Periods

Why we’re telling The Whole Bloody Truth

Why we’re telling The Whole Bloody Truth

We’re setting out our specific commitments to improve inclusivity and representation, and we’re calling on the rest of the period care industry to join us in making this change.

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Would you use a vibrator, razor or tampon that was designed 90 years ago?

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...

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“Soon, my period would start… so mama performed the ritual”
First Person Periods

Soon, my period would start… so mama performed the ritual”

Nala writes about the experience of her excruciatingly painful and prolonged periods, and how feeling ashamed led her to feeling liberated and wanting to empower others.

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“I liked a lot of conventionally ‘girly’ things, so I had to be a girl, right?”
First Person Periods

I liked a lot of conventionally ‘girly’ things, so I had to be a girl, right?”

Naoise writes about the experience of starting periods and navigating chronic pain as a trans person, and how shame slowly made way for compassion.

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When to use tampliners

When to use tampliners

Wondering how to fit tampliners into your period product routine? Here's how to make them work for you.

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What’s it like to use a tampliner? Ruth, customer for 4 months

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.

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The ultimate guide: which period product, when? Our favourite combinations

The ultimate guide: which period product, when? Our favourite combinations

This is the last article in our five-part guide to picking the best period product(s) for your life and flow. We've turned the spotlight on some members of the Callaly team to explain how they manage their periods.

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The ultimate guide: which period product is best for your lifestyle?

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!

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The ultimate guide: which period product works best for your flow?

The ultimate guide: which period product works best for your flow?

Whether your period starts with a bang or ends with a fade out, we've got the best recommendations to suit your flow.

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The ultimate guide: every period product you can buy, with pros and cons

The ultimate guide: every period product you can buy, with pros and cons

Feeling bamboozled by all the period product options out there? Here's a rundown of every single one, plus their strengths and weaknesses.

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The ultimate guide to choosing the right period product

The ultimate guide to choosing the right period product

This is the first in a five-part guide to choosing period products that really work for you.

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What do periods do to your body?

What do periods do to your body?

A brain-to-thighs breakdown of what's actually happening in our bodies when we menstruate.

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Currents is a place where interested people with periods come to get the real lowdown on menstruation and bodies. We explain the things nobody else does, normalising every experience of periods no matter how weird it might feel. We’ll leave you informed, unashamed and ready to expect more for yourself.

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