5 Ways to Make Upcycled Holiday Decorations

There is a unique beauty that comes with upcycled products — is it knowing the story from where they came? The joy of creation involved in turning these recyclables and trash items into things of beauty? Or knowing that you are literally saving the planet, piece by piece? We at Maxim Hygiene revel in the […]

5 Ways to Create A More Eco-Friendly + Sustainable Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving feast descends upon us, we at Maxim Hygiene urge you to give thanks to Mother Earth this year and think about the long term effects of our practices around this holiday. Try and celebrate in a way that minimizes your carbon footprint and honors the planet’s gifts to us. Our environment is what […]

4 Ways to Express Thanks to Your Gal Pals at Friendsgiving

As the Holiday season approaches and we all (hopefully) become more reflective and thankful for the gifts life has bestowed on us, it’s the perfect time to create surprise gifts for your gal pals and any Friendsgiving celebrations you might be having. While family has to love you, your girlfriends love you out of choice. […]

3 November 2017 Feminist Events to Be Thankful For

This Thanksgiving month were giving thanks to all that’s transpired in the past year to propel the menstrual movement upwards and onwards. To show our thanks, we’re participating in and contributing to THREE November 2017 feminist events that are truly taking #FeminineToTheMax when it comes to spreading the message about menstrual health and equity. Yes, […]

7 DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make from Your Recycling Bin

Boo, ladies! It’s that time of year again. Time to scrounge around the house, take a quick trip to Michael’s or Target, gather the duct-tape and scissors, and put that creative genius to work for some DIY Halloween Costumes that will make trick or treaters squirm! If you’re a mom, you’ve no doubt heard about […]

9 Life Hacks, Using Period Pads and Maxim Product!

In the spirit of #healthymenstruation and being a green feminine hygiene queen, we’ve compiled a list of life hacks for you, using leftover period pads and Maxim Hygiene products. It’s a great way to recycle unused and disliked products that have been sitting in the closet OR to use the ones currently sitting there after you decide […]

Women’s Health Wearables and Tech that Help with Periods and Pregnancy

It’s no longer enough to track your run or even your heartbeat while you run; what’s monitoring your baby’s heartbeat when you run? Women’s health wearables and tech apps have moved way beyond fitness to focus on pertinent issues like reproductive health, from tracking periods to planning pregnancies, mental health through the monitoring of stress, […]

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 […]

The Dark History of the Birth Control Pill

Last week we talked about the importance of respecting your hormones and we’ve shared in the past how the birth control pill can have an effect on hormones and in turn menstruation. As part of our taking #femininetothemax campaign, we thought it would be a good time to delve in to this topic a little […]

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 […]