#SwitchStories: Jenn’s experience using organic cotton period care

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#SwitchStories: Jenn’s experience using organic cotton period care
  Our customer Jenn shares her experience switching to TOTM organic cotton period care. Read her switch story below #SwitchStories   I’d never return to conventional products.   What is your first name?   Jenn   Why did you choose to switch to TOTM products?   Two reasons: firstly I firmly believe that there is no excuse for animal testing on cosmetics/ household products. Secondly, having been diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve I have consciously

How to use a menstrual cup at work

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How to use a menstrual cup at work
  In this blog we are answering one of our most frequent questions, “how do I use a menstrual cup at work?”   Menstrual cups get praised for their practicality. You can wear them for longer than a tampon* and don’t need to put anything in the bin as you do with disposable products (I’m sure we’ve all been in that situation where you need to change and there isn’t a bin in the bathroom!).

TOTM book club: 3 books talking all about periods

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TOTM book club: 3 books talking all about periods
  Want to give your reading collection a period powerful boost? We’ve pulled together a list of books that are all about periods and the menstrual cycle.   Time to sit back, relax and take power over your period. Our TOTM book club opens with our top 3 books talking all about menstruation and periods.   Period. By Natalie Byrne:   To kick things off we recommend checking out Period, a modern book about periods

Dig Deep: The Period Pride campaign breaking the taboo around menstruation in Kenya

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Dig Deep: The Period Pride campaign breaking the taboo around menstruation in Kenya
  In May, charitable organisation Dig Deep launched their Period Pride campaign. Here, Period Pride Campaign Manager Rachael Marshall explains how menstruation is viewed in Kenya and why this campaign is working to tackle shame and stigma surrounding periods in the country.   “My name is Rachael and I work for the organisation Dig Deep, and during the month of May, we launched our Period Pride campaign. Which has meant that for the past 5

Period Powerful Profile: Period Poverty Enterprise, Bloody Good Period

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Period Powerful Profile: Period Poverty Enterprise, Bloody Good Period
  In this blog, we chat with Rachel from the period poverty social enterprise, Bloody Good Period. Rachel is the Social Media Manager and here she chats to us all about the rest if the BGP team, what BGP do and all about period poverty.   What is Bloody Good Period and how did it all begin?   Bloody Good Period works to end period poverty by giving period products to those who can’t afford

Interview with Leanne Pero, Founder of ‘Black Women Rising – Cancer Awareness Project’

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Interview with Leanne Pero, Founder of ‘Black Women Rising – Cancer Awareness Project’
  We interviewed the inspiring Leanne Pero, an award-winning dance entrepreneur who founded the UK’s first ever all Black female cancer exhibition – Black Women Rising.   At the tender age of 15, Leanne founded ‘The Movement Factory’. Through this vision, Leanne has successfully fundraised over £250,000 to run community dance programmes and events all over London, Kent and Surrey.   Leanne’s accolades   Leanne’s accolades include being a finalist of a National diversity award

Is eco-friendly underwear kinder to your vagina?

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Is eco-friendly underwear kinder to your vagina?
  Textile waste is hugely damaging to our environment with the clothing industry being the second largest polluter in the world, second only to oil. Choosing items of clothing that are made from ethical and sustainable materials is one way you can play your part in slowing down the rate of textile pollution. In this blog, we’re looking at eco-swaps you can make in your underwear drawer and if a more natural, eco-friendly pair of