Organic cotton tampon delivery has the ability to take the inconvenience and health risks out of having your period, hopefully making that time of the month a tad less stressful, and whole lot better for your lady bits.
It’s ten o’clock on a Tuesday night. You’re standing in the checkout line clutching a box of tampons, a carton of ice cream, and a bottle of ibuprofen. Clad in your sweatpants and ratty old t-shirt, the only thing on your mind is the silent prayer you keep saying for the squares of tissue you folded up and placed into your underwear before your departure, hoping that it’s enough to absorb the flow until you can get to the nearest bathroom.
The scenario above is all too common, and if you’re a menstruating woman, then you can probably relate to the pain-in-the-assery that is your period. The last thing you want to be doing is winging it on the way to the drugstore because Aunt Flo came unexpectedly. And if you’re not one to stock up on hygiene products in advance, well, then you’re kinda screwed.
However, with the introduction of highly convenient monthly tampon delivery services, these trips to the store with makeshift pads can all be a thing of the past.
Aside from the alternatives, like reusable menstrual cups and washable liners, many women still prefer to stick with traditional pads and tampons. And while we have no problem with that, what we do have issues with are how these hygiene products are made.
The Huffington Post reminds us that our skin is the largest and thinnest organ in our bodies, making it highly permeable, especially in the vaginal area. Chemicals are easily absorbed into the bloodstream when being constantly exposed to a particular element, which is why choosing organic tampons and pads is the smarter way to go.
Chlorine bleach is a major component used to give these products their bright white color, and aside from the known materials and additives discovered from independent testing, like rayon, artificial fragrances, and pesticides, the contents of what you put in your most intimate areas remains largely undisclosed by the manufacturers. Rather than gamble with your health, it’s important to not only be informed, but to also choose certified organic products that are chlorine-free, dye-free, phthalate-free, and in some cases, completely biodegradable.
With organic tampon delivery services, and one less thing to worry about, you can have the best of both worlds.
This tampon delivery service offers a 100 percent organic cotton product in a, dare I say, chic and modern stylish exterior. Biodegradable and hypoallergenic, the only downside to these tampons would have to be the plastic applicator (which they’ve kept for comfort), but a bio-based alternative is said to already be in the works. According to Cora’s site, the average woman uses more than 10,000 tampons in her lifetime, which gives us even more incentive to go organic.
Cora’s cause is also admirable. Statistics show that when girls lack access to menstrual products around the world, it can cause them to miss school so often that they are in jeopardy of dropping out by the age of 14. For every month’s supply of Cora you receive, a month’s supply of sustainable pads will be donated to a girl in a developing country.
Prices range from $10 to $12, and your first order includes the starter kit, which consists of the little black box, little black clutch, and stowaways for a stylish take on your monthly period.
“Friends don’t let friends use nonorganic tampons,” is Kali’s motto, and we like the way it sounds. Offering 100 percent organic tampons and pads, beyond the perks of a healthier hygiene product, this business also offers a charitable contribution. For every box purchased, $1 will be donated to Girl Up – a United Nations Foundation campaigning for the empowerment of girls everywhere.
You have a few different options from this company. Beyond offering just tampons or pads, you also have the choice of adding wipettes, panty liners, and a period pampering product. With a transparent ingredient list on the website for all of the products you may receive, and the option to substitute something else for the wipettes if the inclusion of fragrance bothers you, we really like the flexibility and disclosure this business offers.
Prices range from $15 to $19.95, depending on the options you wish to add.
We’ve touched on this brand before, but now it looks as though Lola has gone organic! The tampon delivery service promises to be free of chemicals and dyes, and offers a customizable monthly assortment. Choose between regular tampons and applicator-free tampons, and the delivery frequency.
No frills, and also no pink, this product packaging is refreshing, and sort of serene. Or at least calming in a way where you know those frantic trips to the store are no longer needed. In addition to the health and convenience benefits, Lola also makes sure to give back. To date, this company has donated more than 100,000 feminine care products to low-income women and girls in the U.S.
Prices range from $8 to $10, depending on how many boxes you order at one time.
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