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06 October 2015 @ 12:18 pm
Hello! It has been forever since I have used livejournal, let alone visited this community, but I am a long-time user of menstrual cups. Wow, I guess it's been at least 7 or 8 years now... After a very involved journey and many many different cups, I have found the large fleurcup to be my goldilocks - I have been using them exclusively for 2 or 3 years now and I have been out of the loop and the community basically since discovering them. I have been wanting to purchase another one before mine begin to degrade, but when I went to their site, I only see a clear option available... I am not the most internet-savvy and their website confuses me a bit, so I thought I would ask my old reliable group of wonderful cuppers who would be much more knowledgable about the current cup trends than I - am I missing something, or do they no longer make colored cups?

P.S. I am also seeing that there is a HUGE increase in manufacturers, sizes, and shapes of cups since I began my journey! I am so glad to see that these wonderful devices are gaining ground and becoming a more popular choice for handling menstruation in the world. Warms my no-longer-period-hating little heart. :) Cup on, my friends, and spread the love!
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amethyst_magpie on October 6th, 2015 06:14 pm (UTC)
Hey there,

I don't use the fleur myself, but I know that the British A Zen Cup actually IS the fleur sold under a different name. And the A Zen comes in different colours.

So if you want your old brand and not one of the new cups on the market you might want to have a look at those cups.

Hope that helps.
Serpent: neutralserpent_849 on October 12th, 2015 08:21 pm (UTC)
they're merely a reseller and the coloured fleurcups are available while supplies last. they aren't being produced anymore.
Kai: 2Cupskuradi8 on October 7th, 2015 01:12 pm (UTC)
I've been watching their colors dwindle. Looks like they only offer clear now. :o( The Lena cup is nearly identical. Any color you want as long as it's pink. The Sckoons are shaped the same but 2mm shorter. Several color choices.
Serpent: neutralserpent_849 on October 12th, 2015 08:19 pm (UTC)
lena is much stiffer afaiu. i'd say the sckoon is more similar, or the new amycup for example. depending on the capacity needs a large meluna soft may also be a good choice.
elisamba on October 11th, 2015 07:33 pm (UTC)
General consensus over on the French MC forum (easycup) is that the company may have discontinued them because some users reported allergies seemingly corelated to the colours.