Currents is a place to get the real lowdown on menstruation and bodies.
We explain the things nobody else does, normalising every experience of periods.
We’ll leave you informed, unashamed and ready to expect more for yourself.

Tales from the Front Line(r) #1: “I was just in a groove”

Tales from the Front Line(r) #1: “I was just in a groove”

Trying any new product can be tricky, especially when it comes to femcare. We thought it'd be interesting to ask people who use Tampliners to tell us about how they got started.

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2 min read
In praise of the secret knickers at the back of the drawer

In praise of the secret knickers at the back of the drawer

An ode to the pants who might not be the most beautiful pair we own, but they're the pair that comfortably sees us through all of life's important occasions.

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3 min read
The bloody history of femcare

The bloody history of femcare

The average woman spends six years of her life having periods, so you’d think the industry would be ripe with innovation, right? Wrong.

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5 min read
Is your tampon leaving something behind?

Is your tampon leaving something behind?

Shedding. Probably not a word you associate with period products, particularly those you wear inside your body for hours at a time. Sadly, maybe it’s time you did.

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2 min read
Eureka, it’s yourethra!

Eureka, it’s yourethra!

You’d assume that by the time we hit adulthood, most women would know the basics of our anatomy. After all, we’ve been living with our bodies for 18 years by then.

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3 min read
Can you afford to have periods?

Can you afford to have periods?

During her lifetime, the average woman will spend £18,000 on femcare – that’s about a year and a half’s salary on the current living wage.

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2 min read
Introducing tampliners!

Introducing tampliners!

There’s one invention that the average woman will use about 11,000 times in her life, but that’s barely changed since the 1930s. Let’s talk about the tampon.

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2 min read

We’re now on Amazon!

Order your tampliners along with the rest of your shopping. Easy!