Looking for the crème de la crème from our assortment? Our customers have got you covered! For this year’s edition of Customer Picks, we’re going through the best-reviewed basics of 2018. From MLBB lipsticks to health-boosting pantry staples, these are the products that any beauty and wellness junkie would be lost without.
In the fourth installment of this series, we’re getting down with women’s health. Now, we know that feminine hygiene and other lady-specific needs don’t get the spotlight treatment often. A lot of people simply aren’t comfortable speaking so candidly about them. But as intimate as these themes may be, we do owe it to ourselves to know and take care of our bodies well.

So if menstrual cups and tampons are still concepts that elude you, turn to these firsthand accounts for a little something to work with. After all, our customers swear that these 15 women’s health products have changed their lives. Maybe they’ll make womanhood a bit easier for you, too!

Anytime Menstrual Cup (Size 1), P700 Charlene, 18: “I did a lot of research and mental preparation before purchasing and using this. I was nervous that it would be too uncomfortable and that I’d just end up wasting my money, but that wasn’t the case at all! I’ve used tampons before and always had mild discomfort, but when I used the menstrual cup, I succeeded on my first try! I experienced zero discomfort or leaking, and I didn’t even have to trim the stem! It’s true that you forget about your period when using a menstrual cup, and it’s cleaner too—for you and the environment. So glad I bought this!”

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Leiania House of Beauty Organic Fresh Lady Bamboo Charcoal Anion Herbal Sanitary Pads (10pads/box), P240 Aprille, 30: “These pads are incredibly thin and absorbent. I’m impressed by how much liquid it can actually hold considering how thin it is. I’ve already consumed one box and I must say that I’m pretty happy with its performance. I didn’t find the need to use an all-night pad at all. And oh, I didn’t notice it until someone mentioned that it effectively controls odor! What a steal, right? What more can you ask for? It’s super thin, comfortable, ultra absorbent, and controls odor. It’s the perfect pad for always-on-the-go modern Filipinas.”

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Lubie Water-Based Personal Lubricant, P149 Kat, 21: “I use this for my menstrual cup and I must say that this makes everything so much easier down there! Cups are difficult enough to deal with and so this really is a big help. It does the job without being too slimy. It dries up after a few seconds which is good because you wouldn’t want feeling heavy down there and wet. All in all, it’s really good!”

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Ka Nami Pasador Regular Bamboo Charcoal Cloth Pad, P120 Geraldine, 31: “I’m slowly transitioning toward leading a minimal-waste lifestyle, and buying cloth pads was something that I’ve been pondering for a while. I finally got the chance to get this, and I was honestly surprised by how absorbent and comfortable these pads are. It’s also a definite plus that this doesn’t give me rashes and irritation the way some disposable pads do.”

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Anytime Menstrual Cup (Size 2), P700 Diane, 26: “I bought this size because the first menstrual cup I got was too small. Apparently my cervix is high. No wonder it was hard to remove! This one’s better for me. It really catches my blood when it’s that time of month, and doesn’t cause any leaking. If you’re new to this, though, you may take a lot of practice to get the hang of it. But trust me, it’s really rewarding! It’s not uncomfortable at all when done right, and you don’t even feel it at all!”

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Leiania House of Beauty 100% Biodegradable Natural Bamboo Toothbrush, P225 Maria, 28: “YES, YES, and YES! I recommend everyone get at least one of these for the following reasons: it’s easy to bring around, eco-friendly, has an awesome price point, and most importantly, it cleans your teeth! I had a bamboo toothbrush prior to this, but had a hard time finding a case for it. So the selling point is the great bamboo case!”

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Ka Nami Pasador Overnight/Heavy Bamboo Charcoal Cloth Pad, P150 Tiffany, 24: “I LOVE this pad! Works super well as an overnight pad. It’s thin enough that it doesn’t feel too bulky, and feels comfortable. There were no leaks at all, and clean up has been very easy. I just put the pad under water to remove the blood, then I pop it in the laundry. Highly recommend for people who want to go zero-waste but are uncomfortable with a menstrual cup!”

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Carica Malunggay Capsules (30 Capsules), P143 Jule, 23: “Never knew that malunggay really works wonders. Ever since I tried taking these vitamins, I never got sick again. I’m not a healthy eater, i seldom eat vegetables, so I think this vitamin supplies the nutrients that my body needs. In terms of the hunger, I usually take 1 capsule every after meal and I noticed that I dont get hungry easily unlike before. So no more snacks in between meals!”

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Herbs of the Earth Reveal Age Defying (60 Capsules), P1,090 Alexandré, 22: “I have hormonal acne so I get breakouts on my chin and forehead. These pills did a pretty good job for me, preventing more pimples from popping up. I’d say these worked just like the AcneCare pills, in terms of treating pimples. Also noticed how glowy my skin was. My pores were less noticeable too. I didn’t get the chance to purchase these again after finishing my first bottle, so I’m breaking out again now. Be sure to buy enough so you won’t run out and risk getting pimples again, if these work for you.”

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Klara’s Lavender Handmade Shampoo Bar, P180 Genesis, 28: “I’ve always felt like regular shampoos are too harsh for me as they either give me dandruff or dry up my scalp. Aside from that, I’m bothered as well by the amount of plastic bottles I throw away. So, I recently decided to try a shampoo bar, albeit with some hesitation since I was worried it wasn’t going to lather. Thankfully, this one does and it’s also gentle enough that my scalp doesn’t get itchy from the dryness anymore. Plus, it smells great!”

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Veeda Regular Tampons (Applicator-Free), P190 Joyce, 24: “This smooth regular style tampon are great for the first time user, especially if you have a heavy flow. It is simply a normal tampon, wrapped in cellophane and it could be stored anywhere, even that super small pocket in a pair of jeans. They are eco friendly because there is no applicator to throw away.”

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Mimi & Me Greentools Reusable Cotton Rounds Set (12 Pcs.), P200 Joanne, 29: “I recently bought this amazing zero-waste alternative to cotton rounds: The washable cotton rounds! As a daily commuter and as a makeup-user, this product is a great purchase. No more disposables! And it removes makeup, oil, sweat, and dirt with just the right amount of gentle friction. Plus.. It is so easy to wash, no matter how much dirt and makeup it wipes off.”

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Anytime Menstrual Cup PLUS (Size 1), P875 Kenya, 25: “It sounds odd but I always get excited already whenever I get my period! Haha This is one of the amazing switch that I have done in my entire life! Imagine not having to buy pads or tampons. I love to think that I won’t be throwing out garbage that will put the environment at risk! It’s amazing to think that I won’t be wasting money in buying pads for the years to past! This is a good purchase and it made periods hassle-free! It might take time for others to learn the techniques on how to get it in, you just have to be very patient.”

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Ka Nami Pasador Cotton Pantyliner, P100 Laurice, 30: “I can use this every day without irritation and worries for foul smell. I’ve tried other commercially available panty liners and it always irritates me; I get itchy and uncomfortable. This, though, gives me the same protection without the discomfort. Another major Good point- it cuts down my expenses and also my personal waste (eco-friendly pa). However, it moves along the length of my undies. I think it’s a good thing it’s long enough that it provides coverage even if it moves. Hehe. I iust hope we could do something for the stability for those with active lifestyle.”

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Veeda Super Tampons (Applicator-Free), P190 Maria, 34: “I’m all for responsible waste especially since I used to go through a lot of menstrual products (sanitary pads, pantyliners, etc) and I’m glad that since this is organic and biodegradable, my guilt on this matter has lessened. I know every woman has her own experience with using tampons and as far as it goes, this brand has got to be the most comfortable one yet. My previous brand ceased to be available in the Philippines so I had no choice but to look for another. I have no problems with the absence of the applicator but for those who need it, then it may require some practice. On the average, I use about 2 per day for the duration of 2-3 menstrual days which means that a box can set up me for 3-4 months. Thankfully this brand is cheap, environment friendly and available here in BeautyMNL.”

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