Ziggy Cup VS Menstrual cups

The Menstrual cups and menstrual discs both have the same function: collecting menstrual flow. However they work in a very different way. Let me highlight their pros and cons, as well what sets them appart. Menstrual discs have been around for a while. The first brand was Instead Softcup (now rebranded to Softdiscs), There is now another one called FlexFits. This is what they look like: Unfortunat...[Read More]

Your cervix and menstrual cups

When choosing a menstrual cup you will often hear people talking about their cervix, being low, short and whatnot. This the most common question I am getting when I receive emails asking for guidance. I will recommend on separate articles which menstrual cups are best to use in each case but I wanted to shed some light on what the cervix is and how to assess yours to find your goldilocks cup. What...[Read More]

20 reasons to use a menstrual cup

Menstrual cups, yes! This little silicone funnel looking thing that you probably saw at some point scrolling down your Facebook feed. You may have raised an eyebrow wondering what the hell it is or have you already have been #cupverted? Yes there’s a word for it now. Does the idea of collecting your flow in a cup gross you out? Then likely collecting it in a cotton vagina plug or slab of adu...[Read More]

Invention of the menstrual cup

Menstrual cups that are so popular today seems to be a new thing, but in fact it is not at all. People often ask, wondering why it didn’t become a thing back then. If it’s that good of a product why not every woman started using it. I’m guessing it’s a mix between bad timing and mentality that were not ready for it. So let’s give an ovation to this amazing American La...[Read More]

How to use the stem during menstrual cup removal?

The focus is usually put on the insertion of the menstrual cup but what goes in has to go out so let’s talk about how to use the stem during the removal. Many women think the stem is there to pull the cup entirely out. It’s not exactly true. Let’s make things clear: you shouldn’t remove the cup by pulling on the stem alone. The purpose of the stem is to help you reach the cupR...[Read More]

History of feminine hygiene products

Hard to believe since menstruation is nothing new, but until recently women have been left to fend for themselves to figure out how to deal with the practical issues presented by their monthly flow. That is, what to do with the blood. From scraps of rags to natural materials such as sea sponges, women (and some creative men) have devised a number of ways to handle menstruation. Currently there are...[Read More]

Menstrual cups and public bathrooms – It’s not that hard!

Changing a menstrual cup in public bathrooms is not that hard! “Yea but what if the public toilet doesn’t have a sink inside, how can I empty it then? I can’t go out with bloody fingers and pants around my ankles!” Indeed you can’t…When women hear about menstrual cups for the first time, the first concern that usually comes up right after: “Ho my God that ...[Read More]

My 3 favourite menstrual cup video ads

1 – Oh No I’m Getting My Period! by Princess Superstar ft. Lunette Menstrual Cup. The finnish menstrual cup brand strikes again with a fun video ad for the menstrual cup Lunette. I can’t stop laughing at her lady gaga hip hop style going on about her VajayJayjay. The part in the pool and her face expressions is just too funny. Get the Lunette menstrual cup for 28€ 2 – Tampo...[Read More]

The Undeniable Health Risks Of Tampons & The Most Effective Natural Alternatives

Handling menstrual flow is something that every women from every country and background has to deal with. Papyrus was first used in ancient Egypt, then reusable sanitary belts, and after that disposable pads. Most of these inventions had limited effectiveness until tampons were developed in the 1930′s which revolutionized feminine hygiene. Recent research though has shown that tampons can be dange...[Read More]