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OMG. BBQ. PMS. (Or, How to Ruin Your Favorite Summer Outfit)

Oh, summer barbecues. I went to high school in Texas, the king of the backyard BBQ. But before that, I dwelled in the land of catfish fries and crawfish boils.

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Oh, haha, isn’t summer just wonderful THESECRAMPSAREMAKINGMEHOMICIDAL

Both places get too hot to handle in the summer, especially when you’re afflicted with that unfriendly monthly visitor. As unpleasant as she can be during the cooler months, she’s an unimaginably cruel mistress in the season of white shorts and sweat. Continue reading “OMG. BBQ. PMS. (Or, How to Ruin Your Favorite Summer Outfit)” »

The One Week You Shouldn’t Wear Khaki

U By Kotex The One Week Not To Wear Khakis

Just from that sentence, “The one week you shouldn’t wear khaki”, I know some of my readers are smirking behind your computer screens. You know what I’m talking about: that time when your light-colored bottoms are in seven days of perpetual placebo-pill peril.

“Ew!” you exclaim. Yes, ew, but come on. We’re women, we all have to deal with it twelve times a year, so let’s get over the pretending-we-don’t-do-anything-gross drama and have an honest conversation, shall we? Continue reading “The One Week You Shouldn’t Wear Khaki” »

U By Kotex & Panties For Every Occasion

panty styles for every occasionIt’s a topic we’re encouraged not to discuss: panties. What you wear outside is fair game for fashion blogs the world over, but there’s a reason what’s underneath that topic layer of clothing is referred to as your “unmentionables”. Well, here on Sassy Dove we like to break with convention and say screw taboo – let’s talk undies.

U By Kotex 3D Capture Core Ultra Thin Heavy FlowU by Kotex gets it – they know our lovely skivvies are constantly ruined by “that time of the month”, and they want to help with their #SaveTheUndies campaign.

Today we’ll be discussing the most rarely visible kind of fashion (but that’s okay, it’s the one you get to see, and you’re the most important audience). in Latin class we used to make a bad joke: “Semper ubi sub ubi”. It means, literally, “Always where under where”. (Get it?) But what panty type is best when?

Without further ado, here are my picks for the best kinds of panties for various occasions:

Panties For Workouts

Color doesn’t matter. The word here is seamless in the crotch. Having an unfortunately placed seam is devastating in an intense workout. I know, I’ve been there. Something without elastics in the leg holes is also best, to avoid constricting your blood flow. Continue reading “U By Kotex & Panties For Every Occasion” »