Did you know using conventional tampons means you’re sticking harmful chemicals and materials up your vagina? We know – it’s not a particularly pleasant way to put it, but it’s just true. There is a solution though! Organic and biodegradable tampons are a much healthier and environmentally-friendly alternative to use instead. Continue reading
Natracare has joined The Environmenstrual Coalition, a group of like-minded organisations taking #PeriodAction for healthy, eco-friendly menstrual products.
Together with activists, menstrual-preneurs, social enterprises, and businesses, we are coming together to make a big noise about periods during the Environmenstrual Week of Action, 13th-20th October. The Week of Action is a national campaign led by Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) and seeks to amplify the message that access to safe menstrual products shouldn’t be a privilege of the few, but a fundamental right for the many. Want to know why we’re taking #PeriodAction now? Continue reading
Exercising seems like a struggle – no, wait – everything seems like a struggle when you’re on your period. And if you’re a regular runner, you know that your morning jog on your period can be filled with dread and embarrassment – Am I leaking? Am I going to get cramps? Will I have to embarrassingly quit half way through?
We hate to sound like a broken record but running – even on your time of the month – can be great for you, especially for beating the bloat, easing the cramps, and sleeping soundly… sounds dreamy, right? If you still want to get a sweat on, here are our 9 top tips for running on your period.
We get lots of emails asking us about our products and the supply chains that exist to create them. We absolutely love that our customers are so interested in where their favourite products come from.
This Organic September, we thought we’d take the opportunity to write a bumper response to some of your questions about organic cotton – the soft, fluffy, interesting and important crop that Natracare products are made from.
Have you ever stopped and wondered what’s in our period products?
What exactly are we putting next to or into our most sensitive and absorbent body part? Before my experience with Turning Green’s Project Green Challenge, not only was I clueless about what was in my femcare products but I didn’t realize it was something I should be concerned about.
The limitations of a dorm kitchen and living off student loans each semester can make vegan cooking difficult.
Homecooked meals and surrounded by grocery stories… luxuries like these are no more as a student! Though it’s healthy to treat yo’ self on the occasion with a pint of vegan Ben and Jerry’s or fancy nut cheeses, dairy and meat alternatives can get expensive.
We’ve written a guide to help you stay in budget while following a vegan diet during your studies with ideas that won’t break your student bank.
In partnership with Made Safe, making products safe and keeping families healthy™
Whether you’re a parent-to-be, new parent, or seasoned parent, it can be overwhelming and troubling to hear about the toxic chemicals around us – especially in the items and materials we use on a daily basis.
First health shops, and now zero waste. Ethical stores are becoming more popular in the UK, which is music to the earth’s ears.
As an eco-friendlier and often cheaper choice, for part of zero waste week, we wanted to show off our favourite zero waste stores across the UK where you can go plastic-free whilst looking after your pennies.
You can do more than just use the right period products to make that time of the month more comfortable. Period pains can be made easier when you eat the right foods too.
Here’s our list of 9 foods that’ll help soothe your stomach during your time of the month to let you power through your period!