Posted at Safe Cosmetics. At the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, we make it a top priority to provide you with information on exposure to toxic and untested chemicals in personal care products—from shampoo to makeup to fragrances. We often talk about why the timing of exposure matters and why cumulative exposures matter. Industry spokespeople often […]Read more "Cumulative Exposure And Feminine Care Products"
This is a fairly typical response when first introduced to the idea of a menstrual cup. I’ll admit, it isn’t pretty. No one likes to imagine a reusable vaginal insert that collects the menstrual fluid. But let’s be real – vaginal bleeding isn’t (and never will be) pretty – so let’s start by dropping the […]Read more "A menstrual cup? Is that what is sounds like? Gross."
The right handling is just as important as finding the perfect menstrual cup to prevent leakage and support a comfortable fit. Before you use the cup you sterilise it by putting it in boiling water for a few minutes. It’s not really necessary to boil it every month but if you are more comfortable doing […]Read more "MENSTRUAL CUPS PART 2 – PUT IT IN, GET IT OUT"
Posted by Elsa at Swipe Right With Me. Last Updated 8 April, 2017. Many of us have a cuppa every month and if you have never heard about menstrual cups or have many questions about using them, this post is for you. I was a passionate user of tampons since I was 14 years old […]Read more "MENSTRUAL CUPS PART 1 – FINDING THE RIGHT CUP"
Posted by Lea Grover at Your Tango. Last Updated February 22nd, 2017. It’s empowering to know what’s coming out of your vagina when you’re on the rag. My mother once told me there are two types of women: the kind who get a yeast infection maybe twice in her life, and the kind who get them CONSTANTLY. […]Read more "I Replaced My Tampons With A Menstrual Cup And This Is What Happened"
Posted by Jana at Frivolous Affairs. Last Updated April 23, 2017. Ooh. It’s finally time to talk vaginas on this blog. I have been wanting to touch on the subject of menstrual cups and other sustainable period products for a while now. But, this being a personal blog, I can’t talk about something I haven’t experienced myself. […]Read more "Saving Nature with our Delicate Flowers | Menstrual Cups"
Posted by Evelyn Gabrielle O’Rourke at Bleed With Pride! Menstrual hygiene products not only created a new form of enforcing sexist taboos on women, but also created a new attention to the female body that became intricately linked to waste production. Essentially, energy and non-renewable fuels are used while carbon emissions are created at every step […]Read more "Using Disposable Menstrual Products- What are the Environmental Impacts?"