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Plastic Periods

Plastic Periods

Plastic periods. Why should you care what you put in your pants?   If you menstruate an average of 5 days per month for 40 years, that’s 6.5 years of menstruating in your lifetime! Your skin can...

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What is Veganuary?

What is Veganuary?

You may have heard or seen the phrase ‘Veganuary’ recently online. But what is Veganuary and why is it so important? Veganuary is an annual challenge run by the non-profit organisation Veganuary. It...

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Period Gifts: A Lilypads Guide

‘Tis the season for festive fun. But are periods festive? Well today, we are going to dive into the magical world of period gifts and festive fun. A massive shout out to the amazing people who...

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Period pants or Period pads?

Period pants or Period pads?

So you are fed up of using the plastic crinkly disposable pads. You are looking for a comfy, sustainable alternative or a backup to tampons or cups. You have probably come across reusable pads and...

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Do Periods Smell?

Do Periods Smell?

Do periods smell? Period smell is commonly misunderstood. We are bombarded with images and advertisements which imply we should cover the smell using floral smelling products. But do periods...

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Are we still scared of period blood?

Are we still scared of period blood?

Why are we scared of period blood? People with periods will experience around 450 periods in their lifetime. They will use around 11000 disposable period products (less if you try reusables). And...

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Sustainable Gifting

Sustainable Gifting

Sustainable gifting- a guide by Emms Choice. Emms Choice believes we can put sustainability in all we do, working towards better choices that are healthier for us and our environment. As the season...

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Behind the Scenes at Lilypads HQ

Behind the Scenes at Lilypads HQ

Lilypads pads have launched and we need your help! We cannot believe that it is November already! This month we want to give you an overview of what Lilypads have been up to. But first, we are here...

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Is discharge before my period normal?

Is discharge before my period normal?

Putting it simply discharge before your period is completely normal. However, there is much more to discharge to be uncovered- so let’s dive in. Sadly, in today’s world vaginal discharge remains a...

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The Period Poverty Society Edinburgh

The Period Poverty Society Edinburgh

Lilypads strongly believe that collective action is necessary the end period poverty. This week we sat down to chat to the founder of the Period Poverty Society Saffron Roberts. Lauren from the...

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