Always Breathable Soft pads Maxi Thick with wings offers you truly breathable softness, down to 0% stuffiness. Try it yourself, 98% of women who tried it like it. This pad is the first to be both soft (on center and wings) and breathable so you can give your skin the care and love it deserves. Always Breathable Soft Maxi Thick is rated as being softer to your skin than any other cottony brand. Rated as being softer to your skin than any other cottony brands.