Are There Toxins in Your Lena Cup?
On February 5th 2018, a friend showed me a public post on Facebook from Lead Safe Mama. There are a few sentences stating the blue Lena cup has Cadmium present at unsafe levels for your vagina.
The post has a photo of a blue Lena cup and the statement below:
“19 ppm Cadmium +/-7 To my knowledge items like this are not regulated for the presence of toxicants (like cadmium). This amount of cadmium is connsidered safe by all regulatory standards for toys…” Direct quote. See the post on Facebook here.
Period Panties – Do They Work?
Period panties have recently become very popular. Many menstruators use them for period cup backup, as a replacement for menstrual pads, instead of panty liners and as a great overnight period solution.
Period panties come in a huge range of sizes, absorbencies and from many brands.
Do Period Panties really work? What are your options and brands to shop for? Answers below:
Reusable Menstrual Pads 101
Thinking of switching to reusable menstrual pads? I bet you have questions! Want to know where to start, how many pads you need and how to care for reusable menstrual pads? I’ll tell you!
Rose Quartz Yoni Eggs Giveaway Open WW ends 2/10
Yoni eggs are one of the oldest methods of doing kegels and strengthening your pelvic floor. Made from natural stone, they’re easy to care for and beautiful to look at!
See my article: What are yoni eggs + How do they work? for full details! Find out how to enter below:
What are yoni eggs + How do they work?
One of the most common questions I get is “What are yoni eggs and how do they work?” Yoni eggs are one of many ways to strengthen the vagina and pelvic floor. In addition, Yoni eggs have been used for centuries. It’s estimated that they have been used for over 5,000 years! (1)
Yoni eggs are worn inside the vagina for exercise and come in various sizes and materials. In addition to strengthing the vagina and pelvic floor muscles, many believe that the different stones have unique benefits and are even used for vaginal weightlifting.
Take a look at my personal yoni eggs here and the affiliate I purchased them from.
Reusable Menstrual Pad Starter Set Giveaway from Pink Lemonade Shop!
Switching to reusable menstrual pads has been one of the smartest things I’ve done! In fact, I wish I switched sooner! While initially worried about handling my own blood, I started off with a few pads for light days and before I knew it…I had a whole stash. I haven’t looked back! Once you ditch plastic menstrual pads and move to cloth, I don’t believe you go back. The comfort, breathability and fun prints are just a few of the perks.
Here’s your chance to win a 3-pad starter set in surprise prints by Pink Lemonade Shop! My favorite pad shop!
Why I don’t recommend the Aneer cup, and others like it
The reusable menstrual cup market is exploding. While menstrual cups have been around for a long time, inventions like the internet and smart phones are helping to spread the word about these innovative, life-changing eco-friendly products.
However, buywer beware.
While there are many reputable menstrual cup brands on the market, there are just as many manufacturers who see this as an opportunity to make fast money. These companies do not adhere to the same quality standards and are reeling menstruators in left and right to make a quick buck.
Your Vagina is Not a Gaping Black Hole
I have to get something off my chest. I understand period stigma, that perhaps we are not as forward as we’d like to think with equality…but vagina stigma has to stop. Now. Your vagina is not a gaping black hole made large by sex, tampons, menstrual cups or other insertion.
Here’s what it is and why you may think it’s a gaping tunnel fit for a commuter train.
Welcome to The Green Vagina’s Giveaway!
Recently, I went to PERIOD CON a gathering for menstrual advocates. I had a great time and got an amazing swag bag complete with a Diva Size 1 and a Panty Liner sample from GladRags! This cup and liner shouldn’t go unused here in my sample bin…I’d love to give it away to someone who can Ditch The Disposables and green their period! Enter to win below and good luck!
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10 Signs You’re a Menstrual Cup User
How can you tell if someone is a reusable menstrual cup user? Don’t worry…they’ll tell you! There are certain conveniences and rituals menstrual cup users engage in and if you know what to look for, you can tell a menstrual cup user a mile away! Here are 10 signs you’re a menstrual cup user: