You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again, make sure you’re taking care of “down there”, the “cave”, your “ladybits” (if that’s your preferred term), your “va-jay-jay”. Your vagina. Take care of it/her/them.
Yep - summer is here, but it's also the time of year where we become a little less eco-friendly. Plastic water bottles, soda cans, quick and convenient eats when you're on the road - all of these and more just further contribute to the increasing trash problem.
When many are asked if they know what the tampons they are wearing have been manufactured from, some guess cotton but most folks simply do not know. Unfortunately, the majority of tampons are NOT made of only cotton or organic material. Are you wondering if there is a better way yet?
It is normal to feel cautious whenever we try something new – especially if it’s something we are using in our bodies. Menstrual cups are very safe to use as it is worn inside the vagina during menstruation. Unlike tampons and pads which absorb your menstrual fluids, a menstrual cup collects the fluid.
Menstrual cups are the preferred method for that time of the month for many of us and the reasons vary from being environmentally friendly to the security of knowing you won’t have an accident. But what does it FEEL like? Great question!
Menstrual cups are definitely shining in the spotlight these days. Menstrual cups have been around for years but now they’re being used more than ever – and for good reason too. Menstrual cups are safely crafted of medicinal quality silicone and easy to use. Plus they may be used over and over for several years which makes them much more ecofriendly and cost effective than tampons or menstrual pads.
New to menstrual cups and not sure how to go about cleaning them? A cup full of blood can be difficult to address when it's time to clean it. Here's a quick guide to help get you started - make sure you also check out our video at the end to see how it's done!
Having a hard time figuring out which menstrual cup is right for you?
Check out YouTube! There are tons of YouTube vloggers out there with tons of reviews available to help you pick the cup that is right for you. Don't take the advice from only one vlogger - make sure to check out multiple reviews and comparisons, and keep in mind what works great for one person might not work well for another - every body is different.
The dreaded yeast infection - we feel ya! It's the WORST! Even scarier? What if you're dealing with yeast infection AND your period at the same time. [cue tears of frustration] Can you wear a menstrual cup?