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02 September 2012 @ 12:17 am
I am looking at buying a MeLuna cup.  I'd like to know if they give any kind of odor, like a slight rubbery or plastic odor.  I ask because I have a hot water bottle made of TPE and it has a bit of an odor.  
 
Kai: 2Cupskuradi8 on September 1st, 2012 12:59 pm (UTC)
Mine has absolutely no odor.
melissa569melissa569 on September 3rd, 2012 02:00 am (UTC)
Ditto, none of mine do either.
Chasechikchasingtides on September 1st, 2012 01:10 pm (UTC)
It didn't come with an odor, but I can no longer really use mine because of how badly it smells after use. (I can deal with blood and a faint odor on my Lunette that's gone after boiling/sunning, but my MeLuna is stomach turning, for me.)
Serpent: neutralserpent_849 on September 1st, 2012 01:19 pm (UTC)
hmm, i get this sometimes but only when i leave it in for really long. and airing the cup helps with it (though only airing - melunas shouldn't be sunned!)
Chasechikchasingtides on September 1st, 2012 01:53 pm (UTC)
I think it's my body chemistry + the cup. If it's in even for just a couple of hours, I feel sick from the smell when I take it out. And since I'm usually handling it in public restrooms (most of my life is away from home), that level of stinkiness isn't viable in general - nor is being sick from my own menstrual products. I like my Lunette fine and when it comes time to replace it, I think I'll just go with that again - clearly MeLuna just isn't the cup for me.
juliiie87juliiie87 on September 1st, 2012 01:14 pm (UTC)
When I first took them out of their packagings, one of mine had a slight plasticy smell, the other one pretty much none. I think it went away after boiling and a few days airing. No really bad odour afterwards, just the typical faint blood/organic smell right after I take it out, just like with my silicone cup.
Serpent: neutralserpent_849 on September 1st, 2012 01:16 pm (UTC)
neither do my two melunas. and if something does turn out to be wrong with the cup, the company won't hesitate to replace it, their customer service is excellent.
annabelle64: hello kittyannabelle64 on September 1st, 2012 02:45 pm (UTC)
i have some meluna cups and none of them have an odour. and the company is really good for replacements if anything goes wrong.
chamekkechamekke on September 1st, 2012 03:00 pm (UTC)
I have 5 MeLuna cups, including some in both the old (MINI) and new (optimized) styles. They're all odourless.