Menstrual cups are hardly a new idea. In fact, the first menstrual cup was invented in 1937 by a woman named Leona Chalmers. It was met with a lot of resistance and didn’t make as big as an impact as Chalmers had hoped. Over the years, menstrual cups have become more and more popular but, still, people have a lot of questions about this seemingly-odd bell-shaped cup. Understandably! With pads and tampons being the most mainstream types of period care products, it can be hard to find solid information on menstrual cups. Fear not - we are here to answer...

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8 FAQ About Menstrual Cups
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The Lunette team really do like receiving your questions, comments and concerns - YES, even the really unique ones! We understand that menstrual cup use doesn't come easy to everyone and a few questions might arise regarding your anatomy and how the cup works. We want to help you love your Lunette menstrual cup just as much as we do! How are menstrual cups different than tampons? The Lunette menstrual cup is made of medical grade silicone…not cotton or rayon- which can dry you out. Plus, the Lunette cup’s capacity is much greater than tampon’s. The Lunette model 2 can...

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Top Menstrual Cup FAQs
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Getting your first period can be really exciting - and also a little scary. Not to worry, though. I’ve been there, done that, and have some information that will help your first period experience flow smoothly. Girls usually get their first period anywhere between age 11 and 15, but for some it does happen a few years earlier or later. This is normal - your body is just as unique as you are and it knows when the time is right. Knowing the answer to some common questions that girls have when they first start menstruating (which is another way...

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What to Expect When You Get Your First Period
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