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Period Traveling

What To Do With Your Period When Traveling

On Jan 4th 2018, one of the biggest snow storm hit the east coast.   I was on my way to get to JFK from Tokyo, only to find out that JFK got close...
Caring For Your Vaginal Health

Caring For Your Vaginal Health

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.
Menstrual Cups Equal Monthly Zen Moments

Menstrual Cups Equal Monthly Zen Moments

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. 
Menstrual Cups: Five Unexpected Benefits When You Make The Switch

Menstrual Cups: Five Unexpected Benefits When You Make The Switch

When I first made the switch to cloth pads it was enlightening. When I embraced my first menstrual cup I was forever changed.
Is It Safe To Use A Menstrual Cup When You Have A Yeast Infection?

Is It Safe To Use A Menstrual Cup When You Have A Yeast Infection?

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?
Menstrual Cups & Infection - Does It Happen?

Menstrual Cups & Infection - Does It Happen?

With TSS being a constant concern for many, we completely understand if you're worried about any possible risk when it comes to menstrual cups. 

It's important to note, we always recommend using clean hands when handling your menstrual cup. Always thoroughly wash your cup in between uses. Never use a menstrual cup at the same time as tampons.

Proper cleaning, care, and handling may help to reduce any risk of infection.

How Frequently Do I Need To Replace My Menstrual Cup?

How Frequently Do I Need To Replace My Menstrual Cup?

Figuring out when to replace your menstrual cup is mostly based on your own experience with the cup. Many menstrual cup companies recommend you replace your cup every year to two years, while some claim you can safely wear your cup for 5+ years. Unlike some menstrual cups which suggest you replace them after one year, SckoonCup is made of best possible quality medical grade silicone, and will last several years. There is no need to replace it every year.
How Long Can You Wear A Menstrual Cup?

How Long Can You Wear A Menstrual Cup?

Menstrual cups are still foreign in many ways. One of the biggest concerns many have when wearing menstrual cups is how long you're able to go between changing/emptying your cup and what risks are involved when wearing an internal device for long periods of time. You have questions, and we have answers! 
How to Fold a Menstrual Cup: The Roll Up Fold

How to Fold a Menstrual Cup: The Roll Up Fold

Having difficulty getting your menstrual cup to open? Maybe the insertion process is too difficult? No problem! Today we have a new fold for you: The Roll Up menstrual cup fold! Let’s investigate the pro’s and con’s of this fold.
What Is The Capacity Of A Menstrual Cup? How Much Can A Menstrual Cup Hold?

What Is The Capacity Of A Menstrual Cup? How Much Can A Menstrual Cup Hold?

Often one of the biggest questions we receive is "how much can a menstrual cup hold?" The short answer? Way more than a tampon! 

 

 

How to Fold a Menstrual Cup: The  Labia Menstrual Cup Fold

How to Fold a Menstrual Cup: The Labia Menstrual Cup Fold

Having difficulty getting your menstrual cup to open? Maybe the insertion process is too difficult? No problem! Today we have a new fold for you: The Labia menstrual cup fold!

 

How to Fold a Menstrual Cup: The Double 7 Menstrual Cup Fold

How to Fold a Menstrual Cup: The Double 7 Menstrual Cup Fold

Having difficulty getting your menstrual cup to open? Maybe the insertion process is too difficult? No problem! Today we have a new fold for yoHaving difficulty getting your menstrual cup to open? Maybe the insertion process is too difficult? No problem!