Every day, thousands of young girls experience their first period and the physical and emotional discomfort that is often paired with it. The biological implications of menstruation are familiarly unforgiving and do not discriminate between race, class or circumstance; a far-reaching unifier among women. Alongside the physical discomfort comes the societal implications of menstruation that many women face.
Did you know that most shampoo contains SLS, a chemical which mimics the activity of oestrogen and has been shown to cause cancer?
Using shampoo bars is more beneficial for both the planet and your own health.
Every year, in the UK alone;
- 2.5 billion coffee cups are thrown away.
- 20 million trees are cut down to make paper cups.
- 53,000 homes could be powered by the energy that's used to make and dispose of paper cups.