Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day, and this year it's all about education. Did you know that many girls drop out of school because of their periods? One additional year in school can increase a woman's lifetime earnings by 10% - 20%, so that really makes a huge difference. #MenstruationMatters
#TMITuesday fact: right before your period, the lining in your uterus thickens. As the uterus gets filled up, it can push against your colon and lead to constipation and bloating. As your uterus sheds its lining and you start your period, it becomes (really) easy to poop. Photo via @bakedideas
We launched our First Period Kit to help girls be prepared for their first periods, so we talked to real LOLA customers about their first period. To help avoid first-time tampon mishaps, we included helpful instruction cards on how to use every product in our First Period Kit.
#TMITuesday fact: When the FDA approved the "female Viagra" — flibanserin — in 2015, it cautioned against drinking while using the pill. One problem, though: the study on the interaction between the pill and alcohol was conducted on 25 human subjects — 23 of whom were male — even though the drug is prescribed only to women. (Not the brightest idea.)
We launched our First Period Kit to help girls be prepared for their first periods, so we talked to real LOLA customers about their first periods. Whoever your tampon coach was, she taught you something you'll use thousands of times in your lifetime. (Now that's a great coach!)