How to be Zero-Waste at Festivals – What to Pack this Summer

The tickets are paid for, lifts have been shared and your backpack is dusted off for another year at least. It’s festival season and who knows, the sun may very well be shining. In this blog post we are taking…

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Make sure your Mooncup® is the Real Deal

Make sure your Mooncup® is the real deal So you’ve been thinking about ditching the disposables for ages; your best mate’s been raving about the Mooncup® for years now; tampons are a drag and you’re fed up spending your hard…

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Behind the Scenes of our Period Drama film

Period Drama: A Day on Location It’s incredible what it takes to produce 1 minute and 15 seconds of film.  St Luke’s ad agency’s formidable work of storyboarding, casting (both human and equine!), wardrobe, location scouting, and gathering a cast…

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How the Mooncup fits in with my Vegan Lifestyle

Why choose the Mooncup® if you’re a vegan? Many people are choosing to become vegan for various reasons – for the sake of the animals, for the planet or for health reasons. Whatever the reasons once you make the leap…

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Should You Talk About Periods on a First Date?

I like to think of myself as a bit of an ‘Old Hat’ at this whole dating malarkey… I mean, yes, I may still technically be single but does the definitive goal of dating always have to be to find…

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How is the Mooncup® environmentally friendly?

One of our fundamental wishes as a green business is to reduce the amount of waste created on our beautiful planet. We feel strongly that the extent of single-use plastic pollution needs to be addressed, and have been working hard…

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Make sure your Mooncup® is the Real Deal

Make sure your Mooncup® is the real deal So you’ve been thinking about ditching the disposables for ages; your best mate’s been raving about the Mooncup® for years now; tampons are a drag and you’re fed up spending your hard…

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Period Poverty in the UK: can the Mooncup help?

Due to recent 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…

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Behind the Scenes of our Period Drama film

Period Drama: A Day on Location It’s incredible what it takes to produce 1 minute and 15 seconds of film.  St Luke’s ad agency’s formidable work of storyboarding, casting (both human and equine!), wardrobe, location scouting, and gathering a cast…

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Mooncup launches Period Drama Campaign

We’re thrilled to present ‘Period Drama’: our latest tongue-in-cheek campaign.  With a touch of humour, the film shines a light on the drama of disposable sanitary products, inviting us to leave the past behind and choose another way. Why a…

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The Mooncup and Homelessness

The Mooncup and homelessness Brighton, where Mooncup is based, is the city with the third highest level of rough-sleepers in the UK. In the Autumn of 2015, 3,569 people were estimated to be sleeping rough on any one night in…

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Hymen or Vaginal Corona?

STOP PRESS; The Hymen is NOT a membrane that partially covers the vaginal opening?

After 24 years of nursing experience, the majority of this in women’s health, I have always thought that the Hymen was a thin membrane that partially covers the vaginal opening which could in some cases be torn by having sex or during sports. That is what it says in the anatomy books anyway….

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Healthy Tips for the Vulva and Vagina

Five top tips for a healthy Vulva and Vagina When it comes to cleaning the vulva and vagina, the best advice is to keep things simple! Getting to know your vulva and vagina is important – recognising any changes early…

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Changing Lives in Rural Uganda with Mobilise a Midwife

Mooncup menstrual cups in rural Uganda, Africa Written by Emily Hill of Mobilise a Midwife Menstruation is still a huge stigma in many communities around the world. Northern Uganda is not immune from these attitudes. It is well documented that…

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How the Mooncup fits in with my Vegan Lifestyle

Why choose the Mooncup® if you’re a vegan? Many people are choosing to become vegan for various reasons – for the sake of the animals, for the planet or for health reasons. Whatever the reasons once you make the leap…

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Knowing your Vulva

So, what is the vulva? As a Mooncup advisor and practising nurse specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Health, vulval and vaginal health is paramount. Awareness of normal anatomy and recognising changes can be a tricky business as the complexity of…

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