Lunette menstrual cups are easy to use. Simply fold the Lunette and insert. Done! Plus you'll experience up to 12 HOURS of worry-free use.
Lunette menstrual cups are made of soft medical grade silicone and are BPA free. This means no yeast, bacteria or odor. Just cleanliness and comfort.
Lunette menstrual cups are designed, developed and packaged with the environment at heart. It’s also the best alternative to disposable period products which pollute our planet.
The short version: Menstrual cups are safe to use. As with any period care product, it is absolutely necessary to keep it clean, don’t leave it in too long and to use a trusted brand.. Behind the science: Every so often a clickbait article headline graces our newsfeeds which admittedly can be difficult to ignore. Recently a French study has been quoted on menstrual cups having increased risk of TSS. A big claim right? Menstrual cups have been a trusted period care product for decades. There are globally only 2 cases of TSS in connection with menstrual cup use that have been reported since their invention in the 1930s. These were possibly caused by prolonged use. Behind the article headline, the study shows that: Instead of being performed using actual human vaginas they used sterile plastic bags derived from hydrocarbon. Doesn’t take a great scientist to realise the flaw there! Our vaginas are wonderfully more complex both physically and chemically than...er...a bag. The study hasn’t even been concluded yet. Contrary to what has been reported in the press, the only conclusion to be made from the study thus far is that no periodic system is more favourable to TSS development than another. So, what’s the real deal? Here’s what you really need to know about menstrual cups and TSS: Are menstrual cups more dangerous to use than tampons? Nope! :) Do menstrual cups protect you from TSS? Like with any period care product you cannot have zero risk of TSS. But a clean, properly-used menstrual cup means the chances are very small. Should I continue to use my menstrual cup at night? Sure thing! 10 to 12 consecutive hours is the recommended usage time. How can I make sure my menstrual cup is clean enough? Check out this handy guide for your peace of mind. Are Lunette menstrual cups safer to use than other menstrual cups? Always choose a trusted brand and with Lunette you’re in safe hands. Our cups are made from the highest medical grade silicone which is BPA free and contains no chemicals. Have any other questions? Leave a comment below or ask us on Twitter or Facebook. Let's keep busting the myths and spreading the word!Read The Story
Lunette may be able to help. There are lots of causes that can contribute to a heavy menstrual flow. From hormonal imbalance to Endometriosis - there are more than a handful of reasons why you could be experiencing excessive menstrual bleeding. Even the "heavy" days of a "normal" menstrual cycle can contribute to anxiety about a potential tampon leak or a soaked through pad.Read The Story
When it comes to talking your parents about menstrual care options it definitely helps to know the facts. Menstrual cups are not a new concept- In fact, they have been around for about 100 years. However, still many people may not be familiar with the concept of them. Here are some tips for talking your parents (or anyone, really) about menstrual cups. First of all, What IS the Lunette menstrual cup? (The quick and friendly version.) The Lunette menstrual cup is reusable menstrual protection. It is a safe, easy to use, and a hygienic alternative to pads and tampons. Now that we have that over with…. It helps to make a list of reasons why you’re interested in menstrual cups. Points to note could be… The average person spends about 80€ per year on disposable menstrual products. Lunette is a one time cost that will last for years. If you can menstruate, you can use a menstrual cup. Even young users can use Lunette and virginity is not an obstacle for usage of a menstrual cup. (We recommend the smaller Lunette menstrual cup, the size 1 for younger users.) Using the menstrual cup is environmentally friendly. No accumulation of plastic applicators and wrappers. The Lunette menstrual cup is as easy to use as a non-applicator tampon. Simply fold and insert! You can wear the Lunette menstrual cup for up to 12 hours. That’s longer than a super absorbency tampon! It’s discreet. You can keep it tucked away in your bag and it fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. Not to mention you won’t be leaving a paper trail of wrappers behind. The silicone design of Lunette menstrual cups is hygienic since it naturally discourages the growth of bacteria. The risk of infection is much less than that of tampons or pads. There are globally only 2 cases of TSS in connection with menstrual cup use that have been reported since their invention in the 1930s. These were possibly caused by prolonged use. It’s easy to use. Wash, fold, hold, insert, remove and rinse. Reuse! More details on how to use a menstrual cup can be found here. It may take some time for someone to digest all the information that you have given them regarding menstrual cups. You can always leave them with an informative web link (like, Lunette.com) so that they can look over the information at another time. More FAQs: Where can Lunette menstrual cups be purchased? I don’t see them at any of the big box stores? You can easily purchase Lunette through any of our retailers. We have a list of our international dealers here. Does Lunette ever giveaway FREE Lunette menstrual cups? We do! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the most current announcements and links to giveaways!Read The Story