4 Ways to Express Thanks to Your Gal Pals at Friendsgiving

As the Holiday season approaches and we all (hopefully) become more reflective and thankful for the gifts life has bestowed on us, it’s the perfect time to create surprise gifts for your gal pals and any Friendsgiving celebrations you might be having. While family has to love you, your girlfriends love you out of choice. […]

7 DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make from Your Recycling Bin

Boo, ladies! It’s that time of year again. Time to scrounge around the house, take a quick trip to Michael’s or Target, gather the duct-tape and scissors, and put that creative genius to work for some DIY Halloween Costumes that will make trick or treaters squirm! If you’re a mom, you’ve no doubt heard about […]

9 Life Hacks, Using Period Pads and Maxim Product!

In the spirit of #healthymenstruation and being a green feminine hygiene queen, we’ve compiled a list of life hacks for you, using leftover period pads and Maxim Hygiene products. It’s a great way to recycle unused and disliked products that have been sitting in the closet OR to use the ones currently sitting there after you decide […]

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 […]