5. Sea sponges
For a very revolutionary and pure possibility, sea sponges would possibly simply be certainly one of Mother Nature’s finest tips. Fromberg says she was first launched to sea sponges within the ’80s (by a hippie buddy, naturally) and has used them often as a tampon various for years.
Trubow additionally provides that she’s a fan, noting they’re nice for the surroundings. “Like other reusable methods,” Fromberg says, “carrying extras and a sealable bag to carry ones that cannot be washed immediately in public settings is helpful. Washing, boiling, and vinegar are all helpful in keeping sea sponges clean and fresh.” And only a heads-up, “In my and others’ experience, pelvic floor pressure, for example working out, coughing, sneezing,” she says, “can cause sudden sponge leakage.”