I knew I had finally taken that last step into hippie-hood when I made the decision to stop using tampons and pads. After researching the effects that these two products are having on our world I decided I could no longer be a part of it. And then of course once I found out some scary truths about tampons I really knew I needed to try a new option. You guys – it may not be fun to talk about, but I am so glad I stopped using tampons and pads. Learn why you should stop too and some awesome alternatives.