What Women Used Before Period Pads Existed

In 1897 Johnson & Johnson developed the first version of the maxi sanitary pads — disposable napkins called the Lister’s towels. The towels become the first commercial product for menstruation. However, periods still were considered taboo and women didn’t want to go to stores to buy them openly, so the product eventually failed in the market.

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