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5 Surprising Facts About Your Period You Probably Don’t Know

Your period is something really special. You never knew when you were first going to get it, and when it did, I’m sure it took you by surprise. I remember my first period; it totally took me off guard. I was fifteen years old watching Interview ...

New Frequently Asked Questions for 2020

Which menstrual cup is best for beginners? There is no such thing as a single menstrual cup that is best for a beginner. It all depends on which menstrual cup is the most comfortable and easiest to reach. To be able to determine this, you need ...

How Traveling Affects Periods

Are you someone who has a lust for travel and collects travel guides like a shoe collection? Perhaps you dream of eating at the best patisseries in Paris or seeing the Eiffel Tower. Maybe you want to see the leaning tower of Pisa and eat the best ...

Menstrual Cup Firmness Explained

Firmness is not something that most, if any, menstrual cup companies mention. At best, it is described as a cup that is made out of a “soft silicone”. However, we all have different interpretations of what “soft” is and to what degree. There is ...

Everything You Need to Know About Sex & Periods

When experiencing your period many things are happening to your hormones. Most women experience a surge in sexual desire and become very sexually stimulated. During this time your testosterone and estrogen levels increase causing a surge in your ...

Low Capacity Menstrual Cups – It might be What You Need!

“Low capacity” is not typically a great selling point or something that people search for when choosing a menstrual cup. However, everyone has their reasons for seeking the cup that they do. While most menstrual cup companies won’t use this ...

PMS – Treatment & Care

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is no joke. During that sensitive period – around 14 to 10 days prior your period you can suffer from the following symptoms:   PMS Symptoms:   Breasts that feel heavy and tender Exceptional pain in ...

High Capacity Menstrual Cups

Whether you’re looking for a cup for your extremely heavy flow, or seeking a cup to hold you all day with a moderate flow, a “high capacity” cup is generally what works best! First of all, it depends on how heavy your flow is. Remember, what we ...

Is It OK to Exercise During a Period?

Whether you are a professional athlete or just a regular woman who enjoys time at the gym or out running on the road in the open air, everyone experiences periods. Just because you are experiencing it, doesn’t mean you need to stop exercise during ...

Periods & PCOS

What is PCOS? PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is extremely common among women. In fact, it affects 10% of the female population of child-bearing age. Those with PCOS experience extreme mood swings, facial hair (especially on the chin), acne, ...

Why am I Bleeding So Much? | Abnormal Menstruation

You know your body better than anyone else, right? So, when it comes to your period, you basically know what to expect each month. Some women aren’t so lucky. Many women experience heavy and abnormal menstruation every month. A lot of the time, ...

Virgins: You CAN use a Menstrual Cup

Frequently Asked Questions by Virgins – ANSWERED! In this article, I’m going to cover a few frequently asked menstrual cup questions (by virgins) I’ve come across while writing and researching all things period related. The issues that I’m ...

Tracking your Periods, the Old-fashioned Way

Why Tracking your Menstruation Matters? If you are a woman who doesn’t like to take birth control, like me - read on! For me, I would rather document the comings and goings of “Aunt Flow” in order to avoid pregnancy, in place of putting unnatural ...

Spotting Common Period Problems

How to Recognize and Relieve Menstrual Issues Menstrual Cramps Most women have experienced menstrual pain at some point throughout life. Sometimes cramping can be so intense that it’s scary, but don’t freak out just yet! Discomfort from period ...

Menstrual Cups in Public Bathrooms

A menstrual cup holds more than a tampon and should keep you dry for a longer amount of time. Depending on your flow, you may even be able to use your menstrual cup for the full 12 hours, or the brand’s suggested length of time, before needing to ...

Menstrual Cup Stems – Everything You Need To Know

Menstrual cups are designed with many different features from one cup to the next. One of those features that may vary between brands is the stem. A cup may have a long stick, tab, ball, ring, no stem at all, or may have a mixture of these. They can ...

Where To Buy Menstrual Cups? Online and in Person

Now that menstrual cups are becoming more popular, more stores and online shops have been popping up. You might even be able to find either a physical or an online store that is locally-owned. However, they're still not as widely popular as ...

CBD Oil for Menstrual Cramps (PMS)? What It Is and How It Works

CBD oil for menstrual cramps is a sizzling hot topic. If you haven’t heard of CBD yet, brace yourself. Several states have legalized marijuana use, and hemp-derived products are now legal in the U.S. on a federal level, and the market for CBD is ...

What’s the Difference Between V-Shaped cups and Bell-Shaped Cups?

Some people are fortunate enough that it doesn't matter what shape or design of a menstrual cup that they use. For others, they may experience difficulties reaching their cup to remove it, or finding it uncomfortable while wearing.

Do I Need a New Menstrual Cup After Giving Birth?

Some people are fortunate enough that it doesn't matter what shape or design of a menstrual cup that they use.  For others, they may experience difficulties reaching their cup to remove it, or finding it uncomfortable while wearing.