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ooia Highwaist Leo - Limited Edition

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ooooiaaaa! Feel strong and free! Show off your wild side with our stylish ooia Highwaist Leo. Your ooia Highwaist Leo features a slightly sheer mesh fabric on the sides, a gorgeous high waist and is trimmed with a khaki elastic at the top. Grab your Limited Edition before it's out of stock!

It ll hold up to three tampons of liquid leak-proof while feeling completely dry. This makes it ideal for your medium to heavy period days. Plus, the ooia Highwaist is washable, making it reusable. You can wear the ooia Highwaist alone or as a back-up to other period products.

ooias are sewn exclusively with fabrics from Europe in sewing factories in Portugal, Lithuania and Croatia, which produce ethically and ecologically fair.

Our model Liz wears a size 36 and our model Lisett wears a size 42.

Your purchase supports organizations that promote female empowerment through their projects - here to learn more.

Technology

An ooia Period Panty is as beautiful and comfortable as your favorite underwear, but it can do so much more: it has an integrated membrane system in the crotch that pulls fluid away from you, soaks it up, and prevents it from leaking 

  1. The body's next layer is made of soft merino wool. It quickly wicks moisture away from the body. So you feel dry at all times. In addition, it is equipped with a bacteria-inhibiting agent, so that  no bacteria can multiply and no unpleasant odor develops. More info: click here.
  1. The middle layer consists of specialized fibers that absorb moisture at lightning speed like a sponge. This layer is also equipped with an anti-bacterial agent. More info: click here.
  1. The outermost layer is a liquid-impermeable membrane that doesn't let any liquid through to the outside, protecting you from leaking. In addition, this layer - just like all the other layers - is breathable and thus ensures that you do not sweat.

Wash

After wearing ooia you wash best with cold water by hand from

After that, it goes in the laundry net off into the machine at 40 degrees easy-care wash cycle - gladly also together with other dark laundry - it will not carry any damage from it, really!

Please do not wash your ooia with heavy-duty detergent, as it is too aggressive for the wool. Instead, ideally use wool detergent.

Please do not use bleach or fabric softener, as this limits the effectiveness of ooia.

Please also do not dry clean - but who takes their underpants to the dry cleaners?

Ironing is also taboo, just hang ooia on the clothesline normally and it will soon be ready for use again.

If you treat ooia this well, it will retain its full bacteria-inhibiting effectiveness for about 2 years. After that, of course, you can still continue to use them as "normal" underpants.

If you want to know more about the washability of ooia,click here.

 

Bacterial inhibition

We sought the opinion of gynecologists on the requirements for inhibiting bacterial growth because your health is our top priority. 

These gynecologists confirm to us that it is fundamentally important that period underwear prevents bacteria from growing - and high-quality, tested fabrics are used for this.

Our membrane system has bacteria-inhibiting properties at the crucial points -so that neither bacteria can multiply nor develop unpleasant odors. Our active ingredient silver chloride is tested under the strictest conditions and may be used in Germany according to Article 89 of the Biocide Ordinance in conjunction with § 28 paragraph 8 of the Chemicals Act. Of course, we do not use any nanoparticles that are controversial in terms of health.

The silver chloride used consists of non-migrating silver. Non-migrating means that the bacteria-inhibiting effect of the silver chloride acts directly in the fiber and not on your skin. Thus, this active ingredient is absolutely skin friendly.

We have had the Hohenstein Institute perform an elaborate test procedure on ooia to ensure the antibacterial activity of ooia.

The Hohenstein Institute is a very renowned German textile testing and research institute that awards various seals.

Incredible, but ooia is the world's only period underwear whose function is certified - we are proud of that!

Material

ooia is made of carefully selected, specialized fabrics manufactured in Europe. All fabrics are certified tested for harmful substances. In addition, our wool comes from merino sheep that are treated fairly (mulesing free). The polyamide of the outer fabric is made from recycled material.

Material composition:

Upper fabric: 83% recycled polyamide, 17% spandex

Mesh fabric: 90% polyamide, 10% spandex

Lining: 100% wool (merino wool: mulesing - free)

Midlayer: 40% cotton, 40% modal, 20% polyester

Membrane: 100% polyester backing, 100% polyurethane membrane

Bacteria Inhibition

Your health is our top priority

Gynecologists confirm to us that a bacteria-inhibiting coating on period underwear is essential.

This prevents odors and the multiplication of pathogens.

At ooia, we are the only period underwear brand in the world to have this effect certified - by the renowned Hohenstein Institute! Our active ingredient silver chloride is tested under the strictest conditions and may be used in Germany in accordance with Article 89 of the Biocide Ordinance in conjunction with Section 28 (8) of the Chemicals Act. Silver has been used for centuries to protect against disease. Already in ancient Greece and Rome it was used to disinfect water.

The silver chloride used consists of non-migrating silver. Non-migrating means that the bacteria-inhibiting effect of the silver chloride acts directly in the fiber and not on your skin. Thus, this active ingredient is absolutely skin-friendly.

We attach particular importance to communicating transparently here. 

EU Regulation No 528/2012: biocidal active ingredient is silver chloride

Nano particles are not used

If you want to know more, click here.

Delivery and return

Shipping

Your ooias will be delivered to you within Germany with a purchase value of over 30 euros with DHL GoGreen, below with the German Post GoGreen. In the other countries of the EU and Switzerland, we always ship with the German post GoGreen.

Shipping costs 5 euros in Germany and Austria and 10 euros in the rest of the EU and Switzerland.

All deliveries are trackable via a tracking number, which you will receive in your shipping confirmation.

Shipping to other countries is not possible at the moment - but we are working on it!

 

Returns/Exchanges

It is very important to us that you are completely satisfied with your ooia. Returns are therefore of course possible: you just have to return ooia within 90 days (unworn, of course) and pay the postage for the return.  

Please log in to our returns portal here for this and follow the instruction to print your return label.

Once the goods have been checked for integrity at the warehouse, your money will be credited (within 3-7 business days of receipt by our logistics provider).

Please note that ooia cannot be returned if it has already been worn.

An exchange is also no problem. Here you bear (just as with the return) the cost of the return and we take over the shipping costs of resending your ooia. 

Please log in to our returns portal here and follow the instruction to print your return label.

In the portal, you also specify which ooia you want as an exchange.

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