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New to menstrual cups? Start here!

We get it, menstrual cups can be confusing at first. But they’re totally worth it! Once you get used to using a menstrual cup, you’ll never go back to messy, wasteful pads and tampons! (I don’t know about you but we are so over that diaper-wearing feeling)

We love our Pixie Cups and we want you to love yours too. We’ve put together tons of free resources to help you learn how to make your menstrual cup work for you and start living free!

Cleaning your Pixie Cup

Every time you use your cup, it’s important to make sure it’s clean and sanitized! How to properly clean your Pixie Cup is probably one of the most important things that you can learn in your menstrual cup journey.  In this guide, we will walk you through all of our cleaning “musts,” as well as a few tips to help you keep your cup stain-free, odor-free, and sparkling clean!

Tips for beginners

Folds, leaks, and menstrual cup smells … oh my! It may seem like a lot to learn, but don’t worry — we’ve got you covered! Get the best menstrual cup tips for beginners on our blog!

How to make your menstrual cup pop open

The #1 secret to a leak-free period with a menstrual cup? Making your menstrual cup pop open. Try our tips for creating the perfect seal.

Getting rid of the menstrual cup smell

Does your menstrual cup have an unpleasant odor? Don’t worry — there are several things you can do to remove the weird menstrual cup smell!

It’s time to get rid of menstrual cup leaks

Menstrual cups sometimes leak… but you can fix it! Check out our blog post to learn some menstrual cup hacks to make your period experience white-pants approved!

Free download!

Are you ready for the best period of your life?Written by menstrual cup experts and creators of The Pixie Cup, Life Changing Period: a simple guide to anything & everything menstrual cup related is the only resource you need to be able to master your menstrual cup. Download it here for free!

step by step guide how to use menstrual cups

Kegel weights

Welcome to the Pixie Cup family!

We know you’re going to love your new Kegel Weights!

Kegel weights

Everything you need to know about Kegel weights

How do you insert the weights? What kind of exercises can you do with them? It may seem like a lot to learn, but don’t worry — we’ve got you covered!

How to use Kegel weights

How to use Kegel weights

You’ve probably heard of Kegel exercises. Kegel weights are designed to be used inside the vagina and help you achieve even better results from your Kegel exercises. 

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Have you tried our menstrual cups?

One Pixie Cup holds as much as 5 tampons, and can be worn for 12 hours! No more mess … no more waste!

Because every body is different, Pixie Cup comes in multiple types and sizes. Our quick 8-question quiz will help you determine which cup best suits your body and your lifestyle.

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100% Happiness Guaranteed!

We stand behind our products. If for any reason you aren’t completely satisfied with your Pixie Cup, let us know and we’ll do our absolute best to fix the issue! Email us with any issues or questions at info@pixiecup.com.

Instruction manual

Misplace your instruction manual? No worries — you can download and print a new one here!

Kegel weights

Kegel weight FAQs

How do I wash and sterilize the weights?

Wash the weights with Pixie Wash and thoroughly rinse before using. You can also sterilize them with our UV Sterilizer or Steamer. We recommend the UV sterilizer since the weights take longer to cool after being steamed.

How do I insert a Kegel weight?

Pelvic floor therapist Ali Schermer explains how to insert a Kegel weight in this video:

@mypixiecupHow to use kegel weights! #pelvicfloor #urinaryincontinence #kegels #kegelweights

♬ original sound – Pixie Cup

What if the lightest weight doesn’t stay in?
If the lightest weight doesn’t stay in, it may mean your pelvic floor is too weak for Kegel Weights. Try the exercises in the manual without the weights until your pelvic floor is strong enough to use a weight. The other possibility is that your pelvic floor is tight pushing the weight out. We do not recommend using Kegel weights if your pelvic floor is tight. Please also check with your gynecologist or pelvic floor therapist!

@mypixiecup

What do I do if the lightest kegel weight won’t stay in 😳 #pelvicfloor #kegels #kegelweights #kegeltraining #pelvicfloorphysicaltherapy #pelvicheath

♬ original sound – Pixie Cup

What type of lube can I use with the Kegel weights?

Any personal lubricant will work with the weights. We recommend our Pixie Cup Lube.

Can you use the weights during pregnancy?

Yes, you can use the weights while pregnant, but we always recommend that you talk to your doctor or physical therapist beforehand.

Can you use them after prolapse?

Yes, but it is best to talk to your doctor or pelvic floor therapist before using Kegel weights after prolapse.

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UV sterilizer

New to menstrual cups? Start here!

We get it, menstrual cups can be confusing at first. But they’re totally worth it! Once you get used to using a menstrual cup, you’ll never go back to messy, wasteful pads and tampons! (I don’t know about you but we are so over that diaper-wearing feeling)

We love our Pixie Cups and we want you to love yours too. We’ve put together tons of free resources to help you learn how to make your menstrual cup work for you and start living free!

Cleaning your Pixie Cup

Every time you use your cup, it’s important to make sure it’s clean and sanitized! How to properly clean your Pixie Cup is probably one of the most important things that you can learn in your menstrual cup journey.  In this guide, we will walk you through all of our cleaning “musts,” as well as a few tips to help you keep your cup stain-free, odor-free, and sparkling clean!

Tips for beginners

Folds, leaks, and menstrual cup smells … oh my! It may seem like a lot to learn, but don’t worry — we’ve got you covered! Get the best menstrual cup tips for beginners on our blog!

How to make your menstrual cup pop open

The #1 secret to a leak-free period with a menstrual cup? Making your menstrual cup pop open. Try our tips for creating the perfect seal.

Getting rid of the menstrual cup smell

Does your menstrual cup have an unpleasant odor? Don’t worry — there are several things you can do to remove the weird menstrual cup smell!

It’s time to get rid of menstrual cup leaks

Menstrual cups sometimes leak… but you can fix it! Check out our blog post to learn some menstrual cup hacks to make your period experience white-pants approved!

Free download!

Are you ready for the best period of your life?Written by menstrual cup experts and creators of The Pixie Cup, Life Changing Period: a simple guide to anything & everything menstrual cup related is the only resource you need to be able to master your menstrual cup. Download it here for free!

step by step guide how to use menstrual cups

Steamer

Thank you for your purchase!

Welcome to the Pixie Cup family! We know you’re going to love your new steamer!

Register your steamer

First things first: please take a moment to register your steamer. All of our steamers and sterilizers are backed by a 2-year warranty. If your steamer malfunctions or quits working during that period, don’t worry — we’ll take care of it!

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How to use your steamer

Clean your cup in 3 easy steps:

  1. Add a touch of water (5ml to be exact)
  2. Place your menstrual cup stem-side up
  3. Press the button. That’s it! In just 3 minutes,* your cup will be sanitized and ready to go!

*The amount of water you use will determine how long your steamer runs. If you add less water, the steamer will shut off before 3 minutes have passed.

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Soap, stains, and menstrual cup smells … oh my! It may seem like a lot to learn, but don’t worry — we’ve got you covered! Learn how to keep your cup sparkling clean on our blog!

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Do you have the right cup?

With so many different cup options available, there’s no need to put up with pain or leaks! Do any of these situations sound familiar?

  • I have to wear extra protection because my cup leaks.
  • My cup is uncomfortable or painful.
  • I experience cramping with my cup.
  • My cup stem sticks out.

If you answered “no” to all of the above, great! It sounds like you’ve found your perfect cup. If not, you may need a better cup. Your cup should not be uncomfortable, stick out, or cause cramping! Take our cup quiz to find your perfect fit.

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100% Happiness Guaranteed!

We stand behind our products. If for any reason you aren’t completely satisfied with your Pixie Cup Steamer, let us know and we’ll do our absolute best to fix the issue! Email us with any issues or questions at info@pixiecup.com.

Product Instructions

Misplace (or throw away) your product instructions? No worries — you can download and print a new set here!

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Steamer FAQs

Can you use the steamer with any brand of menstrual cup or disc?

Yes! You can use it to clean and sterilize any menstrual cup or disc!

How do I clean my steamer?

We recommend cleaning your steamer with a solution of 50% water and 50% vinegar. Use an old toothbrush to get into all the nooks and crannies. After cleaning your steamer, run it for a full cycle before using it to clean your cup again.

How often should you sterilize your cup?

We recommend sterilizing your cup before and after each period. If you are prone to yeast infections, then sterilizing your cup daily is recommended.

Can you use tap water in the steamer?

We recommend using purified or distilled water in the steamer. Tap water may contain minerals that can create build up, which may reduce the steamer’s lifespan.

How long should it run?

The steamer will run until the majority of water has evaporated. Typically this takes 1-3 minutes.

Is it a higher temperature than boiling?

Yes, steam can be hotter than boiling water. Generally speaking, water boils and turns to steam at 100°C (212°F), although this can vary depending on altitude and atmospheric pressure. After water changes from a liquid to a gas, it can continue to heat up and become much hotter than water in liquid form.

Once the cup is removed from the steamer, it is exposed to the elements around it, which will technically contaminate the cup. That is why we recommend steaming your cup immediately before you use it at the beginning of your cycle (just make sure your cup has time to cool off before you insert it).

Do you just use water to clean your cup?

Yes, just add plain, distilled water to the steamer and it will do the rest.

Will this decrease the lifespan of the cup?

No, unlike boiling, steaming your cup isn’t as harsh, since there is no chance of the cup melting when it touches the edges of the pan.

Can family members share the same steamer?

Yes, the steamer will sterilize each cup after use, so there is no risk of cross contamination.

Can I use this every day during my period?

Yes, you can steam your cup every day during your period if you choose.

Can I use soap in the container?

We do not recommend using soap in the steamer as this can create a residue, which is difficult to clean.

Recommended for you

Live your best menstrual cup life with our cup care essentials! These items are so versatile, they can be used for all of your feminine health needs. Save 15% when you use the code cuplife!

Stay connected!

Sign up

Want 10% off your next purchase? Want to be the first to know about new products? Sign up for updates and special offers!

Follow us

Join the Pixie Squad

For cup users and cup curious alike! A safe place to learn and talk about periods, menstrual cups, and menstrual health in general. Plus exclusive giveaways and chances to participate in product development!

Kit

New to menstrual cups? Start here!

We get it, menstrual cups can be confusing at first. But they’re totally worth it! Once you get used to using a menstrual cup, you’ll never go back to messy, wasteful pads and tampons! (I don’t know about you but we are so over that diaper-wearing feeling)

We love our Pixie Cups and we want you to love yours too. We’ve put together tons of free resources to help you learn how to make your menstrual cup work for you and start living free!

Cleaning your Pixie Cup

Every time you use your cup, it’s important to make sure it’s clean and sanitized! How to properly clean your Pixie Cup is probably one of the most important things that you can learn in your menstrual cup journey.  In this guide, we will walk you through all of our cleaning “musts,” as well as a few tips to help you keep your cup stain-free, odor-free, and sparkling clean!

Tips for beginners

Folds, leaks, and menstrual cup smells … oh my! It may seem like a lot to learn, but don’t worry — we’ve got you covered! Get the best menstrual cup tips for beginners on our blog!

How to make your menstrual cup pop open

The #1 secret to a leak-free period with a menstrual cup? Making your menstrual cup pop open. Try our tips for creating the perfect seal.

Getting rid of the menstrual cup smell

Does your menstrual cup have an unpleasant odor? Don’t worry — there are several things you can do to remove the weird menstrual cup smell!

It’s time to get rid of menstrual cup leaks

Menstrual cups sometimes leak… but you can fix it! Check out our blog post to learn some menstrual cup hacks to make your period experience white-pants approved!

Free download!

Are you ready for the best period of your life?Written by menstrual cup experts and creators of The Pixie Cup, Life Changing Period: a simple guide to anything & everything menstrual cup related is the only resource you need to be able to master your menstrual cup. Download it here for free!

step by step guide how to use menstrual cups

Lube

New to menstrual cups? Start here!

We get it, menstrual cups can be confusing at first. But they’re totally worth it! Once you get used to using a menstrual cup, you’ll never go back to messy, wasteful pads and tampons! (I don’t know about you but we are so over that diaper-wearing feeling)

We love our Pixie Cups and we want you to love yours too. We’ve put together tons of free resources to help you learn how to make your menstrual cup work for you and start living free!

Cleaning your Pixie Cup

Every time you use your cup, it’s important to make sure it’s clean and sanitized! How to properly clean your Pixie Cup is probably one of the most important things that you can learn in your menstrual cup journey.  In this guide, we will walk you through all of our cleaning “musts,” as well as a few tips to help you keep your cup stain-free, odor-free, and sparkling clean!

Tips for beginners

Folds, leaks, and menstrual cup smells … oh my! It may seem like a lot to learn, but don’t worry — we’ve got you covered! Get the best menstrual cup tips for beginners on our blog!

How to make your menstrual cup pop open

The #1 secret to a leak-free period with a menstrual cup? Making your menstrual cup pop open. Try our tips for creating the perfect seal.

Getting rid of the menstrual cup smell

Does your menstrual cup have an unpleasant odor? Don’t worry — there are several things you can do to remove the weird menstrual cup smell!

It’s time to get rid of menstrual cup leaks

Menstrual cups sometimes leak… but you can fix it! Check out our blog post to learn some menstrual cup hacks to make your period experience white-pants approved!

Free download!

Are you ready for the best period of your life?Written by menstrual cup experts and creators of The Pixie Cup, Life Changing Period: a simple guide to anything & everything menstrual cup related is the only resource you need to be able to master your menstrual cup. Download it here for free!

step by step guide how to use menstrual cups