Eat This, Not That: Period Edition

11.00 am: Hmm..was that my tummy rumbling? 11.17 am: HUNGRY. SO HUNGRY. NEED FOOD NOW. 11.31 am: Bloated. Crampy. Ugh. 11.34 am: GIVE ME ALL THE CHOCOLATE.   Sound familiar? Around the time of our periods, we are all often (mis)guided by hormones, cravings, and haywire hunger signals. Unfortunately, while caving in to these whims can feel…

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Why Do You Need A Pantyliner?

Are you one of those people who simply hate feeling icky and gross down there? Then pantyliners are the thing for you. Pantyliners have many uses and that’s exactly what we will be talking about today – Why do you need a pantyliner?   1. Hygiene Hygiene. It’s pretty self-explanatory. Using a pantyliner will ensure that…

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5 Alternatives to Disposable Pads and Tampons

When your period arrives, you probably reach for your pad or tampon without thinking twice. It’s been about 70 years since the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, and we’re still using the same feminine products on the market! Sure, we’ve come a long way since the ’70s, where our mothers and aunts were…

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Period Struggles in 8 Countries

It’s hard to believe but in many countries, menstruation is still a taboo. A combination of tradition, misinformation and lack of educational facilities for girls especially in a male-dominant country resulted in such twisted ideologies to manifest and stay around after all this time. Let’s take a look at the struggles and taboos that women…

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