Menstrual cups have existed for a long time. However, it is only recently, with the ever-growing concern for the environment coupled with a sliver of menstrual awareness that women are opening their eyes to this great sustainable alternative! Ladies, if you have decided to switch to the cup, you’ve made the right choice! Although, they sound and may even look scary to use, once you get the hang of using these bad boys, you’ll never go back to those uncomfortable pads or tampons. Most women who have tried them out swear by them; however, that fact doesn’t omit the fright of the occurrence of a terrible experience when using the cup for the first time. In order to ensure that you don’t have to deal with that messy situation, we’ve got some pointers for you to understand how to use a menstrual cup.