[Savvy Swaps] Period Products Tampons

Savvy Swap Period Products Tampons

Your vagina is a very permeable membrane and everything you expose it to can get into your bloodstream. This includes chemicals, bleach, dioxins, fragrances, plastics, and pesticides since cotton is one the most sprayed crops. Most conventional tampon producers don't have to disclose what is n their tampons because it is considered a "medical device". Ingredients like dioxins have been linked with cancer and fragrances are endocrine disrupters that can mess with your hormones.

We did a little experiment where we soaked tampons in water overnight to see what would happen. It was kind of shocking. You can see the results here.

We prefer organic cotton tampons from Natracare that are pesticide-free. Plus we love that they contain no plastic and are biodegradable. Good for you and good for the planet.

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Lisa Roth Collins is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) and is the Marketing Manager at NaturallySavvy.com. She is passionate about health and wellness and tries her best to make healthier choices every day for herself and her family. Her journey to natural health was driven by her own struggles with digestive discomfort, depression, and anxiety. Lisa returned to school in 2014 to study nutrition at the Canadian School for Natural Nutrition. She threw herself into her studies so she could learn as much as she could to help herself feel better and thrive. Upon completing the program and being certified as an RHN, Lisa began her work at Naturally Savvy where she has been able to help so many people learn to make healthier choices for themselves. Through her work, she has connected with so many incredible people in the industry whether other authors, influencers, or brands. Plus, she is affectionately known as "Techie Spice" because of her ability to wrap her head around technology. Every day she gets up with a renewed sense of energy and ready to make a difference. You can read all of Lisa's content here. In her spare time, Lisa loves to try new recipes, make delicious and nourishing meals, and she is an avid reader. For more information about Lisa, check out her profile on here.