Menstrual Products

This area is dedicated to Reusable Menstrual Products that I have reviewed, plus my wish list for products who’s companies have not responded or would not send sample products for review!  I’m listing them in the order that I reviewed them.

Period Resources:
Cycle Harmony
Pinterest: Menstruation
Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

Know of a resource that needs to be added?  Send me a comment or hit me up on Facebook.


Ruby Cup

See my review here.

Made by:  Makit
Country of origin: Denmark
Lifespan: 10 years
Composition:  Medical Grade Silicone
Sizes:  one size
Dimensions:  45 mm diameter x 51 mm length
Stem: 17 mm
Capacity: 34 mL
Measuring Lines: yes, .5 mL, 1 mL, 1.5 mL
Cost (USD): $37.29
Guarantee: Ruby Cup can be returned within 30 days with the packaging intact with a full return. If there should be any problem with the product, please do not hesitate to contact us. So far that has never happened, but just in case.
Been around since:  2005
Other: ‘Ruby Cup’ is the winner of The Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition 2012 (US), Venture Cup 2012 (DK), a selected Sustainia 100 Solution, Finalist in Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core 2012 (EU), Awarded Future Impact Award 2nd prize 2012 (CH)


ClothCycle Menstrual Pads

See my review here.

ClothCycle is an Australian-based company owned by Rebecca.  Her cloth pads are of very high quality and I can tell that she puts a lot of hard work into making them.  The reviews on her site can definitely attest to that.

FemmyCycle Menstrual Cup

See my review here.

Made by:  FemCap, Inc.
Country of origin: USA
Lifespan: 1 year
Composition:  Medical Grade Silicone
Sizes:  one size
Dimensions:  51 mm diameter x 38 mm length
Stem:  It’s more of a handle and they give no dimensions for it
Capacity: up to 1 ounce
Measuring Lines:  none
Cost (USD): $39.95 for a twp pack
Guarantee: Their website states: “The FemmyCycle is easy to use. If you can use tampon you should be able to use the FemmyCycle. This is an intimate device and thus our return policy prohibits returns.”
Other: Received the Why Didn’t I Think of That? Award, in 2012, at the Medical Device and Diagnostics Expo.
Company FAQs

Jade & Pearl Sea Pearls Sea Sponge Tampons

See my review here.

Sea Pearls Sea Sponges are plant-like creatures that grow in colonies on the ocean floor.  With over 4,500 varieties, sea sponges have the ability to regenerate from even the tiniest fragments left from the original sponge.  As sponges are harvested, millions of eggs and sperm cells  are released into the surrounding water, making the sponge a renewable resource that provides an ecologically sound product for menstrual use.

Domino Pads

See my review here.


Karin at Domino Pads was so kind to send me these 2 lovely pads to review.  She started making pads because she needed a better choice for herself after having her first child.  You can read her story here.


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