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Wellbeing

Period Pick Me Up: Endorphin Boosting Bootcamp

Can working out really make you feel better when you’ve got PMS? This week PP took a class at the new Barry’s...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

The Period Questions We *Probs* Should Know The Answers To

If you’re in your 20s or 30s you’ll have been having periods for years, huh? Yet for most of us, each time...

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Wellbeing

The A-Z Of Summer Confidence *And How You Can Get It*

Sponsored by BIC: With summer on the horizon it’s time to start soaking up some sunny vibes. The happy season oozes good...

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Life

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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Wellbeing

12 Cool Ways To Get More Lemons In Your Life

You know the saying; when life gives you lemons, make frickin’ lemonade. But making a refreshing summer-time drink is not all you can...

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Life

It Happened To Me: Coming Off The Pill Messed With My Body And Mind

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

The Big Reasons To Smile When You Get Your Period (Yes, Seriously)

From weight loss and better sex to guilt-free food binges, here’s the proof that your period is actually a reason to smile…...

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Life

It Happened To Me: I’ve Been Judged For Not Wanting Babies

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#TabooTuesday: Everything You *NTK* About Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are common and are often not a cause for concern. However sometimes, cysts can be painful and you may need medical treatment. Today,...

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Beauty

All About Charcoal…And Why It’s Good For PMS Skin

If you’ve not noticed charcoal causing a big ol’ buzz in the beauty world, you must have been living under a rock...

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Life

33 Thoughts You Have On A Ridiculously Lazy Weekend

Because sometimes, next-level lazy is the only way to spend a weekend… 1. What day is it, even? 2. It’s official. I’m...

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Wellbeing

Glow Pops: You Need These Superfood Lollipops In Your Life

Glow pops are *the* most lickable, instagramable way to get a pop of nutrients – with minimal effort too. You just blend...

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Wellbeing

The Ultimate Yoga Poses To Help Your Periods

Exercise might be the last thing on your mind when you’ve got your period, but some gentle yoga will relieve your aches...

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Life

It Happened To Me: I’ve Learnt to Live With An Ostomy Bag

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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Life

It’s A Monthly Thing: 10 Reasons Why We Love May

May = Bank Hols! So, when we’re not daydreaming about summer, we’ll be checking out the culture, doing the MoonWalk and snapping...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#TabooTuesday: What’s The Deal With Ovulation Pain?

We’re all in the know about period pain, but some women also experience painful twinges mid-month, around the time of ovulation – when...

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Life

30 Thoughts You Have When Your Period Spots Take Over

Because those darn period spots are never welcome…. 1. Erhmm. WTF is going on with my skin. 2. It’s all kinds of...

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Wellbeing

10 Foods That Can Boost Your Iron Levels Naturally

Long or heavy periods suck for a heap of practical reasons, but if you’re bleeding heavily every month, there’s also a chance...

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Beauty

Secrets of A Make Up Artist: How To Glow When You’ve Got Your Period

Getting a gorgeous, natural looking glow is the holy grail of skincare – even more so when you’ve got your period and your skin...

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Life

It Happened To Me: My PMS Ruined My Relationship

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#TabooTuesday: *Everything* You NTK About Early Menopause

The menopause is when a woman’s period stops and she’s no longer fertile. But when do you think this happens? 40s? 50s? No idea? Sometimes it...

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Life

The History Of A Tampon: Ever Wondered Where They Came From?

You know the drill. Month in, month out you bleed, reach for a tampon or pad and job done. Apart from the...

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Life

Time For Tea? 8 Reasons Why We Always Love A Cuppa

Whether you’re reading this from your desk, the sofa or from under a duvet, chances are there’s a cup of tea in reaching...

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Life

The Mash-Up Words We Use When We’ve Got Our Period

Ah, the English language is a beautiful thing. But some of the best words are the ones that aren’t real words at...

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Beauty

The 4 Golden Rules For Having Gorgeous Hair All Month

It goes without saying that periods can meddle with the look and feel of our face – hands up if you’ve got...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

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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Wellbeing

You’ll Never Guess What Your Hands Reveal About Your Health

Apart from when you’re painting your fingernails, giving your hands a wash or slipping on a ring or two, how often do...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

It Happened To Me: I Had Fibroids So Large They Made Me Faint

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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Pink Parcel

4 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Pink Parcel’s May Box

Oh May, we truly love you. Not only are there two bank holidays to get excited about (yay!) but we’re also on...

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Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Can Your Period Tell You If You Have Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the UK ­– last year over 200,000 people were tested positive for the...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

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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Beauty

The Make-Up Mistakes You Might Be Making When You’ve Got Your Period

It kinda sucks that when you’ve got your period, putting on make-up just doesn’t quite feel the same as other times in...

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Wellbeing

You’ve Got This! 5 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem This Weekend

Ever have one of those wobbly days…or weeks…or months, even? When you’re not on your A game. When you’re comparing yourself to...

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Period Tips, Help and Advice

#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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

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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Life

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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Period Tips, Help and Advice

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...

Life

International Women’s Day 2016: Who Inspires You?

From a young age, there’s often one woman in our lives who inspires us – who we look up to – whose strength...

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Life

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...

Period Tips, Help and Advice

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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Life

Help homeless women on their periods

At Pink Parcel we love to support worthwhile causes, especially when they affect other women. We’ve already been vocal about our support for...

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