Being a part of the change can be easy
Pads, tampons, and their packaging create more than 150,000 tonnes of waste every year and most of it is plastic. As they cannot be recycled, they end up in landfills.
We’re here to change that.
By switching to a menstrual cup, you are reducing your period carbon footprint by 99%, or up to 50kg CO2 equivalent. One cup will last you for up to 10 years and replace an average of 2,500 tampons and pads.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How to use a menstrual cup?
Using a menstrual cup is easy and takes just a little bit of practice.
- Wash your hands thoroughly.
- Fold the cup at the rim.
- Insert into the vaginal canal as you would insert a tampon. You can do this by sitting down on the toilet, squatting, or lifting your leg and resting it on any elevated surface.
- Once inserted, the cup will open up and create a gentle vacuum.
How does a menstrual cup work?
How long can you leave a menstrual cup in?
How to remove menstrual cup?
To remove your menstrual cup, start by washing your hands.
- Find the stem with your fingers and gently pull on it until you reach the cup base.
- Once you have a hold of the base, lightly pinch it to ease the suction and pull the cup out.
- It is possible and normal that the cup moves during the day and your activities, however, you should always be able to find the stem and remove it.
After you remove the cup, clean it according to the instructions explained below.
How to clean a menstrual cup?
Before using your cup, sanitize it in a pot of boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Make sure the cup is not touching the bottom. During your period, you can simply rinse it out with warm water and continue using it! When your period has ended, boil it in a pot of water for 3-5 minutes and store it in its carrying bag until your next period.
How to clean a menstrual cup before the first use?
How to empty a menstrual cup in a public restroom?
Can I use the menstrual cup if I have a latex allergy?
As the cup is made of 100% medical-grade silicone, it does not contain latex or BPA so it is safe to use if you have a latex allergy.
Can I play sports/swim with the menstrual cup?
Yes! The cup is made from a soft and flexible material so once inserted properly, it should not bother you during any activities. Also, as it is leak-proof, you can wear it for up to 12 hours without any worries.
How do I know if my menstrual cup is inserted correctly?
You will know that the cup is inserted properly if it’s not causing you any discomfort and is not leaking. If you experience any discomfort or leaking, try running your finger along the bottom of the cup to ensure the cup has opened properly and the suction is working. You can also pinch the base and twist it slightly to make sure it is fully opened.
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