Are you someone that gets really hot during your period or the lead up to it? One minute you are sitting comfortably and the next your face is turning red and you can feel the sweat dripping off you. Yep, you aren’t alone – it’s completely normal! In this blog, we’re discussing how your menstrual cycle can affect your body temperature. Hot flushes are just a sign of menopause, right? This isn’t actually
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!).
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
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
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