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jaynethome
Hey cupers!

I had to do this post because in my local community of cups very few girls have a Meluna Sport. So, I recently bought a Lunette 1 and a Meluna Sport M. I already had an Inciclo (the old MissCup brazilian brand) and used it for 4 cycles. Well, two times I heard that "pff" sound of air entering the canal and immediately thought "damm, the seal broke". In both times I started leaking. For start I thought the diameter was small for me (40mm x 56mm), but then I looked at the rim and noticed it's very thinner than other cups I saw in pictures, maybe it was breaking the seal easily because of this idk. As a regular swimmer I was afraid that this accident might happen in pool, it'd be a total disaster haha.

So, I bought a Lunette 1 AND a Meluna Sport M (ball stem) for my days in pool and did some dry runs with both. The Lunette fit well and didn't leave it's place even after lots of kicks and jumps and any other craziness I did to try it hahaha, I totally love it, I'm going to use it next cycle. The Meluna Sport was... a little more complicated. The two things that pulled me back were the increased stiffness and the different material. It's hard to describe because it's very different from the others I have but I didn't like it to start. It's SUPER hard. Also, it has a difficulty to return to it's form after being folded. Is this because it's made of TPE or because it's very stiff? Can anyone confirm that? Because of this I found hard to check if it was open and if formed a seal. And to finish, after inserted it wasn't very comfortable.

Well, the Meluna Sport was a bit disappointing to me but the Lunette is awesome, I love it! Anyone has some advice regarding this Meluna? I didn't want to give up on it, but it really didn't make a good impression to me. If you'd like I can post later some pics showing the three together and stiff comparisons.
 
Karomomentaufnahme on March 10th, 2015 02:05 pm (UTC)
The shape problem is because of the TPE. I've heard about this from several women already and experienced it myself - I sold my MeLuna because of this and switched to a Yuuki (for sports cause my pelvic floor muscles crush every softer cup during trampoline practice) and a Lunette (as my everyday cup cause it's softer than the yuuki but pretty much the same size)

jaynethomejaynethome on April 8th, 2015 03:59 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the answer! Yeah, this problem with TPE is annoying me, even if I know the cup will work.

By the way, I'm interested in the Yuuki, which one is yours? Soft, economic or classic? I read that the Economic is 50 shore, the same of Meluna Sport, I thinking it's enough for training. What do you think?
glioncourtglioncourt on March 10th, 2015 04:50 pm (UTC)
Hi... I'm sorry I don't really have advice, but I was curious if you live in Brazil (since you mentioned the InCiclo) and if you know where to find other brands of cups in Brazil.

I have a InCiclo, but it seems to make my cramps worse in the first day of the cycle. The other days are wonderful, I can't complain....
jaynethomejaynethome on March 10th, 2015 05:08 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I live in Brazil ;)
Other brands I know that are selled here are Lunette and Meluna only.

You can check their sites:
Lunette: www.kevosai.com.br
Meluna: www.meluna.com.br and www.holycup.com.br

I have cramps too, but I always had so I don't think they're related to the cup.
glioncourtglioncourt on March 10th, 2015 05:19 pm (UTC)
Yay! Thanks! I liked that you said Lunette was softer... I thought I might try it out!

I had very mild cramps before... but I noticed a big increase after using InCiclo. :/

Thank you very much!
jaynethomejaynethome on March 10th, 2015 07:02 pm (UTC)
Maybe it's making a strong suction? It shouldn't, as far as I know. What some girls told me is that you can grip the base/body of the cup to let air inside so that break this suction that might cause the pain. Try it out! :D
glioncourtglioncourt on March 10th, 2015 07:10 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I have tried that... it didn't help much, that's why I was wondering about other brands. I didn't mean to hijack your post! Sorry! ;)
jaynethomejaynethome on March 10th, 2015 07:29 pm (UTC)
Nah, relax! ;)
yayforcupsyayforcups on March 10th, 2015 06:04 pm (UTC)
Photos would be great if you could 😊
jaynethomejaynethome on March 10th, 2015 07:03 pm (UTC)
I will try to upload some photos when I get home 😁
jaynethomejaynethome on March 11th, 2015 05:21 am (UTC)
Hey girls, here are the pictures:

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Lunette is the blue one, Meluna purple and Inciclo is the translucent.
yayforcupsyayforcups on March 11th, 2015 03:07 pm (UTC)
Thankyou!!!
trejoytrejoy on March 11th, 2015 08:32 pm (UTC)
Great pics! That MeLuna sport is really firm. I hadn't seen a softness comparison with the sport before, thanks.