The Lunette cup is made of flexible silicone and comes in two sizes. Easy and safe to use, the vegan menstrual cup is made of soft, toxin-free medical-grade silicone and does not contain any of the chemicals typically found in commercial grade tampons and pads.
Each cup can last up to 12 hours. Unless you have a very heavy period and are changing more frequently, you won’t need to clean your cup more than twice a day. Menstrual cup cleaning is simple – they wash easily and will last for years with proper care.
Here are some tips on how to stay sanitary at all times with Lunette:
The most important tip– always wash your hands and make sure your finger nails are clean and always boil your cup for 20 minutes before and after every cycle!
For a daily wash, makesure to use liquid soaps that are fragrance-free, oil-free, and have a mild to acidic pH level (between 3,5 and 5,5). Just be sure it doesn’t contain any oils – they can stick to the cup and create a film that could irritate the body.
If you are changing your cup in a public bathroom, it is advisable to carry and use feminine disinfectant wipes during the day. If you find yourself in a single personpublic bathroomwith a sink, it is not recommendedto use the provided soap as it may contain fragrances and other chemicals. To be on the safe side, simply wash out with warm water.
Last but not least, how do you prevent your cup from smelling?You can use hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol and soak it for one hour. For a more natural route, soak your cup in lemon juice for the same amount of time, and always remember to boil your cup for 20 minutes after you soak it in any of the methods mentioned above to remove any residue!
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