Is it just us, or does that time of the month make you feel empowered and womanly? Although menstruating can be very different for everyone, there’s something empowering about having your period and feeling proud to be a woman.
That said, it can be a tough period (pardon the pun) of the month. Some of us experience severe symptoms on the lead up, during and after our period. But, to help ease these we’ve got some amazing products that you must try this month to help you get through your period!
We Are Fluus
We Are Fluus launched in 2023 - they bring to you the first fully flushable period pad. 56% of period waste will hang around in landfill for over 500 years, 14% will be burnt in incinerators and 30% will enter waterways, cause blockages and microplastic pollution. Fluus’ period pad is ‘gone in a flush’. By using Fluus pads you half the carbon footprint of your period. Save the planet as well as making your period a little easier for you when going to the bathroom.
The extra bits that come with a period…period pain. This can be extremely uncomfortable for a lot of us. An astonishing 90% of women experience period pains and almost a third of us women suffer with it severely every single month. Every woman deserves to have the most pain free and comfortable period, right? Especially when this happens every month. So, myoovie have created an incredible product to help just that! This product is backed by science, doctors and athletes. There are no drugs involved, no side effects and it is 100% natural. Myoovie have kindly provided a 15% discount code just for you. Use FREESOUL15 to start your period pain relief journey.
Awwa Period care
Awwa Period are a brand that have designed period-proof underwear to look and feel like normal underwear, apart from these can hold and absorb up to five regular pads or tampons worth of blood. Genius, right! This eco-friendly underwear company has solved every woman's nightmare…the worry of leaking and also having to use pads/tampons. Depending on your flow, you can use Awwa underwear instead of other menstrual products. It’s worth a try ladies!
‘We’re fighting back against the myth that period pain is normal and unavoidable’. Somedays launched in 2021 to de-normalise period pain and provide pleasurable, effective relief. The founders are extremely passionate and committed to the advanced holistic and inclusive period care. The ‘cramp cream’ and ‘Solace Soak - magnesium and arnica bath blend’ are Free Soul’s favourite!
DIVA is a women-founded brand that was launched in 2003. To introduce you to the DIVA Cup, they’re a reusable menstrual cup that replaces the use of a tampon or pad during your period. They’re waste free and are made from 100% medical grade silicone. The DIVA Cup is specifically designed to fit all body types, and purposefully made to provide 12 hours of comfort and leak protection. ‘Transform your cycle and ditch disposables for good.’
Take a look at these 5 incredible brands that have saved our lives around that time of the month! They’re modern, unique and extremely practical.