#FWOTM: Erin Switalski, Rallying Women’s Voices for the Earth & for Themselves

Out of an estimated 85,000 chemicals currently in use in the environment in the United States, only about 200 have been tested for safety. Of those chemicals that have been tested, most have been evaluated only for their acute impacts to adult males in industrial settings. The chemical exposure routes and health impacts on women […]

#FWOTM: Aanchal Bhatia, Empowering Patients to Take Control of their Own Healthcare

Every month we feature a woman who is changing the world for the better and inspiring others to discover and develop the best within themselves. September’s Fierce Woman, Aanchal Bhatia, is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and patient advocate, whose new book teaches people how to become the CEO of their own health and use conscious living […]

A Birthday and Menstrual Hygiene Day Gift That Will Benefit Over 33,000 Women

We’re closing out this menstrual madness of a month with a HUGE announcement in honor of our birthday, this Saturday’s Menstrual Hygiene Day and to take our #FierceWomenFunded initiative to the max! Maxim Hygiene Donates 280,000 Tampons to Camions of Care Just last week we delivered and donated over 280,000 tampons to Camions of Care, […]

A Solution to Menstrual Shaming in Rwanda and Schools

Imagine a school bathroom, shared by teenage girls and boys.  Perhaps unisex bathrooms make you uneasy, but even so, you probably envision a line of stalls, each with its own door, and a row of sinks with clean water, soap and paper towels. Now, envision this: instead of toilets, there’s a trench of deep pits […]

#FWOTM: Gretchen Ki Steidle, “The Mindful Warrior” of Global Grassroots

Before being nicknamed ‘The Mindful Warrior’ of Global Grassroots, Gretchen Ki Steidle began her humanitarian pilgrimage by first listening to and learning from the marginalized. From the deserts of Eastern Chad to the corners of Thailand and the townships of South Africa, Gretchen spent months speaking with survivors fleeing the genocide in Darfur, studying under […]

#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 […]

#FWOTM: Chelsea VonChaz, Creating Meaning Around A #HappyPeriod for Homeless Women

Over 40 million women in the United States live under the poverty line making tampons and pads prohibitively expensive, especially for homeless women and young teens, since they cannot be bought  with food stamps. Every night, almost 300,000 women go to sleep without a roof over their head and without the resources to clean themselves. […]

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 […]