We know that having a good time during our periods is important, but we also know that many people find their periods uncomfortable and inconvenient. That's why we created the Yuuki Menstrual Cup - so women could enjoy their periods again. The Yuuki Rainbow line Small Menstrual Cup is an environmentally friendly, reusable sanitary product for the Eco Conscious Woman. This is the softest of the Yuuki range so ideal if you are sensitive down there.
SILICONE CUP - The Yuuki menstrual cup is made of food grade quality silicone for your safety.
ECO-FRIENDLY - Menstrual cups are a reusable, eco-friendly alternative to disposable pads and tampons
SAFE FOR YOUR BODY - No more worrying about toxic shock syndrome, vaginal dryness or irritation caused by the synthetic materials
The Yuuki rainbow line small cup has 4 grip rings on the base of the cup and 4 on the stem. These rings allow for easy removal and provide extra grip for insertion too. Not only that but it's very easy to handle, suitable for anyone who likes a softer less rigid cup. Size small is recommended for a woman who hasn't given birth, while we would recommend large for anyone who has given birth or is over the age of 30.
Yuuki is a company that produces silicone menstrual cups. Yuuki uses high-quality, food grade silicone for their products. The product was created by Zuzana Poláčková in 2007 and has been sold in Mexico since then. it's mission is to make menstruation easier by providing easy access to the best quality menstrual cup on the market while also making it affordable for everyone.
Before and after each menstrual cycle, it is important to sterilise Yuuki cup to destroy any bacteria it may have contacted during storage. This can be done using the handy sanitiser box provided, by simply adding water and popping in to the microwave following the instructions.
1.How often should I clean my menstrual cup?
It's best to change it every 4-8 hours, if possible. However, you can wear for up to 12 hours .
2. What are the care instructions?
Reusable menstrual cups should be washed and wiped clean before being reinserted into your vagina. They can be sterilised by boiling. You can also just use the handy steriliser box provided, adding a little water and popping in to the microwave as directed.
3. What are the benefits of using menstrual cup?
Menstrual cup hold more blood than tampons, they are thought to avoid the risk of TSS and since they're reusable, they are also better for the environment. Over time, they will ultimately save you money vs buying disposable products.
4. Can I use a menstrual cup in a public bathroom?
Yes! Simply empty down the toilet and wipe clean with a piece of tissue. You can also rinse clean with bottled water if you happen to have it.
5. What if my cup gets lost or stuck inside me?
This is a really common question! Your cup won't get lost up there though, as there is nowhere for it to go! If the cup manages to go higher than you can reach, just relax, and try squatting and pushing the cup downwards with your abdominal muscles.
6. Can I use a menstrual cup even with a heavy period?
Yes! To give you an idea of how much a menstrual cup holds, A fully saturated super tampon holds around 12ml of liquid. This cup holds 17.5ml(small) or 28ml (large)
7. I suffer from cramps, won't this make them worse?
Actually, lots of people report a decrease in cramps using a cup. We aren't quite sure why!
8. Won't this make me smell?
No! Where menstrual blood develops an odour it's due to exposure to the air, and this doesn't happen using a menstrual cup. Just be sure to empty and rinse the cup at least every 12 hours.
9. Menstrual cups look bigger than tampons, won't wearing one be uncomfortable?
When folded for insertion, a menstrual cup isn't much bigger than a tampon. Once opened up inside, you still shouldn't feel it at all when inserted properly.
10. Can virgins use a menstrual cup?
Yes! Sexual activity has no bearing on your ability to use a menstrual cup. The most important thing is that you are comfortable with your own body. You might want to opt for a small size or Teen menstrual cup.