Plastic Free Swaps for Personal Care

First, we want to mention that your zero waste journey does NOT mean going out and spending a bunch of money on pretty new reusable items. Use what you have, thrift or make what you can, and then when those options are exhausted, the wide world of plastic-free personal care products will still be there,…Read more

July Sales Support 5 Gyres

This month GladRags will donate 1% of all web sales to The 5 Gyres Institute to support their efforts at cleaning up our oceans, and creating a future that’s healthier for everyone.

Name This New Print & Win!

CLOTH PAD NAMING CONTEST We have a new cloth pad print coming in hot off the presses from our Portland sewing partner! What should we name it??? Comment below with your best name ideas for this sweet new print and if we pick yours, you’ll win a GladRags Day Pad! We’ll pick our favorite name…Read more

PERIOD HACKS

Because sometimes we all want to hack our period … into pieces. And so here are a few ideas for adding some easy comfort on the harder days of your period.

Rainbow Connection Supports The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is saving lives. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. They offer accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth, creating safe and inclusive environments that are accessible. These Pads…Read more

Who Is Felisa?

Felisa Rincón de Gautier is the namesake behind our newest Carry Bag print. Affectionately known to the public as Doña Fela, she became the first female mayor of a capital city in the Americas as Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico. She termed her political philosophy “benevolent maternalism” and dedicated her efforts to the distribution…Read more

What To Know About Cleaning With Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide has super powers. You’ve probably already heard. And when it comes to using those super powers to care for reusable period products like cloth pads and menstrual cups, we want to make a few things clear. But first … What is it? Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound, simply made up of hydrogen…Read more

Pedal Power Supports Black Girls Do Bike, Portland

THIS PRINT DOES MORE THIS MONTH More than just a cute cloth pad that makes periods more comfortable, saves money, and makes the earth a better place (nbd), our newest print called Pedal Power is giving back this month. For each Pedal Power pad sold on GladRags.com, we’ll be donating $1 to the Portland, Oregon…Read more

Leave No Trace, Period.

THE THREE Ps The alternate title for this piece was “How To Pee, Poo, and Have Your Period in the Outdoors Without Leaving A Bunch of Garbage” and though it’s too long for a title, it’s pretty much the point, so I’m gonna leave it in here. Mostly though, I want to address the Third…Read more

Sapporo – Behind The Name

Get out your allergy meds and cameras because the cherry blossoms are blooming in Downtown Portland! Which also makes it the perfect time to introduce our new favorite Carry Bag, Sapporo! Sapporo is the 5th largest city in Japan, and is the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture and Ishikari Subprefecture. Sapporo hosts a 7-day long…Read more