Most people store tampons in the bathroom for convenience, but that's actually not the best place to keep them, and this can shorten their shelf life.
There is a lot of moisture in the bathroom, Polis explains, which means that tampons are more likely to collect bacteria or mold.
To prevent moisture from entering the cotton tampons, Cabeca recommends storing a dehumidifier in the bathroom. Both experts recommend storing tampon boxes in a cool, dry room, e.g. B. in a hall cabinet or in the bedroom.
Oh, and the next time you buy a new box, keep the receipt and follow these steps to protest the tampon tax.