Reusable Sanitary Napkins or Menstrual cup: what to choose?
- 16 Feb, 2020
Have you been wanting to say “stop” to sanitary napkins and tampons for months but you don't know what to choose between the cup or the reusable napkins? Here are the pros and cons.
For several years, the menstrual cup has been inviting the bathrooms of menstruating women. However, it may not be suitable for everyone. Another alternative? The reusable towel. But how do you know what to choose? These two options are presented to you.
For those who do not know the cups, also called menstrual cups, they can store blood loss without any overflow, odor, and discomfort. Reusable, this small funnel-shaped container is positioned inside the vagina to collect menstrual flow. Then you just have to take it out and clean it with hot water. Also, remember to sterilize it in the evening and in the morning by soaking it for 5 minutes in a bowl of boiling water. An approach certainly, a little restrictive, but essential to avoid any problem of toxic shock.
Another option: reusable sanitary napkins. The advantage? Those sold in cotton and bamboo fiber are very comfortable and do not irritate you. In addition, the material of the towels offered by La Maison du Bambou reduces bad odors. How to use them? Reusable sanitary napkins are placed over your underwear and attached with pressure . Nothing's easier! For washing, rinse them with hot water then place them in a washing machine. So what choice are you going to make?