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Is ‘period flu’ a real thing?

Is ‘period flu’ a real thing?

20 hours ago
Here at betty we’re all about celebrating your period, but sometimes your body can make that a li...
things you only know if you’re moley

things you only know if you’re moley

4 days ago
I was 11 years old when I learnt the true meaning of ‘moley’. In my world – a world of innocence,...
everything you need to know about menstrual cups

everything you need to know about menstrual cups

14 days ago
Menstrual cups have kind of earned a bad rep as the weird, hippy sister of pads and tampons. The...
so, what the heck is spotting anyway?

so, what the heck is spotting anyway?

May 11 2020
Along with getting a handle on all the changes happening to your body right now, it seems with pu...
these Instagram yoga stars will help you feel calmer, fitter and more bendy

these Instagram yoga stars will help you feel calmer, fitter and more bendy

May 4 2020
Did you know that some historians believe that yoga is 5,000 years-old but could actually be nea...
my love/hate relationship with cellulite

my love/hate relationship with cellulite

April 27 2020
There comes a point in everyone’s life when they first encounter the idea of their body being a s...
Is it bad to wear pants to bed?

Is it bad to wear pants to bed?

April 20 2020
When I was 10 years old, I met Louise. She was one of those girls who turned up to non-uniform da...
Show me the ropes! What type of tampons are there?

Show me the ropes! What type of tampons are there?

April 7 2020
Lots of things in life are complicated. Conjugating french verbs. Contouring. Heart surgery. Luck...
What is depression? Here's everything you ought to know

What is depression? Here's everything you ought to know

April 7 2020
Depression is not a bad mood. Let’s just get that out of the way, right at the beginning. It’s no...
Birthday rants and granny pants: the saga of my first period

Birthday rants and granny pants: the saga of my first period

April 6 2020
My first period arrived the day before my twelfth birthday. My mother and I were at my grandparen...
7 little life changes that’ll make your period a whole lot happier

7 little life changes that’ll make your period a whole lot happier

April 6 2020
Oh periods. Let’s be real – they’re not the most enjoyable time of the month. Sometimes it can fe...
Pads vs Tampons – What’s the Difference

Pads vs Tampons – What’s the Difference

April 6 2020
If you’ve ever paid a visit to the ‘Feminine Hygiene’ section of the supermarket, you’ll know tha...
Introducing our awesome new bettypads!

Introducing our awesome new bettypads!

April 6 2020
Just started your period or feeling underwhelmed by those big, clunky pads you've been wearing al...
Why we're sticking two fingers up to 'normal', 'maxi' and 'super' pad sizes

Why we're sticking two fingers up to 'normal', 'maxi' and 'super' pad sizes

April 6 2020
Who’s sick of pads that simply DO NOT fit? You? Yep. Us? Double yep. Well, times are changing gir...
What will my first period be like?

What will my first period be like?

March 31 2020
What will my first period be like? Whether you’ve been dreading it or totally desperate for it t...
What are eating disorders?

What are eating disorders?

March 23 2020
An eating disorder is "when you have an unhealthy attitude to food, which can take over your life...
Um, what is discharge?

Um, what is discharge?

March 23 2020
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in your best knickers… oh hey! Discharge. This tota...
This secret superpower could help you deal with anxiety

This secret superpower could help you deal with anxiety

March 23 2020
Fuzzy fingers? Tight chest? Worrying about the same problem over and over? If these things sound...
The big betty guide to conquering greasy hair

The big betty guide to conquering greasy hair

March 23 2020
We’ve all done it. Showered in the evening and blow-dried our locks into a soft, luscious mane, ...
The 7 stages of PMS spots

The 7 stages of PMS spots

March 23 2020
Our period can be pretty unreliable at times, but the one thing we *can* rely on are the PMS spo...
That feeling when… you’re a teen with F-cup boobs

That feeling when… you’re a teen with F-cup boobs

March 23 2020
A lot of teens worry about the fact that they don’t have boobs yet. I spent many a PE class reas...
Put. Your phone. Down. Why a digital detox can be the best thing ever

Put. Your phone. Down. Why a digital detox can be the best thing ever

March 23 2020
We know: things that can legitimately count as ‘the best thing ever’ are things like kittens, ne...
Period alternatives for girls who don’t like pads or tampons

Period alternatives for girls who don’t like pads or tampons

March 23 2020
For any gal who gets a period, choosing how to handle things is a pretty big decision. It’s almos...
My period is late! When should I worry?

My period is late! When should I worry?

March 23 2020
It’s circled in your calendar. You’ve come to school armed with supplies. Every time you go to t...
How to throw the ultimate period party

How to throw the ultimate period party

March 23 2020
Just got your first period? Congrats, it’s time to celebrate! Realised you and all your mates ha...
How to handle it when you start your period at school

How to handle it when you start your period at school

March 23 2020
Starting your period is never going to be a beautiful explosion of unicorns, sparkles and rainbo...
How long should my period last?

How long should my period last?

March 23 2020
We all know that an hour of maths homework feels longer than an hour of hanging out with your fri...
How can I get more organised?

How can I get more organised?

March 23 2020
Does anyone else feel as if they’re juggling a lot at the moment? Jeeez, it can be tiring can’t i...
Help! I think I’ve got B.O. and don’t know how to get rid

Help! I think I’ve got B.O. and don’t know how to get rid

March 23 2020
Wait a second... what is that smell? Oh crap, it’s me. That stink is me. Now what? Keep my arms ...
Erm, what does ‘emotional labour’ mean?

Erm, what does ‘emotional labour’ mean?

March 23 2020
Have you heard of ‘emotional labour’? Given that it’s being talked about all over the internet at...
Erm, what actually is cystitis?

Erm, what actually is cystitis?

March 23 2020
Cystitis is a common type of urinary tract infection (UTI) – aka “owww, it burns when I pee” or “...
Erm, can you still do gymnastics if you're on your period

Erm, can you still do gymnastics if you're on your period

March 23 2020
Cartwheels, leotards, THE SPLITS – gymnastics might sound like the most terrifying activity you c...
Let’s Get Environmenstrual

Let’s Get Environmenstrual

March 23 2020
Here’s the headline: our periods are wreaking havoc on the environment. Say what? Yes, around two...
Do I need a bra?

Do I need a bra?

March 23 2020
Ah, boobs – one of life’s biggest ironies. Some people have them, and wish they didn’t. Others do...
How do I know if I have body dysmorphia?

How do I know if I have body dysmorphia?

March 23 2020
If you’ve been watching the new season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, you might have heard K...
Can periods really sync with other girls? Let’s examine the evidence

Can periods really sync with other girls? Let’s examine the evidence

March 23 2020
At my high school there was a rumour making the rounds that if one of your friends had their peri...