When we’re scouting out ideas to help ourselves feel better during our period, exercise tends to be the last thing on our minds.Our normal go-to period pain and PMS remedies normally consist of hot water bottles, bars of chocolate, duvet days and crying along to our favourite Disney film. But there are actually a whole bunch of reasons (science-based ones, too!) why exercise can help you to have a...[Read More]
What does good period food look like? (Hint: it’s not a burger and fries with a side of Coke). Did you know that the features of your monthly period can actually tell you a lot about your state of health? Find out what to eat and what to avoid to be at your best.
“Mucous membranes are the moist layer of semi-permeable tissue lining the mouth, nose, eyes, vagina, tip of the penis and gastro-intestinal tract. Because they do not have the protective layer (Stratum corneum) found on the surface of the outer skin, mucous membranes can be damaged, irritated and penetrated by synthetic chemicals much more easily. Most old style lubricants are primarily made...[Read More]
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]
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]
Vaginal odor is a very common problem that most women have to deal every now and then. It can be caused by a number of reasons, such as bacterial growth, yeast infections, poor hygiene, hormonal changes, and sexually transmitted diseases. If the problem is due to infection, there may be symptoms like redness, itching, burning and irritation in the vaginal area. Fishy odor down there, in particular...[Read More]