The Mooncup is AMAZING! I can't believe I didn't try it earlier - all those awkward trips to the bathroom during school which the obvious tampon or pad held in my hand, the tell-tale rustling, the occasional leaks and having to stock all the different varieties and sizes, the problem of running out and having to go to the school nurse... I've had the Mooncup for 4 periods now and it's been so great. The main issue for me before getting it was the public loos thing. I'm at University, so I share toilets in Halls with a lot of people, with the sink outside the toilet. But it's fine! All you need to do is take a bottle of water to rinse it - or even just wipe with toilet paper, and rinse it later because it comes clean really easily. It's not messy at ALL, and it so great just having one tiny thing rather than a whole variety of boxes of pads and tampons.
My first reaction was one of disgust and surprise - but I'm so glad my curiosity got the better of me! If you're wondering whether you should try it out - GO FOR IT! I can't believe how much money I'm saving already too. If I'm low on cash (student budget) and I start my period, it's always been, oh dear, there's another few quid down the drain... Not any more! I've got finals coming up too, and with long 3 hour exams there's NO chance of going to change your pad / tampon, so the mooncup has become really invaluable for me.
I never really realised how messy and smelly pads and tampons were until I switched to the Mooncup either. I will NEVER be going back - completely converted! Thank you Mooncup people! I'm trying to convert my younger sisters too, and it's only the public loos thing that's holding them back (both being away at University too). If this is the case with you - don't worry! You don't have to walk over to the public sink, mooncup in hand to empty it (as my sisters joked)! Just tip it into the toilet and give it a wipe - simple as. Go for it: what have you got to lose?
Ellen from Oxford
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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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