An Ode to (+ The Benefits of) Body Hair

Hair, body hair everywhere, and a big bush especially there; A thousand come to one’s funeral when murder we dare. While we want luscious locks and a head thick of hair, It soon thins and we’re left dealing with those that make others stare. Can one count the hours spent waxing, tweezing, or shaving? Image […]

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

As an almost-30 year old woman who takes medication for hypothyroidism, poly-cystic ovarian syndrome, depression, hormonal imbalance and insulin regulation, I can tell you that a healthy endocrine system is the key to figuring out your overall health. From websites like WedMD to health apps prescribed by doctors (even period-tracking apps), the resources available to […]

Accessing Femininity Through Kundalini Yoga with Aimee Bello

This past May we celebrated our company’s ninth anniversary, women’s health month and our new offices in Santa Monica with a nod to our 2017 intention and mantra – discovering what it means to be feminine. In so doing, we invited our Chief Flow Rider’s favorite local kundalini yoga teacher, Aimee Bello of Altared Space, […]

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 […]