When someone talks about menstrual cups, you first thought in your mind can either be "Ewww" or "Woahh". We, as a women can think of 100 questions that is related to menstrual cup and we go with whatever we hear. But let's be honest here! How many of you can actually answer questions about it? For all those who want to try cups and are a worrywart, we have got you covered. We have answered the most frequently asked questions about menstrual cup that might help you. So keep reading!!


Plush's curated range of menstrual cups - available in XS, S and L sizes

1. How do I know when is the right time to start using a cup?

Changing to a menstrual cup is a huge decision for many. You will have to be mentally comfortable with the concept of just using it. If you are someone who experiences high discomfort/rashes while using pads, we suggest you try out our Plup.


2. Does using a cup break my hymen/virginity?

Answer to the question is a simple NO! It is totally normal and safe to use a menstrual cup. There are several women out there who experience the same confusion in mind. Women lose their virginity only when they have sex. Women’s hymen do not indicate their Virginity. Many women’s hymer tear due to simple activities like yoga, cycling and other physical activities.

3. How often should I clean my cup during my period?

Plup lasts upto 10 hours inside you. If you are a first time user of Plup(cup), know your cycle well. Clean it once in 3-4 hours to know the flow of your period. You will by then know how much blood can the cup take in. Post which, you can clean your cup keeping your flow in mind. 

4. Do I need to train myself by using tampons to start using cups?

No. While they both feel the same to you, you do not need any training to start using cups. Watch tutorials to know how to insert them in and to remove them.

5. What to do with a cup of blood?

Empty out the cup in a sink.Just rinse them using water and put it back in.

6. Should I sterilize the cup every time I remove it?

No. There is no need to sterilize the cup every time you remove it. Sterilization is important and needed only if you are using the cup for your next cycle after your previous one.

7. How to sterilize Plup?

It is really simple. All you have to do is add the cup in boiling water for 5 minutes straight.

8. Where/How to store menstrual cups when not used?

Best place to store your cup is in the Plush Cotton Pouch that you along with it. These pouches are breathable and are safe to use.