MIU Cup Review
The MIU cup, reusable menstrual cup, is sleek, easy to use and comfortable. I received product samples to test out and like all of the products you see here, I actually put them to use and share my feedback! Did it leak or move around? How was the fit? Details below!
When the MIU cup arrived in the mail, I couldn’t wait to get my cycle. I tried the XO Flo the month before and was thrilled to see that this was smooth as well, no ridges at the bottom, but smaller in size and has a very soft and flexible stem.
MIU cup features
- MIU cup size 1
- la p’tite minote
- Smaller cup
- 18ml capacity
- Diameter: 41.3mm
- Cup length: 44mm + stem = Total length: 65mm
- MIU cup size 2
- Larger cup
- 27ml capacity
- Diameter: 46mm
- Cup length: 50mm + stem = Total length: 66.5mm
- Comes in two colors:
- La minotte (Pink) is softer
- La mariole (blue) which is 10% stiffer
- Both colors/firmness available in both the size 1 and size 2
- Made in France
- 100% medical grade silicone
- Comes with a carry bag for storage
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How it worked out
I was thrilled with this cup from the start. I used the size 2 in pink, the sofer color. I first tried the punch down fold (my favorite) and it didn’t open. Next, I tried the C fold and wa-la! It opened. I got it on the first try! I started on a light day and thought perhaps that the comfort and zero leaking was due a light flow. However, the comfort and zero leaking continued.
I later mastered the punch-down with this cup too and it has been opening reliably!
I have a high-cervix and to my pleasant surprise, this cup stayed where I put it. I released my grip on it where I could still reach the stem and it was in-place every time I went to retrieve it! The bottom does not have grips, so it was a little slippery to grab at first but after perfecting my stem pull and then quick switch to a cup grab to break the seal I had it down. The seal was easy to break and I really enjoyed using this cup!
See more about determining the height of your cervix for a menstrual cup.
This is not a high-capacity cup. While the larger size is 27ml, which is close to 30 like many similar sized cups, the smaller cup is 18ml. I used the cup for my regular days and then switched to pads for one of my heavy days and then to the Yuuki cup model 2 for my second heavy day, a 37ml cup that I like for just that use!
The lack of grips can go either way. Some people need grips for removal, others don’t like the grips and can find them comfortable. I thought this cup was extremely comfortable and unlike my Diva, I didn’t feel like it was poking my vagina when I sat in a chair.
From Left to Right: MIU cup size 1, Lunette size 1, lena cup size 1 and Diva cup size 1
From left to right: MIU cup size 2, Lunette size 2, lena size 2 and Diva size 2
Where can you get it?
So now you’re thinking, I believe this is my dream cup and want to know where to shop. Or you’re thinking, that purple lunette looks more my style, but love the cat graphic.
What do you think? Have you tried the MIU cup?