Menstrual Cups

Diva Cup
Country of origin: Canada
Composition: Medical Grade Silicone
Sizes: Size 1 (small) Size 2 (large)
Dimensions: Size 1 = 4.1cm wide 5.7cm long (7cm including stem). Size 2 = 4.5cm wide, 5.7cm long.
Capacity: Size 1 = 20ml (to airholes?), “slightly less” to rim. Size 2 = 25ml (to airholes?), 30mls to rim.
Stem: Short hollow tube
Measuring Lines: Yes (on inside) marks 7.5mls and 15mls and 1/4oz and 1/2oz
Cost (RRP): Approx. US$34.99 (Frequently about USD$20 in stores) [Currency Converter]
Guarantee: None (12 month guarantee has now been revoked, and is up to the resellers to grant or not)
Been around since: 2004
Other Details: Appears to have been “revamped” since I got mine, with the newer version having slightly larger holes and a less protruding (less ridged) rim area {see here}

June 10, 2008 - Posted by | The Cups | , , ,


  1. Hey girls! Since today i’m a proud owner of a diva and i’m really happy with her. Exept i had to cut the stem, because it hurted a little bit. As beginner i had problems with the handle of the cup… big problems with getting it out again! But i’m 23 and i’ve chosen a size 2… i almost gave up and asked myself if that size was too big for me? But with patience it does work pretty well now, i’m suprised! i don’t feel anything, i just feel supported by my new cup… :)
    To all you girls, say goodbye to the tampon and hello to the menstrual cup.
    It needs a little patience to get success but afterwords it’s just a great, hygienic feeling you don’t want to miss. Travelling – swimming – making the sports you want without any fear…
    These points are just the reason why i wanted to have a menstrual cup!

    Comment by Sara | October 23, 2009

  2. I too have a Diva Cup (started with a 1, but I think it was too small) and bought a 2 about a year later. I absolutely love it. And this is before I went on green kick. All I ever buy now is liners (naturcare). Speaking of which, I need to do that…

    Comment by Mandy | March 13, 2011

  3. I found the Diva Cup to be too small for my body, so I went with the Moon Cup (USA) and it fit my body much better. I was having an issue with the rim on the Diva cup which was too small for me.

    Comment by stephaniegould (@StephanieGould) | February 16, 2013

  4. I started with a keeper B and loved it, but lost it somehow in my travels. Upon searching for a new one, I found & bought the diva cup 1, and loved it even more than the keeper! Boilable, grip lines, measure marks, and higher holes, oh my! It’s been several years and I can’t imagine going back to ‘pons/pads – ick! I never leak (unless I get lazy) and I haven’t bought/used/disposed of any other fem products in years!! Yay!

    Comment by maria | August 3, 2013

  5. I’m an owner of a Diva Cup. Earlier this year, I bought a size 2 (I’m over 30 but never had a baby), but found it too big for me. I switched over to a size 1, and I’ve found success! This is the third brand of cups I’ve tried, and the old cliche, “Third time’s a charm” applies here. Although I had to cut the stem off because of the irritation (it wasn’t super bad but it was noticeable), I haven’t had any problems with it. I don’t leak unless I’ve left it in longer than the 12 hours recommended, because I’ve forgotten about it (I don’t feel it).

    Comment by Natasha | November 23, 2014

  6. I need to compare the diameter of the Sckoon sizes to the width of the Diva size 1. Help?

    Comment by Jenn | April 21, 2015

  7. Diva Size 1 = 41mm
    Diva Size 2 = 45mm

    Skoon Size 1 = 40mm
    Skoon size 2 = 45mm

    Comment by obsidian | April 21, 2015

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