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Periods can be tricky. It’s cramps and migraines one day, then fatigue and cravings another. Many of us experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, but not all of us manage it the same way. Dare we even say it takes looking at your horoscope to try new and effective ways to deal? Read on to discover the best period treatment for you, based on your zodiac sign.
♈️ Aries (March 21 to April 19)
Aries are dynamic go-getters that are competitive to the core. You’re not afraid of PMS and won’t let it slow you down because you’re already one step ahead of Aunt Flo. But sometimes, you feel like you need to take a breath and stop wrestling with your period. It’s OK to lay low on the couch, drink tons of water and catch up on reading. Relax your mind and your body will follow.
♉️ Taurus (April 20 to May 20)
Taureans are organized and hard-working individuals, which means you already know exactly when the cramps are going to hit. You may or may not have the date circled in bright red on your calendar. Always be prepared with the Herbal Natural Heating Patch. Your tummy will thank you for picking them up in advance.
♊️ Gemini (May 21 to June 20)
Geminis are the Hufflepuffs of womankind—affectionate, curious and good-natured. Don’t let PMS mistake your kindness for weakness, though. You might feel hopeless when that time of month rolls around, but you can take charge by getting up. Go outside, shoot some hoops, take your dog on a walk, bask in the sun, stay active. Get your body moving and blood flowing for that contagious burst of energy.
♋️ Cancer (June 21 to July 22)
Emotional, intuitive and highly loyal, Cancers may especially experience sugar cravings during menstruation. Don’t be afraid to indulge in moderation, and if you wake up with a little zit the next morning, don’t even sweat it. Acne patches were made for you (we love this one). They get the job done in a matter of hours so you can run back to being the intuitive Cancer you are in no time.
♌️ Leo (July 23 to August 22)
Leos are known to be bold and dramatic. Your element *is* fire after all, and when PMS comes knocking, you have all the urge to knock ‘er back down. Boost your mind and body with superfoods that will make you stronger. Pumpkin seeds (or pepitas) are packed with nutrients and vitamins (like E) that help circulate blood flow and promote heart health. We love topping our salads with them for that bit of crunchy goodness.
♍️ Virgo (August 23 to September 22)
Virgos are extremely meticulous and practical, so getting your period—and dealing with all that mess—can throw you in for a loop. But you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your daily routine just because you’re bleeding. Rael's menstrual pads are so natural and clean, they won’t irritate your skin or cause hormonal imbalances. Plus, they’re strong enough to keep the leaks at bay, all day. You can get the best of both!
♎️ Libra (September 23 to October 22)
Everybody has a Libra friend, because Libras befriend everybody. They’re social and diplomatic, but oftentimes too fixated on making others happy that they forget to think about themselves. Self-care is incredibly important, especially during that time of month. We recommend taking a day or two for You. Wind down and meditate with some yoga. Go on a mini shopping spree. Treat yourself, you deserve it.
♏️ Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)
Scorpios are I-N-T-E-N-S-E. Passion and boldness can come across as stubbornness, and you hate showing others your vulnerability. When you’re on your period, though, and even when you're not, remember that expressing emotion is totally OK. Need to cry? Do it. Want to yell at a character on a TV show? Go ahead (just don’t get carried away). Let it out, sister. We’re right here with you.
♐️ Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21)
Sagittarians love exploring and trying new things. You crave freedom and aren’t afraid to dream big, but sometimes those big pictures can cost small details—like forgetting to buy tampons in advance. The good news is that we offer subscriptions so you get the highest-quality feminine care every month without even having to think twice. We've literally got you covered.
♑️ Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)
Capricorns are ambitious and driven by success, so it’s only natural that you want to take control of your period when it’s that time of month. Rather than dealing with PMS with painkillers and synthetic treatments, try natural remedies that will help your body feel good even after your cycle. You can’t go wrong with this list of effective natural remedies for PMS.
♒️ Aquarius (January 20 to February 18)
Aquarius personalities are creative and soulful, meaning you like to think outside the box when dealing with life—and dealing with your period is no different. Because your life is so fast-paced, try winding down at the end of the day with a hot salt bath, a rejuvenating face mask (try Rael’s Hydrolock Facial Sheet Mask) and a good read. Phones down!
♓️ Pisces (February 19 to March 20)
A water sign, Pisces are easygoing, empathetic and intuitive. You love to give all your time and energy to others, but that can often make you feel worn down. This loss of energy and alertness can have an impact on your immune system, not to mention water retention during that time of month. Rather than reaching for Midol or Ibuprofen, try herbal teas and essential oils to detox your mind and body from the inside-out.