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written by NST Business - March 31, 2021 @ 12:00pm KUALA LUMPUR: The challenges that women entrepreneurs have had to face in the wake of the ongoing pandemic are unprecedented. Recognising the contribution and in support of these women entrepreneurs, the government has allocated RM95 million during the 2021 Budget to empower women entrepreneurs, which is a testament that they will continue to be a formidable economic force for the nation. It will also further help to strengthen their involvement in business and harness their potential to remain competitive. In conjunction with International Women's Day, three women entrepreneurs namely Enya Malaysia, Hijab for...

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Period products came about in the late 1800s as people began to realise that it wasn’t sanitary to bleed on clothes. Um, no sh*t. Women used to bleed on their clothes and then wear the same thing for four to eight days — definitely disgusting and unhealthy. From then on, we see sanitary products come about on the market and also evolve with the times.   1890s Going back to the 1890s, the Hoosier Sanitary Belt was a belt that pinned to washable cloth pads. There were the popular choice for most women till the 1920s.     In the...

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We’ve all heard of self care and skin care, but have you actually practiced period care? Us girlies LOVE pampering ourselves (no cap) as shown with the impulse buys, shopping sprees and random tiny items we purchase from Shopee. Gurl, don’t lie, I know you and your cart with 56 items in it.

If self care is the practice of taking care of one’s well being and happiness, period care is taking care of yourself and your body during your period. And we know that it makes a difference when our moods are lifted during that time of the month — ask your boyfriend, he’ll agree.

With that, here’s some local Malaysian brands you can shop at to improve your period experience! Since periods do affect the way we spend, might as well spend it on things that can help us get through those days, amirite?

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Chocolate is something we often crave during our periods. That sweet and creamy treat gives us a little taste of heaven during our week in hell I mean, am I wrong?

Well, I have good news for you because chocolate actually helps with menstrual cramps! And it’s backed by science *wink* Chocs are packed with healthy nutrients that relieve cramps, boost our mood and even reduce bloating! WOW, defs need that…

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