Spoil Yourself with Menstrual Cycle-Friendly Gift Ideas
Uwe Porters - Mid-wife / Pregnancy & Postpartum Expert
It's the season to pamper yourself, embrace the joy of giving, and celebrate the miracle that is your body. Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to spread the holiday cheer than by gifting yourself or a loved one with a little extra TLC for menstrual health? In this round-up, we’ve come up with the perfect list of indulgent and menstrual cycle-friendly gift ideas, guaranteed to make your period a breeze and your festive season even merrier.
At Guud Woman, we're embracing the "5 Gift Rule," a clever approach to gifting that ensures each present is fun and meaningful too. It works like this: by selecting a gift that is something they want, need, wear, read or experience, you ensure that each gift holds significance and brings joy.
So, whether you're looking to spoil yourself, dress to impress, explore new pleasures, or savor some new food or drinks, we've got you covered with fantastic suggestions in each of these categories. Let's make this Christmas a time of self-care, self-love, and self-indulgence like never before!
What better time than Christmas to treat yourself like the absolute queen that you are. In the spirit of self-indulgence, we've gathered a fantastic selection of gifts that are sure to pamper you in a way a spa gift card never could. From luxurious period wear to exquisite bags, skincare, and even a helpful book by our very own Guud Woman founder, Morgane, these products are bound to make your holiday season extra special.
- AllMatters: Elevate your period experience with period wear or discover the convenience and comfort of a menstrual cup. AllMatters offers comfort, style, and eco-conscious products to take care of your menstruation.
- Kaaibags: These handcrafted bags are perfect for carrying all your essentials in style, even on days when you have your period. Each bag is a work of art in itself.
- Mieke Dierckx: Mieke Dierckx's unique and sustainable leather accessories are a fashion statement that complements your self-expression.
- Nimzu: Handmade jewellery that adds a touch of glamour to your everyday look, even during your cycle.
- Ren Skincare via The Natural Beauty Club : Nourish your skin with all-natural and eco-friendly skincare products that enhance your natural beauty.
- Ouraring: This innovative wearable device tracks sleep, activity, and overall wellness, making it an ideal gift for those looking to optimize their health and well-being.
- Book by Guud Woman founder Morgane - "Het Cyclus Kompas": This insightful book is the perfect stocking stuffer. It's a comprehensive guide to understanding and embracing your menstrual cycle like never before.
This is the perfect list if you want to treat yourself, or if there’s a loved one in your life stumped for what to get you, feel free to pass along this blog post as a subtle (or not-so-subtle!) hint!
We think everyone’s wardrobe deserves a festive update this holiday season so we’ve put our heads together and come up with the perfect selection of clothing and lingerie options that combine style with comfort. Whether it's cozy knits or elegant lingerie, these brands offer the perfect attire to make you feel confident and fabulous during your menstrual cycle or anytime!
- Dao: Explore Dao's elegant and versatile clothing line designed to make you feel empowered and beautiful, even during your period.
- LN Knits: Stay warm and fashionable with LN Knits' cozy knitwear. Their sustainable designs are perfect for those chilly holiday nights.
- Ophelia Lingerie: Elevate your lingerie game with Ophelia Lingerie's beautiful and comfortable options that make you feel fabulous every day.
- Hanne Vandersteen Lingerie: Discover a range of thoughtfully designed lingerie that blends comfort and style, ensuring you feel your best, no matter the occasion.
These clothing and lingerie brands are all about helping you feel confident and comfortable, regardless of where you are in your menstrual cycle. Whether you want to dress up or stay cozy and warm, there’s something here for everyone.
As the holiday season approaches, don't forget to prioritize self-indulgence and intimacy. In this section, we've curated a selection of products that cater to your sensual side, promising moments of pure bliss. These items are perfect for enhancing your intimate experiences and embracing self-love, whether alone or with your partner.
- Planeet Goesting: Fair and Eco Sex Webshop: For an eco-friendly approach to intimacy, explore Planeet Goesting's range of sustainable and ethically sourced pleasure products, ensuring you can enjoy your moments of intimacy with a clear conscience.
- Jouvence by Upper at Home: Jouvence, known as the Belgian "Satisfyer on steroids," offers a unique blend of luxury and pleasure with a range of intimate devices designed to elevate your sensuality.
- Shinn Care: Shinn Care specializes in intimate wellness products designed to enhance comfort and pleasure, ensuring your self-care routine remains satisfying.
These thoughtfully curated products might be untraditional gift ideas but they are perfect if you are looking to enhance your sexual pleasure.
The holiday season is the perfect time to indulge and nourish your body with delicious and nutritious food. In this section, we've gathered an assortment of products that cater to your culinary desires and dietary needs. From ceramics that elevate your dining experience to flavorful drinks and supplements, these gift ideas are designed to keep you healthy and satisfied.
- Eleonora Ceramics: Elevate your dining experience with the exquisite ceramics by Eleonora, designed to make your meals a work of art.
- Guud Supplements/Gift Card: Prioritize your well-being with Guud Supplements, offering a range of supplements to support your health. If you're unsure which to choose, a Guud gift card is an ideal option.
- Pukka Tea: Pukka Tea is a great gift idea. It is crafted with organic ingredients and herbal blends and it’s perfect for cuddling up and relaxing during the holiday season.
- Chocolate bars from Meurisse: Enjoy some Belgian chocolate bars and pralines for yourself or as a gifted to someone you love
- Oye Yaar - Kurkuma Drink Belgisch: Explore Oye Yaar's Belgian Kurkuma drink, a flavorful and healthful beverage that brings a taste of joy to your palate.
- Aho Botanicals: This natural skincare range is formulated with botanical ingredients, ideal for anyone looking for a luxurious self-care experience.
- Moonchy Bars: Here’s a great way to take a break from the Christmas treats and satisfy your sweet tooth, guilt-free! Moonchy Bars are delicious and nutritious snack bars packed with wholesome ingredients - a thoughtful gift for health-conscious friends and family.
These products are all about feeding your body and soul, ensuring that your holiday season is not only filled with joy but with food and drinks that nourish and satisfy your cravings.
The Season of Self-Care
As the holiday season draws near, it's important to remember that Christmas is a time for giving, and that includes giving to yourself. Our selection of gifts is a reminder to prioritize self-care and self-love. After all, a healthy, happy you is the best gift you can give to the world.
But if the hustle and bustle of buying seem overwhelming, don't forget that experiences make wonderful gifts as well. Whether it's cooking a delicious meal for a loved one, sharing something you've made with your own hands, or simply spending quality time with the people who matter most, these gestures of love and connection are priceless.
So this Christmas, let's celebrate the season by embracing self-indulgence, nourishing our bodies, and cherishing the joy of giving, both to others and to ourselves. Wishing you a holiday season filled with love, self-care, and moments of pure, unadulterated happiness. Merry Christmas! 🎄❤️