Whether you’re new to using tampons, you have a pelvic floor condition, or you experience vaginal dryness, there’s many reasons why using a tampon could be uncomfortable, if not painful. This blog explores why your tampon may hurt and what you can do to create a smoother insertion process.
What is a period? When will I get my period? Are periods painful? What products should I use? Can I swim on my period? Getting your period for the first time can be scary as there are so many unknowns. With the help of this week’s blog, Marlow is setting out to answer some of the most common questions about first-time menstruation.
Whether its convenience, price, lifestyle, eco-friendliness, performance, or physical ability, there are so many factors to consider when choosing your menstrual products! Take a look at our comprehensive guide to help you figure out which products will suit you best. After all, you’re in it for the long haul!
If there’s one thing more stressful than getting your period for the first time, it’s using a tampon for the first time. How do I pick the right absorbency? How do I put a tampon in? Will using a tampon hurt? Today, we’re taking you through everything you need to know about using & inserting tampons!
Since the topic of the menstrual cycle has been taboo for so long, it is bound to breed myths. It is only through continuous and dedicated awareness campaigns on all platforms that we can shame these myths into submission and let menstruating people be free of the burden to hide what comes naturally as part of their biology.
From pink to cherry red to brown to even black, our menstrual blood varies from person to person and cycle to cycle. If you're like me, mainstream media made me believe that menstrual blood was either blue (thanks to Tampax commercials) or cherry red, so saying I was confused when I noticed something brownish/blackish in my underwear is an understatement.
It’s no coincidence that your breakouts might appear in the same spots at roughly the same time every month. Is your period just around the corner when you start ‘randomly’ seeing new spots? Does your forehead indicate you’ve just had your period by breaking out profusely (me)? Enter: the cycle’s effect on the skin.
If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say, “wow she’s not in a very good mood, she must be PMS-ing”... well, I’m sure you know where this is going. In this week’s blog post, the Marlow team is exploring all things PMS: understanding what exactly it is, highlighting the truth about what it means to have it, and debunking some of the myths that circulate about it.
Have you ever missed a period? More than three in a row? Then you’ve likely experienced amenorrhea. While we may get excited over not having to experience our periods, it’s important to look into why amenorrhea is occurring. Let's dive into what amenorrhea is, why it happens, and how we glorify it.