New Offers from Conscious Step, Amazonia, Grants and More
DOUBLE REWARD POINTS ENDS TONIGHT! Make sure you're logged in.
Free $27 Grin Dental Kit. Spend $40 Sitewide. Use code GRIN
Free Mukti 15ml Cleansing Gel with All Orders. Use code Mukti. Two Days Only!
Free Ethique Body Butter With All Orders Sitewide! Use code BUTTER. Today Only!
Free Ethique Body Butter With All Orders Sitewide! Use code BUTTER. Today Only!
40% Off Ecostore. Two Days Only!
New Offers! Free Ere Perez Lip & Eye Butter, Free Pebble Toy and more
Free Australian Shipping! 48 Hours Only! Ends 4th October.
Free Black Chicken Natural Deodorant With All Orders Over $40! Use code DEO. Today Only!
Free Black Chicken Remedies Natural Deodorant With All Orders Over $40! Use code DEO.
New Offers! Free Ecostore Shampoo Bar, 20% Off Compostic and more
$1 To Down Syndrome Australia With Every Order Today!
Free Black Chicken Remedies Natural Deodorant With All Orders Over $40! Use code DEO.
Up to 50% Off in our Spring Sale. 5 Days Only!
New Offers! Free ECO. Essential Oil, 20% Off Lavera and more
Free Butt Naked Scrub With All Sitewide Orders! Use code SCRUB.

More About Menstrual Cups

More About Menstrual Cups

9th January 2017
By: Julie - F&F

Menstrual Cups are a great alternative to using sanitary pads and tampons. They are reusable and last years so they help your pocket and the environment. 

At Flora & Fauna we have three different brands of menstrual cups, OrganicupJuJu and Lunette. All are very popular and have great reviews. 

 

What is a menstrual cup?

A menstrual cup is a medical grade silicone cup. It is folded and inserted into the vagina and collects menstrual fluid. They can be worn for up to 12 hours so are ideal for using during the day and at night. You can empty and reuse. Some people wear panty liners or pads with them during the heavier part of their period but most people just wear them on their own. 

 

What are the benefits of menstrual cups?

  • Environmentally friendly as there is nothing to throw away.
  • Economic as they can last for many years, saving you money.
  • Comfortable reliable and free from leaks and odours.
  • Convenient, compact, collects more than a tampon or pad and can be worn for many hours.
  • Safe as it contains no harmful substances and won't cause vaginal dryness.
  • Hygienic, easy to clean and disinfect.
  • Ideal for women who are active and for those who travel or play sports.

 

Which reusable cup is for me?

OrganiCup, Lunette and JuJu are very similar in being made from medical grade silicone. OrganiCup is a Danish brand new to Australia, JuJu and Lunette we have had for a while. Lunette is a European brand and JuJu is an Australian brand made in Australia. They both work in exactly the same way but some things you might consider...

  • Lunette comes in different colours
  • All have grippy stems
  • OrganiCup is the most affordable
  • Lunette has two sizes, JuJu has four sizes, OrganiCup has two sizes
  • Do have a look at the reviews on our website too

 

Which size is for me?

Whilst there are no hard and fast rules for selecting a model size, model selection is generally based on flow, childbearing history, and cervival position, but many other factors such as anatomy, age and pelvic floor tone may influence your cup size selection.

 

OrganiCup Sizes:

  • Model A: Recommend if you have a light-medium flow and have not given birth. The diameter of the OrganiCup menstrual cup model 1 is 40 mm by 50 mm in length. The stem measures 15 mm. The volume of the cup is 25 ml.
  • Model B: Recommend if you have a medium-heavy flow or have given birth. The diameter of the OrganiCup menstrual cup model 2 is 45 mm by 55 mm in length. The stem measures 15 mm. The volume of the cup is 30 ml.

 

Lunette Sizes:

  • Model 1: Recommend if you have a light-medium flow and have not yet had sexual intercourse (Grippy Finish). The diameter of the Lunette menstrual cup model 1 is 41 mm by 47 mm in length. The stem measures 25 mm. The volume of the cup is 20 ml.
  • Model 2: Recommend if you have a medium-heavy flow, are sexually active or have given birth (Grippy Finish). The diameter of the Lunette menstrual cup model 2 is 46 mm by 52 mm in length. The stem measures 20 mm. The volume of the cup is 25 ml.

 

JuJu Sizes:

  • Model 1: Recommend if you are under 30 and have not given birth (Grippy Finish).
  • Model 2Recommend if you are over 30 or have given birth (Grippy Finish).
  • Model 3: Recommend if you have a high cervix or long vaginal canal (Grippy Finish).
  • Model 4: Recommend if you have a low cervix or short vaginal canal (Grippy Finish).

 

You can shop all our reusable menstrual cups at Flora & Fauna. If you want to combine then with reusable pads you can find them here

Share
Comments

Let us know your thoughts!

Top Sustainable Retailer | Flora & FaunaTop Sustainable Retailer | Flora & Fauna
Telstra Business Award Winner | Flora & FaunaTelstra Business Award Winner | Flora & Fauna
Responsible Retailer of the Year | Flora & FaunaResponsible Retailer of the Year | Flora & Fauna
Best Small Retailer | Flora & FaunaBest Small Retailer | Flora & Fauna
No. 1 Person in Ecommerce | Flora & FaunaNo. 1 Person in Ecommerce | Flora & Fauna
Best Online Retailer | Flora & FaunaBest Online Retailer | Flora & Fauna

Don't Miss Out!

You'll be the first to hear about our latest offers, new arrivals & eco tips

You must login or register to .