No Synthetics. No Chemicals. No Dyes. PERIOD.
Thanks for your interest in Veeda! Here are some Veeda FAQs to help you learn more about us, our products, and our mission:
Q: What products does Veeda make?
A: Veeda currently offers Tampons, in Regular, Super and Super Plus Tampons. Veeda also offers a range of Pads and Liners, all 100% Natural Cotton for your comfort and safety!
Q: What makes Veeda different?
A: Veeda tampons are the only hypoallergenic, 100% natural cotton tampons on the market. Conventional tampons from well-known brands are made from blends of bleached cotton and/or synthetic products. They can contain dioxins from the bleaching process, pesticide and herbicide residues, synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, and dyes. Veeda tampons are 100% cotton and have no chemicals, no synthetics, and no dyes. As a result, Veeda tampons reduce the risk of toxic shock syndrome (TSS), irritation, and allergic reactions.
Q: What is TSS?
A: Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is caused by a bacterial infection which can attack the major organs, leading to kidney failure, collapse of the lungs, and even cardiac arrest, sometimes in a matter of hours. Fifty percent of occurrences are associated with high-absorbency tampon use.
Q: I thought TSS was a thing of the past! Is it really an issue anymore?
A: Unfortunately, even though the governing health agencies requires certain warnings and some manufacturers reformulated their tampons in the 80’s, TSS is still a problem today. Viscose rayon found in conventional tampons promotes the production of the toxin that can lead to TSS. Rayon fibres can also break off and cause TSS even after removal of the actual tampon. The risk of TSS is still a real phenomenon in the developed world, with up to 1 in 700 girls and women contracting tampon-related TSS in their lifetime.
Q: Can using Veeda tampons reduce my risk of TSS?
A: According to a multidue of medical experts, yes! There has never been a case of tampon-related TSS when using 100% cotton tampons.
Q: Are Veeda tampons just as safe and reliable as conventional Tampons?
A: Absolutely. We are Aussie approved to meet all absorbency standards, and handle our cotton from farm to package in a registered, compliant facility. Our tampons are lab-tested to be chemical free and contain no wood pulp, synthetic fibres, additives or pesticides, and absolutely no dioxins. Additionally, Veeda tampons expand width wise to fit your shape and seal in your flow, and have thin strings to avoid leaks.
Q: Aren’t the leading brands I already buy cotton tampons?
A: No, You will find the major brands currently available are a mixture of viscose rayon, propelyne, cotton, synthetics, and other potentially harmful ingredients. Some brands will disclose their ingredients, others won't because they aren't required by law. Veeda Tampons and Towels always list 100% of our ingredients because we only have one! 100% Natural Cotton every time. Veeda products are also hypoallergenic, and priced competitively with these conventional brands. They’re easy to find online and will be coming soon to other major Australian retailers!
Q: What is Biofilm packaging for the Veeda Towels and Liners?
A: Veeda Towel packages use a biodegradable wrap that breaks down in 6-12 Months and does not require special disposal and is environmentally friendly.
Q: What does the name ‘Veeda’ mean?
A: Veeda is a variation on the combination of ‘Vida’ the Latin or Spanish word for Life and ‘Veda,’ the Sanskrit word for Knowledge.