Completing the “green period” holy trinity of the Diva Cup and GladRags are these handmade reusable tampons, which are part genius, part Regretsy:

We all scream for ice cream!
EtsyWe all scream for ice cream tampons!

Fifteen bucks gets you a set of three in beige or (more exciting!) Neapolitan ice cream colors in small, medium, or large. Once expanded, the washable bamboo/cotton tampon just looks like a circle of fabric:

reusable-tampon
Etsy

Explains Robin:

The bamboo fabric is highly absorbent, much more so than cotton … What a great way to start your efforts to “go green.” Think of the money you will save as well! They are chemical free unlike store brand disposables, so they are safer to use.

Although you can still get TSS from them, they’re better for the Earth and your body than standard chlorine-bleached tampons, especially since bamboo is pretty green. Would you buy ’em?

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