B the Change: Our 2015 Benefit Report

As a certified Benefit Corporation, we release an annual report every March that communicates our successes (and where we have room for improvement!) to the community at large. Please feel free to leave any questions or suggestions you have in the comments of this post — we’d love to hear from you! What’s a certified B…Read more

GladRags is hiring!

Want to join the GladRags team? Of course you do! Who doesn’t want to help women have happier, healthier periods? GladRags is a small company with a casual atmosphere: we make a lot of bad puns, bring dogs to work, and legitimately enjoy getting happy hour with each other. Most importantly, we work hard because…Read more

{CONTEST CLOSED} Meet Wildflower, our newest print!

Congrats to our contest winner, David / Vanessa Mitchell who were the first to suggest “Wildflower”! We’re so excited about our flowery new print! 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 (as many as you’d like!) by Monday,…Read more

Menstrual Cups: The Whole Truth

What exactly are the “side effects” of menstrual cups? Some articles like to give in to the sensationalism of a good ol’ fashioned half-truth. We’re big fans of whole truths, even when they’re more complicated. We took seven statements about menstrual cups and provided the whole truth — complex context included. 1. HALF TRUTH: They might…Read more

5 Period Trackers to Try in 2016

What? You don’t keep track of your menstrual cycle? Are you CRAZY?! Tracking your period comes with a host of benefits: fertility awareness, an understanding of what’s normal for your cycle, and stained-sheets prevention, to name just a few! Fortunately, there are as many period charting resources out there as there are reasons to track.…Read more

The Economics of Cloth Pads

Overcoming the cost barrier of switching to cloth pads Recently we asked the GladRags community what their #1 barrier was for getting started with reusables. We heard a variety of reasons like, “Just getting the courage to try them! I finally had a breakthrough when a cloth user said: Do you throw your undies out when…Read more

Detox Your Box in 2016

New Year, New Cycle! You may have already ditched half the resolutions on your list (ask us how we know …) but there’s still a chance to enjoy a happier menstrual cycle in 2016. Here are some suggestions from our team to you to help you detox your box in the new year! Take Note…Read more

Meet the GladRags Ambassadors

We recently received a product review from a customer who just discovered reusables (and fell in love with them, of course!) She said she was a little angry that no one had ever told her about cloth pads and menstrual cups before, since they are such a life-changer. Our first thought was, “if only she’d…Read more

Living Zero-Waste: Behind the Scenes with Lauren Singer

We’ll admit it: we have a total crush on Lauren Singer, the badass behind Trash is for Tossers. Lauren gained international recognition by fitting two years’ worth of garbage into a mason jar. The average American creates about 4.3 pounds of waste per day. I’ll let that sink in for a minute… Since then, Lauren has…Read more

10 Non-Stuff Gift Ideas

They say they don’t want anything for the holidays. And you say it back, “No really, I don’t need any more stuff.” And you both mean it. But you also both really like to give. Don’t you? Yeah. We know you do. So how about considering some non-stuff gifts, and go right to the heart…Read more