experiencing leaks with super plus tampons. Playtex Ultra tampons are comfortable and provide good protection on heavy days. I didn't give more than 3 stars because I still have an issue with leaking - leaked just shy of 4 hours - but the issue could be with my body.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          What I've always needed!!!!!!!!!

          By lovinlife

          from Overseas

          describe yourself Casual

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Easy to Use
          • Good Protection

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Heavy Days
            • Travel

            Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

            Like many women my first day or two of my period are my heaviest. I used super plus but there was still spotting. Once I discovered the Ultra, there was no turning back. These perform like no other especially during long flights. I hope they never stop making these.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The "venti" of tampons!

            By TornadoAlli

            from Los Angeles, CA

            describe yourself Athletic, Casual, Pre-Menopausal

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Good Protection

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Heavy Days

              Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

              I can't find this in stores anymore, so I always order them here. I don't know how I'd make it through this stage of life without these!

               
              5.0

              Just what I need

              By lovinlife

              from Overseas

              describe yourself Athletic, Casual

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy to Use
              • Good Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Heavy Days

                Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

                These are simply the best!!! I use them for my heavy days and they give me perfect protection.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Thank goodness

                By TahoeMom

                from Lake Tahoe, CA

                describe yourself Athletic, Casual, Late Twenties

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Discreet
                • Easy to Use
                • Good Protection

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Heavy Days
                  • Swimming
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons, Unscented, Ultra, 36 ea, 1 pack:

                  I use these for the first couple of heavy days particularly over night. The playtex ultra offer the highest absorbency from what I've seen so far. They could last longer at night but at least I only have to get up and change once or twice rather than multiple times.

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