Can Teens Use Menstrual Cups?

Short answer: Yes! Long answer: People have different concerns when it comes to the idea of being a young person and using a menstrual cup. Will it fit? Is it safe? What happens when a menstrual cup meets a hymen? These are all totally valid concerns, so let’s address ’em! Can you use a menstrual…Read more

Your Vagina Questions, Answered

Two badass gynecologists, Dr. Jenn and Dr. Erica from The VWord Podcast, recently took over GladRags’ Instagram stories, sharing some insight from the other side of the speculum, and answering your questions about all things vagina-related. Here are some highlights! And be sure to check out the podcast for everything from masturbation to planning for birth…Read more

{CONTEST CLOSED} Name our new print & win!

Thank you to everyone who entered, and congrats to our winner, Virginia, who suggested ‘Spring Fling’! We’re getting a charming new print! What should we call it? Help us name it and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this pattern! To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions by Sunday, December 16th.…Read more

Period Cravings: Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Fall period cravings deserve fall snacks! Toast up leftover pumpkin seeds for a seasonal treat you’ll want to enjoy year after year.

{CONTEST CLOSED} Name our new prints & win!

Thank you to everyone who entered, and congrats to our winner, Arianna Crawford, who submitted ‘Butterfly Bloom’ and ‘ Butterfly Breeze’! We’re getting two new prints! What should we call them? Help us name them and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in one of these colors! To enter, comment on this blog post with…Read more

Say Hello to XO Flo Mini!

It’s finally here! Meet our Kickstarter-supported, thoughtfully-designed second menstrual cup, XO Flo Mini. XO Flo Mini is a smaller version of our original cup, XO Flo. The Mini is a perfect fit for young people or teens, those with a light flow, and those with a low cervix or sensitive bladder. Despite its smaller size,…Read more

First Periods Chat with Hallie from Lunar Wild

Imagine if your first period were not only prepared for, but celebrated. Imagine if you received not only menstrual products, but a whole range of items dedicated to your education, empowerment, and self-care! Lunar Wild is an amazing company dedicated to making those ideas a reality, with their mindfully curated First Period Gift Box. We…Read more

{CONTEST CLOSED} Name our new print & win!

Thank you to everyone who entered, and congrats to our winner, Randa Orpin, who submitted ‘Flight of Fancy’! We’re getting a lovely new print! What should we call it? Help us name it and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this color! To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions by Sunday,…Read more

Period Cravings: Berry Momos!

These berry-filled dumplings are fun to make and are sure to satisfy your summer period cravings!

How Many Cloth Pads Do I Need?

So you’ve made the decision to switch to reusables. Fantastic! Most likely you’ve read about how to choose the pads you’ll need, and maybe you’ve even got a cute pattern wishlist, but you’re still confused about one important thing: how many pads do you actually need? The answer will differ depending on a few factors, such…Read more