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Tampons vs Menstrual Cups: Little Black Clutch Edition

Deciding between tampons and menstrual cups can feel like choosing between a reliable classic and a modern marvel. But when you’re getting ready for a night out, which menstrual product

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Tampon Trash Talk: How Much Waste Does Your Period Really Make?

Have you ever considered how much trash and waste a single period using tampons creates? How about a whole year? When we talk about periods, it’s not just a personal

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Printable Ruler & Cervix Measurement Guide

Free Printable Cervix Ruler for Measuring Your Cervix For A Cup or Disc

A cervix ruler? Yes. Hear me out! I’m willing to bet that before you decided to try a menstrual cup (or disc), you never gave your cervix or measuring it

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5 Free Cloth Menstrual Pad Patterns

Making the switch to reusable menstrual products is a great way to reduce waste and save money. One popular option is cloth menstrual pads. Cloth pads are comfortable, eco-friendly, and

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5 Reasons Why My Menstrual Cup Is My Bestie

Sometimes you just need to shout your love for the oft-overlooked menstrual cup. Menstrual cups have been a game-changer for many people who menstruate, and I am no exception. Of

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Period Swimwear: What Is It And How Does It Work?

Summer is coming up fast, and for lots of us, that means days at the beach, pool, or on the water — and LOTS of time in swimsuits! While tampons have been

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Vaginal Discharge | An Illustrated Guide To What's Normal & What's Not by Put A Cup In It — Image shows a line-up of hands showing how thick or thin vaginal discharge and cervical mucus are throughout the menstrual cycle. Additional images are a breakdown of this main image and go into more specific detail.

Vaginal Discharge | An Illustrated Guide To What’s Normal & What’s Not?

Before we get into the details, let’s just go ahead and cover that vaginal discharge is a completely normal part of life with a vagina. Discharge is essentially a mix

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Vaginismus | The Ultimate Guide to Menstrual Cups & Discs

If you’re someone who experiences vaginismus, you may wonder if a menstrual cup or disc can work for you when it comes to managing your period. While it does require

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Mess-Free Period Sex While Using A Menstrual Disc

Menstrual discs are a comfortable, reusable, and sustainable device designed for managing your period. Another major bonus? You can totally have mess-free period sex while using a menstrual disc. With

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The Benefits of Menstrual Cups

Welcome to the world of menstrual cups! They are the way to go if you’re looking for an eco-friendly, comfortable, and cost-saving alternative to pads and tampons. Menstrual cups provide

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How To Deal With Menstrual Cramps While Camping

Worried your period will ruin your camping trip? It certainly doesn’t have to. Whether you’re pitching your tent in a developed campground or hiking your way into the wilderness, here

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Talking With Your Child About Periods – It’s Not As Awkward As You Think!

Navigating the world of adolescence can be a tricky journey, and there are few things more daunting than having to have the “period talk” with your pre-teen/teen. It’s important to

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Menstrual Cups With Applicators | Game Changers or Gimmicks?

If you’ve landed on the menstruation side of social media, you’ve likely heard about a new period cup with an applicator — and the internet has thoughts. So let’s talk

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Redditor Shares How They Accidentally Left A Menstrual Cup In For Over A Year

A Redditor recently took to the r/menstrualcups community to share a shocking discovery made during their first pap smear. After a question from their clinician, redditor xredditxthrowxawayx realized they had

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Packing List & Travel Tips For An Easier Vacation On Your Period

Taking vacations is good for your health. When the time comes to use that precious PTO, nothing should get in the way of your enjoyment — including your period! Will

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Your Guide to the Perfect Period Emergency Kit for The Ultimate Backup Plan!

Your menstrual period may not always arrive on schedule, and often doesn’t give fair warning for a surprise visit. Being prepared for your period when you’re away from home (and

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The 5 Best Yoga Poses For Relieving Period Pain & Why They Work

Practicing yoga has tons of proven benefits to your overall health, including promoting flexibility and mobility, stress relief, weight loss, mental health, and healthy sleep. When it comes to promoting

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What To Know Before Trying A Menstrual Disc

Menstrual discs are making big waves in the world of reusable period products, boasting benefits like better protection and mess-free period sex. So what are menstrual discs all about? Here’s What We Love

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The Importance of Inclusive Language In The Period Space

Traditionally, conversations about the menstrual cycle and period products have been geared around female presenting, cis women and filed under “women’s health.” But cis-gendered women — a term that describes

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Does CBD Actually Work for Period Cramps & Menstrual Pain?

CBD oil for menstrual cramps? Does it actually work? We’ve done a deep dive, so buckle up. Here’s everything you need to know about CBD and period pain. What Is

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Finding Your Perfect Period Underwear | The Complete Guide & Comparison Chart

Welcome to your one-stop shop for finding the perfect period underwear for you! Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran in the period game, you’ve come to the right place.

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Free Printable Period Tracker

I hope the position here at Put A Cup In It is pretty obvious, but I want to make it very clear that the recent ruling to strip away our

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Can Virgins Use A Menstrual Cup? “Virginity” & Period Care

Can virgins use a menstrual cup? Before we get started, we want to address that there are common myths around virginity that perpetuate the idea that a broken hymen means

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How Long Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle? (We Have The Answers!)

A lot more is happening in your body every month than just the days you’re on your period. That’s why the menstrual cycle is considered to be all month long,

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Menstrual Cup Dangers and Fears : Facts or Myths?

You don’t have to spend much time on the internet to see that there are a lot of common fears surrounding menstrual cups. Unfortunately, it can be hard to find

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9 Great Menstrual Cup Folds

9 Great Menstrual Cup Folds

Before you can insert your menstrual cup, you need to know how to fold it. We’ve got you covered with the 9 most common folds, including the best for beginners!

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Why A Menstrual Cup Might Make Your Job Easier

What do a race car driver, student, E.R. nurse, engineer, and firefighter have in common? In this case, they’re all badass menstrual cup/disc users who sing the praises of making

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Should you use Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories?

Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories: Should You Use Them?

We admit, phrase “boric acid vaginal suppositories” sounds a lot scarier than it actually is. And to get it out of the way, the “acid” in boric acid won’t burn

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Why You Should Switch to a Menstrual Disc

Menstrual cups have quickly gained popularity with people looking to ditch the disposables and opt for more sustainable, reusable period products to manage their menstrual cycle. Slightly different in design, menstrual

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What IS a Menstrual Cup?

What IS A Menstrual Cup? We’re so glad you asked…

Ever seen one of those silicone cups & wondered what it is? Let us walk you through the basics of what a menstrual cup is and why it’s so awesome!

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The Benefits of Period Sex: Why You Should Have Sex on Your Period

Sex and masturbation during your period can feel absolutely amazing, and be a big boost to your mood at what’s sometimes seen as a less-fun part of your menstrual cycle.

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So You Got a PCOS Diagnosis, Now What?

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), is a bit of a misnomer. Rather than causing large ovarian cysts, as the name might suggest, it is typically more of a

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One Podcast Fits All : Amanda Talks Periods With Daleena & Gaby

I am so excited to be sharing this podcast episode. I recently had the opportunity to chat with the gals from One Podcast Fits All and it was the most

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Best Foods for PMS cravings from the experts at Put A Cup In It

8 Foods That Can Help Relieve PMS Symptoms and Boost Your Mood

Headaches, abdominal cramps, fatigue, bloating, and soreness — no one looks forward to premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms. Yet, it’s estimated that as many as 75% of people who menstruate experience at least

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Menstrual Disc Auto Dumping: A Comprehensive Guide

Auto-dumping is arguably one of the best benefits of using a menstrual disc over a menstrual cup. Because unlike when you’re using a menstrual cup, where you have to manually

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Traveling on Your Period: Why Menstrual Cups Are the Best for All Types of Travel

By plane, train, or automobile, having traveling on your period adds an extra layer of planning to your adventure. What’s the best period management system for menstruating folks on the

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Are menstrual cups messy? Tips and tricks to avoid disaster from menstrual cup experts at Put A Cup In It

Are Menstrual Cups Messy? Tips & Tricks To Avoid Disaster

One of the biggest hesitations we hear before switching from traditional menstrual products (pads or tampons) to using a menstrual cup is the fear that it will be messy. Worry

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Different Menstrual Cup Shapes — A Clear Information Guide

Unfortunately there is no “one fits all” menstrual cup. Menstrual cups are worn internally and held in place by the vaginal wall and surrounding muscles. Since our bodies come in

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Exercising on your Period, a complete guide by Put a Cup in It

Exercising on your Period: What You Need To Know (And How To Start Today)

Don’t roll your eyes just yet—we get it! Sometimes the last thing you want to do is exercise when you’re on your period. While that’s totally fine, we’re not only

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Put A Cup In It Resource Master Guide

Put A Cup In It Resource Master Guide

Put A Cup In It is best known for The Cup Quiz and our menstrual cup comparison chart but we also offer a large catalog of articles, videos, and other helpful resources! To

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The Cup Quiz : Translations

The Cup Quiz by Put A Cup In It is the original and most trusted menstrual cup quiz. Our quiz has been designed with decades of experience and is constantly

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Does COVID-19 Or A COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Your Period?

Most of us have had some aspect of our lives upended since March of 2020 when the COVID-19 global pandemic was officially declared. Endless questions have circled since around contracting

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How to Change & Clean Your Menstrual Cup in A Public Restroom

Anytime the conversation steers to the pros and cons of using menstrual cups, inevitably someone says something like, “I wouldn’t want to change it in public, what a mess!” Periods

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Hiking and Camping on Your Period

Whether in the backcountry or close to your own backyard, there’s nothing like spending time in nature. When plans coincide with menstruation, you don’t have to put the brakes on

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The Ultimate Teen Guide to Menstrual Cups Periods Put A Cup In It

The Ultimate Teen Guide to Menstrual Cups

[ + concerned parents and caregivers ] Menstrual cups (and discs, which are similar in function) are a menstrual care option that often needs a bit of explaining. After all,

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Swimming, Scuba, and Watersports With A Menstrual Cup?

Ever wondered about period protection while swimming, surfing, or scuba diving? Have questions about things like safety, sanitation, or (gulp) sharks? Whether you swim casually or competitively, are into sport

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Healing Hormones Podcast : With Guest Amanda Hearn from Put A Cup In It

Period stigma is nothing new and, while it is improving, it is still difficult for many people to accept sustainable period products as a viable, safe, and clean option. For

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Menstrual Cup Steamers: Everything You Want To Know

Menstrual cup steamers are relatively new to the menstrual cup market but there is certainly no shortage of brands. Steam sterilizers can be found for varying prices on sites like

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The Lumma Disc Sizes & How to Choose

Discs are a hot topic these days, with more people looking for reusables options and wanting to see what’s available to them. Discs have been available in disposable versions for

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The bfree Cup Review {No Boiling Needed!}

A cup you don’t need to boil? Truth be told, we don’t think they all need boiled but all but one brand (we are aware of) suggests regular boiling of

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Protesting Safely

Protesting Safely: Essentials & Tips

The United States remains in a state of civil unrest (and rightly so). Following the verdict delivery in the Derek Chauvin case, police in Columbus Ohio shot and killed a

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Using A Menstrual Cup Without Access to Running Water

Using A Menstrual Cup Without Access to Running Water

People who menstruate know they can’t always count on their cycle to be predictable, especially in an atypical setting. Certain circumstances call for unique preparedness, and having a plan will

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Beginners Guide to Menstrual Cups by Put A Cup In It

A Beginner’s Guide to Menstrual Cups

Alternative menstrual products have become a mainstream topic and feminist obsession. While concerns about the safety of ‘traditional’ products like tampons have fueled some of that, the actual benefits of

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Put A Cup In It Menstrual Disc FAQ

Menstrual Disc FAQ

Our menstrual disc FAQ is designed to help answer some of the most common… and obscure (but important and valid!) questions that we hear. Learning to use a menstrual disc

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The Menstrual Disc Quiz { Find your perfect fit! }

Our innovative disc quiz has been developed with more than a decade of experience and by working hand-in-hand with industry disruptors and thought leaders. The Disc Quiz continues to be

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Menstrual Cup Visual Comparison Tool

Originally part of our Menstrual Cup Comparison Chart, our updated visual comparison tool is designed to help you compare cups side-by side without having to have both in hand. This

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English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย เราได้รวบรวมความรู้จากการใช้ถ้วยอนามัยของเราและตารางเปรียบเทียบถ้วยรองรับประจำเดือนที่เราทำขึ้น

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Menstrual Disc Reviews

Reviews can be a very important step in choosing a menstrual cup or menstrual disc. While the menstrual disc market isn’t nearly as robust (yet!) as cups, there are several

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Menstrual Cup Reviews

We show you how to choose the best menstrual cup for you with our popular Menstrual Cup Quiz but reviews are just as important in choosing a cup! Here are

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Menstrual Cup Cleaners

How to clean your cup is a common first question. Can you use what you have on hand or should you use menstrual cup cleaners? Below we will go over

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The Honey Pot Cup Review

The Honey Pot Cup has probably been one of the most requested reviews we’ve had, and we are so excited to be able to oblige! Kelli, from ItsJustKelli is our

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Can you use Menstrual Cups with IUDs?

“Can I wear a menstrual cup if I have an IUD?” We hear this a lot and it’s about time we address some of the misconceptions surrounding this somewhat controversial

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Troubleshooting Menstrual Cup Leaks [the quiz]

Troubleshooting a menstrual cup leak and the cause can be frustrating. Our cup troubleshooting quiz is designed to help give you a place to start with tips tailored to the

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Menstrual Cup Comparison Chart

Menstrual Cup Comparison Chart The Put A Cup In It menstrual cup comparison chart is among our most used resources! It’s easy to use and great to compare cups in

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Size en uygun adet kabını 9 soruda bulmanıza yardımcı olabiliriz! Turkish Menstrual Cup Quiz

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Geniş

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Conosciamo la coppetta mestruale perfetta per te basandoci su 9 domande! Italian Menstrual Cup Quiz

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Combinando

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Valve Menstrual Cups

What’s the Deal With Valve Menstrual Cups?

A valve menstrual cup is one that has a valve, or otherwise open, straw-like stem, that is meant to make it possible to empty the cup without having to remove

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Venus Cup Review | A New High Capacity Cup

The Venus Cup boasts capacities higher than most cups. It features two sizes, a rounder base, medical grade silicone, and a very attractive price point (around $15-$20 per cup or

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All About TPE Menstrual Cups

All About TPE Menstrual Cups

What are TPE Menstrual Cups? TPE is short for thermoplastic elastomer. The same way that silicone cups use medical grade silicone, manufacturers who use TPE also use a medical grade

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Flex Menstrual Cup

Flex Menstrual Cup Review

When we first announced the new, “innovative” Flex menstrual cup we weren’t shy in sharing our thoughts. If you haven’t already seen our article, FLEX Enters The Menstrual Cup Market

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Menstrual Cup Firmness Explained

The menstrual cup is a pretty amazing feat of engineering and design. If cups and vaginas weren’t so varied we would be out of a job! This article and video

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Can a Quiz Really Help You Pick The Perfect Menstrual Cup

Can a Quiz Really Help You Pick The Perfect Menstrual Cup?

As the makers of “The Cup Quiz“, we know firsthand all of the experience and work that has gone into creating this resource that, according to quiz takers, yields a

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Lumma Unique Menstrual Disc Review

The Lumma Unique is a line of reusable menstrual discs with a rapidly growing cult following. With three sizes (most brands are one size fits all), unique pull string, and

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Troubleshooting Menstrual Cup Leaks

Your menstrual cup leaking can be incredibly frustrating and finding yourself with a ruined pair of underwear… or worse, is never a fun surprise. Equally frustrating is not knowing why

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Ache Seu Coletor Ideal

Sabemos qual seu coletor prefeito baseado em 9 questões! Menstrual Cup Quiz Portuguese – Brasil

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Combinando

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Encontra o Copo Menstrual Perfeito Para Ti

Nós sabemos qual o copo menstrual perfeito para ti com base em 9 perguntas! Menstrual Cup Quiz Portuguese

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Ao

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And The Study Says: Menstrual Cups Are As Safe & Effective As Other Options!

Today The Lancet released the largest and most comprehensive review of menstrual cup studies to date. The analysis examined 43 studies (narrowed from 436) that met their criteria for deeper review

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Best Menstrual Cups | How to Choose the Right Cup For You

The Best Menstrual Cup | How to Choose the Right Cup For You

The menstrual cup has been generating a lot of buzz the past few years, largely thanks to a loyal fanbase that is ready and willing to sing its praises to

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Cora Cup Review | the new cup on Target shelves

While on a #TargetRun a few months ago, to check out the Saalt Cup on Target shelves, I saw another cup that came as a bit of a surprise —

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Saalt Soft Review by Put A Cup In It

Saalt Soft Menstrual Cup Review

The Saalt Soft Menstrual Cup is the newest cup to the scene, and we are so excited to be sharing more about this new design that we helped to create. Our

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A Great Big PACII & Saalt Announcement

We’ve been sitting on a pretty big secret here at Put A Cup In It, and we’re finally ready to share our big Saalt announcement with all of you! But,

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Nixit Menstrual Cup Review | a new reusable disc

The new Nixit Menstrual Cup is one we’ve been asked to review since it launched a few months ago. While the brand calls itself a “menstrual cup” we do feel

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Menstrual Cup Alternatives

Menstrual Cup Alternatives (Safer Tampons & Pads)

Being the menstrual cup advocates we are, we never imagined the day would come where we’d write a whole post about alternatives to menstrual cups. It’s also rather funny since

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How the Menstrual Cup Improved My Sex Life

Yes, you read that right. My choice of menstrual protection actually improved my sex life — more specifically moisture and overall vaginal awareness. Before I have you thinking that I’m

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Lunette Cup Review

8 years ago when I embarked on my menstrual cup journey I started with a Diva Cup (me, and everyone else up until the last 5 years or so!) and

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Menstrual Cup vs Disc

Menstrual Cups vs Menstrual Discs | The Differences

“I tried menstrual cups. They didn’t work for me?” We’ve heard that so many times that it’s almost a reflex to ask, “What brand did you try?” and we can

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You’re going to be singing this song about menstrual cups all day | ‘Keep Cup’ by Slush

We’ve taken popular songs and replaced their lyrics with menstrual cup references, and jokingly thought of recording one of them, but we could never have done as good of a

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Menstrual Disc Comparison Chart

Menstrual Disc Comparison Chart Click the top of each column to sort by brand, measurement, or feature. Need more help or unsure where to start? Take The Disc Quiz! Brand↕

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7 Things No One Tells You About Menstrual Cups

7 Things No One Tells You About Menstrual Cups

Switching to a menstrual cup is something we recommend for everyone, but there are a few things we found out after we switched that no one bothered tell us before.

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How to Find Your Cervix & Check Its Position for A Menstrual Cup

How to find your cervix to measure it for a menstrual cup is one of the questions that we get the most. It might seem odd at first, but locating

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NIXIT Menstrual Cup | First Look + Unboxing Video

The reusable menstrual world is meeting nixit, a disc (despite the verbiage on the box) for the first time this week. We were lucky enough to get our hands on

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Ayo Cari Tahu Mana Jodoh Menstrual Cupmu Hanya dari 9 Pertanyaan! Indonesian Menstrual Cup Quiz

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย “Menstrual

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New Period Emoji?

Well, sort of… and it’s about damn time! While it’s not a tampon, menstrual pad, or pair of period underwear, we are finally getting a period emoji… kinda. The new

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Buying A Menstrual Cup In Store » With Intimina

You may find yourself in the aisle of a store, staring down shelves of menstrual products, with a pretty pink and white box staring back at you that says “menstrual

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Wir finden deine perfekte Menstruationstasse mit Hilfe von 9 Fragen! German Menstrual Cup Quiz

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Bisher

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Dot Menstrual Cup Review | One for One

You’ve asked for a Dot menstrual cup review and we’re is delivering! Dot is a brand with a simple model and an even simpler selection — you can choose from

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Tips for Traveling on Your Period & Always Prepared With Your Menstrual Cup

Periods have no respect for your travel plans. Those are the facts, and I’m sorry. If you have a period and travel, I’d be willing to bet that you have

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Pooping While Wearing A Menstrual Cup

Pooping With A Menstrual Cup

When we are asked about pooping with a menstrual cup, it typically revolves around the fear of the cup falling out or, more accurately, the cup being pushed out. While

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Will Menstrual Cups Work If Tampons Don’t? | Yes!

We get asked often “If I can’t use a tampon can I still use a menstrual cup?” Almost always the answer is yes! The reason you can’t use a tampon

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Tales of Menstrual Cup Disasters

Using a menstrual cup is the best thing you can ever do for yourself, your health, and your overall period comfort. Plus it creates no waste, lasts up to 10

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PACII Tampax Menstrual Cup Review

Tampax Cup Review

Tampax Joins the Menstrual Cup Game To say we were surprised the day we received an email from a PR agency about working with a large brand on the launch

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FLEX Enters the Menstrual Cup Market With the Purchase of Keela Cup

The 4-1-1 It was announced today that FLEX, the maker of the FLEX Disc, has acquired Keela Cup. Keela Cup was a successfully funded kickstarter project that raised over $55,000 from

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Choosing a Menstrual Cup Size | How To Pick The Right Size

With so many choices out there and the conflicting sizing guidelines from each brand it’s confusing to pick a menstrual cup size. But what are the sizes and which size

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Black Menstrual Cups

Black menstrual cups (and rainbow) are the topic of most of the “Oooh, what is that cup?!” questions we receive. Just one brand offers a rainbow cup, but black comes

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Private Label Menstrual Cups

Private Label Menstrual Cups You may notice a new section at the very bottom of our menstrual cup comparison chart that now lists cup dupes, or private label menstrual cups.

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Using a Menstrual Cup in Dorm Bathrooms & Communal Spaces

What if you live in a dorm room or another shared living space that doesn’t have a single private sink or a place to sanitize your menstrual cup? This certainly

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Saalt Menstrual Cup Review | NOT an Extreme Cup (it’s a good thing)

The Saalt Menstrual Cup is fairly new to the scene but one we here at PACII are excited about. Our Saalt Cup review video covers all the things you are dying

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Hello Cup Review | Great Menstrual Cup For Teens

A fairly new brand in the menstrual cup world, the Hello Cup has made a huge visual impression across the community. The brand is based in New Zealand and makes their

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How to Remove a Menstrual Cup

How to Remove a Menstrual Cup

If you’ve come this far we’re going to assume you’ve managed to figure out How to Insert Your Menstrual Cup. If not, click that link to check out part one

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How to Insert a Menstrual Cup

Making the change from tampons or pads to a menstrual cup can be intimidating… we’ve been there! As with anything new, there is a bit of a learning curve. You

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Menstrual Cup Coupons +Discs, Underwear, Pads & Other Essentials

We have established partnerships with several leading brands & shops for our community. Out of respect for their generosity and our time, please do not share these codes outside of

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7 Alternatives to the $369 THINX Period Sex Blanket

You may have seen the newest *innovation* to ever *come* to the menstrual market: the THINX Period Sex Blanket. This groundbreaking innovation features “4-layer tech to absorb fluids while you

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How Often Should You Change Your Menstrual Cup?

How often you should be emptying your menstrual cup? 10-12 hours is the maximum for hygeine reasons but if you DO have a heavy period or have a heavy 1-2

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Shiny New Menstrual Cup Chart Updates

If you haven’t already met them, you can check out one of most useful tools – the Menstrual Cup Comparison Chart in it’s original glory, or metric. In our charts

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Nous savons quelle est votre coupe menstruelle parfaite basé sur 9 questions! French Menstrual Cup Quiz

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Jusqu’à

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Does CBD Oil Work for Menstrual Pain? We tried it.

The Case for CBD In most of the United States CBD (short for cannabidiol), a non-psychoactive cannabinoid compound found in marijuana, can be purchased and used legally (the laws are

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Do Menstrual Cups Cause TSS?

A new string of articles by sensationalist publications stating that menstrual cups are more likely to cause TSS have been making the rounds and giving menstrual cup users quite a

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Ziggy Cup by Intimina Review | Reusable Menstrual Disc

The day has finally come! YES! The world now has a truly reusable menstrual disc similar to the cult favorite SoftCup/ Instead Cup called the Ziggy Cup. Once upon a

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LaliCup Menstrual Cup Review

https://youtu.be/TBFgrHL7i10 The test vaginas are at it again, this time reviewing LaliCup. LaliCup manufactures their menstrual cups in Slovenia (a small country in the EU) and the thing we love

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How to Clean a Menstrual Cup (Surprisingly Easy!)

So you want to know how to clean a menstrual cup! Menstrual cups are made from non-porous materials such as medical grade silicone or TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) and are ideal

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Vind je perfecte Menstruatiecup in 9 vragen met onze hulp! Dutch Menstrual Cup Quiz

English | En espanol | Nederlands | Français | Deutsche | Indonesian | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | Português | Português Brasil | Italian | Türk | ไทย Wij

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Put A Cup In It Menstrual Cup FAQ

Menstrual Cup FAQ

Our menstrual cup FAQ is designed to help answer some of the most common… and obscure (but important and valid!) questions that we hear. Learning to use a menstrual cup