Meet Your Hormones: Maisie Hill and Period Power

Meet Your Hormones: Maisie Hill and Period Power

You’re probably aware that your hormones have great influence over your energy levels and mood. You might know that there are times of the month when you feel ‘hormonal’. And there might be times of the month where you don’t think about it all because you feel great and you’re busy living your...

Being a Human With a Vagina 101

Being a Human With a Vagina 101

First things first, I solemnly pledge to not use any euphemisms for vagina or vulva in this article. Topping the list of my pet-peeves is articles about vaginas, sex, or periods, in which the authors are afraid to use the words vagina, sex, or period. Neither will I use phrases like va...

What is TSS?

What is TSS?

Hi OHNE babes. I’m Bella and I write about periods for a living. But until less than a year ago, I thought that Toxic Shock Syndrome, or TSS, was caused by periods. Like, not by tampons, not by external toxins entering the body (despite the name), but by period blood. By our own gross peri...

CBD and Me: The Convert

CBD and Me: The Convert

I was super sceptical of CBD. SUPER sceptical. I have never really understood it or been that interested in trying it. I was completely convinced the hype was fake... But I have to admit, I am a convert. I am evidence that the hype is well and truly real.

I have always suffered - b...

CBD and Me: CBD-Coated Tampons FTW

CBD and Me: CBD-Coated Tampons FTW

CBD had always been one of those things that I’d hear people murmuring about every now and then. My ears would perk up, thoughts skipping from the cynical ‘that can’t be real, it just wouldn’t be legal’ to the amused ‘why would you use an oil if you could eat the brownies instead?!’

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How to Smash Your Smear Test

How to Smash Your Smear Test

We all know that getting our smear test, PAP test, or cervical screening is not a fun social event but an important and potentially life-protecting one. Put simply, a smear test is when a sample of cells are collected from the cervix and are then checked for abnormalities that may be indic...

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