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What Matters to U? Survival Tips for That Time of The Month

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Let’s face it. There’s nothing fun about dealing with the time of the month. You’re uncomfortable, moody, and just waiting for it to be all over. While there are a variety of amazing tips out there, it’s important to remember that everyone’s body works differently and the number one tip is to do what works best for you.

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Tips for Surviving Your Period

  1. Get Comfy. Sometimes the best medicine for yourself is getting in your lazy clothes, curling up on the couch, and binge-watching your favorite TV show. Be forewarned, you will probably want to grab the tissues, crying a bit might be inevitable 😉relaxing
  2. Chocolate. You’ve probably heard or even experienced a sweet tooth while you’re dealing with your period. It’s no myth that chocolate can help improve your mood. If you reach for dark chocolate, it’s actually a good snack! I’m always happy when I make a run for an ice cream shake. 13769423_582815721888412_2894836347044363613_n
  3. Hydrate. It’s important to stay hydrated so grab that ice water, infuse some fruit, whatever it is to push that water!
  4. Pamper yourself. Whether you feel like going to the salon for a pedicure or you want to DIY at home, indulge yourself! When I’m feeling blah, I know putting on my makeup and getting myself ready for the day boosts my confidence and makes me feel better. Grab your favorite face mask. Pour some epsom salts and oils in the bath and relax while reading a book or your favorite magazine. One thing to avoid during your period? No Waxing! Due to the hormones in your body, your skin is more sensitive during this time so getting those brows waxed will hurt more during this time of month.
  5. Take a nap. Your body feels out of whack, you are tired, you are stressed. There’s no guilt in closing your eyes and getting some extra rest.
  6. Find a feminine product that works for you. I remember in high school feeling embarrassed having to hide the pad or tampon as you ran from locker to bathroom. The thing is, all girls have to deal with it! U by Kotex® offers a variety of products to make you comfortable during your period. These new, just for you products found at Walmart provide you the protection you need at a great value. Walking into the Women’s Wellness aisle doesn’t have to be overwhelming when you can find U by Kotex® products like the new Style N’ Store Packs. With fun storage packs, you don’t have to worry about where to put them.
    • U by Kotex® Cleanwear® Ultra Thin Pads
      • Unique 3D Capture Core* with Xpress DRI* cover for crazy fast absorption to help stop leaks.
      • They stay secure with uniquely shaped Tru-Fit® wings
      • Super soft sides for your comfort
    • U by Kotex® Barely There® Liners
      • So comfortable you’ll barely know it’s there!
      • Made to feel just like your underwear to help you stay clean and fresh every day – or when your period is light.
      • Bold colors and designs20160729_134928U by Kotex® at Walmart

I love being able to shop at Walmart and grab everything I need in one stop. You can easily get everything you need to pamper yourself while dealing with your period.

Right now, you can also take advantage of What Matters To U with up to $25 in custom rewards when you purchase 2 U by Kotex® products at Walmart for rewards like magazines, music, gift cards, and more now through 9/30/2016. Simply follow the directions below after your purchase!

  • Text UbyKotex to 811811 and upload a photo of your receipt
  • Go to UbyKotexrewards.com and register to choose your customized reward!

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The number one rule of surviving that time of the month? Do WHAT MATTERS TO YOU! Stay comfortable, and remember, we all deal differently. There is no wrong answer!

  • What matters most to you when you’re on your period? Share on social media with #WhatMattersToU and don’t forget to take advantage of the up to $25 in rewards just for you by purchasing U by Kotex® at Walmart!
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About Jenna Goodwin

Jenna Goodwin, Central Iowa Mom Blogger, is the mom of four, including identical twin boys. Jenna writes about life as a mom of multiples, living with fibromyalgia, and the latest must-have products for your entire family. Named Ames' Number One Twitterer by Iowa State Daily, Jenna stays active within the online social community and enjoys sharing her experiences as a parent as well as great finds to help the entire family.

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