Menstrual Cups

Luna Cup

LunaCup

http://lunacup.mx

Country of origin: Mexico
Composition: Silicone
Sizes:  “M” (small) and “G” (large)
Dimensions: M=45mm diameter, 65mm total length.  G= 50mm diameter, 70mm total length
Capacity: M=16ml  G=20ml
Stem: Ball
Measuring Lines: M= 2.5ml & 10ml.  G= 3.5ml & 12ml
Cost (RRP):
Guarantee: ?
Been around since:
Unique Design?: Yes (This cup design appears to have been created by this brand and has not been seen used by other brands)
Other Details: Quite a long thin cup
Review: https://menstrualcups.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/luna-cup-review/

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August 28, 2013 Posted by | The Cups | , , , | 1 Comment

Luna Cup Review

I got this cup a few months ago, and I’ve been meaning to write up the review!

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I got given 2 sizes, the “M” and the “G”, with an instruction pamphlet (not in English), and packaged in a tin.

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Not sure if the have English instructions available :/

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Large and Small cup size difference

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Large Lunette, Large Lunacup, Small Lunacup, Small Diva

This cup felt quite long.  Even though overall it is actually shorter than the Lunette I normally use, the ball of the stem was poking out of my vagina, which was a bit annoying because I could feel the ball stem when I wiped after going to the toilet, and I could feel it inside me. It didn’t feel like it was poking me though, just that I could feel it was there.  So I found it more comfortable than a tube stem, which I find poke me.  But less comfortable than a shorter bodied cup.

It is about as squishy as a Diva cup or Fleurcup – so softer than Ladycup, but not quite as soft as Skoon – so I’ve given it a squishyness rating of 3/10.  I found it folded nice and easily, I had no trouble getting it to open up.  Removal was easy, although I had to hold the ball of the stem from side-on instead of up&down if that makes sense, as my fingers slipped off otherwise.    But for ease of removal, this stem is definitely preferable to the thin stick stems like Juju has.

The top of the cup has a very slight “ridge” with a larger rounded rim, I find this sort of smoother shape for the rim of the cup to be more comfortable for insertion and removal than the cups that have a very pronounced ridge (eg Mooncup UK style)

The cups are a frosted whiteish silicone, with a pretty leaf design on 2 sides of the base of the cup as the grip lines..  The ball stem has little lines on it to help with grip.  There are 2 lines on the outside, presumably for measuring, but there is no indication of what those lines are.

The outside of the cup, near the rim, has a “G” or an “M” on them to signify the sizing – “M” being the small and “G” being the large.  There is no company name or branding on the cup.  Completely smooth on the inside, the inside of the cup at the base comes down to a point (is not flat inside like Mooncup (UK)), which helps you to be able to squish the base of the cup (though can mean it needs a slight more rinsing to get blood from inside that area.

The airholes are big enough that they didn’t trap any blood inside, so that was good – overall the cup only needed a rinse to be clean.

I personally found the longer shape to be slightly more uncomfortable than other shorter cups, but for those who prefer the longer cups, I think this one could be a good choice.


See my detailed review & comparisons with other cups here.

August 28, 2013 Posted by | The Cups | , | 8 Comments