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World Vegan Month

Calling all vegans! We’ve bean thinking of you… Every November since 1994, vegans from all over the world celebrate World Vegan Month. The aim? To highlight how beneficial, and achievable a vegan lifestyle can be. In fact, according to the Vegan Society, veganism is now one of Britain’s fastest growing lifestyle movements,[1] so of course […]

30th November 2017

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‘Taboo’ or not ‘Taboo’

“Taboo or not taboo – that is the question” (apologies to Shakespeare who would have known very little about the menopause, because the average life expectancy of an adult Elizabethan was around 35 years and very often women died soon after this having had a succession children in their teens and twenties). They certainly wouldn’t […]

25th October 2017

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Not Just Women’s Troubles

Not Just Women’s Troubles Athena Lamnisos, Chief Executive of women’s cancer charity The Eve Appeal opens up on gynaecological cancers for Gynae Cancer Awareness Month in September; and the importance of both men and women being aware of the associated signs and symptoms of all five gynae cancers – womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal. […]

22nd September 2017

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Signs of Spring – the New Lambaaaghini!

Signs of Spring – the New Lambaaaghini! Here at YES, some of the team have interesting ‘other lives’ and Sally, our ‘Treasure Measurer’, spends many hours delivering lambs in March and April both in Hampshire and on Exmoor. The lambs are born outside but then both the lamb and ewe are moved into the barn […]

11th April 2017

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Why Can’t I Get Wet? The Truth About Vaginal Dryness

This post and info graphic is from the lubezilla site: http://www.lubezilla.com/vaginal-dryness “Menopause and hormonal fluctuations happen to every woman, but the changes these phases cause our bodies are still seemingly difficult to own and talk about. One adjustment that comes as a woman ages is her lessened ability to get wet naturally. We know that […]

2nd March 2017

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Let’s talk about sex after cancer

Liz O’Riordan. Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon Liz was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer at the age of 40 in July 2015. She writes with great insight on her experiences of sexual survivorship, from the unique position of being both a doctor and a patient in her own speciality. What patients don’t tell you about […]

2nd March 2017

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Post-Baby Sex – Where have all the good times gone?

Depending upon individual experience, giving birth can be one of the most fulfilling and joyful life events. The first six weeks following delivery you exist in a haze of mixed emotions – euphoria, exhaustion, celebration, anxiety and the wonder of this new life you have created. Then the six week check-up with your doctor is […]

2nd February 2017

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Mobilise a Midwife: Inspirational work with women giving birth in rural Uganda

Since 2006 when we first started sending YES products out to customers, we have delivered to more than 90 countries worldwide including some far flung locations such Nigeria, China, Belize and even the North Pole! It is a heartwarming thought that YES is bringing comfort and joy to so many women around the globe, so […]

21st December 2016

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The Science of Lubricants

Why should I care about the ingredients in my lubricants and vaginal moisturisers? With a myriad of different products to choose from on the pharmacy shelves, how can we tell the difference between the brands, and what are the important points to consider when choosing a product to alleviate dryness or simply to make sex […]

21st December 2016

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Solent: Regional growth highlighted at eagerly awaited 2016 Solent Business Awards

What the judges from James Cooper Kreston, who sponsored the Award, said: “Our winners this year portray the very essence of what makes a fantastic entrepreneurial SME business – the foresight to identify a market opportunity, the strength of character to put everything on the line (jobs and houses) to start the business and the […]

26th October 2016

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Menopausal Vaginal Dryness, Personal Lubricants and Moisturisers: Key Stats (Infographic)

The menopause can be a frustrating time for many women and with a number of uncomfortable symptoms, it’s hard to know where to turn and who to get advice from. This infographic allows you to view statistics and information on menopausal symptoms, the impact that this can have on your sex life, as well as […]

18th October 2016

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Organic Beauty week

It’s Organic Beauty Week – YES Free P&P all week

To celebrate this Organic Beauty Week YES are offering Free P&P world-wide on all website orders. This Organic Beauty Week the Soil Association are asking you to Look for the Logo when shopping organic and natural beauty. Organic certification, showing the logo on our products, is critical to our message of purity and naturalness. NO […]

19th September 2016

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Managing vaginal dryness

Managing vaginal dryness

Dr Louise R Newson BSc(Hons) MRChB(Hons) MRCP FRCGP GP and menopause expert, Solihull, West Midlands www.menopausedoctor.co.uk Many of my female patients are very comfortable talking to be about their hot flushes and night sweats.  However, even the ones I have known for many years are often really reserved and not forthcoming when talking about their […]

4th August 2016

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Dr Karen Morton

Testosterone for libido? I don’t think so…

Written by Dr Karen Morton, Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and Founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline© I have always seen lots of women seeking advice about their dwindled sex-drive or ‘libido’. The commonest age group is 40 to 60 year olds. They all hope there is a simple remediable cause such as ‘the change’. If […]

4th August 2016

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Getting your GP to prescribe YES – one customer’s story

This is a YES customer’s story about how she encouraged her GP to prescribe YES for vaginal dryness Good Morning Lavinia Just thought I would update you on my appointment with the GP yesterday –  it might help someone else. I had my appointment and explained to the GP that I had experienced awful side […]

13th June 2016

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Customer T(Y)estimonial

This is from Carole, who emailed her story to us. I need to order some more of your products but just thought I would tell you a little story for your testimonials page if you would like. I had a total hysterectomy in 1991 and was on HRT for 10/12 years which worked extremely well. […]

6th October 2014

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Top Three Fertility Lubricants Reviewed

About.com’s article by Rachel Gurevich on Sperm Friendly lubricants can be found here Rachel discusses the TOP THREE Sperm friendly lubricants, Pre-Seed, Conceive Plus and Yes Baby. Yes Baby is the only product that offers a solution for Vaginal health in addition to Sperm friendliness. Sperm friendly lubricants are designed to match Semen/Sperm pH (pH7-8 […]

4th August 2014

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Yes is a Winner – for Customer Service

We won it!!!!!!! We won the Baker Tilly Customer Service Award – serious congratulations to the Yes customer service team and great thank yous to all our lovely customers who give us such great feedback.

15th July 2014

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Yippeee – The Yes Yes Co is shortlisted for Customer Service Award

Great excitement at Yes HQ: We have been short-listed for the Baker Tilly Customer Service Award. The South Coast Business Awards aim to reward the best in local business and recognize the achievements of companies and individuals across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We are more than a bit thrilled to have our customer […]

10th July 2014

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Save Bali from Plastic Bags

The image and text are taken from AVAAZ.org website, follow this link to see the original article. The pictures are shocking: Bali’s most iconic beaches are littered in heaps of plastic rubbish. It’s hard to imagine tourists sunbathing and surfers catching waves amidst the debris, but the monsoon has brought a tidal wave of trash […]

7th July 2014

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In celebration of Maya Angelou and Phenomenal Women Everywhere

Phenomenal Woman BY MAYA ANGELOU Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl […]

29th May 2014

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The ‘organic’ beauty products laced with chemicals found in anti-freeze and floor cleaner

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2334921/The-organic-beauty-products-laced-chemicals-anti-freeze-floor-cleaner.html#ixzz2VAWbRaIs Soil Association highlights greenwash labelling on high street beauty products 03 June 2013 – This is a press release from the Soil Association Speaking today (3 June) at the Organic Natural Beauty Show, Peter Melchett, Soil Association policy director highlights the number of harmful chemicals found in beauty products labelled as ‘organic’ […]

3rd June 2013

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Customer Feedback: Yes Natural Lubricants

Please feel free to leave a comment here. Anything you would like to say about our products and our customer service, perhaps new products you’d like us to make or changes to our packaging.  Feel free to add positive and negative comments, we will read and respond to them and take your feedback seriously.  Many […]

24th May 2013

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Yes natural lubricants are 10 years old this month

We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Yes natural lubricants – in May 2003 Susi and i had the idea to make a new generation of intimacy products that are side effect free, non irritant, natural, high performing and discrete. We are celebrating this achievement. Watch this blog or follow us on Twitter or check […]

20th May 2013

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Can Yes products be used in conjunction with drugs for rheumatoid arthritis i.e. methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine?

This question was posted by Barbara on our website recently: Can Yes products be used in conjunction with drugs for rheumatoid arthritis i.e. methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine? Barbara, our products contain no pharmacologically active components (no drugs or active molecules) and they are applied topically,

10th May 2013

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Yes at Mind Body Spirit Festival in May

Dr Vena Ramphal, with the inspiring title of “Passion Coach” is a philosopher of love, romance and erotic pleasure. She teaches people how to create love lives that are fulfilling, authentic and pleasure-filled. As a recognised authority on intimacy, Vena will be delivering a workshop is called ‘The Art of Conscious Romance’ at the Mind […]

16th April 2013

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Vaginal dryness and Painful Sex Yestimonial

Finding a solution to Vaginal Dryness and Painful Sex We publish customer Yestimonials on our website at www.yesyesyes.org/why-yes/customer-expert-testimonials. A Yes customer emailed this Yestimonial to one of our customer service team this week – she asked to remain anonymous, she lives in UK. “I would like to say thank you to the yes team for […]

5th March 2013

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Yes is sponsoring Eroticon 2013

Eroticon is the UK’s only conference for sex bloggers and erotica writers. 2012 was the inaugral year and 2013 will be bigger and better, and its this weekend in London, UK. We are one of the sponsors of this event. If you are a sex writer, blogger, editor, publisher, journalist, performer or artist Eroticon 2013 […]

27th February 2013

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All Natural Lubricants with Preservatives?

We are often asked about the preservatives we use in Yes water-based.  How can we say our products are natural when they contain Phenoxyethanol and Potassium sorbate? Phenoxyethanol and Potassium sorbate are natural molecules Firstly both Phenoxyethanol and Potassium sorbate are found in nature.  They are not created chemicals. But they are commercially available and […]

25th February 2013

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Does Yes water-based help vaginal itchiness?

  This is a question was asked recently: I was hoping to get a couple of answers regarding your product.   Thank you in advance for your time! I am 38-year old , with occasional/random vaginal itchiness; there is no disease or condition as was cleared by my doctor. I have tried several over-the counter creams, […]

8th February 2013

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Yes Organic Lubricants go paperless – for invoices

As part of our continuing efforts to reduce our impact on the planet, we are implementing paperless invoices. This means when an order is placed on our website the invoice is attached to the “order shipped confirmation” email, as a pdf and there will no longer be a paper invoice enclosed with the order. This […]

22nd November 2012

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New Yes Natural Lubricant – Vanilla oil-based

Yes has created their first flavoured lubricant by combining the softly evocative mellow notes of Madagascan Vanilla (Organic, of course) with our sumptuous oils and butters for a new, indulgent experience. Yes has until now been very careful to create products that are neutral in smell/taste, as we have believed that too often heavy or […]

21st November 2012

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Organic benefits found?

USA: Clinical report highlights benefits of organic This is a copy from the Organic-market.info website Source: OTA A clinical report published online by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) highlighting the many attributes of organic foods provides guidance to parents confused by conflicting marketing messages regarding healthy food choices for their children. Calling the report […]

13th November 2012

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Boots smacked for misleading use of Organic (well, reprimanded)

At last people are taking action in the UK about the mis-use of the word organic on non-food products. When you have worked hard to certify your products as organic – like we have, it is so frustrating that other companies just add the word organic to their product name and unless you know to […]

29th October 2012

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Mail on Sunday recommends Yes organic lubricants

Sarah Stacy’s regular Health Notes column discusses “Putting the love back into lovemaking” in the You Magazine (Mail on Sunday). It is a good article about the causes of Vaginal Atrophy (Atrophy is severe dryness) and how to manage it.  Vaginal atrophy is usually caused by declining estrogen levels during and after the menopause and […]

15th October 2012

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Why does pH and lubricant use matter to you?

Firstly, what is pH? pH is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a water-based environment. No water present, such as our oil-based lubricant, then pH cannot be measured in the same way. The pH scale is from zero to 14, with pH7 in the middle being neutral or neither acidic or alkaline. If […]

5th October 2012

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Yes Yes Yes

Yes yes yes This widely used and universally understood exclamation has had a lot of coverage in the press lately The 100th Anniversary of the day described in James Joyce’s Ulysses – June 16th, known as Bloomsday, was celebrated by the BBC with an unprecedented all day broadcast of dramatised extracts from the landmark modernist novel. […]

2nd October 2012

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The Ethical Company Organisation give Yes Yes Co TOP Marks

Feeling very proud today, this is what the Ethical Company Organisation said about us: “The Yes Yes Company Ltd is commended for setting and maintaining such high ethical standards within the intimate care sector. The level of detail within the company’s various ethical policies shows a clear understanding of the potential impact of products within […]

1st October 2012

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Pharmacy Show

Susi and Lavinia are presenting Yes at the Pharmacy show today, it is at the NEC Birminham.

1st October 2012

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Johnson & Johnson Makes Historic Commitment to Remove Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Great news – Johnson & Johnson, (the makers of KY Jelly) have seen the light, even if they will not complete their commitment to remove these chemicals until 2015. This truly validates the approach we and other companies have pioneered, to provide safe and side effect free products. This is a link to the press […]

28th September 2012

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Yes Wins again

YES WE WON. Almost the whole Yes team were present to witness The Yes Yes Company Ltd, win the prestigious HAMPSHIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD. Susi and I were thrilled for all of us at Yes to be recognised in such a public and highly competitive arena.  It means so much […]

28th September 2012

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