Heavy Period? Use a Menstrual Cup!

What Exactly is a “Heavy Period?” A common problem that women have is an extremely heavy period. The technical definition of “heavy period” is if there is enough blood to soak through a pad or tampon every single hour for a number of hours in a row. Some other symptoms …

Menstrual Cups vs. Tampons

  Menstrual Cups vs. Tampons While both tampons and menstrual cups serve the same purpose of being a hygiene product for the menstrual cycle of women, they are very different in their properties and features. Here’s a brief overview that will help you understand all about what these products are …

How Do Menstrual Cups Work?

How do Menstrual Cups Work? Because of the taboos behind discussing women’s health, you may be entirely unaware of what a menstrual cup is, how to use one, and how it works. But did you know these cups could totally change how you take care of your body and experience …

Menstrual Cups and Endometriosis

Are Menstrual Cups and Endometriosis Related? Shaped like a bell, menstrual cups are either made up of rubber (The Keeper Cup) or medical grade silicone (The Diva Cup, or Moon Cup to name only two examples). These are worn inside the vagina during menstruation. They are designed to hold the …

Menstrual Cups Cons: Are there any?

Menstrual Cup Cons We all know about the many pros of using menstrual cups instead of pads or tampons, including less waste, money savings, better for your vaginal health, and convenience. One of the best things is the fact that Soft Cups can be used during sex. After trying out …

Aren’t Menstrual Cups Expensive?

Aren’t Menstrual Cups Expensive for a Piece of Plastic? Something that many people ask is whether or not menstrual cups are expensive. For a small piece of plastic, $30-40 is a lot, sure. It can be a big factor in whether or not someone buys their first menstrual cup. If you’re …

Do Menstrual Cups Leak?

Do Menstrual Cups Leak? According to studies, more than 50% of woman regularly experience leakage when wearing tampons. This is especially true on days with really heavy flow. Pads are even worse because we’ve all had experiences of them shifting around, especially when we’re sleeping or playing sports. The disposable …