Makeup sponges as menstrual products: a potentially deadly hack

  The site Lifehacker suggests that women could hack their periods by using make-up sponges vaginally as menstrual hygiene products. This could even give one “bloodless” period sex. This information comes from our learned expert, nameless “sources.”  (Takes three deep cleansing breaths). Make up sponges are most commonly made of polyester foam (polyurethane) although apparently […]

Glamour gives risky period advice, recommends dangerous sea sponges

Of course I clicked when this tweet from Glamour came across my timeline. The article mentions the following four products: washable period underwear, washable pads, menstrual cups, and sea sponges.  The first three are great, but menstrual sponges are not. This is what Glamour said about sponges: Yup, you can stop your period before it […]

No, your tampon still isn’t a GMO-impregnated toxin-filled cancer stick

A friend just shared this post going around Facebook: The post reports that Dr. Damian Marino, a researcher from Argentina, claims that 85% of tampons he tested contain “cancer-causing glyphosate” and “62 percent also tested positive for AMPA, the environmental metabolite.” This data was presented at the “3rd National Congress of Peoples” (another website claims […]