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written by Mursyidah Saidin   Enya, providing premium feminine products, including organic cotton sanitary pads. Last year, twitter peeps were fluttered by the famous male influencer who had subscribed sanitary pads for his also influential girlfriend. Enya started in 2019 which was not known to many, though their biggest outbreak was when the famous male influencer subscribed sanitary pads for his girlfriend.   Introducing Enya Source: Buro247   Elaine Hong, the co-founder of Enya, was initially in the fast fashion industry before setting sail in building Enya. She realized that most of what we use on our bodies, regardless of...

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How often do you hear women, and men, talking about periods openly? In Asian countries like Malaysia, menstruation topics are still considered ‘’taboo’’ and uncommon to discuss. Quick check, are you aware that the issue of ‘’period poverty’’—mainly known as the inability to access sanitary products due to financial constraints—has been receiving some attention in Malaysian media lately? It is widely experienced by the underprivileged community across Asian countries, including Malaysia. And according to the National Population and Family Development Board, almost 40% of women occasionally use toilet paper, coconut husks, newspaper sheets and banana leaves as period pad alternatives. We reached...

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by Jeanette Goon |  Elaine Hong had been working in fast-fashion for three years when she discovered how many chemicals are used in the production of certain textiles like cotton. She then decided to quit her job in search of a more sustainable solution.  After working for a social enterprise for almost two years, she realised that there was a need for innovation in the area of sanitary products. Driven by her own need for organic cotton sanitary pads as well as her love for fabric composition, she decided to kickstart ENYA with the goal of innovating on the fabrics...

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