Hypoallergenic, unscented and produced without harmful chemicals, Yoppie tampons are made with breathable, 100% certified organic cotton that has been purified without chlorine.
Hypoallergenic, unscented and produced without harmful chemicals, Yoppie pads & liners are made with breathable, 100% certified organic cotton that has been purified without chlorine.
Yoppie is the menstrual companion that's kinder to you & kinder to the planet, so we use waterproof backings that are biodegradable and compostable.
Yes: our tampons conform to the standard absorbencies set out in the Industry Code of Practice applied throughout Europe:
Super Plus (12-15g)
Our octagonal design increases the total absorption area whilst remaining easy to insert.
Yoppie tampons are designed to expand widthways inside your body, for superior leak protection and comfort.
Yes - our pads will offer the same level of protection as a non-organic cotton pad which is similar in width and length. Here’s why:
Yoppie pads conform to industry standards on fluid absorption levels. We recommend Night pads for your heavier days or overnight, and Day pads for regular / lighter days. Conventional pads are typically comprised of a large percentage of plastic and plastic-derived gels within the absorbent core.
We simply use one of nature’s most absorbent materials - cotton. Our adhesive back sheet is made from a specially designed biofilm, which is waterproof yet biodegradable and compostable. Wings help secure the pad but also protect your underwear at the sides.
Regular: 6-9g (fluid absorbency)
Super Plus: 12-15g
Yes - all of our products are hypoallergenic, as tested by an independent laboratory. Hypoallergenic products are much less likely to lead to irritation and allergic reactions. Health professionals normally recommend natural cotton products for those with sensitive skin or who are prone to dryness and PH-imbalance.
USING OUR PRODUCTS
All of our products are cruelty free and we are certified by PETA. At no point in our manufacturing, packing or distribution process are Yoppie products tested on animals.
Always wash your hands before and after inserting a tampon
Our tampons are non-applicator tampons, and should therefore be inserted using the fingers
Unwrap our non-applicator tampons, by simply twisting the protective wrap and removing
Pull the cord away from the base of the tampon & guide the tampon into your vagina using your fingers until it feels comfortable.
The string should hang outside of your body
Never insert more than one tampon at a time
For safe and efficient removal, relax your body and gentle pull on the withdrawal cord until the tampon is fully removed
You should change your tampon at least every 4-8 hours, or more frequently if you feel it necessary
Only use tampons during menstruation, and ensure the removal of the last tampon once your menstruation has ended
Please refer to the instruction leaflet inside your Yoppie tampon pack
Only ever use pads when you are menstruating
Always wash your hands before and after changing pads and liners
Remove the outer wrap, unfold the pad, remove paper strips and pull out the wings.
Place the adhesive side onto the inside of your underwear.
Always change pads regularly and use lower absorbencies (Day pads) on your lighter days.
Most women and girls can safely use tampons, provided that you follow the instructions we provide in our pack.
However, do not use tampons if you have recently given birth or have otherwise been advised not to by a medical professional.
First-time users may experience a little discomfort the first few times - start off with our regular tampon (using our pads or liners as a back-up if necessary).
Try to relax your muscles as best you can. Generally, you should not be able to feel a tampon if it is properly inserted.
Contrary to popular myth you can’t “push it in too far” so - if you can feel it - try and push in a little further with your fingers, or try a smaller size first.
If you experience discomfort upon removing your tampon, you are probably using too high an absorbency level for the volume of your flow: try the next size down or - for very light days - switch to a liner.
Use the lowest absorbency you can for your flow level: put simply, higher absorbency for heavy days and lower absorbency for lighter days.
While more absorbent tampons do hold more menstrual blood, that doesn’t mean you need them for your entire period: never use a high absorbency tampon on light days, just so that you can use it for longer (beyond 4 - 8 hours)
If you are not sure, start with a low absorbency tampon (using a pad or liner for back-up if necessary), switch to a higher absorbency if your tampon is soaked through very quickly - until you get to know your cycle a little better.
Do your bit and please recycle our packaging. Please also make sure you dispose of your tampons, pads, liners and wrappers in a waste bin and don’t flush them down the toilet.
Flushing our products down the toilet can block toilets and pipes (yes, even tampons!). It also increases the risk of them ending up in our marine environment. Even natural products still take a few months to break down.
There is no single factor that makes for a healthier period, but what makes Yoppie unique is our determination to tackle as many of the barriers to healthy periods as we can - all in one place. Click here to find out more about our period health.
“Natural” does not necessarily mean organic or toxin-free. As more information has come to light about some of the nasties found in conventional period products, some well known brands have launched 'Natural' lines: made of cotton (as opposed to the common mix of cotton, synthetics and plastics).
Cotton is natural, right? Yes - but what isn’t mentioned is that (non-organic) cotton is one of the world’s dirtiest and most pesticide-ridden crops which has led to concerns about the risk of pesticide traces in the end product.
At Yoppie, we only ever use cotton that is 100% certified organic that has been purified without chlorine bleach and grown without dangerous pesticides or herbicides.
TSS is a rare, but serious illness caused by a toxin-producing strain of Staphylococcus bacteria that can sometimes be fatal. The good news is there are many ways to prevent Toxic Shock Syndrome.
TSS can occur in both men and women of any age as a result of burns, bites or even surgery. With around half of all cases occurring in menstruating females, TSS has been linked to tampon use so knowing about it is especially important for girls and women.
There is, as of today, no scientific proof that using organic tampons will prevent TSS, as bacteria can still build in any material - natural or synthetic - over time: so, it’s important that you change a Yoppie or ANY tampon you use frequently.
Wash your hands thoroughly before and after inserting a tampon
Change your tampon every 4-8 hours (or more, if necessary)
Use the lowest absorbency tampon for your flow
We would also recommend switching to a pad or liner every now and then during your period
Never use 2 tampons at once and never use a tampon when you are not menstruating.
Remember to remove your tampon at the end of your period.
If you use tampons at night, always insert a fresh tampon before going to bed and remove as soon as you wake up.
Never leave a tampon in for more than 8 hours - if you are having a lie-in, use a pad.
ORDERING & PAYMENTS
Yoppie recognises that the majority of women want to and need to use different products and absorbency levels each month - we offer a range of options, including our Tampon Combo Packs which contain a mix of absorbencies. See the full range here
Choose your preferred pack & number of packs and add to Cart.
You can also add other packs - for example Liners for every day use
Choose whether you want to buy as a one-time purchase or a regular subscription.
From the Cart, select Checkout and follow the steps outlined.
Your first order (of 1 or more packs) will be shipped within 2 - 3 days of your order.
Your selected pack(s) will then be automatically delivered every month around the same time - so no more last minute panic runs to the corner shop!
Our subscription service is very flexible and offered on a no-ties basis: no contract, you can change your pack, skip a month or leave at any time.
For all types of orders via Yoppie.com we accept Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard
We currently only deliver to the UK.
UK shipments include Northern Ireland, the Scottish Isles, the Isle of Wight and the Isle of Man. Unfortunately we do not currently deliver to the Channel Islands.
If you have ordered via Yoppie.com:
New subscription: within 2 - 3 working days from date of order
Existing subscription: the same week each calendar month
One-time purchases: within 2 - 3 working days from date of order
No - the great news is that all of our packs have been designed to fit through the average letterbox.
If you order 3 or more packs we may deliver this in 2 separate envelopes but you will not pay any additional postage: our shipping is free.
You do not need to sign for your delivery.
Please refer to our returns & refunds FAQ section, in the menu on the left.
If you have not received your pack within 4 working days of placing a new order, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RETURNS & REFUNDS
We hope you understand that, as with any intimate care product, we cannot accept returns. However, if the products were damaged during transit or were otherwise faulty, or you did not receive the pack you ordered, please contact us within 14 days of placing your order. Just drop a note to email@example.com with a description of the problem & we will quickly arrange a replacement.
We recognise that everyone woman is different and that there is no single product that is perfect for everyone - so, if you are new to Yoppie, why not select your desired pack as a one-time purchase and try it out before subscribing.
If you are eligible for a refund - for example if we have shipped the wrong product or your goods were damaged in transit and you chose a replacement product at a lower price - we will reimburse the difference to the card or payment method you used to place the order. Please bear in mind that your card issuer may not process a reimbursement immediately & it can take several working days for it to appear on your statements.
MANAGING YOUR ACCOUNT
When you first place a subscription order, you will be asked to register your account (after checkout). You will then receive an email asking you to verify & activate that account. These steps are required before you can log-in to manage your subscription.
If you have already activated your subscription account:
- Log in then enter your email address and password
- Then click ‘next’
Forgotten your password? Go to the log-in page, select 'forgotten password' & follow the instructions.
You will always find an ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any marketing emails we send.
First of all, you need to have registered an account when you first ordered your subscription - if you didn't you will find the link to activate your account in the automated subscription email we sent.
If you created your account then it's easy: just log-in to your subscription, select 'manage account' on the top left and then 'subscription' from the left menu.
Here, you can add 1 or more new packs, cancel the old, or change quantities.
We know that periods can be irregular, or your circumstances might change. We aim to be flexible - so within My Account you can:
Change the products within your subscription.
Skip a month: we will keep your account active but pause delivery and charges until the subsequent month.
Simply cancel your subscription.
Yes, simply go log-in to your Account on our website and click on “Manage Subscriptions”. Click “Delivery Schedule” - there you can edit your preferred date.
Yes, simply go log-in to your Account on our website and click on “Manage Subscriptions”. & select “Skip”& apply to your next due delivery.
Yes, simply go log-in to your Account on our website and click on “Manage Subscriptions”. & select “Cancel”. This will cancel your entire subscription - but please bear in mind that, if you cancel within 2 -3 days of your next delivery, we may already have shipped it.
Yes, simply go log-in to your Account on our website and click on “Manage Subscriptions”. & select "Subscriptions" where you can select & add another Yoppie product to be delivered either monthly or quarterly.
We take your privacy and security very seriously:
we use an encrypted connection on yoppie.com right through to your order completion.
We do not store your card or payment details on our premises or systems.
We will never pass on your details to a 3rd party unless you have given prior consent.
We will never send your account password in an email, and will never ask you to disclose your email or password by phone.
If you receive any suspicious communication asking for your account details please notify us immediately on firstname.lastname@example.org