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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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 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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What’s it like to use a tampliner? Astrid, customer for 10 months

What’s it like to use a tampliner? Astrid, customer for 10 months

Trying a new period product can be daunting, so we’ve been chatting to experienced tampliner users to get the lowdown on what you can expect. First up is Astrid, 30, from London.

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First Person Periods: Ursula
First Person Periods

First Person Periods: Ursula

Ursula explains how almost losing her womb after a life-threatening postpartum haemorrhage changed her perspective on having periods.

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Empowering women: Celeste Mergens and the fight against period poverty

Empowering women: Celeste Mergens and the fight against period poverty

Jody talks to Celeste Mergens, CEO of Days for Girls about the history of DfG and how vital breaking the period taboo is in the fight against period poverty.

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