"I'm 35 and I haven't had a period in a year... What is going on?" Many women don't know what the symptoms of menopause are because it's not talked about. I mean, sure, we know there's hot flashes, but what are some of the other symptoms? The biggest sign that you're entering menopause is irregularity of periods and changes to your flow. So for me, I had a 28 day regular. My flow was … [Read more...]
How Super Moms Conquer Baby’s Cradle Cap
Has your baby’s beautiful little head started to develop some yellowish, oily, scaly crusts that are not easy to remove? This is called cradle cap. It isn't itchy or painful for your baby. But you should not scratch it. It’s thought that cradle cap happens when a baby’s skin makes too much oil called ‘sebum’, which interferes with the natural shedding of skin on the scalp, so a build up of … [Read more...]
Are You Unintentionally Harming Your Baby?
Have you ever thought about the fact that you might be unintentionally harming your baby with the most common everyday things, like changing diapers, putting baby lotion on etc.? Chances are, you are… Babys' skin is thinner and more delicate compared to an adult’s skin and absorbs chemicals much easier. So when you use topical baby products that contain chemicals and put them on baby’s … [Read more...]
Is Labial Dryness a Thing?
Explaining Cleo by Damiva, the pH perfect lip balm for your other lips Yes, it’s a thing. Labial dryness refers to chafing of the labial skin that surrounds the vagina. There are two labial parts: major and minor. Dryness can occur due to several reasons including: Hormonal imbalances during pregnancy and after birth, prior to and during menopause and even prior to menstruationHormonal … [Read more...]
Vaginal Dryness After Childbirth: HELP!
You’ve probably heard that many things can happen to your vagina after you give birth, but for some reason, nobody likes to talk about postnatal vaginal dryness! So let's do just that. Postnatal vaginal dryness is a very common condition amongst new mothers. One symptom of vaginal dryness is uncomfortable or painful sex. The vagina can also become inflamed, which may cause burning and … [Read more...]
How to Use Mae & Cleo During Perimenopause
Are you in Perimenopause (or think you might be) and totally unsure on exactly how you should be using our Femcare products? Allow us to assist! First of all, what is Perimenopause? Perimenopause is defined as the period leading up to menopause and can start as early as the mid-30s to early 40s. It’s a time defined by hormonal fluctuations and irregular periods. Here are some ideas on how … [Read more...]
OK, So What’s In Angie? And Why?
The ingredients in Angie are designed to nourish and moisturize. Hyaluronic acid is mild and attracts water. Vitamin E is a natural preservative and this fat-soluble vitamin is an anti-oxidant that helps prevent cells from free radicals. Oils such as argan and apricot are rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins. Plant butters such as shea and cocoa help provide a non-greasy, … [Read more...]
Why is Angie Better Than Other Hand Lotions?
What makes Angie unique is that our patented and tested formulation is entirely free of water and chemicals. Being devoid of chemicals is a big deal but being free of water is an even bigger deal! Here’s why water-free is so important: It’s essential for bacteria to have water to growIf a product has water, then it absolutely needs chemical preservatives in order to prevent … [Read more...]
We’ve come a long way, Baby…
…and still have a journey ahead of us.The news from the first “gender norm" index created by the United Nations may be surprising. Despite the many gains women have made with respect to basic areas of development such as voting, education, and in the workplace, the “enhanced” areas at the top where power is concentrated, such as business or political leadership, show in fact a widening gap. There … [Read more...]
What Mae Has Taught Us
Since we first formulated Mae - a process that took 2 years - we have learned so much more about our product including how health professionals are recommending its usage and how women are using it. We’re passing on some of the top 3 tips that we have learned from our collaborators and customers. Tip #1 Many pelvic health professionals have told us that they recommend a “bolus” of Mae usage … [Read more...]
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