menstrual cups

Menstrual cups are bell-shaped receptacles that sit in the vagina, up against the cervix, to catch menstrual blood. They have greatly improved my life as a bleeder and I want the world to know. My collection currently consists of the Diva CupFun CupsSckoonCup, and Lily Cup.

Review: Fun Cups

Review: Fun Cups

My fanaticism for menstrual cups borders on religious. I’ve been using them almost exclusively for about 4 years now, and the honeymoon, um, period, has yet to wear off. I honestly can’t think of many other products that have improved my quality of life in the same way — I’d say menstrual cups are easily the best non-dildo thing to ever inhabit my vagina. I’ve amassed a small collection. To those unfamiliar, a menstrual cup is a bell-shaped receptacle worn vaginally, against the cervix, to collect period blood. Most are crafted from resilient, body-safe silicone, making them a more eco- and wallet-friendly alternative to pads and tampons. Although sex toy companies peddle stuff that goes in bodily orifices, and many of them . . . read more

Review: Diva Cup

Review: Diva Cup

The Diva Cup is the greatest thing I’ve put in my vagina that has not resulted in orgasm. Whenever I use it, I emerge from the bathroom wanting to spread the gospel of the menstrual cup to anyone within a half mile radius. One time I excitedly gushed to my mom about them in Target. I don’t care that I’m 10 years behind the times. I don’t care at all. My life is better now, and everything that came before has just faded away. If you’re new to menstrual cups, here’s the deal: they are reusable ((There is a disposable menstrual product called the Instead Softcup/Flex Softdisc, but in my experience and from what I’ve heard from others, it’s not very comfortable. Also, why . . . read more

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