There are a ton of benefits that make TAMPAX Pearl plastic applicator tampons one of the best tampons out there. They have a Built-In Backup™ Braid that helps stop leaks by channelling them back into the core, protecting you in a way no other tampon does. And TAMPAX Pearl's plastic applicator is smooth and rounded, making it super easy to insert. Plus, TAMPAX Pearl's contoured Anti-Slip Grip makes the applicator easier to hold and position, which is great for girls just learning how to insert plastic applicator tampons.
So exactly what are TAMPAX Pearl plastic applicator tampons made of? The tampon and string are made from a combination of cotton and rayon while the braid is made of polypropylene. Don’t let that throw you off. Rayon is a natural cellulose fibre found in trees and has been used to make TAMPAX tampons for over 25 years!