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Little Things for Good shocks but helps

Charities in Hong Kong and the UK are about to benefit from a novel yet rather personal product for women, thanks to a new independent online retailer, Little Things for Good.
Starting to make waves around the world – it has been mentioned in UK Cosmopolitan and The Huffington Post, is supported by a former Miss Malaysia and has even reached New Zealand – the concept mixes design and creative products to raise awareness and support causes and charities.
Its first product has just been launched: a range of tampon storage tins to help women be more organised, and avoid such embarrassments as having their personal products tumble out of their bags. A portion of proceeds from the sale of the tins will be donated to Hong Kong’s Sunshine Action and St Mungo’s Broadway in the UK.
Unlike other time-of-the-month products designed to be discreet, the eye-catching tampon tins put the focus on the stark realities of the menstrual cycle with four bold designs – There Will Be Blood, Blood Sweat Tears, Crime Scene in My Pants and Life’s Little Bleeding Luxury.
“The most organised women I know all still use the same disorganised method for storing tampons – loose in their bag,” says Lizzie Earl of Little Things for Good. “The only other options were old-fashioned containers that mask their real usage with horrible, outdated style no woman I know would ever carry around in her bag.
“One day I was feeling a bit girl-power and thought, ‘Why should the only solution be to hide the fact we carry tampons around – we should tell it like it is’. And so this project was born.
“Everything created at Little Things for Good is designed to give back, so these tins are not only eye-catching storage, but they help provide sanitary stuff for women who need it.”
This refers to the two supported charities, and Little Things for Good’s intention that money from their sales help provide homeless or refugee women with sanitary supplies, as well as support the organisations’ work of rebuilding lives.

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