Loulou Cup Review
The Loulou Cup is one of many menstrual cups Made in France. It comes in two colors and in two firmnesses, soft and classic. The Loulou Cup soft turquoise below has a soft and flexible stem, smooth body with a flared rim and can be a great single cup or addition to your cup collection.
Take a look at my Loulou cup review below and read my opinion on this brand!
Selena Cup Review
I recently had the opportunity to test out the Selena Cup and I want to share my review with you. The Selena Cup is made is designed and made in Austria with medical grade silicone that comes from Munich!
I tested out the Selena Cup during my cycle and have my experience and overall opinion below. Find out if I liked this cup and see the Selena Cup compared to several well-known brands in images below.
Menstrual Cups Made in the USA
Looking for a reusable menstrual cup made in the USA? Maybe you like supporting USA based companies or like knowing that your menstrual cup is up to US standards and regulations. Luckily, there are many great brands made in the USA!
Here are menstrual cups made in the USA:
Looking for a reusable menstrual cup Made in France? Perhaps you like all things French or your vagina feels a bit fancier with a French Menstrual Cup. Mine certainly does! Luckily, there are many great reusable menstrual cup brands that are Made in France and available to ship to many countries around the world!
Here’s a list of menstrual cups made in France:
Can I Wear My Menstrual Cup Swimming?
The first time I tried to use a tampon was to go swimming. I remember my Mom trying to coach me through my bedroom door as I desperately attempted to insert a dry, stiff tampon for the first time. I never got it in and I watched my friends swim without me.
If only I had a reusable menstrual cup instead! Why? Menstrual cups are great for swimming because they are soft and squishy, don’t absorb water like a tampon, there is no dangling string waiting to sneak out of your swimsuit and they can be worn comfortably for long periods of time. Many menstrual cups can be worn up to 12 hours!
Menstrual Cup How To – Tips for Beginners + What to Consider When Getting Your First Cup.
I remember the first time I tried a reusable menstrual cup. I had so many worries! Would it get lost? What if it got stuck? I pictured myself at the ER having a brand new intern fish it out with tools generally used for pap smears. Or kitchen tongs.
The first time I wore a reusable menstrual cup was to go swimming! I admit I should have tried it a few times at home but the cups arrived in the mail and I needed to get in the water. I repeatedly checked behind me for a trail of blood. Luckily, I left the water blood-free and went on to start this website!
Here are some must-read menstrual cup tips for beginners:
Menstrual Cup Stuck?
As a first-time cup user, one of my biggest fears was getting my menstrual cup stuck. I thought it could go too high and I wouldn’t be able to get it out, it would get stuck inside and I pictured having to visit an urgent care to have a stranger remove my bloody cup.
For most users, getting a menstrual cup stuck isn’t a concern. However, there are times when a cup may go high or may need help breaking suction to get the menstrual cup back out. If you feel like your cup is stuck, or you are worried about getting your menstrual cup stuck…here are some tips.
Toxic Shock Syndrome or TSS and Reusable Menstrual Cups – What You Need to Know
Recently a study was published entitled “Impact of currently marketed tampons and menstrual cups on Staphylococcus aureus growth and TSST-1 production in vitro” that has caused some waves in reusable menstrual communities.
There has been a lot of conclusion jumping and to make sure I have the facts straight, I purchased a copy of the article to read. Here’s what you need to know and how to prevent TSS with your reusable menstrual cup.
Super Jennie Review
I am excited to share my Super Jennie review with you! I’ve been asked a lot of questions about the cup and recently tested out both sizes. I’m also comparing the Super Jennie to the Diva and Lena cups and a few others below so you can see the size, shape and capacity differences. Take a look!
Why is My Menstrual Cup Leaking?
I have tested many menstrual cups and even with my experience, there is a learning curve with each cup and brand. Menstrual cup leaks are often related to adjustments that can be made during insertion and wear. However, every so often menstrual cup leaks are because the cup just isn’t right for the user.
Read about common reasons menstrual cups leak below.