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Five Best menstrual cups on the market

What is a menstrual cup??

Most of us are not familiar with this feminine hygiene product. To say in brief a menstrual cup is a silicon made flexible rubbery cup. It is used inside the vagina during menstruation. Unlike other hygiene products, it collects fluid rather than absorbing it.

Market nowadays is flooded with a variety of menstrual cups. So, it is difficult to sift through each brand for finding the perfect one. This article will help to have idea about the best menstrual cups for you.

Five best menstrual cups 

DivaCup: This one is the oldest and one of the most popular brands in the market. This one is

  • Inexpensive.
  • Easily available.
  • Eco-friendly
  • Non-toxic
  • Can be used up to 12 hours.

The difficulty with insertion and manual cleaning are two drawbacks of this product. But we can overlook these problems as these are the basic problem with most of the menstrual cups.

MeLuna: This can be marked as one of the best menstrual cups available in the market. MeLuna is the only manufacturer in the market that uses Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) as the base material of their product. This makes a big difference to its users. Apart from this MeLuna has

  • A variety of options: Nine colors
  • Eight sizes
  • Three degrees of firmness
  • Three different handles
  • Three different lengths
  • Different texture and smoothness
  • Durability.
  • Flexibility

The only problem with this one is its absorption of odor. Besides, it is not entirely leak proof. But if you are looking for a soft one it is definitely the best choice for you.

Avingan EvaCup: This least expensive brand among the menstrual cups can be the perfect one for you. It is

  • Comfortable
  • Inexpensive
  • Easily insertable.
  • Longer shelf-life.

But it can cause vaginal infection or irritation if you have a sensitive skin. So, you need to be careful before using it.

Iris Cup: This Spain-originated menstrual cup is made of 100% platinum silicon. It has an exceptional shelf life of 10 years. Some of its superior features make it the best menstrual cup among the other menstrual cup brands. These are

  • It is completely leak-proof.
  • Soft, smooth and flexible.
  • Helps to alleviate cramps.
  • Its tube stem makes it easy to insert correctly and remove easily.
  • It is comparatively inexpensive.
  • It is durable and resists stain.

There is no complain about the quality of this product but it is hard to purchase online due to its insufficient supply.

FemmiCycle: This unique designed menstrual cup is made of medical-grade silicon. It is available in three different sizes and has a transparent color. Some other benefits of this menstrual cup are

  • Its circle shaped handle helps to grab at ease.
  • The ring also makes it easier to clean.
  • It is very flexible in comparison to EVA cup or Divacup.
  • Leak-proof.
  • 25% larger holding capacity than other menstrual cups.

Its price is a little higher than other cups and only one year usable. Nonetheless, the benefit of this product is above average.

Menstrual cups come in many different forms, size and color. There are above thousands of brands on the market. So it is difficult to find out the best menstrual cup for you. But always keep in mind before using any new menstrual hygiene product make sure it is FDA approved. And never forget to consult with a healthcare practitioner.