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3 reasons why cloth pads are a great backup to sustainable period products

3 reasons why cloth pads are a great backup to sustainable period products

Whether you’re brand new to menstrual cups and period undies, or a long-time lover of all-things sustainable period products, there’s a case to be made for the benefit of using reusable liners and pads in combination with your preferred sustainable product. 
What is PUL and TPU fabric? 4 reasons we choose TPU for reusable pads

What is PUL and TPU fabric? 4 reasons we choose TPU for reusable pads

The main difference between PUL and TPU is that PUL is a type of plastic that uses chemicals in production, whereas TPU is bonded using heat rather than chemicals. It’s the toxin free period choice! Just don’t tumble dry your reusable pads because it can damage the heat bonding on this waterproof layer.
7 best period trackers for 2021

7 best period trackers for 2021

Why use a period tracker? Understanding how regular you are or what symptoms your body is experiencing every month can give you information on your overall health and what your body might need more or less of. Check out these apps available on iOS and Android that help you keep track of your period and more!
Why is my period blood brown? Your period colour questions answered

Why is my period blood brown? Your period colour questions answered

The colour of your period blood varies depending on the length and flow, so you may see pink, brown or even black period blood – not always bright crimson like you may expect. Let’s break down the different shades of period blood that you may experience during your cycle and find out what it all means.
Save $1080 by switching to reusable pads – better for your pocket and our earth

Save $1080 by switching to reusable pads – better for your pocket and our earth

You know that reusable pads and menstrual cups are better for the environment and even safer for you (if you missed that, read more about the harmful toxins in disposable pads here and the benefits of certified organic cotton here) but what about your pocket? How much will switching to a greener alternative save you in the long run?
How to have a zero-waste period while travelling

How to have a zero-waste period while travelling

Saying goodbye to 2020, or welcoming in the new year with a trip? Your commitment to using less plastic and contributing less waste doesn’t need to take a backseat while you travel on your period. Let’s take a look at some of your options and the perks of choosing reusable alternatives when you’re on the go.
15 foods to relieve period pain and bloating this Christmas – and the ones to avoid

15 foods to relieve period pain and bloating this Christmas – and the ones to avoid

Christmas is just around the corner, which we all know means food, food, and more food! If your flow is going to start around the holidays, it’s a good idea to know which foods to stay clear of on the dinner table – as they could worsen the symptoms of your period – and which foods will keep you hydrated, less bloated and restore essential nutrients so you have more energy to enjoy time with friends and family. 
Reusable pads or period undies – what’s the difference?

Reusable pads or period undies – what’s the difference?

You’ve probably got the gist of why using sustainable period products is better – cost effective, no nasties and zero waste. But with so many choices out there, how do you know which one’s for you? Let’s take a look at the differences between reusable pads and period undies so you can decide what’s best for you.
November 09, 2020 — Hannahpad Team