Can you get TSS from period panties?

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We’ve had a lot of messages on social media about if there’s any chance people could be a risk of getting Toxic Shock Syndrome from Modibodi period panties – so we thought we’d give you all the information you need here. So can you get TSS from period panties? In short: No. Toxic Shock Syndrome […]

How Modibodi’s CEO turned a light bladder leak into a life-changing company

As it is International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the most important woman in the Modibodi family – our Founder and CEO Kristy Chong. So brace yourself for a blog-based shoutout and a sneak peek into the history of Modibodi. Pre-2011 Kristy held senior PR roles in organisations such as McDonalds, sanofi-aventis and Edelman […]

5 ways to reduce period pain in an instant

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In my teens and early twenties, I always felt like having my period was this massive burden and secret. Fumbling through my bag for a tampon, stuffing it in my pocket, and racing towards the bathroom before anyone noticed. Embracing the horror of having to ask a friend for a sanitary item. Or even worse, […]

Meet Our Active Ambassador: Professional Paralympic Snowboarder Joany Badenhorst

Here at Modibodi we find ourselves constantly inspired by incredible women who challenge the status quo and break down barriers at every turn, but every once in a while we come across a woman who completely knocks our socks off. And one sock-knocker-off-er that we had the pleasure of meeting recently is Joany. Joany Badenhorst […]

What are period panties?

Much to many people’s disbelief, there are more products available than just pads and tampons able to assist women with their periods. Disposable, environmentally-damaging products have dominated the market, making many think that these were the only options out there – but there are some seriously sustainable (and clever) period products that we’d like to […]

It’s Veganuary! So, should you try to go Vegan this month?

January, and ringing in the new year, is all about fresh starts and trying to better yourself, with many people setting New Year’s Resolutions to keep them on track. While for some it’s all about hitting the gym more or spending more time with family and friends, lots of people seem to be starting a […]

How to get blood out of your period pants

Ever had a period-based incident in your knickers? When your flow runs a little more intensely than you thought and you bleed through your undies? If so, then you’ll have dealt with the irritating issue of trying to get period blood out of your underwear. While most will give up and just chuck the undies […]

Sustainable Christmas gifts to buy your eco-warrior friends

Christmas shopping is one of those tasks that either brings you extreme joy or extreme stress. Gathering gifts for your nearest and dearest offers you the chance to get them something they really want, but the hecticness often means that you end up panicking at the last minute and getting them something, well, below average. […]

This is the real environmental damage caused by disposable period products

When it comes to periods, we are far too busy getting frapped off with our own usually-immensely-ill-timed bleeding to focus on anything other than just getting through the week without ripping someone’s head off or bleeding through our jeans. That’s why when we found out the impact our tampons and pads have on the environment, […]

Tackling gender inequality is everyone’s business. Period.

One Girl Incontinence Period Underwear Modibodi

This blog written by Sarah Ireland deserves a special introduction because it discusses the difficulty some people have when it comes to accessing menstrual products. This is a criticism our products have received and it’s something we’re working very hard to change. Reading Sarah Ireland’s blog reminded us how important it is to make products […]