#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

TOTM X Teapigs: 3 comforting teas to try on your period

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TOTM X Teapigs: 3 comforting teas to try on your period
  Sometimes we need that extra bit of comfort to help us get through the day or unwind at the end of a long one. Here, the lovely team at teapigs have recommended their 3 favourite comforting teas perfect for any time of the month (but obviously a little bit of self-care on your period can go a long way too!).   Peppermint   Peppermint tea often pops up on our socials when we ask

Periods IRL: Our community share tips for managing your period on holiday

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Periods IRL: Our community share tips for managing your period on holiday
  Periods can be a minefield. Things such as heavy bleeding and uncomfortable cramps can seem hard to manage, particularly when you are away from home. Our community are here to help you take power over your period, with their top tips for managing your period on holiday.   When the cramps hit, it can seem like a chore to manage them. But there are simple ways to take power over PMS symptoms and make

How your menstrual cycle can affect your skin

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How your menstrual cycle can affect your skin
  Does your menstrual cycle affect your skin? We hear you! This is a common concern when we ask our community about PMS symptoms. We caught up with Murad to chat about adapting your skincare routine to manage hormonal breakouts.   Hormonal fluctuations during the menstrual cycle can affect sebaceous glands in your skin which impacts oil production. Having a good skincare routine is important to keep your skin looking its best.   “ 14

Period Powerful Profile: Molly Fenton, Founder of Love Your Period

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Period Powerful Profile: Molly Fenton, Founder of Love Your Period
  Next in our Period Powerful Profile series we’re chatting to Molly, Founder of Love Your Period. Molly is pioneering change with her petition asking the UK government to make it a requirement for period care manufacturers to list ingredients on product boxes.   Firstly, could you please tell us about yourself?   Hi! My name is Molly Fenton, the founder of the Love Your Period (LYP) campaign. I am a 17-year-old pupil from Cardiff,

Period Powerful Profile: Manjit Gill, Founder of Binti International

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Period Powerful Profile: Manjit Gill, Founder of Binti International
  In May this year, we announced that we will be proudly supporting Binti International. Here, we catch up with Binti Founder, Manjit Gill to talk about period shame, menstrual dignity and the Binti mission to drive change.   When did you start up Binti and what is the mission?   “I started Binti up 5 years ago and our vision is to create a world where all women have menstrual dignity. Our mission is

Four Things to Know About Natural Deodorant

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Four Things to Know About Natural Deodorant
  Natural deodorants are becoming super popular after growing concerns over potentially harmful ingredients in some conventional options. Many of the natural deodorants are also kind to the environment too! We caught up with Laurie Hooper, Founder of The Natural Deodorant Co to get expert tips on the four things you should know about natural deodorants.   It’s probably going to outperform your current deodorant.   The most common hurdle I face when discussing natural