Posts tagged "tampons"

G.O.B. Tampons: Because The Republican Party Knows Your Body

G.O.B. tampons: they’re feminine hygiene products by the people who know a woman’s body best — old Republican men! With flaps and wings and widgets and hooziwhatsits for all your…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2012 - 4:40 pm

5 Things I’ve Learned About Tampons (In Relation To My Own Vagina) On The 20th Anniversary Of My Period

This morning, as the dull ache of cramps woke me from my slumber, I realized something kind of momentous. I have had my period for exactly 20 years. I mean,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 9, 2012 - 3:00 pm

10 Ways A Tampon Can Save Your Life

Many of us probably take tampons for granted. I mean, they’re nice in that they prevent us from bleeding on our light-colored pants, but but did you know that they…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

Woman Finds Mold On Her Tampon, Kotex Says It’s Nothing To Worry About

Feminine hygiene products should be hygienic, no? Well, that was not the case when Danielle Parr went to insert a Kotex tampon into her hoo-ha and discovered that the tampon…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm

What To Do If You Have Your Period While Camping

I’ve never been camping with my period. Actually, I’ve never been camping. But if I ever do go camping AND happen to have my period, I will indeed fling my…

Ami Angelowicz | February 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

Girl, O.B. Is Sorry About Your Messy Tampon Situation

O.B. tampons feels really bad about that whole tampon shortage thing you had to go through a few months back, so they’ve whipped up an apology just for you. Nah,…

Julie Gerstein | December 9, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Morning Quickies: Kotex Recalls Tampons Over Bacterial Contamination

About 1,400 boxes of Kotex tampons have been recalled by Kimberly-Clark because the plastic applicator may be contaminated with bacteria. The recalled Kotex tampons are Kotex Natural Balance Security…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2011 - 10:40 am

The Vodka Tampon: It’s Not Just For Girls!

Lock up the Kotex, Mom and Dad! Teens are apparently inserting vodka-soaked tampons vaginally and rectally to get drunk. Granted, this could be another urban legend like so-called “rainbow parties.” But…

Stefanie Blejec | November 10, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Should I Be Embarrassed To Buy Tampons?

I just had the strangest thing happen. About 10 minutes ago, I ran to the drugstore to buy a box of tampons, picking up the latest copy of Us Weekly

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 15, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Important Secret Of The Day

Guys, in case you were wondering, when you see women whispering (because we are constantly telling each other secrets), we are probably talking about our tampons and how “modern” they…

Ami Angelowicz | June 8, 2011 - 10:20 am

Activists Mailing Photos Of Used Tampons To Georgia Politician

Of all the anti-abortion legislative f***ery to happen recently, one of the saddest stories is out of Georgia. As I blogged in Today’s Lady News on Wednesday, GA State Representative…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Girl Talk: I’m 29 And I Am Afraid To Buy Tampons

The o.b. shortage is coming to an end with supplies of non-applicator plugs re-upping in stores around the country. For me, the panic that drove women to buy boxes of overpriced…

Hope Ewing | February 21, 2011 - 3:00 pm

O.B. Tampons Go Missing From NYC Shelves!

This morning, a former (male) colleague of mine posted a link to a New York Daily News news story on my Facebook wall. “Right up your alley sister…” said this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 19, 2011 - 6:00 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

What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer.

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2010 - 2:40 pm

French Tampon Campaign Featuring “Max Le Tampax” Is Wrong In So Many Ways

Nevermind how I found myself at the French website for Tampax. What’s more crazy is what I found there: a marketing campaign recruiting Tampax tampon users to vie for a…

Leonora Epstein | May 17, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Quickies: Barbed Tampon Prevents Rape & Lindsay Lohan Seeks A Miracle-Working Manager

A barbed tampon-like device is meant to prevent rape by causing “great discomfort” when an attacker tries to penetrate a victim. [TrèsSugar]
This video slideshow pays homage to the love…

Annika Harris | May 12, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Khloe Kardashian Battles “Vajayjay” And “Aunt Flow”

Besides sharing her first period story with the world as part of a Kotex video series, Khloe Kardashian has joined the Declaration of Real Talk campaign. The initiative, launched by…

Catherine Strawn | April 15, 2010 - 12:49 pm

So That’s Where All My Tampons Went

Well, this looks like a “Project Runway” challenge guest judged by Eve Ensler, now doesn’t it? Designer Walter Raes is big on creating fashions out of everyday, “unlikely” materials –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 14, 2010 - 11:10 am

Those Aren’t Crystals …

Oh, what a glamorous chandelier! It looks so chic in this elegant passageway. But there’s somewhere even more uptight all these pieces were meant to be— each of those 14,000…

Simcha | March 5, 2010 - 12:10 pm