Read More Kelsey MichalPeriods have come a long way. Well, maybe not periods themselves—but our methods for dealing with them have certainly evolved. Tampons and pads as we know them really only became mainstream in the 20th century—as late as the 60s and 70s. And more recently, there's been a surge of period-proof clothing. These menstruation-friendly clothes work well in combo with pads or tampons, as an extra layer of leakage-proof protection. But, depending on the type, they can also be used on their own as full period protection. And then there's swimwear. We all know that swimming while on your period can range from annoying to total nightmare. But period-proof swimwear is the answer. This fantastic clothing invention takes away the hassle and stress of swimming on your period. Finally, no need to worry about leakage! And the great news is that they act and look and feel just like normal swimwear, so you'll be happy wearing them no matter the time of the month. Read on for our favorite period-proof swimwear.