Wadding or cotton wool is a type of cotton fiber that undergoes various chemical processes that eliminate fatty substances from the fibers, preparing it for the absorption of water.
A procedure that is often applied is that of sterilization, which makes cotton suitable for use in medical applications.
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This type of cotton has a high absorption capacity, is useful for cleansing and eliminating makeup residues, for disinfecting wounds, for personal care.
There are 3 types of this wadding:
Cotton wool in rolls which is arranged in longer rolls and therefore suitable for more demanding processes or larger areas
Zig zag cotton which is arranged on a continuous but detachable base with simple vertical holes so that it can be divided into many easily usable rectangles
Small pieces of cotton simple and quick to use for light wounds or medical prescriptions.