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I was hesitant to try these at first, but decided to give them a go after tossing up with the idea for a while, and to be honest I was surprised at how comfortable they were. At first I thought I had purchased the wrong size, however as they said on the package, they gave a little and are now just super comfy! I didn't leak one throughout my whole cycle, I tried the super light thong, the seam free bikini and the high waisted seam free and loved all three. I would definitely recommend them to others hesitant to give them a go!
Bought the Seamfree Full Brief for heavy/overnight flow. I found that they did not work even for a medium flow. The flow went straight through their "leakproof" underwear and through my pants. Not a good look and being an adult who should be in control of these things by now, I felt humiliated and completely let down.
Customer service by Taia was terrible. Apparently, you should change your underwear every four hours for them to work properly. I can't find that on their website anywhere. I think regular sanitary products would be more useful for people who aren't able to change their underwear on a four hourly basis.
In conclusion, I wouldn't recommend these overpriced, completely useless undies to anyone.
How to return them?
On amazing recommendation I bought three pairs of seam free briefs and although size was correct, the absorbance padding is very small and does not provide coverage that I was expecting. As a back sleeper I expect the padding to go further up the underwear to be absorbent while I sleep and not to have to sleep on two towels.
I have sent two emails about how to return and receive a refund but heard nothing back.
Anyone know how to return and receive a refund!
Wanted to like these but they don't last
I've purchased a few different styles. They work really well but I've had them for about six months now and I've already had two pairs develop holes in the gusset section. Never put them in the dryer or used bleach, but I guess these can't stand up to machine washing. Handwashing is just not practical. For the price they charge I would have thought they would last longer than six months, and I takes away from the environmental friendless. I'm pretty embarrassed that I've recommended these to a few people.
Wife Really wants to Love. But fell apart after 4 washes
My wife purchased 2 pairs of seamfree pants. She really wanted to love these and possibly purchase more. But after 4 washes they are falling apart. She and I also don't like the fact that you can only communicate via e-mail. As we sent an e-mail for someone to contact us an am still waiting. Need to be able to talk to someone on the phone. Really wanted to be 5 star but now not sure if she will buy anymore.
Happy with how products work for lbl but only 3 months old and 2 pairs have holes and ladders in them. Treated with love and 100% to manufacturers instructions. Happened with first lot I bought but as I had been haphazard in case blamed myself and treated second lot differently. Made no difference. My $2 undies last longer
I bought boyleg pants for my daughter based on a very high recommendation from a friend. My daughter has an average flow, but after a couple of months my daughter has experienced leakage after just a few hours of wear on her heavier days. This is despite following the care instructions perfectly.
I contacted Modibodi to provide feedback and even ask for advice on what we could do to make this more successful. The response was to leave a review here... hmmm.
It’s a pretty disappointing response and isn’t a product I could recommend, except for light flow days only.
I personally think that some sort of refund or compensation should be offered as these undies are costly, and to have them fail is not what was advertised.
- Verified customer
Incredible product. But some things to note...
First of all, it blows my mind there is an alternative to tampons and pads. I never thought there would be something that could serve the same purpose. I wasn't sure if I wanted to purchase after reading some mixed reviews but I exchanged a few messages with a friendly person on facebook who had tried it to get some understanding of how it worked, and then took the plunge. It's not that complicated - It's underwear with a thick absorbent layer sewn into it. For some reason I couldn't wrap my head around it at first.
I made my first purchase in...December. I bought the mixed bundle of Classic Bikini in light-moderate and heavy-overnight. Here are some helpful things to note: The Classic Bikini in light-moderate is comfortable for everyday use. These are great and I have already bought a couple more. The absorbent layer on the heavy-overnight goes all the way up the back, and while this might suit some people, I don't like this and would prefer it only go up part of the way. I want something I can wear during the day and this is just too bulky. I have therefore been looking for a higher absorbancy style which has a normal sized absorbent layer. I bought the Seamfree Bikini in moderate-heavy, but it's very different to the Classic Bikini. It's more loose that the equivalent size (in a size 10 at least). And it's a thinner more silky material. I have even looked at Modibodi Red (the teen range) to see if I could get a youth 14-16. They are ALL sold out. So at the moment I feel the company needs to sort this out. Please release a Classic Bikini in moderate-heavy. Despite this issue, I am very impressed with the product. The Classic Bikini certainly look and feel very high quality. I have washed them a number of times now and they look as good as new. They work very well for lighter period days. And because the crotch is black you no longer have the unpleasant visual of a blood stained pad! I read some reviews that talk about a smell. I have not noticed this, and I don't see why it would be any different to a pad in this respect. In regards to washing I put them to one side in a delicates bag and then put them in a cold wash along with other clothes. I have not been rinsing them. If you are a new buyer I'd recommend you get the Classic Bikini in light-moderate and then see what else is available. That's just my take! I'm hoping they will release some more products in the future because I'm not happy with the range at the moment.
Use with caution
I love these when combined with the diva cup on my heavy day. However today I tried the heavy flow underwear with my moderate flow day... and sadly they only lasted 3 hours before seeping though. Is this normal- or are mine faulty? Other than this I can honestly say I’m impressed otherwise - maybe as the technology gets better, so will the design. We perhaps the company shouldn’t advertise as ‘no seep through’.
They fray, the leak, and my god the smell on heavy days is embarrassing I can’t stand it. I wash them and myself regularly to make sure I wasn’t the cause (which in itself was embarrassing to think) but no, on really heavy days they would stink, it’s like pads were doing me the solid of holding smells back all these years that I ran straight back to them. The seams fray, the sides leak, I spent $200 on an embarrassing set of unusable undies.
- Verified customer
Good, not yet perfect.
I'm really glad Modibodi products exist, definitely a step in the right direction for women and girls of all different ages and circumstances. That said, I do think some products need some improvement.
I purchased my Modibodi underwear 8 months ago in 3 different styles - 2 pairs Seamfree Full Brief heavy, 2 pairs Classic Full Brief light/moderate, and 1 pair Lace Full Brief light/moderate, all in the same size - my regular size. The main problem I have had is all 3 styles have a vastly different fit for me. The Classic full brief are the bes...t fit and are really comfortable. The Seamfree heavy is way too big around the waistband, small around the midsection and has not enough coverage around the legs and loose leg holes and not much stretch overall, a really strange shape. The absorbent panel goes all the way to the waistband at the back and has no stretch at all which I found uncomfortable. The Lace full brief in light/moderate is made of more comfortable material, but the waistband was too big while the leg holes are too small. I haven't had this problem with other brands so I don't think I have unusual proportions! Performance wise I have found them to be quite good. The moderate/light pants are great for lower flow days and as a back up used with other products. Feels like wearing normal underwear but with confidence of no leaks. On very heavy days the heavy pants were not sufficient to last out the whole day, and I found it's a bit of an uncomfortable feeling not being able to change easily. For me these are most useful for night times, although I have had occasional leaks. If you have really heavy days or surges I wouldn't rely on these alone. All pairs have worn well in this time and I haven't had any problems with quality or smell. Overall, I find the Classic Full Brief in light/moderate to be the best style and I'll keep using these as a back up and on lighter days - and I'd recommend these to anyone. I think the Seamfree/ heavy absorbency styles need improvement, and I can't recommend them as they are. Thanks Modibodi for working towards better solutions for women!
I'm yet to use them but after reading some of these reviews I just want to return them all
I have bought 4 pairs at just over $100 and am yet to use them as i haven't had my period. 2 pairs are boyleg...i opened one pair to try and they don't fit well . The other pair is unopened. I contacted customer service and it took 5 days to respond. I've replied and still nothing 2 days later. If I can't get my issue resolved I'll be taking my complaint further.
I've seen other people with similar customer service complaints. I'm also not happy seeing that after spending so much money they are only lasting 6 months.
I'm a single mum and to spend $100 for 6 months is ridiculous.
Best purchase ever!!!
THESE ARE UTTERLY AMAZING!!! It’s like not wearing any undies at all...but with full security!!!... AND they don’t over heat my panties region...very, very, very nice when it’s so muggy and close to 40 degrees!!! Will be telling all my friends!!! Easy to find & order, excellent customer service!!!
Comfortable but smells, gross when washing, forever to dry
I sized up and found them more comfortable that way. The heavy one absorbs well but the padding inside goes all the way up the back of the panty so on heavy days & esp on hotter days sometimes you have some blood on your upper hip/ lower waist area after a few hours - super gross. Washing the panties disgusts me, always like cleaning up crime scene... and it actually wastes so much water to rinse out all the blood. More than once, using normal amount of detergent to wash in machine afterwards still resulted in a strange unpleasant smell after d...rying. So I had to rewash. Always takes me more than one day to dry them unless the sun is very strong that day and humidity is low. Fine for light days and easy to leak if you tend to have sudden gush. It still feels damp if you have clotting.
Great until they started leaking after 5th use
I have emailed Modibodi in regards to this issue as I've spent hundreds on their products as I wanted to be more environmentally friendly and sustainable and it would save me money, stating the products could last 2 years, just look at their website.
I got an email today in regards to my complaint stating after 6 months, they class it as wear and tear, how could they? I've been so careful with how these products are cared for, using their care instructions and I'm absolutely furious.
You spend at least 150 to get a week worth of underwear t...o have them leak like they are normal underwear, it's not due to heavy leakage. It's for to the product being expensive and useless. Taking this to ACCC, their response is appalling. Your better off buying cotton reusable pads, half the cost and just as effective.
Elastic dies quickly
I love the idea and ease of use for myself and my daughter.
Unfortunately the bikini briefs elastic became unstitched after a few washes and the padding isn’t stitched on in both sides.
The lacy undies have lasted well.
I’m interested in the swimwear but I’m not sure if the quality is good enough quality to justify the cost.
The lacy undies and larger then normal and the bikini smaller.
Good initially but leak everything at the 4th period
I loved the underpants when I just got them, but in the 4th month (the last 4 days) I had two horrible accidents which gave a so embarrassing moment at work. The leak was massive at two different times in two different undies.
Over Night Didn't Work
I bought 3 pairs size Youth 12-14, Moderate to Heavy protection, RED by Modibodi for my 13 year old daughter. She is a 165cm and 48kg. She wore them overnight and they leaked right through. Her periods are quite heavy. Therefore she will not wear them to school now. She's quite a thin girl but found them to be quite a snug fit, I would buy a larger size if I were bought them again. I also purchase the swimmer bottoms. My 11 year old has just got her monthly's, they are quite light but the swimmers leaked as well after an hour. I'm disappo...inted as the girls are not confident to used them in public. But we will give them another go. For the price they should be a lot better than they are. I did not ask for a refund as we have had them for 30 days. I spent over $150 worth and feel I have wasted my money.
Dissapointed .very expensive .Smelly & elastic didnt last
I am very dissapointed that i purchased 3 pair .they end up smelly after couple of hours and elastic went after a short period of time will never outlay money again for these
Never buying pads again
When I'm home and it's hot, I'm a knickers or nude kind of girl. I can't do that on my period. Or, at least, I couldn't until I got my Modibodi Red knickers. Yesterday I got to. I got to lounge around in my knickers. I went for a lovely long walk. I curled up on my mint green couch with my legs over my head and contorted into all of those weird but comfortable positions I have to remind myself not to sit or lay in when I'm on my period for fear of leakage. I was actually comfortable. And it wasn't one of my light cycles either. It was one of th...ose "I know I can't die of blood loss...but seriously...how does someone lose that much blood and live" kind of cycles. And guess what? No leakage! No nappy feeling. No awkward shifting other then my butt occasionally trying to eat my knickers (she's a hungry whiner, there's a reason I favour boy shorts). My verdict? I need a whole bloody set of these. I'm a full-blown convert.
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Questions & Answers
I'm an underground miner and work twelve hour shifts. There are no facilities underground for dealing with period hygiene at my workplace, so although I'd like to try this product I'm concerned about wearing the underwear for twelve hours - especially in the heavy days. Perhaps wearing the pants for so long would be the cause of the unpleasant odour some consumers are talking about?
Hi Bell, I'm guessing you'd have access to a toilet whilst at work? The biggest thing with wearing it for 12 hours would be overflow, depending on the heaviness of your flow. I'd recommend wearing 1 pair to work and taking 1 down with you in a ziplock bag, then after 6-8 hours swap them. To prevent odour, when you get home, rinse Modibodi extremely well under cold water until water runs clear. Then throw in washing machine, or hang to dry for 24 hrs :) I also work in weird places (often with no toilets)and have found Modibodi to be WAYYYY better than tampons, mooncups or pads in these situations. :)
Using my modibodi underwear for the second time and they smell really bad! I have followed the care instructions perfectly and I know its not me as I've never had this issue before. So disappointed since I love the concept and paid good money for them. What can I do to eliminate the smell?
Hi Emily, thanks for your question. If you have followed the care instructions, rinsing thoroughly directly after use, you shouldn't be experiencing a smell. If you didn't wash straight after, also ensure the underwear isn't left wet before washing, let them air after rinsing. Some customers find that they experience a smell when the underwear hasn't been completely dried after washing also, so ensure you wait until they are completely dry before wearing them again. If you still experience a smell, you could try pouring half a cup of vinegar into the washing load or using an antibacterial, non-bleach, detergent.
Thank you for your reply. I've definitely followed the correct care instructions but I'll give them a wash with vinegar and see how I go. Thanks.
Hi Emily, I just used mine in case of incontinence when sneezing, way past periods etc, but wanted to stop using pant liners. The smell was off putting though, my underwear was always completely dry, I often left it out on the line because they do take longer to dry. I even washed them in vinegar, but to no avail, the smell persists. I have given up wearing them except in circumstances where I feel no one is going to smell them, usually just round the house. I bought a bundle pack, 3 are in my draw unopened. Wish they had worked for me!
Hi - can you please advise me whether the absorbency of the teen range is as high as the ladies range? My daughter is having her first period and it is very heavy so I want to be sure we purchase the right product for her to use.
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