Posts tagged "period"

Someone Is Trying To Make Retro Period Belts Happen

Gather round, girls, let me tell you a story. Before the late-’70s, when Aunt Flo came to visit, women would have to wear contraptions called sanitary belts. They were diaper-like…

Simcha | January 3, 2011 - 2:45 pm

The Only Protection You’ll Ever Need. Period.

Need protection? Why not try a tampon stun gun? This genius new invention, The Pink Stinger, packs 50,000 volts of power for “incredible comfort and protection and ready for honorable…

Ami Angelowicz | December 1, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Women Choose Sexier Outfits When They Ovulate

Ladies, we now have one more thing we can blame on hormones emitted during our menstrual cycle — slutty sexy clothing choices. A new study from the University of Minnesota…

Joanne Hinkel | August 6, 2010 - 5:00 pm

26 Things You Can Get Away With Thanks To PMS

While normally I’d say I feel something akin to dipping the world in sprinkles and fluffy bunny tails, today I’m all grrrrrrr! If my attitude could morph into a shape…

Simcha | July 8, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Code Red! Your Girlfriend Has Her Period Right Now!

You turn on The Weather Channel for tornado warnings. You turn on the local radio for flood warnings. But what about those, um, natural disasters a little closer to home?

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Kim Kardashian’s First Period

In a feat of alliteration, Kris, Khloe and Kim Kardashian are now shilling for Kotex! In a video posted on Khloe’s blog, the telegenic fam feigns interest in boxes of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2010 - 7:15 pm

You Can’t Say That On Television: Networks Nix The V-Word In Tampon Ads

Earlier this week Kotex released sassy new commercials advertising its pads and tampons — but advertising agency JWT butted heads with three broadcast TV stations that wouldn’t let…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Introducing The Apple iPad, The Most Period-y Sounding Gadget Ever

I couldn’t care less about Apple’s BIG! EXCITING! ANNOUNCEMENT! today, since I can still barely operate my iPhone. But it has come to my attention that Apple’s new gadget’s name…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Freedom Is Just Another Word For Pad

When I think of freedom I think of the good ol’ US of A, an open bar at a holiday party, heck, not ever wearing underwear! An inch-thick pad…

Simcha | December 17, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Your Menstrual Cycle Has Never Looked So Adorable!

If I weren’t majorly PMSing today, I would be totally in love with this charticle of my menstrual cycle journey. Created by the chick behind I Heart Guts!, the colorful

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 23, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Dare To Fight PMS Cramps With A Natural Remedy?

The first time I got my period, my mother (after crying and then running to tell my father even though I had just asked her not to) got into bed…

Leonora Epstein | October 22, 2009 - 8:00 pm

What Was Your First Period Like?

If Tyra Banks can share with everyone on “The Tyra Show” when she got her first period—during 11th grade, at her dad’s house—so can The Frisky editors. I’ll start!

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Tyra’s First-Ever Period Show Was Bloody Fantastic!

I can think of lots of momentous events I wouldn’t want human pit bull/Baby Phat designer Kimora Lee Simmons around for — and inserting a tampon in my coochie for…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2009 - 12:40 pm

The PMS Bill Of Rights

I love my body and I’m in touch with my beautiful lady-flower and all that. But the few days of the month that I’ve got PMS are hellacious. Yep, it…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2009 - 11:59 am

Furnish Your Pad With Pads

As a lady, you know that every month there will be blood. But designer Andy Kurovets wants Aunt Flo to move in with you permanently. Soak in his Hygienic Sanitary…

Simcha | August 18, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Now You Can Zap Your Cramps Away

I’ve never thought of my cramps as particularly debilitating, but even I have had moments when I need something stronger than Midol. (One vacation where I was unable to get…

Daniela Guernica | July 1, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Period Reducing Birth Control May Not Be Creepy, But It’s Definitely Uncomfortable

I don’t get lady times once a month. In fact, I don’t get it ever. Due to babymaker problems that you’d prefer not to think about (trust me),…

Lily Q | June 26, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Debate This: Are Drugs That Get Rid Of Your Period Creepy?

With all the advances in technology and medical research, it’s about damned time someone discovered a way to minimize or eliminate that inconvenient monthly scourge we ladies call our period.

Lauren Gitlin | June 19, 2009 - 1:30 pm

My Period Is Not A Natural Disaster, Thank You Very Much

Yesterday, as I was flipping through People, I came across an advertisement that scared me to death. What was it marketing? Feminine hygiene products, of course. Because, I mean, what…

The Frisky | June 8, 2009 - 5:30 pm

When Not To Shop When You’re Trying To Spend Less

If you’re trying to be good about keeping a budget, the week before you get your period you might want to stay away from Madewell, or J.Crew, or Gilt Groupe,…

Catherine Strawn | March 30, 2009 - 6:30 pm