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.
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.
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...
16 and no period: Causes of Primary Amenorrhoea
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.
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.
Heavy, irregular and painful period
If you are finding that your period has become a total mission, chances are you are not alone.
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.
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.
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...
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...
1 In 2 Girls Report Wanting To Skip School When Menstruating
Kotex Period Poverty and Stigma study reveals that 54% of girls feel uncomfortable about themselves when on their periods.
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.
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.
Period pain relief: 5 ways to reduce period pain
Don’t let period pain 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...
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.
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
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.” ...
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.