No leakage: product facilitates sex during menstruation
Sex during menstruation is often taboo for many women, who end up feeling uncomfortable because of bleeding. But more and more companies are looking for ways to make that period quiet, just like the other times of the month. Flex was created by the company Flex Company, the product is very reminiscent of a menstrual collector, but more malleable than the common one and with adaptations that allow it that the vaginal canal is totally free. The manufacturer claims that the novelty is hypoallergenic, free of BPA and can be used for up to 12 consecutive hours without leaks and should be discarded afterwards.
How to use?
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The item needs to be pressed by the edges, by folding the 8-inch disc. Then insert it into the vagina and press until it reaches the end of the vaginal canal. By pushing a little further, the flap will open and fit into the pubic bone. This position ensures, according to the brand, that the vaginal canal is free during sex and does not leave the place during the day.
Similar product in Brazil
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This is a product called Softcup, brand Prudence, which has a very similar proposal. The way to put on and take off is basically the same, it also promises to be imperceptible in the body, including during sex. The national version is also disposable and each collector can be used for 12 hours. In general, the common menstrual collector has a much longer durability, up to two years in some cases, but they are due in design adapted so that the woman's sex life continues full during the menstrual period, being the main difference between the common cups and these two products.
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