A recent study on tampon ingredients found that 85% of tampons and feminine hygiene products are contaminated with cancer-causing glyphosate herbicides. Even a low-level exposure from these types of tampons might lead to deadly cancers in women. The only sure way to avoid toxins in your vagina is to use certified organic tampon made from organic cotton or alternative, safer solutions like Menstrual Cups.
1. Menstrual Cups will not interfere with the vaginal environment
Tampons may cause or worsen vaginal dryness. A tampon absorbs around 65% menstrual fluid and 35% natural moisture. Menstrual Cups maintain a healthy pH balance in the vagina. Tampons can interfere by leaving the walls of the vagina depleted of moisture. Dryness compromises the natural antibacterial action of the vagina, leaving the bodies defences more vulnerable and open to infection.
2. Imagine the savings
On average women in Australia spend around $20/month on sanitary items. Over a women’s lifetime, she will spend approximately $6,000 on her periods. One Pelvi Menstrual Cup costs $29.95 and will last you 10 years!
3. Healthy alternative
Menstrual Cups have been used safely for many years and there has been no proven link between their use and Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS).
4. Gentle on skin types
Pelvi's Menstrual Cups are made from 100% medical grade silicone; they are hypoallergenic and suitable for women with sensitive skin, thrush, eczema or allergies.
5. Menstrual cups empower women to make a meaningful contribution toward saving our environment
Unlike disposable women’s sanitary items, Pelvi Menstrual Cups are reusable. You can you imagine the amount of sanitary items you’ll use in your lifetime. The average woman disposes of around 125 to 150 kg of tampons, pads and applicators in her lifetime.
6. No fibers are left behind
Menstrual Cups maintain a healthy pH balance in the vagina. Tampons can interfere by leaving the walls of the vagina depleted of moisture. Dryness compromises the natural antibacterial action of the vagina, leaving the bodies defences more vulnerable and open to infection.
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