Greening Your Period ft. Diva Cups

Menstrual Cups & Cloth Pads

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It is surprising how many of us have never heard of a Diva Cup especially here in the UK. What are the choices on our shelves for us women when we are menstruating? Many varieties, shapes, with wings, without wings, ever increasing absorbencies of sanitary towels or the alternative, applicator, non applicator, light, normal, super, ultra super absorbent, tampon? Is there no better solution out there? Do you still live a life of, I can't go swimming, I can't wear that, white, no way!, smelly, messy, inconvenient and often painful periods? Have you ever even heard a menstrual cup? Well if not then enlighten yourself with this video by YouTuber EcoholicBeauty.

If after watching that you are thinking great where do I buy one, I suggest you first have a look at the sizing chart to check which version you need. And then check our list of where they are available in the uk:

If you live in the US, you can check where stocks the Diva Cup on their website as well as checking for stockists on Amazon or Ebay.

Of course there are other menstrual cups to choose from and we found a nice website stocking quite a large variety called Feminine Wear but if after watching, your thoughts were, I am not using one of those, then maybe cloth pads could be a choice for you instead.

This young lady Bree has her own YouTube channel, where she reviews various cloth pads and also menstrual cups but she also has her own website called Precious Stars selling her own designs of cloth pads. This video is about where you can buy cloth pads.

So the websites mentioned in the video are:

The Etsy Stores mentioned are:

The Hyena Cart Stores mentioned are:

The Facebook Pages mentioned are: 

Now raise a well deserved glass of wine to finding a new way of dealing with those pesky periods, which can help improve your health and well-being as well as help the environment.