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More About Crushed Velvet!

We keep getting new questions about our luxury crushed velvet so we thought why not have a new addition to the Q & A on them! Here we go! Q) Why can't I find other makers using crushed velvet? A) Novel Red was the first to bring crushed velvet to the cloth pad market. After wanting something new that was luxurious like organic bamboo velour, but wouldn't stain as easily and was plush but not as warm as minky and also wicked moisture away, we set out to find a new fabric to bring to the cloth pad world. At...

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Cleaning your Novel Reds!

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Maybe you are new to cloth pads....or maybe you have been using them for years and have a great collection of beautiful pads. Either way, it is important to know how to keep them clean and stain treat them so they stay as beautiful as the first day you got them for as long as possible...hopefully many years!  There are all kinds of washing and stain treating methods and routines. Everyone seems to have their own ideas and way of doing things. No one way is right and just because your way might be different doesn't make it wrong either....

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Luxury Crushed Velvet Q&A !

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Here at Novel Red we get questions every day about our best selling Luxury Crushed Velvet topped cloth pads. We thought it was high time there was a blog post answering the most popular questions.  Here goes! Q. Is the Crushed Velvet a natural or a synthetic fabric?  A. Novel Red's Luxury Crushed Velvet is 100% synthetic. This gives it its great stain resistance qualities and helps it wick moisture into the core of the pad to help keep the top layer as dry as possible. (wicking does vary depending on the type of flow you experience so keep that...

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*Special Uses for Cloth Pads

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Using reusable cloth pads for your period is one thing, but there are several other uses to consider. If you or someone you know has light urinary incontinence, cloth pads can be a great alternative to disposable products. Disposable incontinence products can be a huge ongoing expense because unlike a period, incontinence can happen any time of day, every day so more products are needed on an ongoing basis. Consider using reusable cloth pads, which have a beautiful and comfortable exterior, quality absorbent core materials and a moisture resistant back. You can simply wash these and reuse them and they...

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Why Cloth Pads?

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Maybe you have never used cloth pads. Maybe you just discovered them and aren't sure why anyone would want to use a reusable cloth menstrual pad versus a disposable. Or, maybe you have been using cloth pads for months or even years and wish you had known about them even sooner. Whoever you are, and whatever you think of cloth right now, you're not the only one. If you have just recently heard about cloth pads, you might be saying to yourself; "That sounds gross. Why would I want to use something I would have to clean. Wouldn't cleaning them...

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