Gem of the Week 3/8/17
Early on in her journey she read about negative ions, atoms charged with an extra electron, which are generated naturally by evaporating water, ocean surf and waterfalls, and the positive influence they can have on our health. She decided to combine the two by creating sanitary products with a negative ion strip.
“Everyone checks the ingredients of what we eat, what we drink and what we wear and the cosmetics we use. But the one thing we never check is what we use every month, our sanitary products. Manufacturers can use anything in making them and the trouble is that most of them contain dioxin, a toxic [substance] stronger even than arsenic.”
It takes women like Maya to stand on the frontlines to make radical change. BUPeriod is honoring your work, Maya Alghaith, you inspire many!
By: Rachel Cargle
Social Media Manager BUPeriod