We don’t often think of a connection between our period pain and what we’re lathering onto our scalp. However, our skin is a very absorbent organ, and what we massage into our scalp can be absorbed into our bloodstream. More than that, the fragrances and ingredients in our haircare routine that we inhale (like that giant gulp of hairspray you accidentally ate!) can enter our body and can have a negative impact on our hormone health. Considering that our hormones control our menstrual cycle, this can exaggerate period symptoms. [click to continue…]
Demi Spaccavento is a passionate women's health educator, author and high school teacher. She has presented to thousands of women across NSW Australia, helping them to be in tune with their body and never have to dread their period again. Demi has no filter when it comes to talking about period and believes that we should never be kept in the dark about our own bodies. She believes that the menstrual cycle does not have to be your enemy - it can be your greatest to for better health and well-being!