- The stigma surrounding periods has been shown to directly affect a girls potential to succeed. If a girl misses school every time she gets her period she is set 145 days behind her fellow male classmates.
Hempress is an innovative and socially conscious feminine hygiene community of women who are on a mission to eliminate the stigma around the menstrual cycle and provide women worldwide access to high-quality, natural products that are both healthy for women’s bodies and the environment through, harnessing the benefits of hemp fiber. Using hemp, Hempress is able to deliver far superior products that are antibacterial, biodegradable, and use no pesticides in production all for a fraction of the cost of existing products.
- Hemp is antimicrobial meaning it is both antibacterial and antifungal. Hemp is also naturally pest resistant. These factors mean there is no need for pesticides or any harsh chemicals in the 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.