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Choosing Ethically

It’s that happy time of the year again folks. You know the one where you have to haul your sorry self to the nearest overcrowded shopping mall on what is probably a stinking hot summer’s day and navigate the hell on earth that is the cark park. Forget about it! There, with Michael Buble’s heavenly […]

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Free Tampons & Pads in Victorian Schools!

It was the last day of term one in Grade 7 at my primary school. It was unusually warm for April so because of this I was wearing a blue school skirt. I remember that fact because this was the day the I got my first period. And oh boy, was I stoked! I had […]

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The Business End – October Update

At the start of this month we sadly waved goodbye to our intern Max and thanked him for his hard work at TABOO over the last 10 weeks. But before we could get too comfortable again in our (relatively small) office, we were able to welcome a wonderful new member of the TABOO team, Harriet!! This […]

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Food to Help Fight that PMS

I don’t know about you but during that time of the month I become a human garbage disposal, with no amount of food ever being enough to satiate the cookie monster lurking in my uterus. But instead of mindlessly smashing another pack of Tim Tams on the couch, lets get those bodies and minds active […]

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The Tax is Axed!

It’s official. Say Goodbye to the Tampon Tax Australia. This morning the Treasurers of the states and territories unanimously agreed that the tax needed to be scrapped. The GST will no longer be applied to pads and tampons by January 1st 2019. This means you stand to save 10% at the checkout. Woohoo!   The […]

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The Business End – September Update

We are oh so close to having TABOO branded sanitary products to sell!!!! The past month has been promising, as we’ve had some awesome, affirming conversations with our manufacturer and other partners.  We are still working hard to complete a few more jobs and receive some quotes before we can order this product in confidence […]

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Why Choose Organic Pads and Tampons?

Wellness and clean eating currently have us all very concerned with what we put into our bodies. We are told that we do not ‘love ourselves’ if we choose the Macca’s drive through over an acai bowl and a run along the beach. Self-care is a trending topic but have we really thought carefully about […]

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Getting To Know Endo – Kylie Johnson

As women we often hide our physical and emotional pain, to the discredit of ourselves as well as those around us. We simply don’t have the time to rest our tired and hurting bodies. We work full-time and still do the lion’s share of the household chores. We’re mothers, with or without a co-parent, that […]

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Let’s Talk About Free Bleeding

A period is not something that most of us have much choice in. It happens to us one confusing but poignant day in young adolescence and then we’re kind of stuck with it for around 40 years. It can be seen as a beautiful right of passage into womanhood. But let’s face it, it’s super […]

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The Business End – Another Update

Since the TABOO team has been back from Kenya and India, it’s been heads down, tails up – especially with our order being oh so close to Aussie shores! Thanks to our very successful crowdfunding campaign, and very generous campaigners, we have enough money to purchase our first big batch of TABOO branded sanitary products! […]

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