Loveologist, Sexologist and Fierce Woman: Wendy Strgar Talks Good Clean Love

This past Valentine’s Day while we gave you four reasons to use organic and natural personal lubricants, many of us dreamed about gifts we want or how to be spoiled by a significant other. Some of us rushed to book waxes or go shopping for lingerie deals, and some spent hours baking . But how many of us […]

#FierceWomenFunded Non-profits for Women’s Empowerment

Earlier this year, we announced our commitment to donating 10% of Maxim’s online stores’ sales to non-profit partners associated with our fierce woman philosophy and women’s empowerment. Our #FierceWomen series is one of our favorite things we do at Maxim Hygiene Products. Our company was built not only to provide women with organic and natural feminine hygiene alternatives, but […]

Who is Robin Danielson? 5 reasons why you should know

Robin Danielson died in 1998 at the age of 44 after contracting Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) from the use of a conventional brand of tampons. Today many women feel like TSS is something that they no longer need to worry about and believe that tampons are now much improved. While it’s true that the particular product […]

6½ Reasons to be Thankful for Our Periods

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and being grateful for our blessings, luck, and fate, we thought it would be a great idea to ask girls and women why they were thankful for their periods. You may be arching an eyebrow, thinking “Yeah right!” Or you may be leaning in a little closer to find out […]

Lunafest Film Festival: Celebrating Fierce Women Filmmakers

Everyone knows that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and because of this, many organizations and causes that focus on women tend to hold events, fundraisers, as well as awareness and advocacy campaigns. LunaFest Film Fesitval, in Sonoma County, follows in the tradition of celebrating women. Lunafest is a series of events that celebrate […]

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What are Your Options?

Pelvic organ prolapse, or POP as it is sometimes called, is a condition that can affect both men and women, although it is much more common in women. This condition occurs when one of the organs in the pelvis shifts out of place. Typically, in men, it is the bladder that shifts, while women may […]

Are you an online shopper or do you prefer actual stores?

I always made an adventure out of hanging with my girls and going shopping. There is something very exciting about getting dressed to go shopping with your best friends. In fact, I can firmly state it is therapeutic.  There isn’t a word to describe how it feels to try on a new dress or a […]

What's your favorite color?

With all these fruits and veggies this month and all the added color in my diet, it got me thinking… What is my favorite color?  It’s one of those get to know you questions you hear throughout school and life, but I usually don’t think too hard about it, and give some generic answer like […]

Fierce Women Series: Monika Woolsey

This month’s Fierce Woman is Monika Woolsey. The Maxim Hygiene team had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Woolsey when we visited Anaheim, CA for Natural Product’s Expo West. Since then, we’ve learned of her incredible efforts and outreach towards women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) through her inCYST network. inCYST is a network of professionals trained […]

Work up a sweat in your backyard!

What better way to spend a nice, sunny day than in the garden???  Not only is it rewarding to make your backyard look as nice as possible, but it also has many benefits you might not be aware of. For instance, it’s therapeutic, almost zen-like in its attention to detail and constancy.  It’s also a […]