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From the Birds, the Bees to Everything in Between; How to have THE Talk!

From the Birds, the Bees to Everything in Between; How to have THE Talk!

No matter how open a parent is, the inevitable sex talk can still sometimes come as a surprise!

We’ve been doing our homework on the matter and have put together a short guide from our findings to provide some ideas and tips to help get you started and feel more prepared.

8 Common Menstruation Myths; Busted!

8 Common Menstruation Myths; Busted!

Period myths, we’ve heard them all!

From getting attacked by sharks to passing out from blood loss, having a period means, unfortunately, we are still privy to many an old wives’ tale.

With so much information out there, it can be difficult to sieve out the facts amongst the fiction, that’s why we’ve done the hard work for you!

How Periods Could Be Making A Bloody Mess Of Your Mental Health

The Effects of Your Menstrual Cycle on Your Mental Health

To mark this year’s World Mental Health Day, we thought we would open up the conversation, challenge the stigma and try to make sense of that messy relationship between our menstrual cycle and our mental health. 

Skin vs. Menstrual Cycle: A Modern Day Tale of Fear, Loathing & Hormones

Skin vs. Menstrual Cycle: A Modern Day Tale of Fear, Loathing & Hormones

Within a 28-day cycle our complexion can change drastically; from crystal clear one minute to breakouts the next, super dry and flaky to oily and shiny. We just can’t win.

However, by understanding your hormones and how they change throughout your cycle, you can use this knowledge to build a skincare plan to achieve glowing skin on a 365-day loop!

Plastic-Free Periods; Navigating Sanitary Care in 2019

Plastic-Free Periods; Navigating Sanitary Care in 2019
It has been reported that over 27,931 used tampons and applicators are found on beaches around the world daily! With staggering figures like these, it may be time we approach the products we use during our menstrual cycle in a different, more sustainable way.

How Your Hormones Are Affecting You At Every Phase Of Your Cycle

The three phases of the menstrual cycle
Hormones affect everything- your energy levels, your mood and even your skin. By understanding your monthly cycle and how your hormones affect you at each phase of your menstrual cycle, you can live your best life every day!