To celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day, we want to highlight members of our community who are driving change. Annie Sanderson, is actively breaking the stigma and silence surrounding menstruation through her book ‘Tapua’. Here, we are chatting to Annie all about her inspiration behind the book and how it is breaking the period taboo. Tell us about yourself I’m Annie, I’m 22 and I have just finished a Bachelor’s degree in Press and Editorial
Noticed changes to your menstrual cycle during lockdown? We caught up with Medical Herbalist and founder of Forage Botanicals, Natasha Richardson to find out how these changes to your lifestyle could impact your period. “A lot of things have changed this last month. For many of us, our lives are hardly recognisable. This shift can cause us a lot of stress and result in another unexpected change: a surprise period. By surprise, I mean one
We’ve rounded up the big period news stories of the year. 2019 has been a powerful year for periods! Menstrual wellbeing to be taught in English schools: It’s SO exciting to see that children in both primary and secondary school will now be taught about menstrual wellbeing. Instead of a brief overview of what a period is, children will now learn all about what is and isn’t normal for their menstrual cycle.
Do you know what’s in your period care products? Chances are you’ve probably always picked up your period essentials on autopilot, not thinking to question these trusted products. If this is the case, then you’re not alone. Our survey revealed 8/10 women aren’t aware of what their products are made from. In this blog, we are covering why it’s crucial to know what you’re using, by giving you the lowdown on 4 ingredients to
What are your period care essentials? Everybody is different therefore it’s important to find what works best for YOU on your period. Here, we are talking about how to tailor your period care products to your personal menstrual flow. Why is this important? First things first, let’s talk about why this is important. There isn’t a ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to periods. Factors such as how long you