VIDEO: WVE Answers Your Questions on Intimate Care Products
WVE's Director of Science and Research answers some of your most asked questions on period health and intimate care products. Learn more about lubricants, ingredient safety, "odor" technologies and more!
How are Menstrual and Intimate Care Products Regulated?
Menstrual and intimate care products are used on and in some of the most sensitive body tissue, yet there is very little regulation over the safety of these products.
Candid Conversations on Intimate Care Products
Article after article droned on about the importance of “freshness”, “smelling like a rose”, and an overwhelming sense of - “if I don’t wash with THIS cleanser, and wipe with THIS brand, and douche with THIS tool, my boyfriend will think I am gross and smelly and leave me!” ...
Because of You, Summer’s Eve Removed Ten Toxic Ingredients!
VICTORY! Summer's Eve has removed 10 toxic ingredients from their products. Unfortunately, underlying concerns with intimate care products continue to put our health at risk.
PERIOD HEALTH NEWS: February 2021
Help expand the reach and understanding of menstrual equity in your community by leading your own OSOF workshop! Learn more in this month's Period Health News.
Period Health Policies: Is Your State Working to Make Menstrual Equity a Priority?
The work to achieve menstrual equity continues with policies being introduced on the state and federal level to increase access, affordability, and safety of period products.
Period Health News: 2020 YEAR IN REVIEW
From new menstrual equity policies and period poverty during the pandemic, to new testing of menstrual care products, check out these highlights of 2020's period health headlines!
Your Top Blog Posts of 2020!
Recapping WVE’s most popular blog posts of 2020! This past year over 350,000 people visited our Voices Blog for tips, updates and insight into ways you can raise your voice for a toxic-free future.
Interview with Bria Gadsden of Love Your Menses
Environmenstrual week is an annual event created by our friends at Wen to help amplify the conversation around safer, reusable and plastic-free period products; break... Read More
We Need to Talk About the Term ‘Feminine Hygiene’
Using language that infers that only women and girls have periods can be incredibly dangerous because it excludes the voices of many people who menstruate from important decisions and conversations about their health.