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Vaginal Discharge (Part 2) ~ True Care

In this blog we will be picking up where we left off the last time around. Let’s end the series with some tips on period care as far as vaginal discharge is concerned. Tracking Ovulation Using Vaginal Discharge Getting to know your discharge is key. In a nutshell, your cervix generates more mucus before ovulation, which seems thinner, whereas the mucus thickens and decreases after ovulation. Also understand that a variety of external factors, such as medicine, period products, and lubricant use, can change the appearance of your cervical mucus. Tips For Self-care To reduce your risk of having abnormal vaginal discharge, practice good personal hygiene. What we mean is, make sure you are washing your vulva and the outside...

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Vaginal discharge (Part 1) ~ True Colours

Vaginal discharge can occur at any age, but it becomes more prevalent during puberty. Depending on where you are in your menstrual cycle - the amount, consistency, colour, and odour will change. Ovulation aside, it also fluctuates depending on whether you're pregnant, or just sexually stimulated. But what happens when the colour is completely different to the colour of your usual discharge is or is just something that you were not expecting? In this 2 part series, we will talk about the different colours in the period pallet. What do they mean? Are they normal? And, in reality, can you just treat yourself at home & focus on self care, or is it time to ditch that idea and go...

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Sustainability & Skincare - 4 Important Questions You Need To Ask Yourself About Natural Skincare

Every day, we are exposed to over 130 chemicals across a wide range of personal care items we utilize. Choosing more natural, sustainable products for cosmetics, period care, and around the house, in general,  will drastically minimise your chemical exposure and environmental effect. As we gain a better understanding of the advantages of reducing our exposure to synthetics, chemicals, and plastics, it's crucial to remember that what we put inside our bodies is just as significant as what we put on our skin. The 4 most important questions you should ask yourself while selecting natural skin care products are: Going Natural – What’s The Big Deal In The First Place? Parabens are commonly found in cosmetic products because they mimic...

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Pop & Pour Your Period Pain Away

The fact that red wine is so beneficial when you're menstruating is rarely mentioned. The truth is that the components in a glass of red wine may act as a protective barrier against this type of physical anguish. A few glasses might be just what you need. Here’s why: Why Wine? In the world of various traditional medicines, many sorts of food have certain medicinal & restorative qualities. These foods or the associated ingredients in them build a protective wall inside the body while defending it from recurring ailments like the physical agony of periods. One such food from the gods is the ever-enriching Red Wine! Red Vs White Because red wine warms the body, it is preferable to white...

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