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29 January 2015 @ 10:51 am
I've been using a L-Sckoon and really like it for the most part. It's the right firmness for me and I really love the shape. My only complaint is I'd like a higher capacity. I've looked over the size charts and know there are quite a few options that hold more, but I'm stuck on which one to try because I'm iffy about the designs. I have a Lunette that I can use but is slightly uncomfortable because of the way the prominent rim kinda catches during removal and the nub of the cut off stem is a little pokey. Of the higher capacity cups are there any you'd recommend that are soft-ish with a smooth rim and easy to remove stem?
..::bella vita::..por_que_no on January 29th, 2015 05:21 pm (UTC)
My first thought was the Si-Bell--has a shape a bit like the Sckoon, blunt-bottomed, and the stem is very thin and easy to remove. The Fleur is good if you want something firmer but I've heard that people have a harder time smoothing down the "nub" from the stem and that one also has grip rings on the base.
trejoytrejoy on January 29th, 2015 09:48 pm (UTC)
Si-bell was my first thought, too. However, the large Mami is more comfortable to me than the large Si-bell was, I think due to the straighter sides and lack of flared rim, and is about the same in softness.

This is a large sckoon and large si-bell side-by-side: sckoon si-bell

In this photo, the lg sckoon is fourth from the left and the lg mami is fourth from the right. The small si-bell is third from the right.
Mami lineup
(all pictured) lg lunette, lg MCUK, Ruby, lg Sckoon, lg Miacup, lg Mami, sm Si-bell, lg Iris, lg MeLuna

Edited at 2015-01-29 09:49 pm (UTC)
dhrachthdhrachth on January 30th, 2015 12:02 am (UTC)
I'll have to check out the Mami cup. The Si-Bell looks close enough in size (and shape) to the Sckoon I don't know if it'd make a difference, but the Mami looks that smidge bigger that might buy me the extra hour I need to not ever have to change out at work. Thanks for the pics.
elisamba on January 30th, 2015 08:02 am (UTC)
My vote goes to the large Fleur, it is not as stiff as the small and is a no-fail opener.