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The Toxic Truth About Period Products

The Toxic Truth About Period Products

Living in the age of convenience and consumerism has a toxic underbelly. There have been incredible chemical advancements to make a myriad of products more efficient and effective than ever before, but at what cost? Experimenting with new man-made substances leads even the most prestigious researchers and scientists into somewhat uncharted, chemical waters. 
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How to Use Your Menstrual Cycle to Your Advantage

How to Use Your Menstrual Cycle to Your Advantage

As period-havers, we move through our menstrual cycles with ups and downs of energy and productivity as our bodies adjust to continual hormonal shifts throughout our cycles. Here’s how to navigate your menstrual cycle and all the phases that come with it.

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Does Period Underwear Smell?

Does Period Underwear Smell?

Period underwear can come with a plethora of questions from non-believers and yet-to-be period underwear converts: Does period underwear smell? How do I wash period underwear? And what do I do to get rid of potential smells? 
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Knowing Your Ride: How Your Cycle Affects Your Mood

Knowing Your Ride: How Your Cycle Affects Your Mood

Knowing the impact of the rise and fall of your hormones on your mood throughout your cycle can allow you to create healthy routines, boundaries and practices to contribute to a more grounded and empowered menstrual experience. 
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Irregular Periods: The Why (and if) Behind Your Period Being Late

Irregular Periods: The Why (and if) Behind Your Period Being Late

The ritualistic aspect of having a regular period has provided a lot of information and guidance to me over the years. Knowing that my period is going to come around a certain time allows me to plan, both emotionally, logistically and physically. Its imminent arrival reminds me and allows me to rest, and nourish myself with certain foods and specific movements. But that deep awareness can be hard to tap into when the menstrual clock doesn’t seem to be wound right each month. 
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Is Period Underwear Worth It?

Is Period Underwear Worth It?

Period underwear is all the rage right now. Designed to absorb menstrual blood, period underwear prevents leaks and stains without feeling wet or bulky. Sounds awesome, right? But does period underwear live up to the hype? How does period underwear even work?!

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UTI and Your Period

UTI and Your Period

Let’s kick things off with a quick recap: UTI stands for urinary tract infection, an irritating  bacterial invasion that can bring on symptoms like burning during urination, frequent bathroom trips, and funky-smelling urine. Not exactly a party we’re looking to crash.
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A Complete Guide to Period Underwear

A Complete Guide to Period Underwear

Period underwear, period pants, period panties — or period undies as we like to call them here at Aisle - whatever you want to call them, they are having a bit of a moment right now. And, let’s be honest what’s not to like? Comfortable, eco-friendly, and easy-to-use; period underwear really does have it all!
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Feeling Frisky AF During That Time of the Month - Why You May Feel Hornier During Your Period

Have you ever noticed a surge in your sex drive during your period? Contrary to common misconceptions, feeling hornier during menstruation is not uncommon. Many individuals experience heightened arousal and desire during this time of the month. 
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Rooted in Legacy: Aisle’s Next Chapter

Rooted in Legacy: Aisle’s Next Chapter

We have some very big news to share! Aisle (formerly Lunapads) has been acquired by Lux Perry, the visionary young CEO behind the period pain relief startup Somedays. We hope that you will be as excited about this new direction for Aisle’s future as we are.

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Period Poverty: A Day in the Life of a Student

Period Poverty: A Day in the Life of a Student

What does period poverty actually look like? In order to describe it, we thought about all of the stories that have been shared with our team over the past decades, and came up with a composite profile of a post-secondary student we are calling Sloan (she/they). Before we get into a day in their life, let’s review the basics about period poverty and sustainable menstrual equity.
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From Lowering Prostaglandins to PMS Remedies - 5 Tips To Heal Your Cycle Naturally

From Lowering Prostaglandins to PMS Remedies - 5 Tips To Heal Your Cycle Naturally

One of my favourite things to tell anyone who is just beginning their menstrual cycle healing journey is that your period doesn’t have to be the worst time of the month. I know that sounds wild. You might be saying to yourself, “My period sucks! It’s soooo painful! I have no energy, my mood swings are horrible, and I don’t even want to get out of bed!”.
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