It’s Time to Give Menstrual Cups a Chance

Salomé Gómez-Upegui
4 min readFeb 8, 2019
Photo by Erol Ahmed on Unsplash

First thing’s first. What exactly are we talking about? A menstrual cup is a hygiene product that serves as an alternative to tampons or pads. They can be easily folded and inserted into your vaginal canal to collect menstrual flow, instead of absorbing it. The fluid is then disposable, and the cup is reusable.

To write this piece, we reached out to two female founders who believe in this…