- The stigma surrounding periods has been shown to directly affect a girls potential to succeed. Nine million girls in South Africa alone missed school last year due to their period.
Hempress is an innovative and socially conscious feminine hygiene brand on a mission to provide women access to healthy, sustainable, and high performing products through harnessing the power of hemp fiber. At Hempress we are passionate about ending the stigma around women's health. A percentage of every purchase is donated to female friendly charities that aid in the fight for women around the world to have access to the health care and products they need and deserve.
- Hemp is antimicrobial meaning it is both antibacterial and antifungal. These factors mean there is no use of pesticides or any harsh chemicals in the growing or production process of our products.
- Compared to cotton, hemp uses 5X less water, 2-3X less land, matures 2X fast, is 4X more durable, 2-3X more absorbent, requires no pesticides or herbicides and is 100% biodegradable.