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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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Refreshing Relief - Raspberry Mango Coconut Water Smoothie

This delightful smoothie will have you daydreaming of a warm beach somewhere! It's jam-packed with sharp and fresh flavours, owing primarily to raspberry and mango. The key ingredient here, though, is fresh ginger. The ginger really brings it to life and makes it incredibly refreshing and energetic.  Use coconut water to thin out this smoothie. If you don't like coconut water, you could substitute plain water or your preferred type of milk. This is more of a snack rather than a meal replacement smoothie. A Smoothie For The Final Stage Of Menstruation If no implantation occurs during this point of your cycle, the thicker uterine lining begins to disintegrate. This stage is accompanied by many PMS symptoms such as mood...

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Cleaning & Caring For Your Femino Beeswax Wraps

We believe that good food deserves good care, and by giving your Femino Bees Wrap some TLC, it will be at your disposal in your kitchen, for years on end. Cleaning your wraps is quick and easy. Simply rinse, scrub, dry, and repeat - and they will last forever. Here are the details: #1 Rinse Rinse your Beeswax wrap in cool to lukewarm water. Be sure to test the water with your finger to ensure it's not too hot. To prevent the wax from melting, keep your wrap away from other heat sources such as stoves and microwaves. Also, microwaving may make your kitchen smell wonderful, but it will ruin your wrap. So, avoid it. #2 Scrub If you have...

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