The Ultimate Healthy Locker Checklist for Teenage Girls

Going back to school is one of the best feelings in the world; you get to show off your golden tan and catch up with your girlfriends about summer crushes, internships, and other secrets. But as the novelty of school wears off and the routine of essays, gym class, and cafeteria food set in, it’s necessary […]

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), […]

If Malala Was a Green Feminine Hygiene Queen…

Instead of using the opportunity of having a female presidential candidate to shine light on certain women’s issues that are rarely discussed, like the movement to end the ‘Tampon Tax,’ or to make glyphosate a well-recognized carcinogen, it seems like we’re spending a lot of time listening to old men bicker. We, the American people, and the […]

#FWOTM: Amy and Sophie Silverman, Paving the Way for Periods With Style and Positivity

We first heard part of Sophie and Amy Silverman’s narratives in a quirky and superbly featured installment of NPR and PRI’s most darling podcast: This American Life. On episode 564, entitled Too Soon, Ira Glass, the host and producer of the show,  discusses with Amy, her relationship to an old video from the 60’s or 70’s, named […]

5 Bloody Good Halloween Costume Ideas

The past couple of weeks we’ve been reporting to you on some serious blog topics. In the spirit of Halloween and what is shaping up to be the year of the period, it’s definitely time to have a little fun! We’ve got some humorous menstrual related Halloween costume ideas that won’t just give you a […]

The Honor in Horror- A Period’s Place of Power

The four to eight days women spend sorting through various premenstrual symptoms of physical woe is not often thought of fondly. Gruesome bouts of bleeding, emitting dark odors, touches of wrath, ceaseless stabbing pain- these are all elements of what many women associate their periods with and ironically also descriptors of some of the most […]

Is Your Fashion "Slow" Fashion?

If you were to talk to your grandparents or great-grandparents today, chances are they lived much simpler lives with fewer personal items and articles of clothing than you. Fast-fashion has become the norm, as people desire to keep up with trends and dress like their favorite celebrities, and become easily enticed by pretty storefront windows and […]

FWOTM: Courtney Kenny Porto, an inspiring feminist artist

The Feminist Art Movement began in the late 1960s as a way for women to find their voice through art and have their work showcased in galleries. Before this movement, the art world was very male-dominated and women were rarely given the opportunity to publicly display their work. Feminist art was meant to be very […]

Be the Woman You Want to Be in 2015 & Vote for Your Favorite from 2014

It’s our favorite time of year! Not only because of the holidays, but because of a very fun tradition we started last year – the crowning of a #FierceWomandOfTheYear. Throughout the year, we dedicate at least one blog post a month to a value that is of great importance to us here at Maxim Hygiene […]

5 DIY Holiday Gifts For Your Gal Pals

The holiday season can be a wonderful and joyous time of the year, but also an extremely stressful one when it comes to gift giving. Over the years you have probably made a lot of new friends, co-workers, and perhaps you even have a new significant other. If your budget is tight this year but […]