Top TEN Differences Between Disposable Pads and Reusable Cotton Pads

1) More comfortable This is a big one. Really, who wants a crinkly, sticky wad of sweaty plastic all up in their business? It’s estimated that disposable menstrual pads have the same amount of plastic as four plastic grocery bags. Ick! Or what about inserting a plastic applicator with a dry wad of cotton inContinue reading “Top TEN Differences Between Disposable Pads and Reusable Cotton Pads”

How to Go Camping with Your Pads

Reusable cloth pads are easy to use, even when you’re on an outdoor adventure! 🌲 🎒 Read on for pro tips about changing your pad out in the wild, how to store your pads until you’re ready to wash them, which sizes are best to wear on your adventure, and more! Tips to get you started: PackContinue reading “How to Go Camping with Your Pads”

How I Became (and Stayed) a Nothing-But-the-Pad Person

by Emily Graves, M.A., L.M.T. I moved to New York in 1998 and when I saw the price of tampons, I flipped! I had been living inside of ‘Co-op Culture’ back in Minneapolis, where we were still able to work at a Co-op in exchange for a percentage off our purchases, and the state didn’tContinue reading “How I Became (and Stayed) a Nothing-But-the-Pad Person”

Eight OTHER Uses for Cloth Pads That May Surprise You

Many people who switch to reusable cotton pads find that they end up using them throughout the month too, for all sorts of reasons! Our cloth pads and liners are great sidekicks for whatever you’ve got going on, keeping you covered, comfortable, and confident! Mild bladder leakage  Many people use our washable cloth pads forContinue reading “Eight OTHER Uses for Cloth Pads That May Surprise You”

Top 6 Mental Health Benefits of Using Cloth Pads

Switching to reusable cloth pads for your menstrual health care creates SO many positive ripple effects! You may be surprised to learn that it’s not your just physical health and well-being that will benefit from this thoughtful choice… there are plenty of positive impacts on your mental health and emotional wellness, as well! Continue readingContinue reading “Top 6 Mental Health Benefits of Using Cloth Pads”

How to Wash and Dry Your Cloth Pads

Laundering your cloth pads is as easy as 1, 2… well actually, that’s it! Wash your reusable cloth menstrual pads just like regular laundry, and then dry them just like regular laundry (minus any super-hot washer/dryer temps)… that’s really all it takes! Anyone who knows how to wash their clothing already knows how to washContinue reading “How to Wash and Dry Your Cloth Pads”

Handmade with Love: A Peek Into How Our Pads are Made

On any given day, the clicks and clanks of our sewing machines echo through the halls of our studio- a brownstone school building originally built in the 1880s. Our production team is hard at work creating our beautiful cloth pads from scratch- every step happens here! They spend hours cutting, sewing, snipping threads, and snappingContinue reading “Handmade with Love: A Peek Into How Our Pads are Made”

Nine (of the many!) Benefits of Cloth Menstrual Pads

Need some convincing about why cloth pads are the best? We’ve got you covered. Often, people tend to focus on the less pleasant parts of our menstrual cycles. But a period can also be a reminder to slow down and honor our bodies, and help us tune in to the natural cycles within us. OneContinue reading “Nine (of the many!) Benefits of Cloth Menstrual Pads”