THE TRUTH ABOUT - feminine hygiene products

Bona|June 2020

THE TRUTH ABOUT - feminine hygiene products
Despite numerous attempts by medical professionals to debunk the need for feminine hygiene products, numerous women still use them. Lethabo Nxumalo finds out why and if they are truly putting you at risk.
Lethabo Nxumalo

In 2018, a United States court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7 billion (about R670 billion) to 22 women after they claimed that the company’s talcum powder contributed to the development of ovarian cancer. According to testimonies, the company had not disclosed that its powder contains asbestos, which is believed to promote cancerous cells. And, while science still tries to establish whether there is a link, the case has highlighted the dangers of using vaginal cleaning products.

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