Tab meri periods ka time hai yaar, travel dates change kar. Yaa, meri shaadi ke time pe yeh aane wala hai, pehle se pill pop kar lena padega. That’s how much you abhor your period days for spoiling your freedom. But what if there are a host of period products that help you lead a normal life even on those days – products that you are perhaps unaware of still.
As we near Menstrual Hygiene Day (28th May), here’s a list of 9 hatke period products that are game-changers in their own right. They enable you to #BeALittleMore and jio life khulke.
1. Nua Ultra Thin Rash-Free Sanitary Pads 3XL+5L+4R With Disposable Covers (12 Pieces)
Nua sanitary napkins are made from premium quality non-woven fabric with an ultra-absorbent core, which converts period blood into gel while trapping it. The cruelty-free pads are devoid of prints, toxic chemicals, and fragrances on their top layer to eliminate the scope of irritation, rashes, and infections. These are also devoid of sulphate and parabens. Ensuring that they are safe for the skin. The wider backs of these pads control the fear of leaks. The pack comprises 3 different sizes – 3XL, 5L, and 4R to cater to the varied period flow during a menstrual cycle. Besides, the covers not only make it easy for you to dispose off the used pads, but they are also made of biodegradable material that ensures that your pads don’t contribute to landfill.
Price: Rs 196
2. Sirona Periods Made Easy Tampon – Heavy Flow (20 Pieces)
Crafted with 100% viscose fibres, Sirona tampons are ultra-soft and offer a good absorbency of up to 8 hours. Not only are they leak-proof, they are also safe for the skin. Once you unwrap the tampon string and pull it out quickly, give the hollow at the end of the tampon a slight push and then remove the foil’s top part. Insert the tampon while keeping your body relaxed. You will no longer be able to feel it inside you when it has been inserted accurately.
Price: Rs 225
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3. Evergreen Small Menstrual Cups (Pack Of 1, 23ml Capacity)
Evergreen menstrual cups can be simply inserted into your vagina for comfortable period days. These cups, made from silicone, slide right in without you even feeling it. The suction seal fits in perfectly while the suction ensures lesser cramps. With these cups, gone are the days of painful pad rashes, uncomfortable wetness, and the fear of leakage and infections. There is also no scope for discomfort and menstrual odour. What’s more, it enables you to carry on with your life as usual, indulging in all your favourite activities like dancing, swimming, fitness routines, without the fear of leakage. Evergreen menstrual cups can be used for a stretch of 12 hours for leak-proof protection. It can also be used for as long as 10 years.
Price: Rs 362
4. Carmesi Cramp-Relief Heat Patches For Period Pain (Pack Of 3)
Carmesi Cramp-Relief Heat Patches are especially designed to soothe period pain and ensure painless menstruation. These air-activated heat patches are crafted with eco-friendly ingredients and are safe, convenient, and easy to use. The patches start self-heating as soon as they are taken out from their wrapper and stay heated for as long as 8 hours, serving as the perfect replacement for heavy hot water bags and bottles. All you need to do is stick it on your underwear and wait for 5 minutes to 15 minutes for it to start heating.
Price: Rs 293
5. Nua Uplift Period Nutrition Drink Mix (5 Pieces)
Menstruation and its associated symptoms like cramps and pain sap your energy. Period is also accompanied by other symptoms like bloating, gut conditions, low moods, breast tenderness, among others. And this is exactly what Nua Uplift Period Nutrition Drink Mix addresses with their nutritious yet yummy drink mixes. Made with the power of vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin D, insulin, magnesium, L-theanine, and grape seed extract, these mixes pump you up with essential minerals and vitamins that you need to get going. Apart from being 100% safe and vegetarian, they are also devoid of sugar and preservatives, making them a truly pure health drink. The 5 sachets are meant for your period days – one for each day of your period. So empty the content of a sachet into a glass of water and drink it up.
Price: Rs 285
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6. TeaCurry Period Tea – Cycle Tea (30 Tea Bags – 1 Month Pack)
This Period Tea aims to alleviate the PMS symptoms and claims to be an effective marham for delayed periods, menstrual cramps and pain, and sparse blood flow. It also helps with other symptoms that are typical to your period days like bloating, fatigue, mood swings, indigestion. It seeks to reduce hirsutism, boost your metabolism, and purifies your body of toxins. The period tea derives its natural mild sweet taste from the natural ingredients that it is made from. This vegan tea is devoid of sugar, caffeine, preservatives, and artificial colour and flavour. It is meant to be taken hot before meals.
Price: Rs 599
7. PowerGummies Gummies For That Time Of The Month
This 2-month pack of 40 gummies is recommended for 3 days before the cycle, 4 days during the cycle, and 3 days after it – 2 gummies on each of these days. These gummies control symptoms of mood swings and depression that are so typical during periods. It boosts gut health and controls hormonal acne. These control headaches, breast pain, and period cramps. The gummies are made from the goodness of milk thistle extract, chasteberry extract, citrus bioflavonoids, passion flower extract, magnesium sulphate, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. The gummies are vegan and cruelty-free, gelatine and gluten-free, and are blessed with no side-effects.
Price: Rs 480
8. Pee Safe Feminine Cramp Relief Roll On – 10ml (Pack Of 3)
Period cramps are such a mood spoiler. But what if there is a roll-on product that gives you mukti from unbearable period cramps. Pee Safe Feminine Cramp Relief Roll On is made for just that. Empowered with 100% herbal ingredients like satva pudina and eucalyptus oil extracts, it is meant to be applied on your lower abdomen, lower back, and thighs whenever you experience period pain. Applying it in the form of gentle strokes just for a few minutes is enough to alleviate the pain. The oil extracts are such that they get absorbed immediately into your skin, without leaving any stains on your skin or clothes.
Price: Rs 399
9. HealthFab GoPadFree Re-Usable Leak-Proof Period Panty
The name says it all. Wear them for chhutkara from all sanitary napkins, tampons, and menstrual cups. This super comfortable underwear made from organic cotton is crafted with ultra thin layers of microfibre and leak-proof technology that gifts you the reliability of super-absorbency. These are easy to wash and maintain, and can be reused for over a period of 2 years. The underwear is available in varied sizes right from 2XS to XXXL, and in two colours – black and red.
Price: Rs 1,150
The above menstrual products are quite a revolution for menstruators seeking relief from all the discomfort and inconvenience that is closely associated with periods. Know of any other innovative menstrual product that is worth a mention? Share it in the comments below.
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