Folks, this may be hard to believe, but there is an actual upside to the much-dreaded time of the month–the period week. It can make sex more pleasurable. Now, we know that the horrid PMS side effects like cramps, bloating, and fatigue can make it hard for you to see the silver lining in the situation. But according to a study published in the journal Hormones And Behaviour, periods can be a blessing for your sex life. The fluctuation in the levels of estrogen and progesterone (female sex hormones) before and during your period can make you feel frisky. Additionally, period blood can act as natural lube and turn intercourse into all pleasure and no pain.
In fact, period sex has a host of proven benefits. It can ease menstrual cramps and headaches, boost body confidence, and of course, bring you closer to your partner. So if you’re down for a bloody good time, we’re here for you. These five tips can take your period pleasure sesh to the very next level:
While period sex is pleasurable for many, others may not enjoy it at all. The best way to figure out your preference is to try it out solo first. If you’re worried about stained sheets and a blood pool on the floor, we’ve got a genius hack to do it the mess-free way. You can masturbate with the Sirona’s Menstrual Cup on. Yes, you read that right. This funnel-shaped device has an ergonomic suction rim and sits firmly inside the vagina to collect period blood. So you can enjoy a little finger play without worrying about the cup moving, spilling or causing any leakages. P.S. It can even help you enjoy mess-free foreplay with bae. But remember to stick to clit play to avoid pushing the cup further in.
While you may be tempted to jump bae’s bones because of your raging hormones, it’s a good idea to talk it out first. It’s important for both the partners to be comfortable with having period sex. So talk it out and dive right in if you both agree.
There is no scientific proof to support that periods=contraception. You can get pregnant from unprotected sex during your period. In fact, you can also contract a sexually transmitted infection if you’re having sex on your period with a new partner. So use a condom.
The cardinal rule of preventing a crime scene in bed is to not go against gravity. So, positions like missionary and spooning can reduce the mess as opposed to you being on top.
The idea of period sex is to feel liberated and experience max pleasure. However, constantly worrying about the mess can play spoilsport in the game. So, it’s better to keep these three cleanup aids ready beforehand:
The safest way to clean your blood-smeared nether regions is to use a gentle cleanser like Sirona’s Refreshing Intimate Wash after having sex. Packed with natural ingredients like Tasmanian pepper fruit, it can remove the blood, sweat, fluid, and germ buildup without rendering your genital skin dry.
Again, Sirona’s Intimate Wipes are super-gentle on your sensitive genital skin. They can help clean it without disturbing the natural acidic pH of your nether regions. One glide from front to back is all you need for an instantly clean intimate area.
PSA: Do not dispose of your sanitary pad, tampon or used condom by wrapping them in a newspaper or throwing them carelessly. You can simply put them inside Sirona’s Sanitary Disposal Bags and discard them discreetly. They’re biodegradable, tamper-proof and prevent the spread of infections.
With these products in your kitty, you won’t have to worry about the after-sex clean up. So go get your hands on them and have a bloody good time.
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