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No leaks, no worries: The best high-waisted period underwear for your next cycle

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We totally get it – that monthly struggle when your period rolls around can be a real challenge. But hey, we’re all about making things easier for you, so we’re open to trying anything that can help smooth things out.

That’s when we stumbled upon the magic of period underwear, and let us tell you, it’s been an absolute game-changer!

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Introducing a pair of high-waisted period undies, the absolute miracle your cycle has been waiting for.  Introducing these bad boys to your period routine will revolutionise the way you go about your cycle. Say goodbye to those pesky pads and uncomfortable tampons – these undies have got you covered.

Crafted from super soft and breathable fabrics, these undies are an absolute dream to wear. Once you experience the comfort, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without them.  Not to mention, they’re sustainable and can be worn time and time again with just a wash. 

Want to explore the world of period underwear for yourself? Below are our top picks for high-waisted undies that will have you thanking us when that time comes. 

The best high-waisted period underwear to buy in 2023 

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Period & leak-proof full brief underwear, $29.95, Boody

Made from ultra-soft bamboo material, these comfy undies feel like you’re wearing nothing at all yet can hold up to three tampons worth of blood and protect against leaks. 

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Scarlet period-proof boy shorts, $36, a-beauty

If you prefer a boy-shorts style undie, these heavy absorption shorts from Scarlet are the way to go. They’re breathable and comfortable, a great option for bed time and act as an extra layer of support on heavier flow days.

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Absorbent underwear full brief, $17.37 (usually $28.95), Juju

You can choose which level of absorbency you’re wanting out of these undies before purchasing, but this handy pair also comes in sizes up to XXXL. They’re also tag-free (a dream) and can be used for periods or just light incontinence. 

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Hello Undies high waist, $52.99, Hello Period

The cutest period undies you’ve ever seen, this sweet pair from NZ brand Hello Period proves sustainability and comfort doesn’t have to come at the sacrifice of style. 

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Classic full brief, $31, Modibodi

We could hardly talk about period underwear without mentioning Modibodi, the leaders in the area. The classic brief can hold 15ml of blood (between two to three tampons worth) and are super comfortable and flattering. 

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Naturana Organic cotton & lace high waisted underwear, $54.95, THE ICONIC

Add a touch of elegance to your period underwear line-up with this stylish pair from Naturana. 

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Period high waist bikini, $24.99, Cotton On Body

Thank god for Cotton On Body when it comes to adorable and affordable lingerie. These sweet floral undies will prevent against leaks and provide a sense of security throughout your period. 

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Bloody Comfy period brief, $16 (usually $23.99), BONDS

BONDS know their underwear, and their new range of Bloody Comfy period undies are no exception. 

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B Free Intimate Apparel Cotton moderate flow leakage, $54.99, THE ICONIC

Enjoy all-day comfort with these cotton fibre undies that provide medium absorbency and come in a comfortable and flattering high-waisted brief style. 

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Love Luna Period underwear bamboo brief, $20, Adore Beauty

Cruelty, sulphate, mineral oil, paraben and fragrance free – what’s not to love about these bamboo undies? These are perfect for medium flow days or to act as an extra layer with a tampon or cup on heavy flows. 

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