intimawear by Bodyform®: an easy period pants style comparison guide

intimawear by Bodyform®: an easy period pants style comparison guide

Underwear is probably one of the most important items in our closet. The right pair has the power to boost our confidence and comfort, especially when we’re on our period! But one style doesn’t always fit every occasion. From Bikini to Brazilian cut and everything in between how can you know which style to go for? This comparison guide will help you find the perfect pair of period pants.

 

So, you’ve decided to give period pants  a go but are unsure which to choose? Maybe you have a heavy flow and want maximum protection (especially during the night). Or perhaps, you just want that extra bit of comfort while wearing skirts or even sporty outfits?

While absorbency is an important consideration – style plays a big role too! Whether it's the freedom of a bikini or the full coverage of a high waist, there’s period underwear for everyone. Here’s a quick lowdown on what makes our period pants unique and a list of our intimawear by Bodyform® period pants styles – all designed to work with your body, no matter your flows.

What makes intimawear by Bodyform® period pants unique?

intimawear by Bodyform® period-proof underwear looks just like your normal underwear, but it’s made to handle all kinds of intimate flowsfrom menstrual blood and spotting, to discharge, pee, and everything in between. So, you can just pop it on and go about your day or night confidently.

Our period pants are breathable and easy to wear, built to provide maximum comfort for up to 12 hours! Designed with TRITECH Performance, they absorb like a pad or a liner, giving you the ultimate protection — so you can let your body do its thing and let your pants do the rest.

intimawear by Bodyform® period pants style comparison

With various different styles of period underwear available, we’ve got you covered for dayswhether you’re up for a little boogie on the dance floor or lounging at home. Let’s take a look.

Bikini

Best for: skirts, dresses, jeans, loungewear

Bikini period pants offer excellent coverage on your backside while having a lower rise at the hip and a higher cut at the legs. One of the most popular types of pants, bikinis pair well with nearly every outfit!

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Hipster

Best for: low rise bottoms, pyjamas

Hipster period pants  sit a few inches below your waistline and give extra coverage on the legs compared to a bikini cut. Halfway between a boyleg and a bikini, they’re perfect for wearing with low-rise bottoms and jeans.

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High Waist

Best for: high-waisted bottoms 

Our High Waist period pants  offer excellent coverage on your backside and tummy with seams that go all the way to your waist. With their maximum protection, coverage, and extra support, they’re great for pairing up with your high-waisted bottoms or for those days when you feel a little bloated. They also have that retro, vintage feel to them – if that’s the sort of style you’re going for.

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Brazilian

Best for: wearing with sportswear or tight dresses

An on-trend style, Brazilian period pants  sit low on the hip with a cheeky cutaway back, flattering your curves. They look and feel just like lingerie (super thin to touch) so you can wave goodbye to any visible panty line. They’re the perfect pair to use under your sportswear or bodycon outfits. 

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High Leg

Best for: high kicks at the gym or a boogie around your kitchen

High Leg period pants  sit just under your waist with a flattering high-cut leg and good bottom coverage – great for wearing under leotards for gymnastics, dance gear, or even workwear. So, you can get them on and go about your daily activities confidently!

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PJ Pants Overnight Sleepwear

Best for: downtime or snoozing through the night

Refresh your night-time options with our period-proof pyjama shorts. They come with an elasticated waist, and relaxed fit style for maximum comfort – the perfect pair to wear for your downtime or while snoozing through the night.

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Boy Leg Overnight

Best for: when lounging (for that extra bit of coverage), or on their own!

Our boyleg period pants give you the confidence and leakproof protection to get you through the night. They sit just above the hip and have longer leg length, covering your thighs. They are the perfect pants to wear with loungewear or for that lazy night in. A versatile piece that functions as well under clothing as on its own.

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High Waist Overnight

Best for: overnight wear

High Waist sleepwear period pants are a classic when it comes to comfort in the underwear world. If you’re looking for overnight underwear that is comfortable, providing full coverage – front and back – than high waist sleepwear period pants is the way to go.

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And there you have it – period pants styles, decoded! intimawear by Bodyform  is about celebrating our bodies and our flows, which is why we have designed period pants that work with your body, not against it, so that you can live fearlessly every day.

If you’d like to learn more, why not explore what pair of period pants are best for you and your flow? Or have a look at our full range of intimawear by Bodyform® !


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We recommend one size larger if you are between sizes.

Product Size Dress Size (UK) Hips (cm) Hips (in)
2XS 4 80-85 32-34
XS 6 86-91 34-36
S 8 92-97 36-38
M 10-12 98-103 38-40
L 14-16 104-10940-42
XL 18-20 110-11542-44
2XL 20 116-12144-46
3XL 22 122-12746-48

How to get the right size

To find the right size, please measure your hip circumference as shown in the picture and choose your size from the table below. We recommend one size larger if you are between sizes.

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