Have you ever seen organic period products (like Natracare) on the shelf next to non-organic brands (like Tampax) and wondered: what is the difference?
You might have an inkling that organic products are better but not be sure about why exactly that is…
We’re here to share our top six reasons to choose organic products for your period!
Do organic tampons expire?
Yes, organic tampons do expire eventually.
Natracare organic cotton tampons do not have an official expiry date and you will not find one printed on the packs. We suggest using tampons within 3 years of purchase.
Make your period petrifying! In need of some last minute Halloween decor ideas? Use up your expired tampons and panty liners, and transform them into super simple but super spooky Halloween DIY decorations! Check out our video below.
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 your 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.
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!