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    31 Period Products For Anyone Who Has A Seriously Negative Relationship With Aunt Flo

    My period feels more like an exclamation point.

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    1. A soft cotton mattress protector that'll stop accidental leaks from turning your bed into a crime scene. It's breathable (which means no night sweats) and reviewers love that it doesn't crinkle whenever they roll over.

    the mattress protector neatly stretched over a mattress

    2. A pack of natural heating patches that'll deliver some toasty therapy when curling around a hot water bottle is a no-go. They'll start working the moment they're unwrapped and can be slapped on anywhere you've got an ouchie (like your belly or lower back).

    a person with one of the heating patches on the front of their underwear

    3. A 3-in-1 soothing face mask if your skin's favourite activity is blessing you with all kinds of issues every month. It's gentle enough to use daily, so it's perfect if you (and dermis) are already feeling a bit fragile.

    a person holding a tube of the face mask against a picnic blanket

    4. A leakproof bathing suit if you're tired of Aunt Flo ruining all your summer fun. Each style can hold up to two tampons' worth of liquid, so you won't have to rush from the beach to the bathroom every few minutes.

    a trio of people each wearing a different style of the leakproof bathing suit

    5. A jar of adaptogen powder that's packed with naturally balancing ingredients, like cinnamon, rosehip, and ginger root. It'll help keep your digestion moving smoothly during your cycle and give you a lil' boost of energy on the days you're feeling sluggish.

    a jar of the adaptogen powder next to cut fruit

    6. A wearable acupressure tool that'll help you tackle all kinds of unpleasant ~feels~ like nausea, headaches, and other ouchies. It'll sit snugly on your hand, so you can pop it on and go about your day — set it and forget it, baby!

    A top down shot of a person typing on their keyboard while wearing the acupressure tool

    7. A menstruation crustacean that'll shell out some cozy comfort when your cramps are making you a wee bit crabby. Its removable heating insert is filled with wheat and lavender buds that'll help you find your chill.

    a person holding the lobster-shaped heating pad

    8. A pack of oversized pimple patches that'll help you tackle whole swathes of breakouts all at once. They'll suck up gunk, soothe your skin, and are flexible enough to bend around the curves of your face (like on your chin, nose, and forehead).

    a person looking into the camera while wearing the large patches on their cheek and nose

    9. Or a pack of microneedle patches that'll target any pimples hiding beneath the surface. Their teensy needles will deliver acne-soothing ingredients (including tea tree oil and willowbark) right to the source of the problem, so you won't have to wait for whiteheads to appear.

    a person holding up a packet of the microneedle patches

    10. A bundle pack of extra-long pads that'll absorb every last drop and save you from ruining another pair of pajamas. Their little wings will hold them in place, even when you're tossing and turning.

    a person holding up one of the extra-long overnight pads

    11. A stick of Tide To-Go that'll tackle teensy stains in a flash. The chiseled marker-like tip makes application precise and simple (and one pen can last you several years).

    12. A period-tracking app that'll help you keep an eye on the ebbs and ~flows~ of your cycle. Just by keeping a few notes and answering some Q's, you'll be able to better understand each phase of your cycle (not to mention avoid any surprise appearances on the day you're wearing your fave white pants).

    someone using the app on their iphone

    13. A pack of pain-relieving patches that you can slap on whenever you feel El Crampo coming on. They're petite and slim, meaning they'll be easy to hide under clothing.

    14. A tube of calming cream for your irritated nether regions, because you've got enough on your plate ATM. It's packed with natural ingredients, like chamomile, calendula, and arnica that'll help reduce swelling, chafing, and other discomfort down under.

    someone holding up a tube of the calming cream

    15. A pack of organic cotton tampons if you're looking for a period product that's free of icky ingredients (like fragrances, dyes, bleach, or pesticides). The applicator's BPA-free, too!

    someone holding up a jar of the organic cotton tampons

    16. A pack of waterproof toiletry pouches that'll keep your tampons and pads from taking over your bag. They'll also keep your goods from getting soaked during surprise rainfalls or water bottle spills.

    a set of waterproof makeup pouches on a bathroom vanity

    17. A waterless oil diffuser if you're craving a smidge of relaxation, but hate the hassle and mess of atomizers. This one's basically silent and has an impressive battery life (up to 15 hours on a single charge), so you can move it wherever you like — instead of just where the plugs are.

    a close up of the waterless oil diffuser with a matching handle

    18. A flexible menstrual disc that'll give you up to 12 hours of protection, while helping reduce cramps in the process. These hypoallergenic rings are also the only internally-worn menstrual product not linked to toxic shock syndrome.

    A person holding out the menstrual disc and pinching it between their fingers

    19. A pack of hypoallergenic compressed towels that'll give every body part a refresh whenever you need it. They're compostable, pH-balanced, and expand to their full size with just a few teaspoons of water.

    20. An essential oil rollerball that's basically a PMS-fighting, fresh-smelling, migraine-busting, cramp-eliminating miracle. It's an awesome, all-natural remedy for those days when everything sucks, and you just need a little pick-me-up.

    A person holds the roll-on between their fingers

    21. A pair of lacy period panties that'll help you ditch tampons and pads for good. The fabric is light as a feather and won't make you feel like you're rocking a diaper while you're surfing the crimson wave.

    22. A bottle of all-natural undie wash so you can get your undergarments clean as a whistle. The formula's free of harmful chemicals, which means you can safely lather up without having to decipher a complicated ingredient list.

    A person holding the bottle of wash

    23. A pair of these tiny sound-reducing ear plugs that will filter out loud noises and help stop migraines from happening. Reviewers say they're incredible at dampening annoying sounds without completely deafening the user.

    24. A menstrual cup made of medical-grade silicone that'll save you tons of money in the long run. Its unique stem is longer than other brands', and it has a lil' node on the end for easy removal.

    Someone tucking the menstrual cup into the pocket of their jeans

    25. Or an angled menstrual cup that's perfect for anybody with a higher cervix. It's still uber comfy and definitely doesn't compromise on protection — it even has a spill-proof rim to keep things contained while you're out there living your best life.

    someone holding up the angled menstrual cup

    26. A menstrual cup steamer that'll kill up to 99.99% of germs and bacteria without using any chemicals. In just three minutes, your cup will be disinfected, sterilized, and ready for reinsertion.

    The menstrual cup steamer on a bathroom vanity, surrounded by towels and a soap dispenser

    27. And a pack of menstrual cup wipes so you can keep your accessory clean as a whistle when you're out and about. Since they come individually packaged, they're ideal for tossing into your gym bag, purse, or carryon.

    someone holding up several individually packaged menstrual cup wipes

    28. A bottle of acne-fighting facial oil that'll calm, soothe, hydrate, and help prevent scarring. The star of the show is the black cumin seed oil — it's naturally anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, so it'll chill out even the feistiest zit.

    A bottle of the facial oil on a bathroom vanity

    29. A pack of unscented panty liners that'll stop accidental leaks before they make a mess of your undies. They're made of organic cotton that'll absorb moisture with ease while still being super breathable.

    A person holding up one of the panty liners against a soft background

    30. An all-natural lotion stick that's specially designed to soothe all kinds of womb pain. Thanks to chamomile and arnica, cramps, pelvic inflammation, and postpartum contractions will soon be nothing but a distant memory.

    A tube of the lotion stick leaning against a Himalayan salt cube

    31. And lastly, a comfy meditation cushion that'll cradle your bum and ease pain when you're struggling to get comfy. It's filled with buckwheat hulls, which means no pokey feathers or squeaky plastic, so you can actually focus on chillin' out.

    BRB, stocking up on all of these.

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