About Us

About Us

Mooncup Ltd. was established in 2002, with a mission to make women’s experience of menstruation more positive, healthy and eco-friendly. The Mooncup menstrual cup was designed from medical grade silicone to enable women with sensitive skin and particularly latex allergies to use it (earlier models were made from rubber). Mooncup Ltd., and particularly the Advice Centre nurses, are committed to researching menstrual health and to the advancement of education about this under-discussed subject that affects half the world’s population!

Based in the beautiful seaside city of Brighton, Mooncup Ltd today is a multi-award winning small business run by a team of eight women, and collaborating with distributors all around the world. Whenever possible, the Mooncup team gets out of the office to talk directly with women at festivals, health shows and conferences. We also work closely with medical professionals with the same goal: to offer women a greater choice for their bodies each month.

In 2004, Mooncup Ltd. was awarded Ethical Company status for its commitment to people and animal friendly practices, making it the first sanitary protection manufacturer in the world to be a certified ethical business.

Ethical Policy

Su Hardy, the Company Director, and her employees believe that the Mooncup has the potential to greatly improve women’s experience of their periods, as well as reducing the environmental damage caused by the manufacture and disposal of throwaway sanitary protection.

With these goals in mind the team at Mooncup is working to ensure that the Mooncup is the menstrual product of the future, guided by environmentally and people friendly business practices.
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I'm 14 years old and have one my period for one year, and my Mooncup for one month! I got the Mooncup after constantly leaking tampons, unhygienic pads, and just getting fed up with it all. I was grossed out when I first read about it - a disposable tampon?! Ew! But after much deliberation, I decided to give it a try. It arrived one day before my period, where the first few days are super heavy, and the last two are very light, causing problems. I got it in on the third go, and put a pad on for protection. After about an hour, I felt the familiar leaking feeling, so I dashed to the toilet expecting a huge mess - nothing! It was slightly painful to remove, but i'm sure this will ease up over time. This is a amazing product, and I just wish more people my age were told about it. I love my Mooncup!
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