Many a gynecologist has told us that menstruation is a blessing, not a curse, but no matter how “natural” it is, we’re not always so optimistic. For the most part, we tolerate our flow more than we embrace it. Nonetheless, there are a few things we can do to take the pain out of our periods. Unfortunately, some of those things — like bleached tampons, plastic pantyliners and the occasional plastic-wrapped chocolate binge — are not so kind to the environment.
We found 10 products to help you eco-fy your menses (that don’t involve becoming a hermit in the forest for one week every month):