Why we’re going to miss Glastonbury so much this year!

The Green Futures field, at the top, not far from the Stone Circle in Glastonbury festival….that’s where Su Hardy first set out a small pitch to share information about the impact of disposable sanitary products on our seas and waterways,…

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What kind of person uses a Mooncup?!?

When we started, Mooncup® was the first silicone menstrual cup in the world, and this was a question we often heard. That was 18 years ago and oh, how things have changed! We know that there is no such thing…

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Top menstrual cup tips for a first-time Mooncup® user

In these tricky times, more and more of us are reaching out for reusables to feel confident that at least we’ve got our periods sorted. Using something new can be a bit of a challenge at the best of times,…

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10 bathroom swaps to reduce your plastic waste

Plastic free July is a reminder for all of us that there are little steps we could be taking to cut down on plastic in our homes – especially as a lot of us are spending more time in them…

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Love letter to my period

Most affairs come with some strings attached, but our relationship with period tends to come with pain, shame and occasional stain. In this guest post #RealMooncupUser, Comedian, Podcaster and The Pink Protest campaigner Grace Campbell looks back on her menstrual…

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Why we’re going to miss Glastonbury so much this year!

The Green Futures field, at the top, not far from the Stone Circle in Glastonbury festival….that’s where Su Hardy first set out a small pitch to share information about the impact of disposable sanitary products on our seas and waterways,…

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What kind of person uses a Mooncup?!?

When we started, Mooncup® was the first silicone menstrual cup in the world, and this was a question we often heard. That was 18 years ago and oh, how things have changed! We know that there is no such thing…

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More orgasms please!

An orgasm will help you sleep and keep you looking younger; it doesn’t cost money and isn’t a scarce resource. So why is it that, like the pay gap, there is an ‘orgasm gap’ between women and men? The Hotbed…

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How to stay sane during Coronavirus lockdown

As we’re entering yet another week of COVID-19 lockdown, we’re getting creative in finding new ways to maintain our sanity and fight off boredom and loneliness. We all miss our friends and at the same time are trying hard not…

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8 Self-care Tips for Coronavirus Lockdown

Guest blog by Sophie Hellyer, Surfer & #RealMooncupUser Amid the nationwide lockdown caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic  this week, many of us are experiencing uncomfortable new realities, myself included. Homes have become offices (if we are lucky enough to…

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The “tampon tax” to be scrapped in the UK

The government has announced that the 5% rate of VAT on sanitary products in the UK – often called the “tampon tax” – will be scrapped from January 2021.  The term ‘tampon tax’ can be confusing. Thankfully, this change will…

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What Is Endometriosis? | Everything You Need To Know

As someone who waited 17 years for a diagnosis of endometriosis (or endo as sometimes referred to by fellow sufferers), I am all too familiar with this difficult and challenging condition. “It’s normal to have heavy painful periods”. “It’s just…

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No Shame. Period.

It’s not easy being a teenage feminist. You know, like a suffragette but with a smartphone. You have menstrual cups, pores, boyfriends and sneaky unfeminist thoughts to deal with. In this guest blog, the former stand-up comedian and author Kate…

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Let’s talk about Toxic Shock Syndrome

At Mooncup Ltd, one of our intentions from the outset has been to help make our experience of periods as positive as possible. However, there can of course be challenges and even risks associated with our menstrual cycle. In fact,…

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4 Perimenopausal Women Review the Mooncup®

Often ominously referred to as “The change”, it feels as though the menopause has been shrouded in mystery and spoken about in hushed tones for far too long. With half the population likely to experience this transitional phase of life,…

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8 Top Tips for an Eco Thrifty 2020

Apart from ditching the tampons and switching to the Mooncup®, what other small conscientious changes can we make in our lives that save us pennies and are good for the environment too? We spoke to Zoe Morrison, blogger and author…

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Young Person’s Guide to Period Products

Which menstrual product should I start with? Choosing the menstrual product that’s right for you can be a bit of an adventure, trying out different products to see what works best for you – there’s also likely to be a…

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10 Eco-Friendly Gifts For A Green Christmas

Minimalism over consumerism  With Christmas fast approaching, we’re thinking about how we can combat the culture of consumerism and create a more ethical experience this year. (Because, y’know we really do like to think about these things here at Mooncup…

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How Did The Vagina Become The New Commercial Frontier?

With the world’s first Vagina Museum opening in London this month and Pussy Power bags spotted on the catwalks, it feels like vaginas are clearly having a moment. At Mooncup ltd. we of course couldn’t be happier about this –…

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How Mooncup is Turning The Tide (#TurningTheTide)

With the launch of our new look packaging, we’re celebrating 17 years of the Mooncup menstrual cup and its game-changing users worldwide #TurningTheTide Here are some of the 4 fronts on which Mooncup Ltd is dedicated to Turning the Tide…

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Face of Mooncup Competition: Celebrating Mooncup Users

Are you the Face of Mooncup? If you’re a #RealMooncupUser, then yes, you are. The secret of the Mooncup® is out! From early day whispers to Whatsapp groups with sisters, it spread like wildfire… To your friends, your daughters, your mothers. In…

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Period Tracker Apps: When Technology Met Menstruation

At Mooncup we’ve always been fascinated by periods. In the last few years, however, there has been an outpouring of interest from all quarters in what our periods can tell us (and perhaps more worryingly, tell others – more on…

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What is Menstrual Hygiene Day? And why it’s so important…

What is Menstrual Hygiene Day? Menstrual Hygiene Day, spearheaded by Berlin-based nonprofit WASH United, is held annually on 28th May. It is an awareness day created to highlight the need for menstrual hygiene rights for everyone worldwide. Through social media…

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Can you go swimming on your period?

It’s true for many of us that our plans to visit the beach or swimming pool don’t exactly elicit squeals of glee when we realise that our period wants to come along too… But can you go swimming on your…

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How To Manage Heavy Periods

If you suffer from heavy periods (scientifically known as Menorrhagia), you’ll know that not only can they be inconvenient and painful, they can keep you from participating in social activities and generally getting out and about. But there’s no need…

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What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder? (PMDD)

What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder? (PMDD) Did you know that every April is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) awareness month? It’s a campaign to raise global awareness and advocate positive change for those experiencing this challenging and debilitating condition. Two of…

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Period Poverty in the UK: can the Mooncup help?

Due to coverage highlighting the fact that ‘period poverty’ is being experienced in the UK, many supporters are contacting us, keen to explore whether Mooncup Ltd may be able to offer some kind of solution. Clearly, the ever-more established need…

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8 Menstrual Cup MYTHS To Look Out For

Are you thinking of using a menstrual cup? With the rising popularity of menstrual cups, it can be hard to separate the facts from the fiction, especially with so many misconceptions circulating on the menstrual scene. In this post we’ll dispel…

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What Is The Pelvic Floor? And Why Everyone Needs To Know About It…

The Mooncup Advice Team were lucky enough to attend an ‘Adore your Pelvic Floor’ course recently and realised how important (and neglected) the pelvic floor can be! Louise Field, a Women’s Health & Fitness Exercise Specialist, began researching and teaching…

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Gender Pay Gap at Mooncup

The gender pay gap is back in the news here in the UK, with MPs calling for small businesses to publish their gender pay gap figures as well as the big companies. The UK Government recently introduced compulsory gender pay…

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How To Reduce Period Pain And Cramps

Period cramps and menstrual pain For many of us period pain and cramps are part of our normal monthly cycle, to varying degrees; some will experience a dull ache while others suffer severe pain and then; there are the lucky…

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‘Under Her Eye: Women and Climate Change’

It was a real honour for Mooncup to take part in ‘Under Her Eye: Women and Climate Change’, an international Summit and Arts Festival at the British Library.   Being cast among such eminent players from a huge range of disciplines,…

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