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Blume, Formerly known as Ellebox

Nice to meet you. We’re Blume. We are growing and with that growth comes change. Our most visible change is that we are officially changing...

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Health & Wellness

Periods & Puberty. The stats are in.

Stigma about periods and the female body starts early on. Girls are taught to be ashamed of their bodies before even learning about them. Keeping...

Periods

Period Glossary

Products Tampons are a menstrual hygiene product that is inserted into the vagina during menstruation. Its purpose is to prevent menstrual fluid from leaking onto...

Periods

All About Tampons

Tampons...aii! They can seriously be so intimidating. You are putting a foreign object straight up your vagina after all. There’s fears over losing tampons up there or...

Health & Wellness

Your discharge is unique (just like you)

Vaginal discharge is one of the most common symptoms of a healthy vagina and almost every girl/woman/lady will experience discharge at some point. But it’s...

Periods

Everything You Need to Know About Tampon Applicators

It’s that time of the month again! Your period has started and you’re ready to kick ass as usual, as soon as you get yours...

Health & Wellness

Can emojis break the taboo surrounding menstruation?

People of all ages and genders are affected by the big taboo around periods. Periods have traditionally been viewed as dirty, embarrassing, inconvenient, and tied...

Periods

A History of Tampons

Today, tampons are a popular form of period hygiene care. Their convenience and compactness have many women Have you ever wondered where that small wad...

Health & Wellness

7 Ways to Stay Ahead of UTIs

A UTI, or urinary tract infection, is an infection of the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra (basically your pee system). While not everyone with a...