5 Ways to Prevent Yeast Infections During the Summer

Summer brings sunshine, sand, water, sunscreen, and sometimes even scandal. Who doesn’t dream of romantic walks on the beach, lingering looks with a mystery stranger while soaking the hot tub, or fighting the waves with your partner/ random bronzed hottie? No matter what the daydream, the chances are that if it occurs during the summer, […]

#FWOTM: Nadya Okamoto, Founder of Camions of Care

Brown paper grocery bags, dirty napkins, toilet paper wads, and scraps of cloth; this is what women without the means are using to stop their period flow. It’s a tale as old as time and one that stretches across all corners of the globe, tying individuals together simply through biology. Periods don’t just cause blood […]

5 North American Ecotourist Destinations to Beat the Heat

Summer break always means dreams of exotic getaways – snorkeling in Fiji or a hike in the Chilean Andes, but we often forget, North America is home to some of the most beautiful destinations of the world. From the Redwood forests of California to the Gulf stream waters, the United States is made up of almost […]

Depression and Vaginal Health: Another reason to use your voice!

The vagina is “not just a sex organ at all, but a powerful mediator of female confidence, creativity and the sense of the connections between things,” writes Naomi Wolf, summarizing her book, Vagina: A New Biography. Her recent work explores the concept of the brain and vagina operating as a ‘single system’ and the psychological as […]

Pride Prom and Periods; Exploring the Transgender Exclusion Experience

Although the word men is in the word menstruation, men and other transgender individuals with gender-fluid identities have largely been excluded from the topics surrounding periods. It’s understandable as the common misconception is that only women deal with menses, and while biologically that may be accurate, the issue may just be with our language. The […]

A Birthday and Menstrual Hygiene Day Gift That Will Benefit Over 33,000 Women

We’re closing out this menstrual madness of a month with a HUGE announcement in honor of our birthday, this Saturday’s Menstrual Hygiene Day and to take our #FierceWomenFunded initiative to the max! Maxim Hygiene Donates 280,000 Tampons to Camions of Care Just last week we delivered and donated over 280,000 tampons to Camions of Care, […]

#FWOTM Double Header: Celeste Mergens of Days for Girls, Saving Education

Every girl. Everywhere. Period. That’s the Days for Girls (DfG) motto because all over the world, young girls are forced to miss days of school each month due to irregular, unsustainable, and inadequate menstruation management. Girls use leaves, mattress stuffing, newspaper, corn husks, rocks, anything they can find leaving them prone to infection, but still end up […]

#FWOTM: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, The Queen of Menstrual Equity

While we like to call ourselves Green Feminine Hygiene Queens when it comes to specifically defining our fierce woman mission of providing healthy organic and natural feminine hygiene products, we reign our commonwealth for women’s health in the good company of others who we like to share about via our monthly Fierce Women blog series. […]

Coming to a School Near You…Teaching Girls About Menstruation

Two years ago our company’s Chief Flow Rider/Co-Founder taught a group of green feminine hygiene tweens at Bronx Park Middle School about #healthymenstruation practices via these menstrual care experiments that have been at the core of Maxim Hygiene’s product education methods. Considering the students’ enthusiasm for the subject matter (yes, they actually enjoyed talking about periods), […]

3 Ways to Make Your Voice Heard

Earlier this year, in the spirit of our #FierceWoman icon of the year, Malala Yousafzai, we set our intention for 2016 to be Exercising Your Feminine Voice and encouraged our readers and ourselves to ask how we would use that voice to create positive change. We wanted to check in on how those vocal cords, […]