Natural and organic tampon brands are blossoming into stores. Will they make for a happier hoo-ha? Well, there's no evidence that artificial fibers in conventional period products are harmful to your privates, says Ashlesha Patel, M.D., a gynecology professor at Northwestern University. Still, the eco options should absorb just as well and bring other silver linings to your crimson wave.
The Honest Company Organic Cotton Tampons
Jessica Alba's new line of feminine care products (which also includes pads and liners) has eco-friendly wrapping that produces less pollution. Plus: The cotton is sourced from a textile company that requires fair hours and wages for its workers. From $6 per box, honest.com