Miss Cup / InCiclo
Country of origin: Brazil
Composition: Medical Grade Silicone?
Sizes: 2 sizes, “A” and “B”
Dimensions: Size “A” = 4.3cm diameter, Size “B” = 4cm diameter. Overall length 7.2cm (stem length 1.6cm)
Stem: Hollow tube
Measuring Lines: No?
Cost (RRP): R$ 83,00
Been around since: Unknown (end 2010?)
Unique Design?: Semi-Unique (This cup design appears to have been created by this brand. However it does have resemblances to other brands)
Other Details: The old “Miss Cup” (which you can see in the pic above had inciclo branding) is now being sold as an “InCiclo” brand cup and the old website/domain (http://www.misscup.com.br) is no longer there, but a subdomain (http://loja.misscup.com.br) of it is still active. Their website says: “Carbon emissions as a result of the packaging printing process, are compensated by planting native trees of the Atlantic Forest.” which is great!
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A menstrual cup is form of reusable menstrual protection. It is inserted into the vagina to collect menstrual fluids. Once in place it forms a seal, preventing blood flowing out of the vagina by collecting it in its “cup” shaped reservoir. Unlike a tampon which absorbs the blood along with the vagina’s natural secretions, a menstrual cup simply holds the fluids until you remove it – so they do not dry out the vagina and do not hold the TSS risk that tampons do.
They hold around 20-30ml, which is for most women will cope with a full day without emptying, and at most perhaps you would need to empty it a few times a day for a very heavy flow. A menstrual cup will last (with proper care) for around 10 years, perhaps longer, so while the initial outlay is high, it pays for itself with savings pretty quick.
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