How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Naturally

About 20% of women will suffer from a urinary tract infections (UTIs) at least once in their lifetime and 20% will experience reoccurring infections. Being that one of those lucky few women is my mother (and we have a very open relationship), I have become more than sympathetic to the condition. UTIs are just one […]

7 Valentine’s Day Activities Celebrating Period Sex and Your Body

However you decide to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and regardless of whether you’re in a relationship, be sure to take some quality time to celebrate yourself and your body. If you’re one of the thousands whom Aunt Flo will be visiting during this merry little holiday, don’t fear or let the thought of period sex scare […]

Ringing in the Yin Yang in 2018

Our last blog post of the year usually entails reflecting back on all the fierce women we’ve featured on our blog over the year and casting a vote to see who our audience thinks is the fiercest of them all. There was a bit of a shift that happened for us though about mid-year that […]

5 Ways to Create A More Eco-Friendly + Sustainable Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving feast descends upon us, we at Maxim Hygiene urge you to give thanks to Mother Earth this year and think about the long term effects of our practices around this holiday. Try and celebrate in a way that minimizes your carbon footprint and honors the planet’s gifts to us. Our environment is what […]

Women’s Health Wearables and Tech that Help with Periods and Pregnancy

It’s no longer enough to track your run or even your heartbeat while you run; what’s monitoring your baby’s heartbeat when you run? Women’s health wearables and tech apps have moved way beyond fitness to focus on pertinent issues like reproductive health, from tracking periods to planning pregnancies, mental health through the monitoring of stress, […]

An Ode to (+ The Benefits of) Body Hair

Hair, body hair everywhere, and a big bush especially there; A thousand come to one’s funeral when murder we dare. While we want luscious locks and a head thick of hair, It soon thins and we’re left dealing with those that make others stare. Can one count the hours spent waxing, tweezing, or shaving? Image […]

The Dark History of the Birth Control Pill

Last week we talked about the importance of respecting your hormones and we’ve shared in the past how the birth control pill can have an effect on hormones and in turn menstruation. As part of our taking #femininetothemax campaign, we thought it would be a good time to delve in to this topic a little […]

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

As an almost-30 year old woman who takes medication for hypothyroidism, poly-cystic ovarian syndrome, depression, hormonal imbalance and insulin regulation, I can tell you that a healthy endocrine system is the key to figuring out your overall health. From websites like WedMD to health apps prescribed by doctors (even period-tracking apps), the resources available to […]

Five Sleep Health Benefits for Women and Menstruation

We don’t have to tell you why sleep is important, but we can tell you that you’re not the only one losing sleep during that time of the month. The National Sleep Foundation found that 23% of women report disrupted sleep in the week before their periods and a full 30% report disrupted sleep during periods. Why? It’s […]

Accessing Femininity Through Kundalini Yoga with Aimee Bello

This past May we celebrated our company’s ninth anniversary, women’s health month and our new offices in Santa Monica with a nod to our 2017 intention and mantra – discovering what it means to be feminine. In so doing, we invited our Chief Flow Rider’s favorite local kundalini yoga teacher, Aimee Bello of Altared Space, […]