Innovating Period Care: The New Menstrual Cup With Applicator | Drew Jarvis
With a market value of more than $800 million in 2023, menstrual cups are becoming a well-known object in women’s health and society. More people are growing comfortable with the idea of menstrual cups, further normalizing the acceptance of women’s anatomy and cyclical needs. As more women become conscious of their consumer decisions and their impact on the environment, they seek alternatives to disposable period care products like pads and tampons.
In this episode, we speak with menstrual equity advocate Drew Jarvis about her inspiring innovations in period care. Drew Jarvis is the co-founder and chief marketing officer of Sunny, a self-care brand dedicated to creating earth-friendly menstrual products and period education. Drew introduced the Sunny Cup and Applicator, a sustainable, one-of-a-kind menstrual cup that comes with a convenient tampon-style applicator.
Listen as Drew shares her experience of being a female founder, explores amazing advancements in women’s healthcare, and answers everything you need to know about using a menstrual cup.
Discussed in this episode:
- How using a menstrual cup helps women connect with their bodies
- Menstrual cup tips when using one in public
- How social media has played a role in increasing awareness around periods and period products
- Perks of using menstrual cups compared to disposable pads or tampons
- Understanding menstrual care for different anatomies
- Common concerns and misconceptions about period cups
- What is a menstrual cup applicator and how is it different?
- Challenges and insights of female founders in a male-dominated industry
“Using a menstrual cup is a great way to become more intimate in your understanding of your period and your flow.” – Drew Jarvis of Sunny Period
Related to this episode:
- Related: Menstrual Cup How To: Part 1
- Related: Menstrual Cup Tips and FAQ: Part 2
- Sunny Cup: www.sunnyperiod.com
- Drew Jarvis on Instagram: www.instagram.com/drew_renee
- Drew Jarvis on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/drew-jarvis
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