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 […]

Deodorant and Breast Cancer: Is there a connection?

Seeing as October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, we here at Maxim Hygiene felt it was a good idea to tackle one breast cancer myth that you have probably questioned and debated many times before: Is there a link between wearing deodorant and breast cancer? This myth has been studied many times before but has not produced […]

Fun Children's Museums to Keep the Kids Busy This Summer

The summer is flying by but there are still a few more weeks or days (for some) left before the school year starts.  As Fierce Women and Green Queens, we believe education is the best method to changing the world for the better and that there’s always a way to have fun while doing it! […]

Menstrual Hygiene Day Uplifts Women Around the World

Tomorrow, on May 28th, the Green Feminine Hygiene Queen blog will join the first ever global “Menstrual Hygiene Day,” an event where 90 organizations from around the world come together to break the silence and taboo around menstruation. I’m sure many of us can relate to feeling shame about our bodies particularly when we first started our […]

Fierce Woman of the Month: Heather Von St. James, Cancer Survivor, Advocate and Mom

Mesothelioma. Just what exactly is that, you ask? I didn’t know either until I learned about Heather Von St. James, our April “Fierce Woman.” I only knew of it from ads for cheap legal services on TV or at the bus stop. Well, mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer connected to asbestos exposure. It seems like a […]

6½ Reasons to be Thankful for Our Periods

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and being grateful for our blessings, luck, and fate, we thought it would be a great idea to ask girls and women why they were thankful for their periods. You may be arching an eyebrow, thinking “Yeah right!” Or you may be leaning in a little closer to find out […]

A Gift of Love: from Maxim Hygiene to You ARE Loved

As I sat down to write this post today, I took a look down blog post lane to refresh my memory on when I first posted about the topic of today’s entry; ironically enough, it was exactly a year ago today in a post that captured a new beginning and inspiration here at Maxim Hygiene with […]

A Letter to Amy Elifritz

This is an email we received from May’s featured woman, Lisa Elifritz: This week marks one year since the death of my daughter, Amy Rae Elifritz. I made a promise to myself to write her a letter telling about the year that she’s been gone. “Mommy, my dreams are so beautiful, I wish I could […]

Friday (Saturday) Fun Day: Wild by Nature Summer Kickoff Event

    Friday Fun Day actually took place this Saturday when Maxim Hygiene’s Julia and Sacha headed East to the Hamptons to attend Wild By Nature’s Summer Kickoff event at its Hampton Bays location. The girls enjoyed the beautiful weather as they spoke to women about the importance of using organic and natural tampons and […]

Friday Fun Day: Video Premiere!!

Two summers ago we took to the streets of NYC for our first photo shoot ever and last week we found a cozy hygienic space, a bathroom, to re-film our educational demos. We couldn’t think of a better day than Friday Fun Day to unveil our hard work from those oh so fun days in hopes of bringing a little fun to your day and how […]