Press Release: GladRags Introduces New Menstrual Cup, XO Flo

Portland, OR – (January 2017) – GladRags has been in the business of providing comfortable, sustainable menstrual products since 1993. Using their 23+ years of industry experience and consumer research, GladRags is thrilled to introduce XO Flo, a new menstrual cup designed with comfort, confidence, and capacity in mind. Reusables are rapidly gaining a foothold…Read more

Men who Menstruate: A Q&A

  Let’s talk about men who menstruate! We got together with our newest team member, Skyler, to answer some questions about his experiences with periods as a trans man! What was your first period like? My first period happened when I was in the 6th grade. Before starting, I had migraines for almost a week…Read more

Are You a GladRags Guru? Test your reusables knowledge!

So, you think your menstrual cup runneth over with wisdom? That may be true, but you’d better take our quiz to find out! 1. What can GladRags cloth pads be used for? a) Cloth pads are intended for menstruation only. b) Cloth pads can be used for menstruation, everyday protection, and light stress incontinence. c) Cloth pads can…Read more

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Period Underwear

I don’t know about you, but I was shocked when I found out that “period underwear” had taken on a new meaning! No longer is the term reserved for regular underwear that has become shark week underwear – whether due to staining, stretch, size, or maybe even pattern (note to self: add menstruation-themed underwear to wishlist).…Read more

Period Cravings: Coconut Carrot Soup

Satisfy your craving for sweet, spicy, and super easy with our latest Period Cravings recipe.

Lessons from a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Earlier this month, Andrea from Be Zero took over the GladRags Instagram to show us what it’s like to live a zero-waste lifestyle. Here’s what she had to say… Zero waste isn’t just a story about trash, it’s a story about what we collectively value. Putting value back into our things, resources, community, planet, and…Read more

Period Cravings: UterZen Latte

This post comes to you from our pal Carrie, who creates recipes, stories, and community over at Our Stable Table. Period cravings. Friends, they are REAL. If you’re like me, (a.k.a. born with a uterus), you get cravings, too. Cravings are important, though. They tell us what our bodies need when we are even slightly…Read more

Period Cravings: All The Best Mac & Cheese

Macaroni & cheese is a strong contender for the ultimate comfort dish, if you’re dairy-inclined and have a need for pasta. I can usually pass by the chocolate aisle when I’m driven by my monthly craving monster, but the promise of melted, golden cheese is enough for me to cancel all appointments left in the…Read more

Period Cravings: Pecan & Chevre Grape Bites Recipe

In the week leading up to my period, I’m plagued with some serious PMS cravings for both cheesy and sweet treats. While pizza and ice cream can definitely satisfy this urge, ordering delivery usually leaves me feeling bloated and kind of icky. On the other hand, this recipe (if you can even call it that, it’s SO simple)…Read more

Period Cravings: No Bake Almond Joy Bites

My biggest period cravings hit me about 5 days before the floodgates open, and then I MUST eat all the things. I want something that’s a little bit sweet but won’t make my teeth hurt, I want my snack to be accessible and easy, and something that I can have as little or as much…Read more