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    28 Items That Are Practically Designed To Make Your Period Easier

    Because sometimes we need all the help we can get.

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    1. If you want to try a menstrual cup, then this pack of two are soft and flexible. One cup is designed to last ten years, making you an approximate saving of over £1k.

    2. These super handy heat pads can be attached to your clothing if you need to soothe cramps while you go about your day.

    3. If you're after discreet and pretty sanitary pad storage then these pouches would be ideal for chucking in your bag.

    4. This collapsible silicone cleaning cup allows you to sterilise your menstrual cup with ease.

    5. These sanitary disposal bags would be ideal if you're staying away from home.

    6. I think that this bathroom organiser would be perfect for storing period products while keeping them within easy reach.

    7. Bath lovers will probably want these bedtime blend bath salts which claim to relieve muscle aches and pains. They contain the relaxing scents of lavender and chamomile too.

    8. These biodegradable tampons are made from organic cotton. They offer leak-busting protection, and this pack comes with eight regular and six super tampons.

    9. This autism-friendly guide to periods comes highly rated by Amazon customers. It aims to give straightforward information about periods for autistic young people, and it covers managing hygiene and pain.

    10. If you're looking for a soothing intimate wash, then this one gently hydrates using a MULTIActif complex with probiotics. It also contains cranberry and cornflour extracts.

    11. This pack of three leakproof knickers allow you to move comfortably and freely, and they can be worn alone on lighter days.

    12. WAIT, someone has invented a leopard print hot water bottle that has a waist tie, meaning you don't need to be without it while you're pottering around at home.

    13. If you're looking to be more eco-friendly, then these highly rated reusable sanitary pads are designed to give a comfortable fit. They boast an odour-absorbing bamboo charcoal fleece layer, and an outer barrier of waterproof fabric. They also come with a zip pouch to store them ready for washing.

    14. This much-loved book teaches you how to get your cycle working for you, and covers aligning your life with your period.

    15. If you love a bath, then you'll probably enjoy BeYou's natural bath bombs. They're paraben free, and vegan too. This one has the relaxing scents of chamomile and jasmine.

    16. If you break out around that time of the month, then these Dots for Spots will help to create a healing environment for pimples thanks to their hydrocolloid technology.

    17. If you suffer from period pain, you might want to invest in these fast acting pain relief tablets for stomach cramps and backache.

    18. This electric heating pad for your back, neck, and shoulders has a handy waist strap to keep it in place. You might not win any style awards, but it has three heat levels, and the cord is detachable so you can stick the pad in the washing machine too.

    19. Stay fresh on the go with this multipack of wipes. They're gentle enough for delicate skin, and can be used throughout the day.

    20. This period journal helps you to track and sync with your cycle. It'll make you notice patterns and understand what your hormones are doing each day – phew!

    21. This essential oil blend contains a mixture of relaxing clary sage, lavender, geranium, and peppermint. It can be carried with you to use on the go, and can be applied as desired without the need for diluting.

    22. If you use a menstrual cup, you might want to invest in this cleanser. It contains lemon and eucalyptus oils and has been specially created to clean silicone cups.

    23. If you don't want anything tight around your middle while you're chilling at home, then this blanket hoodie could be just the thing for you.

    24. This microwavable husky toy is gently scented with French lavender. Simply heat it up and use instead of a hot water bottle on aches and pains.

    25. This starter pack for teens contains a variety of pads, liners, and tampons, as well as a useful book about periods. It's under £4 too, so it would be a cost effective way of discovering new products.

    26. BeYou's pillow mist contains essential oils to help you relax and destress before bedtime.

    27. The period repair manual discusses what periods should be like, treatment options for common period problems, and how to speak to your doctor if you need to.

    28. Finally, this might be a bit of a cliché, but if you can't treat yourself when you're due on, then when can you? If all else fails, then these salted caramel chocolates might just make things a little bit easier.