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Lunette – Menstrual Cup

Lunette – Menstrual Cup

Lunette – Menstrual Cup


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Lunette menstrual cups are easy to use. Simply fold the Lunette and insert. Done! Plus you’ll experience up to 12 HOURS of worry-free use.


Lunette menstrual cups are made of soft medical grade silicone and are BPA free. This means no yeast, bacteria or odour. Just cleanliness and comfort.


Lunette menstrual cups are designed, developed and packaged with the environment at heart. It’s also the best alternative to disposable period products which pollute our planet.

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Sure being female pretty much sucks sometimes and there is nothing worse than in training, on the trail or on your long run to be stuck with your period. I promise you though a menstrual cup will change your life and will no longer make this time of the month a hassle!! This product is by far the best running and active accessory for every single woman out there!

The Lunette menstrual cup is an innovative menstruation barrier made in Finland – and is now available to Australian and New Zealand Women! It is an easy to use, safe and sanitary alternative to disposable sanitary napkins and tampons. Developed in the 1930s and widely used in the US and Europe, the menstrual cup is the right choice for women who care about themselves and the environment.

This product is a win for you – massive freedom, the environment – nothing to landfill and is the best way to make periods nicer.

What are the best bits about Lunette Menstrual Cups?

  • Hypoallergic, latex-free, odourless and safe!
  • Made in Finland of 100% medical-grade silicone
  • Economic and ecologically-friendly; used with care, one Lunette menstrual cup lasts for about 5-10 years – Think of the $$$ you will save!
  • A sanitary and healthy alternative to disposable tampons and sanitary napkins – so much better for the Trails!
  • Can be used during all sports – swimming, running, trail running, hiking, rock climbing, camping you name it you can do it with it
  • Easy-to-use and comfortable, only needs emptying 2-4 times a day. You can easily and super comfortably sleep in it
  • The lining of the cup is totally smooth and the tab is flat, so cleaning is super easy and there is nowhere for nasties to hide
  • There are measuring lines of 7.5ml and 15ml inside the cup for monitoring your flow
  • Can sanitise the cup by placing in boiling water for 2-5 minutes or use our Lunette Cup Wipes or Wash
  • Can be used with an IUD and contraceptive ring
  • Not to be used during post-natal bleeding due to the vagina being inflamed from childbirth
  • Does not disrupt the natural lubricating ability of the vagina, nor does it dry the vaginal mucous membrane
  • No dampness, no outbreaks of vaginal candidiasis, cystitis or toxic shock syndrome have been linked to the use of menstrual cups

Model 1 or Model 2?

When choosing your first cup there are a few factors to consider. There are many 14-year-old virgins using the Model 2 Lunette, and we also know middle-aged women who love Model 1.  Most women can use either cup, but one of them might be more right for you. Model 1 is 41mm and holds 25ml; Model 2 is 46mm and holds 30ml.

Factors you should consider:

  1. The amount of flow. This is the most important factor when choosing the right cup. As a general rule, we can say that Model 2 is best for medium to heavier flow and Model 1 for lighter flow.
  2. Anatomy. Each woman’s anatomy is different and because of this we sometimes recommend the smaller Lunette cup for heavier flow and vice versa. These kinds of factors are listed below:


  Lighter Flow Heavier Flow
Virgin 1 1
Teenager 1 1 or 2
A young woman has not given birth 1 2
A young woman has given birth 1 or 2 2
An adult woman has not given birth 2 (or 1) 2
An adult woman has given birth 2 (or 1) 2
Short vagina (you can easily reach your cervix with your finger) 1 1
An active sportswoman, e.g. pilates, yoga 1 1

The Lunette Cup Model 1

Light to normal flow

All Lunette menstrual cups are soft and pliable, however, Lunette Cup Model 1 is made of softer silicone than Lunette Cup Model 2.

  • The diameter is 41 mm (1.6 inches) by 47 mm (1.9 inches).
  • The stem measures 25 mm (1 inch).
  • The volume of the cup is 25 ml (0.85 fl oz).
  • Measuring lines: 5ml (0.17?oz) and 13.5ml (0.46?oz).

The Lunette Cup Model 2

Normal to heavy flow

All Lunette menstrual cups are soft and pliable, however, Lunette Cup Model 2 is made of firmer silicone than Lunette Cup Model 1.

  • The diameter is 46 mm (1.8 inches) by 52 mm (2 inches).
  • The stem measures 20 mm (0.8 inches).
  • The volume of the cup is 30 ml (1.0 fl oz).
  • Measuring lines: 7.5ml (0.25?oz) and 15ml (0.5?oz)

Menstrual Cup Sizes – The Cup Size Guide For Your Body and Flow

Lunette is emptied about 2-4 times a day and can be used overnight for up to 12 hours.

You will quickly learn your own rhythm by viewing how much fluid your cup has gathered. The measuring lines outside of the cup help to monitor your flow.

How to Use (It’s simpler than you think!):

Step 1: Wash

First carefully wash your hands with soap and water. When using the cup for the first time, you can lubricate it with water or a water-based lubricant to aid insertion. The Lunette can be sterilised by boiling it in a large amount of water 2-5 minutes before first use.

Step 2: Fold

Fold the Lunette menstrual cup in on itself as shown in the picture. To do this squeeze the cup flat then fold it in half so that the rim makes a “C” shape.

Step 3: Hold

Hold the cup firmly in its folded position and guide it rim-first into the vagina.

Step 4: Insert

You can insert the cup while sitting, standing or squatting; spreading your legs will facilitate insertion.

Step 5: Remove & Rinse

When removing the cup, first carefully wash your hands and relax your muscles.  If you cannot reach the bottom, tug gently on the tab; slightly pushing with your internal muscles may help to bring it down.  Break the seal by squeezing the bottom part of the cup, and remove it. Tip the contents into the lavatory.

Step 6: Re-use

Wash the menstrual cup carefully in water and re-insert it.  Use mild and perfume-free soap for washing if needed.  The cup should first be rinsed in cold water, so that menstrual blood does not make the cup develop a smell. When water is not available, from time to time you can also wipe the cup with toilet paper and/or Lunette Disinfecting Wipes.

There are full instructions and helpful hints inside the pack. Remember I am here to help answer your questions too. I have used a Lunette for years and love it, I honestly believe that when you start using it you won’t ever go back!

Additional information


Model 1, Model 2


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