Shark week, Aunt Flo, Code Red… It’s amazing how many alternative names there are for your

Shark week, Aunt Flo, Code Red… It’s amazing how many alternative names there are for your period. But in an era where we’re more open about the menopause and talking frankly about mental health, why is it that we’re still ashamed about our perfectly natural periods? The Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown bemoaned the unwritten ‘rules’ about having a period on the latest episode of White Wine Question Time. “We need to stop hiding our tampon up our sleeves,” she said. “We still do that, don’t we? It’s just weird. It’s a weird taboo subject.” “I was at the Marie Claire awards the other night and one of the winners was Emma Barnett,” explained Candice. “She was working amongst men. She’d written the book about periods and she said to one of her colleagues, ‘I’ve written a book’ and he said, ‘Oh, what was the book about?’. She said ‘Periods’ and he said, ‘About what period have you written about?’ She went: ‘The one in my pants!’ And she said he went white… He looked like he was going to pass out, throw up everything.” Amika George, an activist who set up Free Periods to end period pove...

When you’re as obsessed with Kendra Scott jewelry as we are, you know the best time

When you’re as obsessed with Kendra Scott jewelry as we are, you know the best time to buy from the designer is during a major sale—like the one going on right now. In case you’re in need of something extra sparkly to brighten up your winter, you can find major deals on Kendra Scott pieces during the brand’s current 60 percent off sale that’s running through January 13. Shop hundreds of Kendra Scott sale pieces and score an extra 25 percent off at checkout with code SALE25. If you need some inspiration to get you started, scroll down to shop some of our favorite pieces below! Real Simple may receive compensation when you click through and purchase from links contained on this website. Childrens Color Bracelet, Childrens Color Changing Ring – Quzhiling,https://www.qiaodeshipin.com/