4 Reasons to Use Organic and Natural Personal Lubricants

I’ll admit it. It took a 2 minute hysterical ‘verbal assault’ from a 70-something, unstable due to recent divorce by by gay husband, yam-waving, Grace on the Netflix original to get it through my head – there’s nothing wrong with organic and natural personal lubricants. Or DIY, homemade lube made from yams…. That’s what it […]

Menstrual Blood and Cupping Take Center Stage at the Olympics

Earlier this year Newsweek reporter Abigail Jones published a feature cover story boldly entitled “There Will Be Blood: Get Over It” that helped take mainstream the fight to end period shaming.  We can’t help but wonder if Chinese Olympic swimmer, Fu Yuanhui, caught wind of that story, while Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps brought to […]

#FWOTM: Nadya Okamoto, Founder of Camions of Care

Brown paper grocery bags, dirty napkins, toilet paper wads, and scraps of cloth; this is what women without the means are using to stop their period flow. It’s a tale as old as time and one that stretches across all corners of the globe, tying individuals together simply through biology. Periods don’t just cause blood […]

Coming to a School Near You…Teaching Girls About Menstruation

Two years ago our company’s Chief Flow Rider/Co-Founder taught a group of green feminine hygiene tweens at Bronx Park Middle School about #healthymenstruation practices via these menstrual care experiments that have been at the core of Maxim Hygiene’s product education methods. Considering the students’ enthusiasm for the subject matter (yes, they actually enjoyed talking about periods), […]

#GoWiththeFlow – Automated Monthly Period Product Subscription Service

Here’s an all too common scenario that a free flowing gal on her period can relate to – you run into your house after a day at work or school where your period cramps were so bad that they made you want to huddle under your desk… You know it’s a matter of minutes before you […]

5 Signs You Might Need a Vaginal Steam

The uterus is a perfectly self- cleansing organ. Once a month it cleans itself out by shedding its lining and all of its contents. This is known as a period. But just like any organ of the body, sometimes it doesn’t always do its job the way it’s supposed to and that’s where a vaginal steam treatment […]

Exercising Your Feminine Voice in 2016

For our annual #FierceWomanoftheYear crowning ceremonies last year, we took a page out of Diane Von Furstenberg’s book and life experience to encourage you to think about “Who is the woman I want to be in 2015?” So, what did you come up with? We want to know! Our first ever Green Feminine Hygiene Queen […]

What is Glyphosate and Why You Won’t Find Them in Maxim Organic Tampons?

A new study coming out of Argentina recently made headlines after revealing supporting evidence for this shocking stat that confirms all we’ve been preaching about for the past eight years – 85% of cotton-based feminine hygiene products contain glyphosate, a synthetic compound herbicide used as the primary ingredient in Monsanto Roundup to kill weeds (Original […]

Chakras, spiritual energy centers, related to healthy menstruation

Special Guest Blog Post by: Lacy Young is a health coach, meditation facilitator and the creator of Campaign for Confidence. Lacy is a former junk food junkie turned green juice aficionado! She believes in the power of veggies and their ability to heal the body, mind and spirit! Lacy believes that you can be healthy […]

Fierce Women Series: Lisa Elifritz

Today marks the launch of Maxim’s month long celebration of the upcoming National Women’s Health Week. Therefore, we have selected Lisa Elifritz, as our Fierce Woman of the month. Lisa won over our hearts with her story and ambition in spearheading the launch of her non-profit, You ARE Loved, which addresses an important women’s health […]