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.
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.
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:
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!
Yuuki Cup Review
When I originally sought out this menstrual cup, to be honest, it’s because I wanted the Yuuki cup rainbow. It has to be the best looking cup on the market and I crossed my fingers that it worked with my body. I collected my affiliate dollars and ordered this set from Amazon. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but when the mail carrier rang my doorbell and said “I need you to sign for a package from the Czech Republic” I nearly clicked my heels. Take a look below and shop my affiliates.
XO Flo Review
The XO Flo Menstrual Cup is making waves. Why? It’s sleek, smooth and high-capacity! In addition, as you’ll see below, when placed next to many popular brands you can see that it’s rim and diameter looks very do-able despite it’s high 38ml volume. Looking for a heavy-flo cup? You’ll want to see this below:
DIY DivaCup Ornament & Gift
The more I chat with friends & family about menstrual products, the more I want to hand out cups and pads like Santa! Last year, I handed my sister-in-law her first menstrual cup and I wished I had a better way to package her gift. What an awesome gift right? In addition to the price tag, they are life changing. Have someone who wants a DivaCup for Hannukah or Christmas? Here’s a great DIY!
Menstrual cups are unusual objects. They’re different shapes, colors, firmnesses and sizes. After spending quite a bit of time photographing menstrual cups, I’ve noticed some unusual things the naked eye may not pick up. Things visible with a camera lens and possibly things you don’t notice on your own cup. What are these unusual menstrual cup things? Read below
Lunette Cup vs Diva Cup
The lunette cup and Diva cup are two of the most popular menstrual cups on the market. If you’re shopping these two brands, you may be wondering what the major differences are and which is right for you. As a lunette and Diva cup user, I have personal experience and some product information to share. Here are the lunette cup and diva cup up close & personal.
Can I Wear a Menstrual Cup While Pooping?
The first time I wondered if I could use my menstrual cup while pooping was when I sat down to poop with my cup in. I pushed a little and felt the cup move. I remembered my labor and delivery nurse yelling “push like you’re pooping” as I delivered my son. Then, I started wondering if I could drop it into the toilet! How terrible that would be. Not only would I birth my cup, but it would be covered in poop-water and not be re-insertable without a good boil. So, can you wear a cup and poop? Details below: