Menstrual cups are finally becoming more mainstream. People are ready to say goodbye to tampons and pads and are happily embracing the flexibility and ease of using these period cups. Although some reports claim these cups date back to the 1860s, the advantages of menstrual cups appeal to the modern-day period-haver.
Menstrual cups are a reusable collection method for menstrual fluid during your period. Although they may look daunting at first, with a little practice, using a menstrual cup is an easy, safe, environmentally-friendly, and economical way to collect menstrual blood. Don’t be intimidated by a small piece of silicone—we’re here to help, with step-by-step instructions on how to safely, comfortably, and effectively use a menstrual cup. Watch the video :
Things to consider before buying a menstrual cup
Material of Cup
Make sure you are not allergic to any of the materials in the product. Most are either rubber, silicone, or latex. Read the fine print on the package before purchasing.
Use a cup that is easily removable
Choose the cups that feature rims and grips. This may make it easier to insert and remove the cup.