tiptoe_mouse (tiptoe_mouse) wrote in menstrual_cups,
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Squishiness/softness comparison - calling all multiple cup owners!

I'm so sure I remember reading a post which rated all the cups from softest to stiffest. However, having searched through the memories and through the tags for "brand comparisons" and "buying decisions", and trawled the archives, I still can't find the post. So, unless anyone can point me in the right direction, I wonder if those of you who own multiple cups could help me out here.

Basically, if you own more than one cup, could you rate them in order of squishiness, please?

Thanks for your help.

EDIT

Putting together the comments below with what I've managed to glean from other posts, I've come up with the following "Squishiness comparison" list:

From Squishiest to Stiffest:

LadyCup
Divacup
Miacup
Mooncup UK
Mooncup US
Lunette

The positions of the LadyCup and Lunette at the respective ends of the spectrum seem pretty much agreed upon. The ordering of the others in between is less clear - as lintilla said, it depends on whether you're talking about the bell or the rim. I couldn't figure out where the Keeper fits in this list (except that it's stiffer than the LadyCup), and found no comparisons at all for the Femmecup.

Thanks for all the comments - this has really helped me decide which cup to try next (after my LadyCup saga). I had been thinking of the Lunette. Following this discussion, however, I can see that it's nowhere near the LadyCup in terms of squishiness (I need a soft cup so it won't put too much pressure on my sensitive bladder), so I will avoid the Lunette. The Divacup sounds like it will be too long for me. So I guess the next ones to try are the Miacup and the Mooncup UK.
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