IntimateCare Menstrual Sea Sponges - Bleached

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Sea Sponges are reusable and a completely natural alternative to disposable tampons.

Intimate Care Sea Sponges are luxuriously soft and kind to your body. These sea sponges absorb can be trimmed to size and are available in a bleached or unbleached version. 

Harvested directly from the Mediterranean Sea, these sea sponges are free from chemicals, are completely non-toxic and bio-degradable. 

If you take care of your sea sponge properly, it can last between 3-6 months, possibly more!


Use

To insert 

Sterilise your sponge as per the manufacturers' instructions prior to use.
  1. Wash your hands thoroughly
  2. Wet the sponge with warm water to soften it
  3. Squeeze out excess water
  4. Pinch the sponge with your fingers and insert into the vagina
  5. Ensure your sponge is removed and cleaned a minimum of every 8 hours. You may need to remove it more often if you have a heavy flow. 

To remove

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly
  2. Feel for the perimeter of the sponge with the index finger and thumb
  3. Squeeze the sponge gently and pull it lower until you are able to remove it
  4. Clean the sponge under clean running water

  

Sizes 

Medium: 5.5 - 6.5cm (2 - 2.5 inches) 3 per packages 
Large: 6.5 - 8cm (2.5 - 3.5 inches) 2 per package


Sponge Care 

IntimateCare do their best to ensure each sponge is diligently inspected however, as sponges grow in the sea with other marine life, they might contain traces of typical sea residue.

Simply clean or sterilise your sponge before using on or inside your body.

Wash your sponge well between uses. Allow to air dry away from surfaces.

 

Cleaning Instructions

The best method of cleaning will vary depending on how you use your sponge. Choose a method that works best for you. 

  • Wash your sponge with a mild soap under warm water
  • Soak for 10 minutes in a cup of 1:10 water: vinegar mixture
  • Soak for 10 minutes in a cup of water with 1 tbsp baking soda

After cleaning, ensure you thoroughly rinse your sponge and leave it to air dry before storing it in its storage pouch.

Do not:

  • Do not use harsh soaps or chemicals that can harm the delicate fibers of the sponge. Residual chemicals left on the sponge may also upstet pH levels or cause skin irritation.
  • Boil your sponges – this will lead to toughening and shrinking the sponges
  • Leave your sponges to soak any longer than the recommended time; the sponge can deteriorate.




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