Are you tired of the month after month spending money to buy pads or tampons? Don"t you hate when your flow is heavy and your overnight protection doesn't protect? Do you experience embarrassing odors, leaks, and discomfort? If so, maybe you should think about trying out a menstrual cup.
A menstrual cup is an Eco-friendly alternative to pads and tampons. The cups are flexible silicone or latex that collect your period. You insert the cup into your vagina, and it rests on the walls forming a seal to prevent leaks. The cups are usually reusable but there are some that are disposable.
Purchasing a menstrual cup was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. At first, I was skeptical due to the size, and the fact that I’m not too fond of certain objects being shoved up there. Optimistically I took the chance and haven’t looked back since. I purchased my cup on Amazon. The price was pretty affordable and the reviews were good.
The biggest mistake I’ve made while using this product is not inserting the cup properly. I figured because I lubricated the cup with coconut oil it would help with the insertion. It would take me about 20 mins to insert. It would hurt, I would feel it all day, and it would leak. After watching a few YouTube videos, I learned, all I needed was to insert it properly. My biggest suggestion is to make sure you clean the cup thoroughly. I usually rinse with cold water, soak in hot water and clean with tea tree oil, baking soda and soap.