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The Definitive Guide to Pregnancy Tests

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Though the little test can be a life changing experience, there is a lack of knowledge surrounding how to take a pregnancy test, what the results mean, and the truth behind facts and myths related to them. We’re here to clear things up about the confusion surrounding pregnancy tests.

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7 Tips for Having Great (and Safe) Sex in College

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

‘Tis the season when 18-year-olds head off to college for the first time. If you’re one of those young adults or someone you know is, read on! 

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Why Herpes is really NBD

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Remember in elementary school when that one kid got lice and we all avoided that person like the plague? Pretty traumatizing for the lice-infected kid at the time, but looking back it truly couldn’t have mattered less. There’s a similarly embarrassing, life-ending association with the herpes virus, but we’re here to tell you that it’s really not that big of a deal. Here’s why.

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A Round Up of Cringeworthy Pregnancy Test Stories

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

I don’t know about you, but I despise buying pregnancy tests at the drugstore. From the high prices to the unnecessarily confusing instructions to the anxiety of running into someone at the checkout, it’s not a pleasant experience.

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How to Incorporate Self Care into your Sex Life

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Self care is very trendy these days, and we’re into it. There’s a lot out there on how to make self care a part of your daily routine (what’s up, essential oils), but how about incorporating self care into your sex life? 

We talked with a handful of our customers to learn what helps them take care of themselves in bed. Here’s what we learned.

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sex drive and menstrual cycle

How Your Cycle Influences Your Sex Drive

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

If you’re anything like me, you’ve heard random pieces of information saying that your sex drive correlates with your cycle. I’ve always been interested to learn exactly how this happens and what goes on every 28 days in my cycle, so I decided to investigate.

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