Would you use a vibrator, razor or tampon that was designed 90 years ago?
We asked seven women to unbox products from the 1930s and guess what they were used for. Most were unrecognisable, but one had barely changed at all...Read more
What’s it like to use a tampliner? Ruth, customer for 4 months
We know it's not easy to start using a new period product. We had a chat with one of our customers, Ruth, to learn more about her experience and why she decided to give tampliners a go.Read more
What do periods do to your body?
A brain-to-thighs breakdown of what's actually happening in our bodies when we menstruate.Read more
What I learned when a woman bled on me in a club
Yep, you read that correctly – a random stranger bled on me in a club. You think you’ll be angry, embarrassed… maybe disgusted. But then it happens, and you’re not. Compassion kicks in. In fact, I’m kinda glad she bled on me.Read more
The ultimate guide: which period product is best for your lifestyle?
No single period product suits everyone perfectly, all of the time. Here's a handy guide to what works best for every lifestyle. You're welcome!Read more
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”
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more