Menstrual Health

Lunette, Known for Its Menstrual Care Products, Expands into Intimate Care

Period Care company Lunette has launched a new intimate care product line to join its popular Menstrual Cup. The new Lunette Intimate Cleanser and Lunette Intimate Wipes are the first to be a part of Lunette’s expansion into more holistic, intimate care. Like its original Menstrual Cup, both new, products are crafted with Nordic plant-based ingredients. The soap-free Lunette Intimate Cleanser moisturizes by…

Menstrual Mates Wins Elevate Ventures’ Nexus Pitch Competition and Receives $40K in Pre-seed Funding

Elevate Ventures has announced the five winners of its second annual Elevate Pitch Competition and among them is femtech startup Menstrual Mates. The company has been awarded $40K in pre-seed funding. Menstrual Mates is an inclusive period care e-commerce company: “Historically, people have dismissed women and menstruators’ needs. However, we’ve listened, we’ve researched, and now we’re doing something about it. We created…

Danish Eco-Startup LastObject Launches a Sustainable Alternative to Disposable Sanitary Pads on Kickstarter

Danish eco-startup LastObject is breaking into the feminine hygiene market with its newest product LastPad, a reusable sanitary pad that aims to reduce the environmental impact of period products and provide a more affordable, comfortable, and healthy alternative for women.  In the US alone, approximately 19 billion single-use feminine hygiene products are thrown out each year, the vast majority of which end…

Adidas Launches a New Line of Period-Proof Leggings

Adidas has launched a new line of period-proof tights, that protect against leaks when worn with a tampon or pad. This product launch is part of Adidas’ roadmap of innovations to better service women in sport. The company has also collaborated with sports research scientist Dr. Georgie Bruinvels and Orreco, a athlete-focused bio-analytics company to create free resources and lesson plans for…

Always and Thrive Global Partner to Launch a Period Tracking App Where Usage Leads to Period Care Product Donations

Procter & Gamble’s period care brand has partnered with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global to launch Always You, a period tracker and wellness app that allows users to track their cycle and donate period care products as they use it contributing to ending period poverty. “Always has been working to help build girls’ confidence for more than 35 years, and we are always…

L’Oréal Partners with Clue to Better Understand the Relationship between Skin Health and the Menstrual Cycle

L’Oréal and period tracking app Clue have announced a new partnership to deepen knowledge on the relationship between skin health and the menstrual cycle. This collaboration bridges L’Oréal’s historic skincare expertise and beauty-tech ambitions with Clue’s leadership in reproductive health and data-driven technology. In addition, Clue will work with L’Oréal’s Active Cosmetic Division and its clinical experts to develop scientifically informed new…

Women’s Health Company WOOM Partners with Global Insurer MAPFRE to Improve Women’s Well-being and Reproductive Health in Latin America

Global insurance company MAPFRE and femtech startup WOOM HEALTH have joined forces to improve women’s well-being and reproductive health. WOOM Health uses AI and machine learning techniques backed by medical professionals. The alliance seeks to foster, on behalf of women, a greater and better knowledge and understanding of the functioning and needs of their bodies in the different phases of their reproductive life. WOOM…

#NoApologiesPeriod: Bayer’s Period Pain Relief Brand Midol Launches a New Campaign Encouraging Period Positivity

According to a survey conducted by Bayer’s period pain relief brand Midol 62% of menstruators under the age of 40 have apologized for their periods or period symptoms. For generations, people assigned female at birth have been trained to apologize for everything — the trivial, the everyday, the uncontrollable and especially mother nature (read: their periods). From missing class, to lack of intimacy…