Pros: stick where they are supposed to, easy open
We use a lot of Band-Aids around my house. It seems that someone always has a boo boo of some sort. Between the two kids and my husband and myself, someone always seems to be wearing a Band-Aid. I wouldnt say were a terribly accident-prone family but it just seems that way when you have kids and especially when they are playing outside.
I went to the store recently to stock up on Band-Aids. My daughter wanted the ones with Princesses and my son was pointing to the ones with Blues Clues. My husband said he would NOT wear either of those. I said, I am NOT NOT NOT buying 4 different boxes of Band-Aids. That just seemed ridiculous. Since there was no consensus, I sent them off to the food section of our Super Walmart to pick out ice cream while I picked Band-Aids with a clear head!!!
I chose the Band Aid Brand Sheer Comfort Flex bandages. For the money, they were a good deal and it was something each person would use, if they needed a Band-Aid bad enough. My husband wouldnt have to go to work wearing Princesses and my daughter and son could deal with plain if it was already a done deal. I chose the box of 80 assorted bandages for different sized needs.
This box comes with four different sized bandages in it:
14 that are 7/8 x 7/8 square
34 that are 4/8 x 2 ?
30 that are ? x 3
2 that are 2 ? x 3 large square
The Band-Aids come in a cardboard box that is reclosable and each Band-Aid is individually sealed. The larger Band-Aids have a pull tab on one end to help you get the Band-Aid out of the wrapper. The small square ones, however, do not and are very difficult to get out of the wrapper!
The Band-Aids peel easily from the backing that keeps the adhesive parts sticky. They are clear and very easy to use. Once on your skin, these Band-Aids move with your body as much as possible. That is the flex part working. It is easy to peel the Band-Aid off of your skin as well as long as youre not pulling it off of a hairy part of your body.
These Band-Aids are great, all purpose bandages. They work for small cuts and on small people as well as bigger cuts and bigger people. The small square Band-Aid was perfect when my son fell and scraped his knee. The 4/8 x 2 ? worked just right when my daughter ran into the open car door and cut her cheek. The larger rectangle ones are good for wrapping around a cut finger of an adult while the smaller rectangles are great for kids. I havent used the larger square bandages yet but Im sure one of these days, there will be a use for them as well!
I like that these bandages are easy to get out of the packages. There have been so many brands of bandages that I have had a terrible time just getting them open. I mean, here I am bleeding, or one of the kids is bleeding and screaming and I cant even open the darn bandage!! I dont have that problem with these unless I really want the small squares. Then, I usually have someone else open the bandage while I clean the wound and by the time Im ready for it, its open!
I also like that these bandages stick pretty well. My daughter has had those Princess Bandages along with other character ones made by various different companies. And, it seems that whoever makes them, they just dont stick very well. She can use one of these Comfort-Flex bandages and they seem to stay on the wound pretty well
Overall, I hope you dont have a huge need for Band-Aids because hopefully your family is just not as accident-prone as mine. But, if you do, these Band-Aid Brand Sheer Comfort Flex bandages do seem to do the trick quite well.
I really like these bandages. They do the job that they are supposed to do and they do it well. For the number of bandages you get in the package, the price seems to be a good one too. I paid $1.99 for these 80 bandages as compared with the $2.99 they wanted for about 25 of the character ones. Id say I got the better deal! Not only that, but they really do work much better and everyone in the family can deal with the same bandages!