Here's how women should try and make their periods hassle-free

From menstrual cups to intimate wet wipes, we have mentioned 5 things that are must-have for any woman for her intimate hygiene and care.


The women of our country go through a lot of intimate and menstrual hygiene health and wellness issue which are absolutely unique to them but there haven't been many innovative solutions for these problems. We have now slowly have started having a conversation about menstrual hygiene in our country, the mindset of people is changing but the solutions ain’t!

Looking at these unsolved and unaddressed issues, companies like Sirona, rustic art, Freedom, she cup, etc., have come up with the concept of menstrual cups, which is accepted by many women today. Companies like Sirona then decided to go after all those intimate & menstrual hygiene related issues which are not addressed currently like cramps, inner thigh rashes due to pads, disposal of sanitary products, intimate hygiene on the go, lack of sustainable menstrual flow products, etc. Here are 5 products that are a must-have for a woman to experience hassle-free Menstruation: 

1. Menstrual Cups

A menstrual cup is a feminine hygiene menstrual product which is fast becoming an alternative to tampons and pads. It is a small, flexible, funnel-shaped reusable product which is made of medical grade silicon. The cup’s flexibility allows for easy insertion and removal. One can put the cup safely inside for 8-12 hours without having to worry about the leakage.  The silicon used to make the cups have optimum flexibility and comfort which makes it an ideal menstrual aid for all kinds of sports, travelling and day to day usage. Moreover, it is both eco-friendly as well as budget-friendly hence a great alternative to contribute towards the environment without burning a hole in your pocket. 

2. Herbal Pain Relief Patches 

For long women have suffered from menstrual pain with no handy solution.  Relief Patch is easy to apply a transdermal patch which releases the required medicine in a targeted manner on the skin. Therefore, most of the medicine reaches the affected area of discomfort providing maximum relief. It eases the muscle pain within few minutes of its application. The patch works for about 8-12 hours and helps you to be active throughout the day or night without being dependent on pills or hot water bags. Wear it to social outings or office under your clothes and you can have a relaxed pain free day. It mostly contains Eucalyptus oil for long-term relief from muscular aches, joint pains, sprains and poor circulation of blood.

3. Oxo-degradable sanitary disposal bags

Oxo-degradable sanitary disposal bags are tear resistant and are sealed perfectly to ensure zero bad odour or leakage. The advantages of using these disposal bags are many. It helps to dispose of the waste in an eco-friendly way. They are made of Oxo-biodegradable material, which means they degrade biologically in bits and powdered form. Unlike ordinary plastic, it decomposes in an environmentally friendly way. They are robust, tamper-proof and also tear-resistant. And lastly and most importantly easy to carry. These bags have been designed to fit conveniently in a purse and are packed in an elegant way for quick and easy usage making it perfect for daily travel. It is ideal for discarding various other products such as baby diapers, panty liners, tampons, condoms, etc.

4. Natural Anti Chafing Rash Cream 

Rashes due to sanitary pads is a common problem most of the women face. Anti-chafing rash cream helps in soothing rashes due to pads, heavy thighs and chaffing due to sports activities. All its ingredients are majorly derived from plant sources. It is devoid of any toxic chemicals that can cause harm in the short or long term and is specially made to suit all skin types and people of all ages.

5. Intimate Wet Wipes

Intimate wet wipes are refreshing wet wipes to keep your intimate areas healthy. One of a kind, these wipes are hypoallergenic and are perfect to be used for intimate areas including underarms, breast and bikini area. Each wipe mostly contains fruit extracts to leave you refreshed and moisturized. For intimate areas, it is advisable to use each wet wipe only once in a front to backstroke.

Menstrual cups have been available in India for in 8-10 years now, although it is yet to catch up widely. Brands like Sirona, Freedom Cups, Eva, iCare, and many others, are making it more mainstream now. Considering the size of the potential customer base, there is space for multiple players to join the club and thereby make a difference.

In a nutshell, there is a strong sense for new revolution for woman's health on the way. 

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