Are you about to head out on vacation? Gearing up for a surf? For any of our southern hemisphere gal pals, you’re in the height of your warm weather and you’re looking for options regarding swimming on your period. You’ve come to the right place!

Pads, tampons, or menstrual cups… oh my! If you live an active lifestyle at all, pads just don’t cut it anymore. Thank goodness for modern innovation and advances! There is the tried and true tampon, but do you find their freedom only extends so far? Typically, you’re tied to a couple of hours of activity and you need to change it. Have you thought about a menstrual cup? 

A menstrual cup is a reusable silicone menstrual product that holds menses in the vagina and can be worn for up to 12 hours. With a menstrual cup, you truly don’t skip a beat; you don’t have to plan your tropical vacation around that dreaded week a month and you don’t have to think twice about a spontaneous dip!

Can you imagine a world where you didn’t dread your period? Where it didn’t put a hiccup in your activities in any way? Would you believe we’ve actually arrived there?

With a menstrual cup, you truly don’t skip a beat; you don’t have to plan your tropical vacation around that dreaded week a month and you don’t have to think twice about a spontaneous dip! 

Trying something new, like a Pixie Cup, is always a little scary but we’re here for YOU and we want to answer any questions you might have. So grab your favorite beverage and let’s dive into a Q&A sesh!

Will the menstrual cup slip out with all the extra water around?

Nope! Remember, the Pixie Cup creates a tight seal against all sides of your vaginal wall, so there isn’t any moving it without a good tug! It’s super important to make sure you have the proper size and style cup for your body. Check out how to find the right cup with our guide on how to measure your cervix and other important information!

Won’t I attract sharks or other unfriendly things while swimming on my period? 

With the right sized Pixie Cup, you don’t have leaks and therefore no one is the wiser! Including those sharks 😉 Here is a handy dandy guide to eliminating leaks forever!

How long can I be in the water before I need to head to shore to empty it? 

Girl, you got this! If I know that I’m going to be busy in an activity for an extended period of time, I always make sure to empty my cup prior to gearing up. Remember, if you have the right sized cup for your flow, you can wear a Pixie Cup for up to 12 hours without having hitch! It’s truly a set-it-and-forget-it solution for your active life!


Ok so, what if I have to pee in the ocean… can I do that with my Pixie Cup?

Hey, when you gotta go, you gotta go! Believe it or not, if a Pixie Cup is properly placed, it doesn’t inhibit urination at all! We definitely recommend testing your fit and placement out at home prior to putting it to the true test out on the waters. 

Swimming on your period has never been easier and swimming with your menstrual cup has never been betterPixie Cup has your back!

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