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 […]

#LetGirlsLearn About #HealthyMenstruation!

Yesterday First Lady Michelle Obama gave an empowering and convincing speech about the benefits the world has to gain from supporting the education of young girls. The talk was in support of the #LetGirlsLearn initiative she launched with President Obama last year and the World Bank’s commitment to invest $2.5 billion over five years in […]

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 […]