Adelaide girls Eloise Hall and Isobel Marshall are the Co-Founders and Co-Directors of Taboo, a new company selling pads and tampons to Australians.
But what sets them apart? All of the profits go toward helping the lives of women who don’t have access to proper menstrual health care and education. Read more
Meet Paloma, an Adelaide based artist breaking boundaries and starting conversations about periods with her work, armed with red nail polish and glitter. Read more
Oral contraceptive pills, more commonly known as birth control pills or just ‘the pill’ have many purposes beyond just birth control.
Taking them can make your periods more regular, lighter, help with pain associated with periods and acne!
But what does it actually do to your cycle? Read more
If you’re anything like me the mention of Toxic Shock Syndrome (or TSS) is absolutely terrifying.
You probably heard about it in sex ed or from your mum when you decided to start using tampons, either way the description probably went something along the lines of, ‘if you leave your tampon in for too long you will get TSS, and die’. Read more
In their lifetime, most people with periods will use around 12,000 single use disposable period products.
In Australia alone we approximately send 18,000 metric tonnes of sanitary waste to landfill each year. Read more
So, if we’re going to really get into period positivity here we should probably start with a comprehensive guide to ridin’ the crimson wave.
I don’t know about you but the sex ed description of ‘it happens when you’re not pregnant’ and estrogen and other hormone words being thrown around, I had very little clue what was going on down there.