Compariso and Contrast

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Every consumer needs to be aware of the price and quality of the products they purchase. If you have a baby in diapers, it is important to compare and contrast different manufacturers. Pampers, Huggies, and Luvs share many similarities, but they do have differences. As the mother of a fifteen month old child, I must get the most for my money when buying diapers for my daughter.

They are alike in many ways. They are all popular brand names that many parents prefer to buy. Luvs, Pampers, and Huggies are sold in many retail stores like Wal-Mart, Target, K-Mart, and pharmacies like Walgreens, Rite Aid and C.V.S. Grocery stores like Food Max, Food 4 Less, Safeway, and Luckys also sell these diapers. A similarity and good thing about all three brands is that they are disposable. The number one thing they share is that they act like sponges in soaking up body waste. That is the best thing for parents because we do not have to worry about the mess.

These diaper brands are also different in many ways. Each brand has a different price, but also at the same time there is a different quantity per box. For example, Luvs are $34.54 per box for a quantity of 180 diapers. Pampers are $35.00 per box for a quantity of 156 diapers, and Huggies are $33.58 per box for a quantity of 140 diapers. The edges are made differently from each other. Luvs’ edges are made so that the sides and stretchy leg cuffs stretch to help stop leaks. The edges feel soft and smell fresh. With the Huggies’ edges, a small gel-like material comes out of the diaper. It has to be

removed with a baby wipe. On the other hand, Pampers have double ridges to keep leaks from occurring. There have scented elastic edges with double tabs.

Some diapers stretch better than others. Luvs’ diapers are advertized as being made with bear hug stretch tabs because the premium elastic sides stretch to fit. The Pampers brand also offers stretchy sides that have pull-tabs to wrap and secure the diapers. The...
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