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We all have periods, some have it easy, others, not so much! Read through our period talk archives and find stories from a range of professional women talking about their period experiences

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Period Talk: Briar, Model and Performer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Amelia, Social Media Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Mafalda, Web Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Lauren, Brand Partnership Exec

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Susana, Brand Partnerships

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Natalia, Campaign Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Period Talk: These Artists Are Asking Us To Embrace Our Periods

The word period is not dirty. It doesn’t matter how many times we say it, sadly it still needs reiterating. While recently...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Share Their Period Go-Tos

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk First Periods

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk PMS

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Four Women Talk Period Cringes

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

Period Taboos: Proof There Is Still So Much Work To Do

Here at Pink Parcel HQ, there’s not much that makes us sadder than period myths, period taboos, period prejudice – basically anything...

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31 Thoughts You Have When Your Period Is Late

(And you’re not trying to get preggers, of course) 1. Hmm. I’m sure I should have come on by now? 2. It’s...

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How To Have A Happy Period (It’s Possible, We Promise!)

If you’ve just come on you’re probably battling a spot breakout and bent over with cramps as we speak – but remember, periods...

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Banished For Bleeding: Nepal Criminalizes Period Hut Practice

While sometimes we might feel like hiding away from the world when we’re on our period, this was a practice forced upon...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Laura, Head of PR and Social

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Is It Safe To Delay Your Period?

You’ve booked your summer break but it coincides with your period. Do you brace yourself for sunbathing with a bloated tum in...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Audrey, Group Marketing Director

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Can I Get Pregnant On My Period?

The pill, the implant, condoms, or even a period app – whatever way of contraception you decide on, preventing pregnancy is probably...

Arts & Culture

Meet The Trailblazers Changing The Perception Of Periods

Let’s take a moment to celebrate the taboo-smashing peeps that through a combination of brave, bold and forward thinking actions, have made huge...

Health & Wellbeing

Your Period Is Crying Out For These Thinx Pants

We bet you have some period pants stuffed at the back of your drawers. They’re probably old, they’re definitely comfy, and you...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Kerri, Photographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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8 Amazing Period Facts You NTK Right Now

1. It makes you pee, A LOT Thanks to the hormone progesterone, you’ll find you’ll get that bladder busting feeling a little too...

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It Happened To Me: Heavy Periods Didn’t Stop Me Running An Ultra Marathon

“I first started running when I was about eight years old. My Dad used to run half marathons and on a Sunday...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Symone, Copywriter

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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The PP Team Talks You Through July’s ‘Summer Chill’ Pink Parcel

Incase you hadn’t noticed, July’s Pink Parcel is a total beauty (even if we do say so ourselves). This month’s box is packed full...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Becky, Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Health & Wellbeing

#TabooTuesday: Does Your Period Really Mess Up Your Digestion?

Stomach problems and periods can seem to go hand in hand – whether it’s menstrual cramps or period poos, everything can feel a...

Arts & Culture

4 Bloggers Talk Periods Post-Pregnancy And Babies: What Happens?

Having a baby is a big deal for your body and mind (duh, yeah) but what happens to your menstrual cycle after you’ve had...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Vagina Museum Founder Florence On Period Taboos

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Laura, Assistant Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Artist Charlotte Posner On Why Self Care Is Crucial

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Claire, Graphic Designer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Period Talk: Fitness Star Jade Joselyn On Losing Her Periods

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Tamsin, Commercial Content Writer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Megan, Assistant To Head of Partner Relations

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Adeola, Social Acquisitions Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ellen Scott On Why She Loves Period Sex!

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ali, Digital Writer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Becky, Assistant Brand Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: A Lawyer Opens Up About Leaking In Court

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Ellen, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Eloise, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rebecca, Junior Graphic Designer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rianna, Junior Graphic Designer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Grace, Customer Service Agent

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Dani, Marketing Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

“I Bled All Over The Stylist’s Clothes”: Period Talk With Model Abigail Kent

Fashion Week kicks off today, and in honor of all the models hitting the catwalk we’re getting real about how they feel...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Anija, Office Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Anjali, Junior Videographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rosie, PR Account Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Gemma, Partner Relations Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

Arts & Culture

Katie Piper Talks Period Cravings, Confidence And Coping With PMS

Just in case you hadn’t already noticed, we’re crushing on Katie Piper. The 33-year-old continues to inspire us daily with her kickass attitude to...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Kate, Photographer

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Claire, Head Of Content

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Katie, Illustrator

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Amber, PR Account Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Sorrel, Partner Relations Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Holly, Social Media Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Joanna, Partner Relations Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Laura, Partner Relations Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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This Period Rap Is The Perfect Anthem For Your Monthly Flow

Ever found yourself in an awkward situation where someone is offended by your period chat? There’s now a song for that. Thanks to...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Jacqui, Customer Service and HR Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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5 Minutes With LOOK: Victoria, Senior Picture Researcher

This month, we have teamed up with LOOK magazine to bring you a carefully curated surprise. In case you didn’t get the...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Rebecca, Head Of Partner Relations

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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5 Minutes With LOOK: Lydia, Beauty Editor

This month, we have teamed up with LOOK magazine to bring you a carefully curated surprise. In case you didn’t get the...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Amy, Customer Services Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

Arts & Culture

People Are Worried About Hillary Clinton’s Period

Since being elected in 2000 as the first female senator from New York, Hillary Clinton has achieved a lot. But apparently, for...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Lizzie, Community Manager

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Alice, Customer Service Executive

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Elle, Marketing Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think so....

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Elisha, Partner Relations Assistant

Periods. Half the population gets them, but we never really talk about them. We shuffle to the office loo with a tampon...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Catherine, Project Manager

Periods. Half the population gets them, but we never really talk about them. We shuffle to the office loo with a tampon...

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Why Is Fu Yuanhui’s Period Overshadowing Her Olympic Medal Win?

This week went a little something like this: athlete mentions her period. Internet breaks. Because, y’know, apparently an Olympic medal-winning pro getting...

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Period Talk with Risa Pappas, Our New Role Model

We know we’re a day late for WCW, but we couldn’t resist getting in on the chatter. Her call-to-action blog post this...

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Call Out Period Shaming On Menstrual Hygiene Day This Saturday

We need to talk about menstruation: why is it holding women and girls back all over the world? That’s the issue that...

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