Six reasons you should buy a DivaCup.
300 lbs. 300 bloody pounds – that’s how much waste the average person creates in a lifetime using disposable period products.
Want to save that money? The DivaCup can be reused again and again (we’d recommend changing it once per year). No more spending tons of money on tampons and pads.
Up to 12-hrs protection.
The DivaCup can be worn for up to 12 hours, depending on your menstrual flow.
It’s BPA-free, with no added chemicals, plastics, or dyes.
Medical grade silicone
The DivaCup is the better choice for your body.
100% Canadian and proud.
You have questions, we have answers.
I notice an odor when I use tampons or pads. Is there an odor with the DivaCup?
Typically, menstrual flow only begins to develop an odor when it is exposed to air, which means that you shouldn’t experience the same odor that is present with tampons and pads. However, an odor could develop if you wear the DivaCup longer than the recommended 12 hours without removing and cleaning.
Can I wear the DivaCup when I _______?
You can wear the DivaCup for any activity you participate in while menstruating, except for vaginal intercourse. This includes swimming, scuba diving, camping, sleeping, running, yoga, weightlifting, gymnastics – you name it! If you are using the correct size and have inserted the DivaCup correctly, it should not move out of place or leak no matter your activity level.
NOTE: The DivaCup should be used during menstruation only, and should not be inserted at any other time.
My DivaCup has started to change color. Should I replace it?
Over time, your DivaCup may change in color with use. This is common, and nothing to worry about – it does not necessarily mean you need to replace it! However, if the discoloration bothers you, boiling it as per the User Guide instructions may help.
How much blood does it hold?
Our DivaCup Model 1 holds one full ounce of menstrual flow (30 ml) and Model 2 holds just over one ounce (32 ml). DivaCup Model 0 holds just over half an ounce (20 ml) of flow. For comparison, the average regular sized tampon holds about 5 ml of menstrual flow.
The measurement lines on your DivaCup help you keep track of your flow and report details to a healthcare provider if needed.
How long can I wear my DivaCup?
The DivaCup can be worn for up to 12 consecutive hours, depending on your flow. It should be emptied, washed and rinsed a minimum of two to three times per 24-hour period.
How do I know if I’ve got a real DivaCup and not a counterfeit?
Yes, some companies are making and selling products that look like a DivaCup but aren’t DivaCup. Yes, we’re flattered. No, that doesn’t make it OK. So, we’ve made it easy for you to make sure that you have the real deal! We’re putting a holographic sticker on the side of DivaCup boxes*. This is an authentication hologram and it will help you verify that you have an original DivaCup.
Checking the authenticity of your DivaCup is as easy as using your DivaCup, just follow these steps:
- Download and open the DivaCup Authentication app for iOS or Android onto your smart device.Find the holographic sticker on the side of your DivaCup box.
- Find the holographic sticker on the side of your DivaCup box.
- Hold your smart device in front of the sticker and scan (making sure the entire holographic sticker is inside the yellow frame).
- If your sticker doesn’t verify, no sweat, contact email@example.com.
*No silver sticker on the side of your DivaCup box? No worries, you may still have an original DivaCup. Some retailers haven’t received the new boxes with the holographic sticker yet. So, don’t throw it out, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll help you figure out if you have an authentic DivaCup.