bBeppy string-free tampons give you freedom/b The Beppy tampon is a soft, flexible sponge that you wear inside during your period. Beppy offers invisible protection, even up to 8 hours. Invisible because the Beppy tampon is string-free. So during your period, with Beppy tampons, you can go to the sauna and no-one will notice a string. Or go swimming without worrying about anything. With Beppy you can also stay clean and comfortable making love during your period. And you don’t need to explain anything if you don’t want to because your partner won’t notice it. With Beppy you can: – go swimming – go to the sauna – have sex – play sports – go out The Beppy tampon was developed by gynaecologists. An easy-to-use and hygienic string-free tampon, designed for maximum comfort and optimum protection. The most popular variant of the Beppy is the Beppy Wet tampon, but there is also the Beppy Dry. The Beppy Dry is, as the name implies, a dry sponge with a patented anatomical shape, to allow you to have intercourse during menstruation in comfort. Beppy has no string and is designed to give maximum comfort and protection. The Beppy Dry is not the same as the Beppy Wet variant. bHow does the Beppy tampon work? /b Thanks to its special shape, the Beppy tampon is easy to insert. Several dermatological and clinical trials have proven that the Beppy causes no irritation and is safe to use. The tampon is ergonomically so well made that you won’t even notice you have one in. So please take care not to leave the Beppy in for longer than 8 hours maximum. Insertion is easy, because the Beppy Comfort is moistened with Lacta-gel, healthy lactic acid that maintains the natural pH balance in the vagina. iBeppy tampon insertion (read the instructions before use)/i – First wash your hands and take the Beppy out of its packaging. – Press the tampon together. Hold your labia open with your other hand and using your index finger, insert the tampon till it reaches the back of the vagina (the hole goes in last). – Never wait longer than 8 hours before inserting a new Beppy. iBeppy tampon removal/i – Stick your finger into the special hole and pull the Beppy out. It may be more convenient to raise one leg whilst doing this. If there are still any problems, then a vaginal douche can help. By introducing some water into the vagina, the Beppy tampon will get heavier and move down faster. – Never re-use a Beppy. – Never flush a Beppy down the toilet, as this can cause blockages. Use the bin. – If the vaginal douche did not work and you can't easily find the loop, you can crouch and use 2 fingers (tweezers grip) to pull out the tampon. You may use some light pressure. bPlay sports with Beppy tampons/b Beppy tampons give you a safe and secure feeling when playing sports. With Beppy, you no longer have to give up your sports night. Beppy always remains firmly in place and doesn’t leak. Whether you’re doing Pilates or playing rugby, Beppy provides optimal protection. You don’t feel the Beppy tampon and it doesn’t shift. Beppy is also popular amongst female endurance athletes. With Beppy tampons you can run a marathon, for example, or compete in a triathlon with no worries or inconvenience. Beppy tampons have no string and are therefore invisible. No-one can see that you have your period. You can do and wear anything you like. Playing sports with Beppy tampons gives you an unprecedented feeling of freedom when you have your period. The Beppy tampon always fits well because it takes on the shape of your body. You can keep the tampon in for 8 hours and so there’s no need to keep going to the toilet to change it. Many women use the tampon when playing sports. Read their experiences. bYour period & sex with Beppy/b What if you just feel more than usual like having sex during your period? You can. Biologists explain this behaviour by the fact that at that time of the month, women can be almost certain they can’t get pregnant, and that makes them feel less inhibited. There are virtually no medical objections to making love during menstruation. For some women, intercourse during menstruation can be very relaxing or exciting. Fortunately, thanks to the Beppy tampon, you can have sex and still stay clean, without spots on your bed linens. On the Viva forum you can read why women do or don’t have sex when they are menstruating. The choice is always yours, but it is nice to know that you have the freedom to do what you please. With the Beppy tampon you can have sex as usual during your period. Thanks to the structure of the sponge and shape that the tampon adopts, you can have intercourse with confidence. The Beppy tampon has no string, so your partner can’t see that you have your period. You and your partner won’t notice that you have your period. However, just like all other tampons, such as o.b. tampons, Beppy is not a contraceptive. It is possible for you to become pregnant. Beppy has already proven its quality and comfort to users in the sex industry. Beppy tampons have been dermatologically and clinically tested. In recent years, more than 1,000,000 have been sold worldwide. bFrequently Asked Questions about Beppy tampons/b Q: How do I know if the tampon is inserted properly? A: Just as with an ordinary tampon, in principle, the Beppy is well-positioned if you don’t feel it. It should be placed well into the vagina, but even if the tampon is slightly lower, the Beppy tampon still works fine. Q: Does the tampon fit? It’s so big. A: Oh yes, the tampon fits easily. Once you’ve inserted it, it takes on the shape of your body, that’s why the tampon is so comfortable that you don’t feel it. Q: Is it possible to insert the tampon too deeply? A: No, the tampon can never get lost inside you, because it can’t go anywhere. The passage between your vagina and your cervix is far too small to allow a tampon through. Q: How do I get the tampon out? A: Using the Beppy tampon is rather like using contact lenses, you need a little practice to get the hang of it. The Beppy tampon can be most easily removed when you are relaxed; especially on the first few occasions you need to take your time with it. The Beppy tampon can be easily removed, because the tampon has a handy loop that you can stick your finger through. Q: Can you easily remove the tampon when it is very deep inside? A: After love-making the tampon will be somewhat deeper than when you wear the tampon without having made love. Right after intercourse, your vagina is still maximally stretched, so wait a bit before removing the tampon. It is easiest to remove it whilst taking a shower or having a bath, then you are nicely relaxed and your vagina is moist and supple. If you like, you can let the tampon sink down a bit (get heavier) by getting it wet using the shower; then the tampon is easier to get hold of. Relaxation is the key. Q: Why doesn’t the tampon have any string? A: That’s what makes it so user-friendly. It’s what gives you the freedom to do whatever you want. For example, whenever you are in the sauna, the swimming pool or at the beach, you don’t have to worry that the string may be hanging out of your swimsuit. Q: What do I do with a used tampon? A: Wrap the Beppy tampon in a piece of toilet paper and throw it in the waste disposal. In many public toilets you will find specially placed sanitary bins for this purpose. Never throw the tampon in the toilet. That could cause blockage of the toilet. Q: Is a string-free tampon hygienic? A: A tampon without a string is just as hygienic as using a tampon with a string, as long as you wash your hands before and after removal. Q: I can’t get the tampon out, what now? A: Above all, stay calm. The more you relax, the more easily you get the tampon out. Pull the tampon out with your fingers. Search for the loop and use that to pull it out. If this does not work, try to perform a vaginal douche in order to make the tampon heavier. In case that also does not work and you can't easily find the loop, you can crouch and use 2 fingers (tweezers grip) to pull out the tampon. You may use some light pressure. Q: Can I wear the tampon in the sauna as well? A: Yes, you can wear the tampon without problems in the sauna. Q: Can I wear the tampon in a (Turkish) steam bath? A: Yes, you can wear the tampon without problems in a (Turkish) steam bath. Q: How long can I wear the tampon? A: How long you can wear a tampon depends on the strength of your menstrual flow. During the first, heavier days of your period, you will probably need to change the Beppy tampon after 2 to 6 hours. During the lighter days, the tampon can be used for approximately 6 to 8 hours. Always remember to remove the last tampon at the end of your period. After a while you will begin to get a feel for how often you need to remove the tampon. Q: Does your partner feel the tampon when you’re making love? A: When you’re excited, your vagina is more stretchable than in a non-excited state. If the tampon is at body temperature, it is soft and flexible like the wall of the vagina. For a man, it may feel like coming up against the cervix (this is something a man often feels). If you are making love with your regular partner, he may well feel a difference (because he knows you so well physically). Q: Can I urinate as normal with the tampon in? A: Oh yes, the tampon is positioned in your vagina. The vagina, urethra and anus are separate from each other and have their separate openings. So you don’t need to change the tampon every time you go to the toilet. It is often even a bit easier to remove the tampon after urination because you can relax better then. Q: Can I use the tampon overnight? A: Yes, this is even very comfortable. You can move in your sleep as often as you like, the tampon stays safely in place – unlike a sanitary towel. Although you may have the tampon in a bit longer at night, bleeding is usually lighter when you are lying down. However, you should always insert a new tampon just before bedtime and immediately after getting up. Q: Can I swim with the tampon in? A: With Beppy tampons, you can do anything you like doing during your period. They offer you the opportunity to play sports, go swimming and even make love as normal during your period if you want to, since the Beppy tampon absorbs the menstrual blood inside your body. Q: Do I lose my virginity when using Beppy tampons? A: Yes, there is a chance that the natural elastic opening in the hymen, through which menstrual fluid leaves your body, is too small for the Beppy tampon to get through. Beppy tampons are therefore less suitable for young girls (girls who have only just started menstruating) or women who have not yet had sexual intercourse. Q: I have an IUCD; won’t the IUCD strings stick to the tampon? A: You don’t have to worry about that. The strings of your IUCD will not stick to the tampon. Q: Can I use the Beppy tampon more than once? A: No, you can not re-use Beppy tampons. After use, you must throw the Beppy tampon in the waste disposal. Q: Beppy is on sale in only one size. Does the Beppy always fit? A: Beppy tampons only come in one size and always fit. They are, in fact, very flexible and soft and that ensures that the one size will be a good fit for every woman. Q: Is the Beppy tampon hypo-allergenic? A: Yes, Beppy tampons are hypo-allergenic and it’s fine for women who can’t tolerate standard cotton or cellulose tampons to use them.