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I was poking around the easycup.fr site and found a mention of the La Luna Cup (not to be confused with the Mexican LunaCup): http://www.lalunacup.com/

The site looks all well and good, but looking at both the main photo (a large, with the girl kissing it) and the How to Use page (a small)...uh, it looks completely indistinguishable from the Lunette. And at least the small Lunette has a pretty darned unique shape so even my never-been-a-Lunette-user self could recognize it.

What do you think? Anyone want to contact them and ask for a sample, point out the similarities, etc?

Edit: I did contact them and got this non-reply: Aloha,
We saw your post on our Facebook page and wish to respond via email.
We are an extremely small company based in Hawaii, and our mission goes way beyond LaLuna Cup.
We support women globally to empower themselves through moon-time freedom, sharing information, ancient practices, meditations, and inspirations.
We teach workshops and retreats locally and globally, mainly giving back to the communities that can not necessarily afford menstrual amenities.
Our company began while based in india and with a mission to serve the Mother, the Womb of the World.
I appreciate the Lunette company, their mission and purpose.. and yes our design is similar though different.
I don’t have a Lunette cup on me, however i’m happy to order one to post comparison pictures.

Please understand, we are not out to be a large cooperation with a 10 figure income from selling LaLuna Cups, but rather just passionate about empowering woman to make the switch and try something new. Our LaLuna Cups come full of information, meditations, rituals, poems, hormone balance basics… things i have personally collected from teachers and guides that i wish to share with the women of the world - LaLuna Cup is a portal to sharing this information :) We also only package in 100% cotton bags made locally and shells that i have personally collected from the beaches for a drawstring. We are local, organic, and rootsy. We have a completely different clientele from Lunette cup and this is what stands us apart from the rest.

thank you for your inquiries. please let us know how else we can serve you.

warmly, Alila

Alila Grace
La Luna, Director
www.lalunacup.com ~ La Luna. Peace in the Womb = Peace in the World

The only risk, is trying something new ♥

Still doesn't excuse knocking off an established design....
pinkydoodler on December 4th, 2014 04:56 am (UTC)
I'm a writer and this is something of a berserk button for me, but I'm just less than impressed that they plagiarised the text on their website word for word off the Divacup website, switching out 'Divacup' with 'La Luna'.

Compare the following:

La Luna is a reusable, bell-shaped menstrual cup that is worn internally and sits low in the vaginal canal. Menstrual cups have existed since the 1930s when women were searching for alternatives to the choices of the time. Yet, its breakthrough into the feminine hygiene industry is much more recent.

Many women feel uneasy about changing their menstrual care routine. Years of dealing with the sights and odors of disposable tampons and pads cause the familiar reaction: “ick!”. However, La Luna empowers women to connect with their bodies and menstrual cycles like never before. Perfect for all activities (on air, land or sea), its easy care and use make for a better moon experience. Wear La Luna for up to 12 hours without leaks or worry. Just fold, insert like a tampon and it collects blood rather than absorbs it. You empty it rather than change it — a lifetime of freedom!


Yeeesh. That's not very nice at all.

Update: oh apparently they also lifted some parts off the Lunette website too: http://www.lunette.com/index.php?id=56

While this may have no bearing on the actual quality of the product, no way will I support or recommend a company with such shoddy ethics.

Edited at 2014-12-04 05:07 am (UTC)