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6 Reasons To Pack Beeswax Wraps While Camping

With the current restrictions on foreign travel, camping getaways have become the "staycation of choice" for many. Are you a minimalist who enjoys sleeping under the stars? If so, you know that when you go on vacation in a caravan or tent, your storage space can become limited. Cling film is one item that can be substituted. So why not swap out single-use plastic for an eco-friendly Wrap? Beeswax wraps are the ideal solution for those planning their next camping trip. They are simple to store and can be used repeatedly for a variety of purposes: 1) Beeswax Wraps & Your Meals ‘On The Go’ Camp coolers are an excellent device to keep vegetables and bread fresh for the duration...

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Pineapples & Your Period

Pineapple is one of the most frequently mentioned 'period-inducing' foods. So, if you want your period to come sooner, eat some pineapple slices or drink some pineapple juice. However, once Aunt Flo arrives, we urge that you switch to another fruit! Why? To better understand this, let's take a look at four ways pineapples affect your menstruation 1. Pineapples boost blood flow Pineapples promote the generation of both red and white blood cells. As a result, they can cause higher blood flow and possibly a heavier period than usual. Your Femino Cup makes high-flow days much more managable. It has three times the capacity of a tampon. That means you could go 8 hours without changing it even if you had...

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Heavy Flow - Here's Why Femino's Period Underwear is right for you!

Period underwear for heavy flow, is an ideal solution. DON’T THINK underwear could change your life? When you bleed into a pair that is meant to soak up menstrual blood without leaking – life could seem quite different!   Period panties work well for women who suffer from heavy periods that cause leakage in other menstrual products. But How Exactly Do Period Briefs Work? Moisture-wicking materials with antimicrobial characteristics are used to make Femino’s Period Briefs. These features aid in the leak-proofing of said brief, and they also help in controlling odour – the one reason you may have resisted using pads more frequently.  The nicest aspect about period underwear is that it is washable and reusable, which is a big selling point. That...

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Alcohol Consumption During Your Periods – Here’s What You Need To Know

While you may crave alcohol, consuming it during your period might have a negative impact on your hormone levels. Alcohol can enhance the body's synthesis of both oestrogen and testosterone. Excessive amounts of either can aggravate PMS symptoms, particularly mood swings and irritability. It also has an effect on the balance of prostaglandins, which can aggravate cramping. Can Alcohol Cause More Bleeding? Menstrual blood is distinct from the rest of your body's blood. In addition to blood, it contains mucus and fragments of the inner uterine lining. Your body tends to get more dehydrated after a night of drinking. Alcohol's dehydrating effects may make blood and mucus thicker and hence more difficult to pass. Alcohol Can Affect Your Periods In...

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Free Bleeding - How period briefs are normalising menstruation

Concerns about the unannounced arrival of periods or the blood soaking & staining through your clothes, are often the result of a lack of conversation about menstruation. The goal of free bleeding is to change all of that. However, there can be some misunderstanding about what it means to free-bleed. Here's what you should know.  What does Free Bleeding Mean? The concept of free bleeding is straightforward: you menstruate without using typical sanitary items such as tampons or pads to absorb or collect your flow. Some see it as a movement aimed at normalising menstruation. There are several approaches that can be taken. Some people wear their regular underwear — or do not wear underwear at all — while others...

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