A menstrual cup is a small bell-shaped cup which is inserted into the vagina for collecting menstrual fluid while menstruation period. Generally, menstrual cups are made up of medical grade flexible silicone material that is safe for the female population for intimate use. Like sanitary napkins and tampons, the menstrual cup provides sufficient leakage protection and also it is the best and affordable feminine hygiene product among the other sanitary products. In addition, the different material used to make menstrual cups such as natural gum rubber (latex), silicon, and thermoplastic, and are available in two different types such as disposable and reusable cups associated with various benefits such as comfort, easy to use, eco-friendly, and others helps to become menstrual cups more popular across the globe.
Increasing awareness about menstrual cups across the globe and the rising number of working female population across the globe results in high demand for various eco-friendly feminine products. In addition, rising awareness about various advantages of menstrual cups such as comfort, safe, cost-effective, hold more menstrual fluid, hygiene, reduced risk of allergic reactions, and others results in high demand for menstrual cups across the globe.
Rising availability of menstrual cups in various sizes and shapes and high penetration of menstrual cups on e-commerce portals results in increasing demand for menstrual cups across the globe. In addition, rising menstrual cups promotional activities and campaigns by menstrual cups manufacturers across the globe will increase demand for menstrual cups in developed and developing countries of the globe.
The two types of menstrual cups include reusable and disposable cups are very famous across the globe due to several benefits associated it such as convenience, comfort, affordable, and others. Also, menstrual cups made from various materials including silicon, natural gum rubber, and thermoplastic elastomer. The menstrual cups are easily available on various sales channel including a drugstore, supermarkets, e-commerce, and others. In addition, rising preference for e-commerce among women due to various services provided by the e-commerce industry such as easy payment, free home delivery, easy product return and exchange, attractive discounts, product comparison, and others.
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Less penetration of menstrual cups and limited availability of feminine hygiene products in the rural and underdeveloped countries may affect growth of the menstrual cups.
High adoption of reusable and disposable menstrual cups and rising hygiene concern among women in countries such as France, Germany, UK, Italy, US, and Canada in the Europe and North America regions will register substantial growth in the upcoming years. An increasing number of menstrual cups manufacturers, increasing government schemes for feminine hygiene products and expanding e-commerce sector in countries such as India, China, and Japan in the Asia Pacific region. In addition, increasing awareness about various types of feminine hygiene products at an affordable rate among individuals in countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Israel, and South Africa in the Latin America and Middle East & Africa in these regions.
Prominent players operating in the global menstrual cups market includes, Diva, The Keeper, Femmycycle, Lunette, Anigan, MeLuna, Soft Cup, SckoonCup, Mooncup (UK), Monzcare, IrisCup, and LifeCup.