Learn About Healthier Product Options for You and the Planet

With tons of product options, comes an abundance of questions. How do you know which product to choose?

We’ve got your back! We’ve done the work for you: our articles will introduce you to your options, go over their pro’s and con’s and share real life product reviews so you can decide for yourself which option is best for you!

Start with the articles to the right, then check out our other articles and free resources.

 

OUR MOST RECENT ARTICLES ON HEALTHY PRODUCT OPTIONS

Cloth Pads vs Disposables


Cloth Pads vs Disposables

by Jackie Bolen

Menstrual cups like the Diva Cup, Mooncup, Lena Cup or Ruby Cup are all the rage these days. Period Panties, due to their huge advertising budgets are similar (have you heard of Thinx?). However, reusable cloth pads are another eco-friendly period product that aren’t getting a lot of attention.

I’ll compare these reusable menstrual pads to disposables in a few different categories: Cost, the Environment, Health Factors, Effectiveness, and Ease of Use to help you decide which option is right for you.Read More… >>


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Why You Should Ditch Scented Period Products


ditch scented period products

We’re so grateful to be living in the modern era. Think about it: just one hundred years ago, women were wearing restrictive corsets and layers upon layers of thick petticoats. (Can you imagine how uncomfortable that must have been on a hot summer day?! Not to mention the physical repercussions of those tight waist cinchers. No, thank you!) Yes, it’s true: some of trends are better left in the past.

As history has progressed, the desire for comfort and safety has slowly started to win over aesthetics or outdated standards (thank goodness!) Of course, we’ve still got some work to do. The next item we could all benefit from leaving behind? Scented period products.

We’ve talked about the dangers of conventional period products before.  But the subject of fragrance (especially when it comes to your vagina!) is one that’s worth diving a little deeper into.Read More… >>


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What’s Wrong with Conventional Period Products?


Whats wrong with conventional period products

 

Tampons, pads, menstrual cups, period undies. Conventional, organic, cotton, reusable. When it comes to period products, it can be difficult to cut through the clutter and figure out the best choice for you. And more to the point, you may not even know why thinking outside the (Playtex) box is so important. Maybe you’re wondering, “What’s the big deal?” or, “Can something I only use a few days a month really impact my health?” (Spoiler alert: yes, it can.)

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Detox Your Period: Final Conclusions


Detox Your Period - Final Conclusions

Detox Your Period

We’ve reached the end of our Detox Your Period blog series. We’ve explored the different types of natural alternatives available to you, giving you a run down of how they work, and which product may work best for your body. Here’s the thing: there’s no one perfect product out there. Every body is different, and what works for you may not work for us. That’s totally okay! That’s why we carry all types of products in our store. During this series, we’ve given you an inside look at the features and facets of each of the products, and you can use this information as a guide to making your own detox decision.

With tons of healthy options, comes tons of questions. How do you know if you want a natural cotton tampon, a menstrual cup, or a natural pad? So many products, so little time. And while you may not
have the opportunity to try them all out – we’ve got your back. BPP’s very own Kelci DeFrancesco has done the work for you and has reviewed each of the different options. So keep reading, follow along, and decide for yourself which option is best for you!

{Did you miss Part 1 – Natural Pads,  Part 2 – Organic Tampons, Part 3 – Menstrual Cups, or Part 4 – Cramp Tea?}

The time has come to give the final lowdown on each of our natural picks – and crown the victor of our quest! Read on for Kelci’s take.

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Detox Your Period: Part 4 – Cramp (PMS) Tea


Cramp (PMS) Tea Review - Detox Your Period

Detox Your Period

This blog series dives into the different types of natural alternatives available to you, giving you a run down of how they work, and which product may work best for your body. Here’s the thing: there’s no one perfect product out there. Every body is different, and what works for you may not work for us. That’s totally okay! That’s why we carry all types of products in our store. During this series, we give you an inside look at the features and facets of each of the products, and you can use this information as a guide to making your own detox decision.

With tons of healthy options, comes tons of questions. How do you know if you want a natural cotton tampon, a menstrual cup, or a natural pad? So many products, so little time. And while you may not have the opportunity to try them all out – we’ve got your back. BPP’s very own Kelci DeFrancesco has done the work for you and has reviewed each of the different options. So keep reading, follow along, and decide for yourself which option is best for you!

{Did you miss Part 1 – Natural Pads,  Part 2 – Organic Tampons or Part 3 – Menstrual Cups?}

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