Tag: period


2017 – Year in Review!

With 2018 just around the corner, we’re looking back at a few of our favorite things that happened this year… XO Flo arrived on the scene After years of dreaming and planning, we launched the XO Flo menstrual cup in early 2017. Our in-store packaging got a makeover We’re still swooning. Shout out to Murmur…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

8 Tips for Period Positivity

It’s sometimes hard to feel good about your period in a world where people– especially women– are made to feel ashamed of their bodies and what they do. But at GladRags, we’re all about period positivity! So we’re sharing our best tips for positive thinking when it’s that time of the month. 1. Don’t be…Read more

What’s in the bag? A pictorial guide to using cloth pads at work!

This is our friend, Carrie. She’s at work right now– what’s that cute bag she’s carrying? Is it just her makeup bag? Nope, Carrie doesn’t need to touch up. Looks like it’s a GladRags Carry Bag! And all her pads and pantyliners can fit right inside. With her fresh GladRags in the clean pocket (the bag can…Read more

13 Ways to Empower Your Moon Cycle

In my mind, our cycles are like well-worn paths through time and space. The moon circles the earth. Seasons follow one another. Tides come in and recede, yin transforms to yang. Each month our bodies reflect these natural rhythms. Our cycles are one of the top indicators of overall health. For the most part, things…Read more

4 Reasons I’m Grateful for my Period

I originally titled this post “4 Reasons I Like my Period” but then realized that “like” is not exactly the right word in this situation. Do I really like the feeling of the mild cramps signaling my upcoming period? Do I like the deeper, more raw emotions I’ll inevitably experience each month? Not really, but I’m…Read more

Period Pieces: There’s a Feeling with Tampax

Welcome to Period Pieces, our journey through the bizarre and beautiful cultural history of menstruation. Inspired by #throwbackthursday, we serve up our favorite ads, images, and factoids about periods throughout the ages. Did you know that Courtney Cox was the first person to say the word “period” (gasp!) on national TV? The ad, which aired…Read more

Meet the Authors of A New Cycle: Nicole Jardim

In celebration of the launch of A New Cycle, our period-positive guide to a healthier period, we’re introducing you to the contributors! We hand-picked our favorite women’s health experts to write chapters for A New Cycle on their area of specialty. Read on to get know this week’s featured contributor, or click here get a free preview of the…Read more

Quick Tips for Reducing Your Menstrual Woes

During menstruation, you might feel a little different than the usual; you may be more tired, fatigued or in pain from menstrual cramps. This happens to all of us- I guarantee there isn’t a person with a vagina out there who’s never faced an unpleasant side effect of menstruation! With that being said, it doesn’t…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