How Planned Parenthood Saved My Life

Seventeen… what isn’t magical at 17? The world is your oyster, your body is in peak physical condition, your brain is absorbing information exponentially, your hormones are in full flush, causing your loins to tingle multiple times a day; and if you were me, you were in love. It was my first love and to […]

#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 […]

5 Bloody Good Halloween Costume Ideas

The past couple of weeks we’ve been reporting to you on some serious blog topics. In the spirit of Halloween and what is shaping up to be the year of the period, it’s definitely time to have a little fun! We’ve got some humorous menstrual related Halloween costume ideas that won’t just give you a […]

Homeless Periods

You know that desperate feeling when you have you period and you reach into your handbag and frantically look for a tampon or pad only to find nothing? Imagine having that same sensation every single menstrual cycle, only being without the option of running to the nearest drugstore, friend or vending machine to fix the […]

#FWOTM: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, taking a stand for women's health!

With only 20% of the U.S. Congress being comprised of women, every female vote is fiercely necessary in order to better represent the needs of the female population. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) is our hometown state’s first and current woman to represent New York City’s 12th Congressional district (she was also the first woman to […]

DIY Health-Oriented Mother's Day Gift Guide

This year for Mother’s Day instead of buying mom (or grandma, or aunt, or whoever is a mother figure in your life) a gift, why not reconnect with your inner child and make her something like you used to? She will surely appreciate the extra effort and will cherish your present that much more. At Maxim […]

Who is Robin Danielson? 5 reasons why you should know

Robin Danielson died in 1998 at the age of 44 after contracting Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) from the use of a conventional brand of tampons. Today many women feel like TSS is something that they no longer need to worry about and believe that tampons are now much improved. While it’s true that the particular product […]

Are Periods Taboo?

Any female who is past puberty will know the trials and tribulations that come with “womanhood.” The first time a girl gets her period it is an extremely unnerving and strange feeling, as she realizes that she is no longer little and will be “stuck” with bleeding for about a week, once a month, for […]

Celebrate Women this Presidents' Day

Presidents’ Day is a holiday that is celebrated in the United States on the third Monday in February. It was created in 1885 and was originally coined as Washington’s Birthday to honor the first President of the Nation and it was meant to be celebrated on February 22nd, Washington’s birthdate. In 1971 the government decided […]

Your Menstrual Cycle and the Moon

Today’s society is very contradictory when it comes to women and their health. On one hand, you are constantly told to go to the doctor, get your breasts checked, and take your vitamins. On the other hand, you are expected to be able to juggle work, family and friends all at the same time, virtually […]