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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ali, Digital Writer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: What’s The Deal With PMDD?

Periods can be a hassle for sure, but for most of us they come and go each month without too much drama....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Becky, Assistant Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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4 Surprising Things That Happen During Your Menstrual Cycle

When it comes to our periods, a cramping tummy, tender boobies and a teary mood are things we expect as standard. But...

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Say What?! 19 Stoopid Sayings We Use For Periods

Here at Pink Parcel we like to call a spade a spade, or should we say a period a period. We reckon...

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It Happened To Me: “A Tampon Got Lost In My Body”

Ah, you really can’t beat sharing stories to make you feel like you’re not alone in a situation – we can all identify with a...

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So, When It Comes To Your Period, How Heavy Is Heavy?

It’s always worth a shout-out from the rooftops about how wonderfully unique our bodies are. Women’s boobs are all different, our bits...

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#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Spotting

Bleeding between periods is known as spotting and can occur for a number of reasons. Often, spotting is nothing to worry about, but occasionally...

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The Natural Remedies That *Actually* Work During Your Period

Taking the natural approach to monthly niggles can be way more effective than reaching for the painkillers. Try these super-remedies to help...

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5 Things The Celebs Do When Feeling ‘Meh’

Whether you’re tired, cramping or generally feeling moody AF – follow what the celebs do to get themselves back on form. They listen...

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No Way?! The Period Statistics We Totally Wish Were An April Fools’ Joke

Here at Pink Parcel HQ, there’s not much that makes us sadder than period myths, period taboos, period prejudice – basically anything...

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Switch Up Your Skincare To Suit Your Menstrual Cycle

If you haven’t already noticed, periods can play havoc with the skin. We’re talking brutal break-outs one day and prune-like dry patches...

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Paid ‘Period Leave’ – Would You Take It?

We’ve all been there. The alarm goes off, tummy cramps are next-level agonising and your mood is on the floor. It’s that...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ellen, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Thyroids and Periods

If your periods are irregular, heavy or missing altogether, there’s a chance you could have a problem with your thyroid. The thyroid is...

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10 Aromatherapy Oils That Help Beat PMS

If PMS pretty much ruins your life on the run up to your period, we’ve got good news for you – now...

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How To Have A Happy Period (It’s Possible, We Promise!)

It’s International Day Of Happiness! But what if you’ve just come on? You’re probably battling a spot breakout and bent over with cramps...

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When Do You Need The Most Sleep During Your Menstrual Cycle?

Ever get extra sleepy before your period arrives? Like, even if Tom Hardy asked you out on a date you’d have to...

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These British Girls Are ‘Too Poor’ To Buy Sanitary Products

How would you feel if, every time your period arrived, you were forced to use sticky tape to keep tissue in your underwear....

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These Babes Have Just Become Our New Period Heroines!

We LOVE celebrating our female bodies here at Pink Parcel and support everyone and anyone with a positive message about periods, which...

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#BeBoldForChange: Why These Girls Are Backing International Women’s Day

In celebration of #IWD2017, we asked a handful of brilliant women to join us in boldly raising our voices to further gender...

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Meet Asma Majid: Our Inspiration This International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day today! Here at Pink Parcel HQ, we thought it was the perfect opportunity for us to shine a spotlight...

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#TabooTuesday: Why Are My Periods So Darn Long?

Ever feel like your periods are too long? Like, whole 10 days of bleeding, or even worse, actual weeks! What about if...

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This Pancake Day Recipe Is Perfect For PMS Cravings

Happy Pancake Day! If this frankly amazing excuse-to-eat-food day coincides with your period, you are in for a treat as you now have...

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Always Tired? Here’s How To Beat That Sleepy Feeling

Feel like every morning is a battle, nay WAR, to get your eyelids open? If your poor peepers feel red raw and you...

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#TabooTuesday: What Does The Colour Of My Period Blood Mean?

Ever noticed the colour of your blood changes throughout your period? Like, the super-vibrant red of a cherry one day, then the...

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8 Amazing Period Facts You NTK

1. It makes you pee, A LOT Thanks to the hormone progesterone, you’ll find you’ll get that bladder busting feeling a little too...

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“I Bled All Over The Stylist’s Clothes”: Period Talk With Model Abigail Kent

Fashion Week kicks off today, and in honour of all the models hitting the catwalk we’re getting real about how they feel...

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Period Talk with Risa Pappas, Our New Role Model

We know we’re a day late for WCW, but we couldn’t resist getting in on the chatter. Her call-to-action blog post this...

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Why Travelling On Your Period Doesn’t Have To Be A Drama

Period dramas are supposed to be all about tight corsetry and romantic whimsy, not silent cursing over those telltale cramps on your precious...

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Jennifer Lawrence Wore This Dress Because She Was On Her Period… And The World Salutes Her

                    Just when you thought Jennifer Lawrence couldn’t get any more relatable, she...

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We’ve Launched The World’s First Vibrating Tampon… You’re Welcome

When we first launched Pink Parcel back in 2014, we set out to make your time of the month a little bit...

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Get To Know Your Ovaries: Spot The Early Signs Of Ovarian Cancer

March is the start of spring, where we all look to step out of the cold, blustery weather into sunnier climes (and stuff...

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Sharks Vs Your Period: Why He’s Just Not That Into You

The sun is warm, the sea azure, the cocktails potent. Even the arrival of our dear Aunt Flo won’t stop us enjoying...

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WHY IT’S TOTALLY FINE TO TAKE TIME OFF WORK FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS

The legend that is Lena Dunham did something incredible this week. Never one to shy away from speaking her mind, the brilliantly...

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30 THOUGHTS EVERY WOMAN HAS IN A PUBLIC LOO

It happens to us all, several times a day. Whether you’re at work, out shopping or just “out out” there are some...

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This video shows just how stupid the tampon tax is!

The debate over tampon tax is back in the news again after MP Stella Creasy forced fellow MP Sir Bill Cash to say...

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Women tweet about their periods and it’s very funny!

Here at Pink Parcel we like to shout about our periods. After all, where’s the shame in having something that affects every...

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The charitable reason behind Jon Snow’s tampon selfie!

Here at Pink Parcel we’re not shy about periods. While we don’t love them, we certainly don’t keep quiet about them either,...

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Need to know when your next period is coming? There’s an app for that!

Don’t know when you’re next period is due? Don’t worry, all your need is your phone and one of these apps. In...

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What if men had periods?

If you’ve ever wondered what men would be like on their period, this hilarious sketch from new comedy channel OffKey World may...

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5 ridiculous period myths

While some of these myths go back to ancient times when menstruating women were seen as unclean, worryingly, others are more recent…...

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How to survive festival toilets

While festivals can be great fun, there’s always one distinctive downer – the loos. It’s the smell that hits you first and...

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Calling all men! This is what having a period is really like…

Pharrell Williams doesn’t understand us women – especially when we’re on our period. In a recent interview, the Happy singer said “Women...

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If you suffer from heavy periods, iron supplements could be your period pal

If you’re one of the unlucky ones who suffers from heavy periods, iron supplements could be the answer, according to new research....

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