Do Lukuma swimwear contain PFAS?

Lukuma does not use PFAS and our products do not contain PFAs. PFAS stands for per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances and include (PFOS and PFOA). These manufactured chemicals are fluorinated compounds and used in a variety of products including stain resistant upholstery, non-stick cookware, paints, cosmetics, food packaging and more.
Lukuma does not design products that require the functionality of PFAs or any dangerous chemicals. According to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, our fabrics meet the human-ecological requirements. OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. ( standards /
oeko - tex - standard -100)

How many hours can I wear Lukuma swimwear?

As long as your flow allows. Pairing it with a period cup on a heavy flow day will allow you to wear them for even longer.
For hygiene reasons and to avoid leaks: Make sure to change as soon as possible after you finish swimming.

Do Lukuma Period Swimwear Really Work?

Yes! Period swimwear will absorb period blood. They can also absorb sweat or light incontinence. So if you suffer from urinary incontinence, this is a great product to give you some freedom and confidence.

How do period swimwear absorb blood but not water?

There is a layer in the period swimwear that absorbs your period when you’re in the water. When you bleed, the layer will absorb your period blood. The leak-proof layer of the gusset is water resistant and keeps the blood inside, so you don’t have to worry about leaking.

How do we wash Lukuma period swimwear?

Rinse with cold water. Put them together with the rest of your clothes in a delicate washing cycle at 30 degrees. DO NOT use bleach or fabric softener. You can also hand wash them to maintain elasticity. Spread them in a non-moist environment. Do not iron them.

Do period swimwear work on heavy period days?

Yes they work! You just might need to change it faster. If you're on heavy flow days, you can use them as extra leakage protection in conjunction with a menstrual cup.

Can I swim while bleeding?

Yes of course! Our swimwear is designed to be used alone or as extra protection if needed. Our swimwear absorbs the equivalent flow of 1-2 normal tampons.

Will people know I'm wearing period swimwear?

No! Our swimwear does NOT have a bulky absorbent layer and no one will be able to tell the difference.