Over the years we’ve listened to what women want and have made all kinds of improvements to our products and services. Your honesty has meant that along the way we’ve learned a lot about women’s bodies and even more about periods. We’ve put together this advice hub in the hope that we can help you understand your body better, from discharge to heavy periods, we’ve got you covered!
You may have heard of Toxic Shock Syndrome, or TSS, especially if you use tampons — or if it scared you off them! However, not many of us know that much about it or even the difference between what’s fact and what’s fiction.Find out more
We've put together a selection of your top intimate hygiene-related questions and their answers. First answer: yes, your vulva is normal... We know we've all wondered before!Find out more
There’s menstruation, and then there’s menorrhagia, which is defined by having substantial blood loss in every monthly cycle. There's a huge difference and it's important to understand in case you may be suffering.Find out more
Yes you can. In rare instances, you can still get pregnant. You should also bear in mind that you can still catch a sexually transmitted disease when on your period
You might notice a slight odour when you're on your period. Tampons can help with this because they're worn inside your body. If you prefer to use pads, make sure to change them regularly if you notice a strong odour.
Some brands of contraceptive pills can reduce your flow or shorten the length of your period. Your doctor or nurse will discuss this with you during your consultation.
You've got lots of options available. Lil-Lets Non-Applicator Ultra Tampons have the highest absorbency in the UK and are great for extremely heavy periods. If you prefer to use an applicator tampon, our super plus extra applicator tampons are a really good choice too.
Although you may not feel like doing it at the time, stretching or gentle exercise will ease this discomfort. Healthy eating is also known to help relieve any period pain. Alternatively, treat yourself to a relaxing bath or cuddle up on the sofa with a hot water bottle.
If none of these help, your local pharmacy can give you guidance on suitable pain relief.