Ever wondered what goes on down below?
Don't worry, Kotex® is here to guide you on everything you need to know from your first period to caring for a healthy V-zone.
16 and no period: Causes of Primary Amenorrhea
Most girls get their first period anytime between the ages of 11 and 14 but some girls get theirs as young as 9 and others as late as 16.
Female Reproductive System
Changes on the outside are directly related to what’s happening on the inside. Your reproductive organs...
What Happens When You’re On Your Period
Girls can start their periods (also referred to as menstruation) any time between 8 and 17 years old, but most girls start...
What To Expect From Your First Period
You can get your period when you are as young as 9 or as old as 16 (occasionally up to 18) and most girls get their first period...
Hello, First Period
One of the biggest steps you will take in your amazing journey from girl to woman is the first time you get your period.
Are Blood Clots During Periods Normal?
As strange as it sounds, it’s great to hear that you are paying attention to what’s coming out of there during your period. A lot of times...
Choosing the right foods to ease premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Tense? Tired? Tearful? Put down that jumbo-sized bag of potato chips and check your calendar. It’s likely your...
Got Cramps? Get Physical
Period cramps happen. When they do, the natural inclination is to curl up on the sofa and seek all things comfy.
Heavy, irregular and painful period cramps
If you are finding that your period has become a total mission, chances are you are not alone.
How to remove period stains
Period stains can be a bloody nightmare, but your favorite pants or panties don’t have to look like a crime scene forever!
Irregular period: Causes and symptoms
If you've started having your menstrual cycle, I’m sure you've noticed that your periods don’t always arrive with...
Missed period but not pregnant?
Periods - you hate them when they're there but when they're late it can be the worst thing in the world.
We know how it goes, you have just had the best day with all your buddies, enjoying the latest romantic comedy movie, checking out all the new styles and fashions on show,
Period pain relief: 5 ways to reduce period pain
Don’t let period cramps keep you on the sidelines. Here’s a few ways to get them under control.
What Causes Irregular Periods? by Dr. Aliza
While most women aren’t excited about menstruation, most realize the importance of bleeding when, suddenly, one month...
What causes light or short periods? Are they harmful?
If you're lucky! How thick the lining of the uterus gets in the couple of weeks before you get your period is...
What is menstrual cycle?
On average, a menstrual cycle lasts around 28 to 30 days, but because we’re all different, a cycle can range from 21 to 35 days.
Why Do I Crave Chocolate Right Before My Period?
Ah, chocolate. How could anyone resist? We all have our moments of cravings. One day it’s chocolate.
Why Do My Boobs Hurt Before My Period?
You’ve felt it. That tender, heavy feeling in your breasts. Then comes the cramps and cravings.
Are Baby Wipes OK For Your Vajajay?
In short, yes! If it helps you feel more clean and fresh, that is certainly okay. There are also wipes made for women, sometimes...
Daily wetness caused by vaginal discharge
Daily wetness is similar to period cramps; some (very lucky!) girls barely notice it, while some get very uncomfortable.
How many of you feel embarrassed when the topic of V Zone health comes up in a conversation?
Q&A with Dr. Norleen
Q1: Is daily discharge normal? What causes it? Daily discharge is perfectly normal and it actually keeps your intimate area healthy. It’s the fluid produced by glands lining the vagina and cervix.
Vaginal hygiene tips to keep your vagina clean
What follows are some of the best things you can do to be clean and healthy around the va-jay-jay area
Vulva care tips for a healthy vagina
Maintaining a healthy vagina inside and out is a good way to keep yourself healthy
Wearing panty liners everyday?
What if we tell you there’s a dry spell you’ll appreciate? Yep, you heard us right. Most females experience wetness...
What you need to know about vaginal discharge
When you talk about discharge, the first reaction you’ll get from most girls is probably, “Eww, that’s so gross.” ...
Why some period blood smells like metal or iron
So you’re changing out your pad and you catch a whiff of something metallic, and it’s coming from below.
Ask any woman who has had a yeast infection and she will tell you that it’s an even more unwelcome “down there” situation than her monthly friend.