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Cups and Cloth Pads

Cloth pads and menstrual cups are on the same team. They want you to have the most comfortable period possible, without added toxins, chemicals, or trash. So if you’ve been wondering whether you’re a cloth person or a cup person, the truth is, you might be both!

Who is she: Wangari Muta Maathai

Hello? What’s that? It’s time to announce a new Carry Bag Print?! Well grab your Cloth Pads and get ready to stash em because boy do I have the print for you! Everyone please give a warm welcome to our newest print, Wangari! We name our Carry Bags after our favorite inspirational menstruators throughout history,…Read more

How You Helped

In June GladRags ran a Buy One, Give One campaign. For every online purchase that was made of four of our most popular products, like our Cloth Day Pad and our menstrual cup XO Flo, we promised to give the same product to an essential worker in the community. And so we did. Here’s how…Read more

Plastic Free July, And Beyond

For the last several years the GladRags team has taken part in the Plastic Free July Challenge. Each one of us pledges to up our personal efforts toward reducing single-use plastic in our own lives, at home, out and about, and at work. The idea is that if we each focus on eliminating single-use plastics…Read more

Pay What You Can & Pay It Forward

As a small, sustainable business it can be challenging to financially support our communities on the scale that we would dearly love to be able to. So each month our team takes a look at our resources to try to creatively help meet the needs of our community, our customers, our business, and our world.…Read more

Why We Won’t Make That

Let’s just start by saying this: We LOVE your enthusiasm. We ADORE your creativity. And we’re simply SWOONY when you reach out to chat and we get the chance to get to know you. Please don’t ever stop. For years and years we’ve been receiving suggestions about what else GladRags could make. The ideas are…Read more

What Is A B Corp And Why Do I Care

Business as usual hasn’t worked for a very long time, if it ever truly worked at all. Business as usual has seen people and the planet exploited and exhausted for the sake of someone else’s idea of a better bottom line. Sell more, buy more, make it available for instant delivery with the drive-by convenience…Read more

2019 Benefit Report

2019 was a busy year for GladRags! We said goodbye to long-time employee Eliana (we miss you!) and welcomed Kelsey to our team. Behind the scenes, we called 2019 our “glow- up” year and improved many of our internal systems and processes while re-certifying as Benefit Corporation in October of 2019. Below you’ll find a…Read more

Ask a Menstrual Cup Expert: Can my cup get stuck inside of me?

If you’ve done research into menstrual cups on YouTube, you’ve probably run into some first-person accounts of cup usage gone wrong — it can be hard to resist the pull of witnessing someone else’s harrowing experience from the comfort of your couch! And truly, it’s not a fun time to be wearing something internally that…Read more

Ask a Menstrual Cup Expert: What to do if your menstrual cup is hard to reach

For some menstrual cup users, the removal process isn’t as simple as “pinch base and pull down.” If you’re finding it difficult to reach your cup, here are a few tips to cycle through until you find your perfect removal routine.  Keep in mind that these tips are easily read and remembered, but it’s unlikely…Read more