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Is it as much as a no-go as we've always assumed it is?
Swimming on your period is one of those things we've all got questions about, right? Firstly: Can you swim while on your period? Secondly: Can you wear a tampon while swimming on your period? Yup, told you there were plenty
I remember tearing up a little and saying, 'I don't want it.' LOL.
Do you still remember what it was like to get your period for the first time? Unlike all my other friends who started menstruating when they were around 11 to 14, I got my period pretty early-at the age of nine,
'I don't think I will ever go back to using pads.'
Ever since I got my period, the only menstrual products I knew of (and actually tried) were sanitary napkins and tampons. For the longest time, I stuck with these products because 1) they're readily available in grocery stores and 2)
Go with the flow.
Don't you just love how there's an app for almost ~anything~ nowadays? There are some for horoscope readings, for mental health, and even for skincare routines. If you want that soft glow #aesthetic or vintage effect on your
Here's what you need to know about irregular periods.
So you've noticed that your period only comes every six months (or twice a year) but most of your friends get theirs monthly. What exactly is going on? Is that normal?If this sounds familiar to you, you're
And if you do, how can you deal with it?
Picture this: You wake up thinking it's going to be just like any other day. You feel fine, and if you got enough sleep, maybe even rejuvenated. You enjoy a cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast before you get
Do you have questions about periods? We’ve got you covered.
I think women and people who experience menstruation can all agree that it is no walk in the park. Sure, some have it worse than others-especially when it comes to pain-but even for those who have regular flows, it's
What are the *actual* benefits of exercise when it's that time of the month?
Let's just all agree: Everything feels like more of a struggle when you're on your period. Even every day tasks like cleaning, doing the dishes, and working out seem much harder to accomplish. All you want to do
And is chocolate actually a good idea?
In the movie No Strings Attached, there's a scene where Emma (Natalie Portman) is experiencing her menstrual cycle with her roommates. In sync, they were all having a miserable time in their apartment, and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) rescues them from
A proud day for Scotland!
Scotland is the first country in the world to provide free, universal access to period products after a four-year campaign. The bill, called The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act, was first introduced by Scottish Labour's health spokeswoman Monica Lennon,
They are washable and reusable!
When it's that time of the month, menstrual pads and tampons always come to the rescue. Using pads and tampons, however, isn't exactly the most eco-friendly thing. Just imagine how many pads you go through in a
How often does it happen?
We all know menstruation is complicated and a lot messier than what how they're portrayed in commercials. One swift move after hours in the same position can lead to a leak. And after getting your period, you probably thought you&#
A useful guide if you're experiencing severe period pain every month.
Menstruation is the normal vaginal bleeding that happens every month-if you're regular-during a woman's menstrual cycle. When this happens, many women experience cramping in their lower abdomen, which can also spread to other parts of your
It's called 'Period.'
In attempt to break the stigma around menstruation and promote period positivity, Pantone just released a bold new color called "Period." They partnered with Swedish healthcare brand Intimina to develop this color as part of their global campaign, Seen + Heard, to normalize
Keep these items on-hand when Aunt Flo comes knocking.
We know periods are a natural thing that happens to us, but that doesn't change the fact that it's never a pleasant week. We feel bloated, we get annoyed easily, we tend to eat more, our puson hurts,
Keep these in mind!
Periods aren't always a pleasant experience: Our puson hurts, we feel icky down there, and sometimes we have diarrhea, too. But they visit us on a monthly basis for a reason, so we just need to be a little clever
So you just bought your first menstrual cup. Now what?
When you got your first period as a teen, your mom or tita instantly knew what to do: She went to the restroom, whipped out a napkin or sanitary pad, and taught you how to use it. And for the longest time,
Professionals explain!
You know those days that you wake up feeling ravenous, fantasizing about eating a whole jar of Nutella (okay, maybe several jars?)? You may have noticed they're often around the time that your period arrives-but is it "normal" to
A month without a bleed doesn't always mean you've got a baby on the way.
Missed periods aren't the most fun. Most of you have been there: You notice your period is days late and immediately jump to the conclusion that you're pregnant. Even if you've not had sex in the
A doctor explains.
Periods come with plenty of symptoms, including stomach cramps, mood swings, headaches, a change in bowel habits, although everyone experiences different things. And one such change you might often notice during your menstruation is tender boobs. Breasts can become sensitive during the