Discovering what it means to be Feminine in 2017

I have to be honest with you…I’ve been sweating over writing this piece. Setting an intention for our brand in the new year while reflecting on the past year is the post I most look forward to writing all year. This year was a little bit more difficult for me than other years though. I […]

Five Ways Holiday Season Giving Can Benefit Women in Need

Each year, Maxim Hygiene celebrates a handful of Fierce Women who are making the world a better place. We believe that at the heart of every community lies women and when their needs are met, society can take larger strides. This year we have featured high school students organizing supply drives for homeless women to […]

New York Sets An Example for the Nation on Menstrual and Gender Equity in Legislation

New York has taken a monumental step toward ensuring gender equity in legislation. Last month New York City passed the first bill of it’s kind in the nation to provide free tampons and pads to all public schools, prisons, and shelters for those individuals most in need and to all menstruators who all too often find […]

#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 Will Be The #FierceWomen of 2016? – YOU Nominate, YOU Win

Aaaah, as we wind down the first week of the new year, we’re feeling empowered and ready for all the great new possibilities and exciting initiatives we’ll be unraveling in 2016. How can we not be optimistic after one of the most exciting years in Maxim and menstrual hygiene activism history?! Last year’s Fierce Women truly captured […]

#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 […]

Finding strength in our hormones and emotions

As women, I’m sure a number of us have heard the criticism or at least are aware of the stereotype that we’re more emotional, cry on the job, have mood swings, so on and so forth. And the truth is our female brain is wired differently than the brains of our male counterparts. Our systems […]

Camp for Adult Soul Seekers

Aaaaah, we so love the glowing glory of the Summer season! School’s out, the kids are off to camp, vacations booked or maybe just taking a staycation; whatever the case may be for you this Summer, we encourage you to make some time for your soul and health before the winter months threaten the Vitamin […]

Fierce Woman of the Month: Tanya Fields, Creator of The South Bronx Mobile Market & Blk Projek

The organic industry has a history of fierce pioneers who paved the way for the increased demand we are experiencing today for all things healthy and better for the environment. Tanya Fields is one of our favorite local pioneers who has taken this movement a step further by making “green” living and sustainability more accessible to […]

Viva La Vida: Frida Kahlo, Fierce Woman

Last weekend, I checked something off my bucket list that I’ve been wanting to do for (at least) six years: visit La Casa Azul, Frida Kahlo’s home, now museum. I was excited to be there particularly because it’s Women’s History Month and I am interested in the ways women tell their stories. Frida shared her […]