Sexual Wellness

Sexual Wellness Brand Dame Raises $7M in Series A Funding Led by Amboy Street Ventures to Invest in Growth and R&D

About a year ago sexual wellness company Dame settled with the MTA and went on to become the first female-founded pleasure product brand approved to advertise on New York Subways. And Dame kept the momentum going. Since last November the company has launched several new products, helped launch Sephora’s Intimate Care category, and built a Clinical Board to further push the narrative…

Birth Control Delivery Service Pandia Health Now Offers STI Screening Kits

Birth control delivery company Pandia Health expands its offering and now offers STI screening kits from Simple HealthKit in addition to its reproductive healthcare services. The kits sell for $89.99 and screen for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis. Simple HealthKit’s test uses a single urine sample, collected at home to provide quick and actionable results. In case of a positive test result, patients can…

Sexual Wellness Brand Foria Now Sells at Ulta, the Largest Beauty Retailer in the U.S.

Sexual wellness brand Foria is now available in The Wellness Shop at Ulta Beauty. The leading retailer is continuously expanding its intimate wellness assortment. Foria now sells at select Ulta beauty locations as well as online on ulta.com. Foria Co-founder & CEO Jon Brandon shares: “At Foria, we are thrilled to join The Wellness Shop at this exciting moment as Ulta Beauty…

Favor, Formerly Known as The Pill Club, Now Offers At-home STI Testing

A couple of weeks ago The Pill Club rebranded as Favor. At the time the company was getting ready to expand beyond its core offering of birth control delivery and as of last week the company now also offers at-home STI testing to its more than 220.000 customers across the United States. The new service is a collaboration with imaware. STIs impact 1…

Twentyeight Health Expands Telehealth Services to Include Herpes Treatment

Twentyeight Health, a telehealth company providing affordable access and convenience for reproductive and sexual health, today announced that it will begin offering treatment for herpes.  “Since launching in 2018, women across the U.S. have relied on Twentyeight Health for birth control prescriptions and delivery. In the coming years, Twentyeight Health will be a bigger part of women’s sexual and reproductive care journies,…

German DTx Company HelloBetter Expands to the U.S. Launching HelloGina, an Adapted Version of Its Vaginismus Plus Program

A few months ago we wrote about HelloBetter‘s 12-week vaginismus program. At the time the company had achieved a milestone in Germany as the local government government added the program to its DiGA directory after the app successfully completed the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices’ assessment procedure. The DiGa database is essentially a collection of regulated digital health products reimbursed via the government’s fast-track…

Sexual Wellness Brand Rosebud Woman Is Now Sold At Bloomingdale’s

Bloomingdale’s made the news about a year ago when the department store launched a sexual wellness online shop. And that shop now also sells Rosebud Woman, an inclusive brand known for its intimate moisturizers and other body care, marking the first topical peri- and menopause line within the shop. “We’re delighted that our V-care and performance body care products are available at Bloomingdale’s,…

Sexual Wellness Startup Pique Launches with $4M in Seed Funding and an Offering Targeting Post-menopausal Women

Los Angeles-based Pique has raised $4M in seed funding led by Maveron to further build out and continue scaling accessible, effective, sexual health care solutions for women. The company launches its first offering today targeting post-menopausal women with a holistic solution that combines medical expertise with mental, physical, hormonal, and social factors to offer patients holistic, personalized care.  In the United States, 43% of…