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be honest, do periods hurt?

be honest, do periods hurt?

1 day ago
Sometimes periods are a walk in the park. A piece of cake. Easy as pie. A doddle. Sometimes you b...
6 things you need to know about periods on the pill

6 things you need to know about periods on the pill

8 days ago
The pill stops you ovulating    The most common way the pill works is by stopping your ovaries fr...
How to create the perfect work space

How to create the perfect work space

15 days ago
No-one’s thrilled at the prospect of spending an evening doing homework, but if you’re doing your...
5 things you NTK about mercury retrograde and your period

5 things you NTK about mercury retrograde and your period

June 23 2020
So we’re all pretty aware of how mercury going into retrograde messes with us. Usually it’s commu...
Argh, what are stretch marks?

Argh, what are stretch marks?

June 23 2020
Your skin is a lot of things, but one thing it isn’t is lazy. Your skin is constantly making new ...
what are panic attacks?

what are panic attacks?

June 23 2020
It’s perfectly natural to feel panicked in certain situations. Sometimes life can be a bit panick...
what actually is endometriosis?

what actually is endometriosis?

June 23 2020
Period pain can be horrible, we all know that. But sometimes it goes beyond the constant, dull, t...
11 actually important life lessons they should teach in school

11 actually important life lessons they should teach in school

June 22 2020
All too often in school, you’ll probably find that your attention span and imagination start wilt...
Erm, what should my period look like?

Erm, what should my period look like?

June 22 2020
Life’s full of lumps and bumps. Goosebumps. Speedbumps. Lovely lady lumps. But if you’ve ever pee...
10 shaving, waxing and plucking myths that you shouldn’t believe

10 shaving, waxing and plucking myths that you shouldn’t believe

June 15 2020
Recently there’s been a healthy number of women in the media happily flaunting their unshaven arm...
7 alternative reasons to love your body

7 alternative reasons to love your body

June 8 2020
According to my sources (the internet), we each see around 5,000 adverts a day. Some people even ...
Is ‘period flu’ a real thing?

Is ‘period flu’ a real thing?

June 1 2020
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

May 28 2020
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

May 18 2020
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...