Tag: cleaning


Why We Love Biokleen Bac-Out

What with everything being so heart-shaped this week, it seems like a great time to talk about something we love. If you browse the website, peek into the GladRags office, or look at our own personal cleaning supplies (though ideally you will only do that first one!), you’ll find a green bottle filled with a…Read more

How to Wash Your GladRags by Hand

When it comes to cleaning our GladRags, many of us would be a little lost without our washing machines (yes, regular hand-washers, I can hear you chuckling!). They just make it all so easy! The thing about machines, though, is that we can become a little too reliant on them. It’s always good to know…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

Cleaning Your GladRags: 2 Ways to Wash Cloth Pads

When people first start using GladRags, they’re often worried about cleaning them. Do I have to do anything special? Is cleaning them hard? We’re here to put all those concerns to rest! Cleaning your cloth pads is super easy, and there’s more than one right way to do it. While stains might happen, there are easy ways…Read more

The Best Advice about Cloth Pads & Menstrual Cups

We polled our Facebook community for their best advice for newbies to cloth pads and menstrual cups and they came through with TONS of great tips! We hope this advice helps anyone who’s considering making the switch. Read on for our customers’ top tips for newbies to reusable menstrual products: “Unless you have a really…Read more

Why I’m Totally OK With Showing Off My 5-Year Old Menstrual Cup

Menstrual cups are revolutionary and a wonderful way to balance your carbon footprint in the right direction, but after a few years they can start to look more lump of coal rather than diamond. Due to the pH environment of the vagina, many women experience staining of their menstrual cups, no matter how clean it…Read more

Best of the West: Our favorite finds at Natural Products Expo 2014

Each March, we head down to sunny Anaheim to the biggest natural products event in the USA to tell people how GladRags can change their lives… and to do some research of our own! Here’s our roundup of the most exciting stuff we discovered at the Natural Products Expo this year. PACT Organic Undergarments This…Read more

GladRags Love Letters – Color Night Pads

We love hearing from our customers! Here’s a wonderful review we received from someone who purchased our color night pads:  When my cousin first told me about these, I was pretty skeptical. It seemed so…unhygienic. But then I realized that when I had a leak during my period, I didn’t throw my underwear away. I…Read more