Tag: menstrual cups


No Tampon? No Problem! Period Tips for Summer Trips

Summer is for trips to the beach, exploring nature, and visiting far-off lands. Fortunately, summer is also a great time to use reusable menstrual products! Here’s how you can be prepared for some common summer scenarios without having to use tampons or disposable pads. The Beach Getaway If you’re going to be rocking your itsy-bitsy teenie-weenie…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

Interview with a Moon Cup Evangelist

Through our recent photoshoot at Spin Laundry Lounge we met Kayleen, a laundry maven and self-identified “Moon Cup evangelist.” We asked her a few questions about her experience with reusables, and working at Spin. First, tell us a little about yourself! 27/F/PDX When did you first start using a cup? About a year and a half…Read more

How to use a Menstrual Cup or Cloth Pads in a Public Restroom

One of the most common fears about ditching disposables is how you manage your period while out and about. Fortunately, using reusables in public is just as convenient! We asked our followers on Facebook to share their best advice for changing reusable menstrual products in a public restroom. Here are our favorite tips: How to…Read more

The GladRags Team: Meet Meagan!

Hey, ladies and gentlemen! My name is Meagan and I’m the person you’ll reach if you want to gab about sustainable menstrual products! Before you entrust me with your personal questions or general customer queries, I figure you’d probably like to know a little more about me and my history with GladRags. Once upon a…Read more

The Moon Cup: It’s Worth It!

I looked into the Moon Cup as a solution for my monthly needs because I started having problems using pads and tampons. They were causing irritation and some really nasty itching. So I got the Moon Cup after a bit of research and some debating on if I should spend the money. It has been…Read more

The Inevitable Conversation

One of my favorite parts about my internship here has been talking to people about GladRags. Mostly because I loved watching people’s reactions when they hear what GladRags is. When my friends and family ask me what I’m doing this summer, I got a little too excited to say “eco-friendly menstrual products,” “cloth pads,” “reusable…Read more

How Much Are Your Lady Parts Costing You?

Let’s be honest, vaginas can get expensive. From periods to contraceptives to special doctors, being a woman will inevitably cost a lot of money. One way to cut down those expenses? Switch to GladRags reusable menstrual products. The average price of the best-selling brand of pads is $5.79. Multiply that by 12 months and your…Read more

Cloth Pad and Menstrual Cup Q&A

While many of us know the reasons why washable cloth pads and menstrual cups are good for our bodies and the environment, there are plenty of women who still have questions about the practical aspects of reusables. I recently worked with the Mothering Community to answer common questions and had a great time! I love…Read more