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Can using Lube cause a yeast infection?

Vaginal yeast infections are uncomfortable and unpleasant, but they are also incredibly common. In fact, three out of four women will experience them at some point in their lifetime[1]. Yeast infections can be caused by a whole range of factors and can strike at any time. The good news is, there are steps you can […]

4th August 2022

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The libido: A guide to understanding what makes us tick!

Libido is a term typically used to describe your sex drive, which is why it’s a crucial component when it comes to understanding what makes you tick! Your libido is affected by a whole host of biological, psychological social and environmental factors. Whether your libido is sky high, or you’re stuck in a rut and […]

8th July 2022

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Best Lubricants for Women

  The Best Lubricant Products for Women Great for use during sex, with sex toys and more, lubricants can really enhance your sex life. Whether you suffer from vaginal dryness or you’re simply not getting as wet as you would like, there’s a lubricant for everyone. Within this article, we have rounded up some of […]

13th June 2022

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Menopause Care Tips

Menopause Care Tips Menopause is a time of life dreaded by many women. It’s a time of change, which can have a huge impact on your physical and mental wellbeing. It’s also nothing to be afraid of. The majority of women will start experiencing menopause between the ages of 45 and 55, although a smaller […]

7th April 2022

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Sex toys: Introducing them and where to start

Sex toys: Introducing them and where to start Sex toys can take your orgasm to new heights. But that’s not all. They can also help you learn a lot about what really works for you in the bedroom. If you’ve never used sex toys before, it can feel a little intimidating. And, with so many […]

30th March 2022

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Sex while menstruating: Top tips for couples

Sex while menstruating: Top tips for couples People who menstruate typically get a period once a month. And, as anyone who’s ever had a period will know, it can be painful, stressful, and impact all areas of your life. But should it stop you from having sex? Do you really need to take a week […]

11th March 2022

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AH! YES taking on Expo West

AH! YES taking on Expo West We have some exciting news so drumroll please… We’re going to be at the Natural Products Expo West! We’re super excited to be showcasing the AH! Yes brand at this amazing event, surrounded by other incredible natural lifestyle brands. Although COVID-19 unfortunately stopped us from attending for the past […]

10th March 2022

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Sexual female empowerment for International Woman’s Day

Sexual female empowerment for International Woman’s Day Empowerment comes in many forms but it all centres around an individual having power over something. For women, it looks like promoting their self-worth, determining their own choices and the right to influence social change, not just for themselves but for everyone. Sexual empowerment is no different – […]

8th March 2022

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Endometriosis Awareness Month: Tips on how to enjoy sex with endometriosis

Endometriosis Awareness Month: Tips on how to enjoy sex with endometriosis In March, it is Endometriosis Awareness Month in the United States. Endometriosis affects around 200 million women worldwide[1]. It occurs when cells that resemble the uterus lining grow elsewhere in the body, such as in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, or bowel[2]. Many people suffering […]

28th February 2022

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The Ultimate Guide to Sex Positions

  Do you want to enhance your sex life with the most satisfying and fulfilling sex positions? Are you and your partner(s) looking to find new positions that will unleash the ultimate orgasm? You’re in the right place! In any sexual relationship, learning how to pleasure each other and form deep connections through sexual intercourse […]

10th February 2022

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Multiple Orgasms: How to give and recieve multiple orgasms

Multiple Orgasms: How to give and recieve multiple orgasms For many people, orgasms are the goal of sex. And who can blame them? They feel great. So experiencing multiple orgasms in one encounter can sound too good to be true. But it’s not – meet the multiple orgasm. Experienced by people of all genders, the […]

18th January 2022

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Low sex drive? See tips to boost female libido naturally

Low sex drive? See tips to boost female libido naturally Both men and women can lack sexual thoughts or desire at some stage in their lives. There are a whole host of everyday factors that can have an impact on your libido, including the foods that you eat, your hormone levels, sleeping habits, medications, and […]

7th January 2022

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Benefits of using lube to improve sexual pleasure

Benefits of using lube to improve sexual pleasure Lube really can transform your sex life! Whether you use lubricants during masturbation, foreplay or intercourse, they provide a heightened sense of arousal and an increased amount of pleasure. But that’s not all. Many couples find that lube makes sexual experiences far more fun, especially if they’re […]

22nd December 2021

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Does pubic hair stop growing after menopause?

Does pubic hair stop growing after menopause? The menopause is a natural process resulting in the end of the menstrual cycle[1], caused by a change in the balance of the body’s sex hormones as we age[2]. Usually starting between the ages of 45 and 55, the menopause occurs when a woman hasn’t menstruated in 12 […]

8th December 2021

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Sex after birth: How long should you wait to have sex?

Sex after birth: How long should you wait to have sex? After giving birth, sex may well be the last thing on your mind. Going through pregnancy and labor can cause changes in your body, so it’s not surprising that many women don’t feel ready to start having sex again right away. Or maybe you […]

26th November 2021

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Natural remedies to ease vaginal dryness in Sjögren’s Syndrome

Natural remedies to ease vaginal dryness in Sjögren’s Syndrome There are many causes of vaginal dryness, including Sjögren’s Syndrome. Sjögren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder which causes symptoms such as dryness in the mouth, throat, eyes, and skin, as well as the vagina. Read on to find out more about what Sjögren’s Syndrome is, the […]

4th November 2021

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Sex after cancer treatment: Intimacy tips after cancer

Sex after cancer treatment: Intimacy tips after cancer A cancer diagnosis can affect every aspect of your life. After cancer treatment, you might find sex and intimacy a little different to what it used to be. It’s only natural that things will feel different – you may have lost your sex drive, sex might cause […]

5th October 2021

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It’s National Orgasm Day: Learn about the types of female orgasms

It’s National Orgasm Day: Learn about the types of female orgasms To celebrate National Orgasm Day, we have taken a close look at the different types of female orgasms. When is National Orgasm Day? National Orgasm Day is celebrated on 31st July every year, in the UK, US, and Australia. What is National Orgasm Day? […]

14th September 2021

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What is the purpose of pubic hair on a woman?

What is the purpose of pubic hair on a woman? We all have pubic hair. Some of us have more than others. Some choose to let it grow, others choose to remove it. Whatever personal decisions we make, pubic hair is totally normal. But why do we have pubic hair? And should we remove it? […]

31st August 2021

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What is vaginal thrush? The causes and how to treat it

What is vaginal thrush? The causes and how to treat it Vaginal thrush is a common yeast infection that affects 75%[1] majority of women at some point in their lifetime, so it’s not something to shy away from talking about. Although the symptoms of vaginal thrush can be extremely unpleasant and uncomfortable at times, in […]

18th June 2021

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How to restore and maintain pH levels in your vagina

How to restore and maintain pH levels in your vagina The pH level of your vagina plays an important role in your overall vaginal health, helping to maintain a healthy environment and preventing the growth of bacteria. It’s important that you understand how to restore and maintain pH levels in your vagina. The health of […]

8th June 2021

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10 Interesting Facts about the Female Orgasm

10 Interesting Facts about the Female Orgasm The female orgasm is extraordinary. There are so many different ways to experience one and they feel pretty damn good. But did you know that orgasms also have health benefits and can actually physically change your body? Here are our top 10 favorite facts about female orgasms: 1. […]

13th May 2021

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How to introduce lube into your relationship

How to introduce lube into your relationship Vaginal dryness is completely normal, it is nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed of. Rest assured that it affects almost all women at some point in their lives. Introducing lube into your relationship can help you overcome the issues caused by vaginal dryness, making sex more comfortable and […]

29th April 2021

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What are the stages of menopause?

What are the stages of menopause? Menopause is a natural stage of life, but it can be somewhat of a mystery until you go through it yourself, and even then, it can be tricky to identify the symptoms, or recognize if it’s started. So, to help provide some clarity, we’ve gathered some information about the […]

27th January 2021

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Should I clean my vulva and vagina?

Should I clean my vulva and vagina? First, it’s important to differentiate the vagina from the vulva. The vagina is often used as the term of choice for women’s genitalia, but vulva is actually the correct term to use to describe all of the external sex organs. The vulva includes the pubic mound, labia majora […]

27th January 2021

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Lube 101: How to use a lube

When sexually aroused, the vagina produces a natural lubricant to help make sex easier and more pleasurable. Without lubricant, sex can be uncomfortable or even painful and the delicate vaginal tissues are at more risk to damage. Various hormonal changes to the body can result in a lack of natural lubrication, such as menopause, medication, […]

13th October 2020

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10 Eco-friendly products under $20

10 Eco-Friendly Products under $20

There’s nothing better than finding a product you love that’s also kind to the earth! We all know just how important it is to shop in an eco-friendly way, but the products that are best for the environment aren’t always so kind to our wallets. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 products […]

25th September 2020

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AH! YES Organic Intimacy Week

AH! YES Organic Intimacy Week 2020

What is Organic Intimacy Week? This week is our chance to shout about the importance of organic and why product purity matters. Our certified organic status is at the heart of our value system and our mission to ‘change the world from the inside’. When it comes to skincare, we’re very good at paying attention […]

22nd September 2020

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Why Choose Organic?

‘Going organic’ is one of the best choices that you can make for your health and the planet, but why exactly? The best place to start is to examine what organic actually means… What does ‘organic’ mean? According to the Department for Agriculture and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), ‘Organic food is the product of a farming […]

7th September 2020

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Ditching the non-biodegradable wet wipe: AH! YES explores the alternatives

The wipe-out… From makeup removal and personal hygiene to surface cleaners, wet wipes are a common household item, and for many, an essential in completing day-to-day tasks. So is it really worth going without them? Many ‘standard’ wipes actually contain plastic or wood pulp, which means that they do not biodegrade in the sewers if […]

28th April 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Dear AH! YES customers Given the situation we all find ourselves in with Covid-19 we wanted to take this opportunity to check in with you. Our team is working from the safety of their homes as much as possible and with the miracle of modern technology, it is business as usual. We are working with our suppliers to […]

25th March 2020

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YES products are now available in the USA as AH! YES

AH! YES is the USA version of YES products, we weren’t able to trademark YES in the USA so we’ve picked a catchy new name just for the States. What does this mean for you? Fast shipping. 2-4 days with USPS from our new USA warehouse. Tracked service as standard. YES is called AH! YES […]

27th February 2020

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AH! YES VM is a NEXTY Awards Finalist!

We’re thrilled to announce that our vaginal moisturizer, AH! YES VM, has been selected as a NEXTY Award finalist. What are the NEXTY Awards? The NEXTY Awards, held by NEW HOPE Network, recognizes ‘innovative, inspirational and integrity-driven products’ in the natural products industry. AH! YES VM has been nominated in the Best New Personal Care […]

19th February 2020

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Green Friday 2019

Black Friday is so last year – 2019 is all about Green Friday Do we really need more ‘unmissable’ deals on stuff we don’t really need, gifts that loved ones don’t really want? That admittedly exciting, never-ending flurry of deliveries, all with its own ocean-choking phalanx of packaging. Really? Do we? We’re not the only […]

26th November 2019

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AH! YES – no tricks, just treats!

Take a look at many ‘mainstream’ intimacy products and we guarantee the ingredients list will make you scream! Primarily made from synthetic chemicals, most ‘old style’ lubricants will be filled with skin irritants, penetration enhancers or chemicals with hormone mimicking properties. Other’ ingredients are absent entirely – a few manufacturers don’t actually declare the ingredients […]

31st October 2019

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Are you Paying Attention to Your Intimate Health?

If our skin’s a little dry, chances are we’ll seek out a moisturizer. If acne appears, we’ll find a blemish buster. When it comes to skin care, we’re very good at paying attention to our face. But how much attention do we give to our intimate areas? Possibly not so much… Whether you or your […]

5th August 2019

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AH! YES is Made Safe!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been awarded the MADE SAFE® certification for AH! YES WB water-based personal lubricant, AH! YES OB plant-oil based personal lubricant, and AH! YES VM vaginal moisturizer. We’ve always been committed to putting our customers’ health and wellbeing first, by making products with certified organic, body-safe ingredients, and so we’re […]

11th July 2019

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A Brief History of the Vibrator

Female masturbation is a topic historically shrouded in taboo, though slowly but surely the curtain is lifting, as women feel freer to discuss pleasure and how they find it. This is highlighted by the advent and popularity of podcasts such as The Hot Bed Collective and Laid Bare that offer advice on which toys to […]

22nd February 2019

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week – What we’re doing…

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week Monday 21st – Sunday 27th January 2019 marks Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Naturally, YES are going to tackle the frequently and not so frequently asked questions surrounding the subject. More specifically, we are going to highlight the fundamental signs and symptoms of the gynaecological cancer and what to look out for. […]

21st January 2019

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Lichen Sclerosus UK Awareness January Competition

About Lichen Sclerosus UK Awareness Lichen Sclerosus UK Awareness was created to help sufferers of Lichen Sclerosus, as well as those who believe they may have the condition, to understand the symptoms and diagnosis process. Their keys aims are to raise awareness of Lichen Sclerosus and break the taboo surrounding the condition.   What is […]

8th January 2019

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No sex today please!

I was interested to read an article in the Times newspaper (September 29th 2018) entitled “No sex please, we’re millennials”. The article was based on a survey conducted by Mumsnet and Relate which states that 25% of couples in their thirties have a ‘sexless’ relationship. (This is officially defined as having sex fewer than 10 […]

19th December 2018

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Guest blog: ‘Lube is not shameful; lube is your friend’ by Hannah Cosham

Hannah Cosham writes an honest account on life after a breast cancer diagnosis, volunteering as a Boobette and discovering YES. Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the UK. 1 in 8 women will now experience breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. As such, it is arguably one of the […]

5th November 2018

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Guest Blog: The Menopause Support Guide to Understanding Menopause for Men, by Diane Danzebrink

The menopause can be an overwhelming time in a woman’s life. Due to the drop in hormone levels women experience, this can affect them both mentally and physically. Every woman’s experience is different, however these significant changes can come as a bit of a shock. That’s because the lingering taboo surrounding menopause means that it […]

29th October 2018

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Lichen Sclerosus – All Of Your Questions Answered

During the year we attend many medical conferences where Health Care Professionals tell us that Lichen Sclerosus is a fairly common condition amongst their female patients. However, like many intimate health conditions it’s not an easy subject to talk about. It is most important if you experience vulval itching, soreness, splitting or changes to the […]

25th October 2018

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YES VM Wins Best Menopause Product in The Spotlight Awards 2018

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that YES VM has been voted as the Community Choice Best Menopause Product 2018 by Live Better With Menopause! The final results were based upon the number of nominations from both the Live Better With Menopause Community, and the general public. So thank you to everyone that nominated YES, […]

23rd October 2018

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Which lubricant should I use?

“Which lubricant should I use?” is a question that customers new to YES frequently ask. The answer is that the benefits of each product really depend on the individual’s needs. In this article we’ve recommended the best YES lubricants for each of these common uses.  Which lubricant should I use… …for pleasure Our range of […]

12th October 2018

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Guest Blog: Sarah King, Founder of Yay Simply Discusses Her Experience Using YES

Sarah King, founder of Yay Simply, was inspired to create her care boxes whilst sat at home recovering after the birth of her daughter. Her and her partner were inundated with visitors bringing gifts, and on her website she explains that as lovely as this was, all she really wanted was ‘another pair of the […]

3rd October 2018

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Don’t fear your smear – what to expect at your cervical screening appointment and why it is so vital.

September marks Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month and as such, we’re talking about all things intimate health; specifically, the signs and symptoms of the five gynae cancers. As 24th September marks the start of Sexual Health Week, we wanted to focus specifically on cervical cancer. Did you know that cervical cancer is the fourth most common […]

26th September 2018

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Going Organic this September – What Are the Benefits?

Organic September So you’ve said goodbye to August along with its fond summer memories, and you’re welcoming in September with an unbearably awkward handshake. We can sympathise. However, unlike our traditional autumnal weather, we would like to remind you that not everything is submerged under a cold, grey cloud of doom. After all, this September […]

7th September 2018

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YES shoots with The Eve Appeal for ‘Go Red September’

Who are The Eve Appeal? You may have heard of The Eve Appeal, one of the biggest UK national charities that focuses on raising awareness and funding research into the five gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal. Developing and introducing innovative methods of risk prediction, early detection and screening for these women-only […]

6th September 2018

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UK Festivals Are Going Green

You’re on a long and sunny weekend away with friends, enjoying live music, whilst indulging in all kinds of dreamy food and drinks. Festival season is here, and what’s not to love? Well, whether it be knee deep mud puddles, portaloos or remains of lukewarm alcohol vessels spread across a number of once-thriving fields, the […]

21st August 2018

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Five Travel-Friendly Essentials That You Need To Take On Holiday

If a gloriously sun-filled vacation isn’t an excuse to break your typical skin care routine, then what is? Holiday season is well-upon us, so we’ve put together our five best travel-friendly organic picks that you simply can’t miss out on. We can assure you that these five skin-friendly essentials will allow your skin to stay […]

13th August 2018

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Our Newest Addition to the YES Team – Gito the Orangutan!

We’re over the moon to announce that the YES team have collectively adopted Gito, our lovely little orangutan from Borneo! Gito’s touching story has been heard by people across the globe, whereby the International Animal Rescue team found him lying lifeless and looking “almost mummified”[1] in a soiled cardboard box at just 3 months old. […]

10th July 2018

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Vote YES For Janey Loves Platinium Awards 2018

Get the YES message heard! The YES message needs to be spread further and wider than ever – we feel that and more people need to experience the benefits of organic intimacy products. Here’s how you can help us to revolutionise even more lives Please vote for YES in the Janey Loves Platinum Awards 2018 […]

5th July 2018

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The Natural Healing Properties of Shea Butter

What is Shea butter? Shea butter comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea tree. Naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F, this skin superfood does more than just moisturise, it also supplies key anti-inflammatory and anti-aging nutrients. Shea butter has a long history of medicinal use and has been used in […]

29th June 2018

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Combat The Menopause Through Yoga

At YES headquarters we’ve taken on a new practice this year – yoga! Initially we were a little nervous, if not slightly self-conscious lying on the floor right in the middle of our workspace (especially when the postman arrived mid-session during downward-facing dog!) but several months in and it’s proven to be a very popular […]

21st June 2018

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We’re absolutely delighted to announce that YES BABY CONCEPTION-FRIENDLY LUBRICANT SYSTEM has won Europe’s Best New Mother & Baby Product Award at this year’s Natural and Organic Products Europe show (NOPE), held at ExCel in London. This is a hat-trick win for us, as YES BABY is the third product to be presented with a […]

13th June 2018

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YES OB Vanilla and the Madagascan Vanilla Shortage

You might have noticed that YES OB Vanilla has been out of stock on our website for some time now. Unfortunately, this is due to natural causes that are out of our control, namely an unprecedented shortage of Madagascan vanilla – a key ingredient in our product. What has caused the shortage? Back in March […]

14th May 2018

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What I’m Made Of – The Importance of Transparency

Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week 2018 marks the start of The Soil Association’s ‘What I’m Made Of’ campaign, centred on the concept of provenance and transparency, ‘bringing what is inside the bottle to life’. The campaign aims to educate consumers on exactly what ingredients are in their products and encourages them to question ‘the norm’. […]

7th May 2018

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Gareth’s Pink Elephant Challenge

YES is committed to being an ethical company in all areas of the business, from our range of certified organic intimacy products through to our dedication to adhering to our core moral values – people, plants, products and the planet are all carefully considered and respected in everything that we do. We take our corporate […]

4th May 2018

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Sex After Childbirth – Five Things to Help Get You in the Mood

Sex after child birth can be daunting prospect for many women. Whilst nine months of growing a child is an incredible experience, carrying and birthing a baby does have a significant impact on a mother’s body. Antenatal classes offer mothers-to-be information on how their body will change during and after pregnancy, yet one topic that […]

9th April 2018

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Earth Hour 2018 – Take care of the planet by switching off in solidarity

Earth Hour is an important event for us, our credo is dedicated to protecting planet earth and respecting all life that we share it with. We try to live these values daily by: Doing all we can to tread lightly Being aware of our consumption Supporting causes that match our values Sharing our values with […]

26th March 2018

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This is why you’ve lost your libido during menopause

Maryon Stewart B.E.M., the pioneer of the natural menopause movement, is attempting to quantify the effect menopause has on relationships. She would be grateful if you could spare a few moments to complete her latest anonymous survey so she may raise awareness and bring additional help and support to women and their partners.

14th March 2018

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2018

The arrival of March marks the start of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 7,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, making it one of the biggest gynaecological killers of UK women.1 Spreading wider awareness of the disease to both women and GPs, is incredibly important to improve detection and treatment, in order to […]

7th March 2018

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Date Inspiration for Valentine’s Day!

Why not go all out to make this Valentine’s extra special for your lover, they’re worth it, right? Here are a few of our favourite date ideas, go on, spoil them… 1. A romantic night in with YES Staying in is the new going out! Cosy up with your other half this Valentine’s Day with a […]

12th February 2018

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New Year, Organic You?

Saying goodbye to harmful cosmetics, and hello to organic in 2018 might just help you to escape those winter blues. Not only do natural products offer amazing healing benefits to your skin and overall health and wellbeing, they are also more likely to be more ethical and kinder to the environment than their mainstream counterparts. […]

26th January 2018

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Celebrating 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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YES VM and the NHS

YES VM and the NHS We are delighted to announce that YES VM has been approved by the NHS and is now on the UK drugs tariff.* YES VM Vaginal Moisturizer, is a long-lasting natural vaginal moisturizing gel, which matches vaginal pH but does not contain any of the skin damaging or concerning chemicals typically […]

7th July 2017

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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 to make sure that there are no […]

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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Menopause infographic

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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Janey Award Winner 2016

YES was delighted to receive Janey’s Platinum Award for YES WB water based personal lubricant

The Awards, for the best in skincare and beauty, health and well-being, were presented at a special Awards Breakfast in London’s elegant Connaught Rooms, along with UK Health Radio. YES was delighted to receive Janey’s Platinum Award for YES WB water based personal lubricant. The panel of judges for the Awards alongside Janey, included TV […]

7th October 2016

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Pharma Awards 2016 Winners - Yes Yes

The Yes Yes Company wins Best Intimate Health Products Provider in the 2016 Global Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards

We are very proud to announce that The Yes Yes Company has won the Best Intimate Health Products Provider Award for 2016. We have been recognised for our pioneering work in developing a range of certified organic, safe, effective intimacy products which are available over the counter (OTC). Our YES water based intimate lubricant is […]

7th 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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YES is on UK prescription for vaginal dryness

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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Natural Anal Lubricant - YES BUT

Launched April 2016 – YES BUT – Natural Anal Lubricant

NOW Launched – another first  – YES BUT is our new approach to anal lubrication. Designed specifically to give long-lasting slipperiness and comfort for anal use with none of the skin damaging or concerning chemicals typically found in anal lubes. Check out our comparison table to show how YES BUT compares to other condom compatible […]

28th April 2016

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YES wins award for Intimate Wash

Our new intimate wash, YES CLEANSE, Wins Coveted Organic Award

We are thrilled and honoured to announce that our new intimate wash, YES CLEANSE, has won Europe’s Best Organic Beauty Product Award at this years’ Natural and Organics Product show (NOPE) in London. YES CLEANSE is a sensitively formulated intimate wash, designed to respect the delicate vaginal ecology, with a refreshing and effective cleansing action. […]

21st April 2016

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Yes WB and OB

YES – we are so excited to announce our new look!

We have been working on your feedback for some time now and are delighted to announce that our “YES Refresh” transformation and new products are almost complete.  Over the next few weeks you will notice a change to the look of the products and website as you know them but be assured, the products remain […]

14th April 2016

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NHS Yes Water Based

Yes water-based has been accepted by the NHS for listing in the Drug Tariff

Yes water-based has been accepted by the NHS for listing in the Drug Tariff We are delighted with our news that Yes water-based has been accepted by the NHS for listing in the Drug Tariff. This means that Yes 75mls water-based, and Yes in Applicators can be prescribed for the relief of intimate dryness and […]

14th April 2016

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South Coast Business Award Winner 2014

Winner of Best Customer Service Award

The Yes Yes Company, were thrilled to be awarded the Best Customer Service Award, sponsored by Baker Tilly, at the prestigious South Coast Business Award ceremony held at the Grand Harbour Hotel on Friday July 11th. This glitzy event hosted a kaleidoscope of South Coast companies and sponsors in celebration of the excellence of local […]

14th April 2016

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Platinum Award 2013

Highest accolade for Yes oil-based!

The UK’s Number 1 natural living expert, renowned broadcaster, Amazon #1 Best Seller and listed as one of the top twenty-five personalities by Natural Beauty in 2013, Janey Lee Grace has awarded The Yes Yes Company Ltd her coveted 2013 Platinum Award for Best Intimate Product. Why is Janey so trusted as an expert on […]

14th April 2016

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Painful Sex vs. ‘Normal’ Sex: The Differences Explained With Food

Because Yes products have such a strong reputation as a natural means of alleviating painful sex, we were approached by Women4real to be a sponsor of a film they wanted to make about the difference between Painful Sex and Normal Sex. Now you can see the result! This was made as a follow-up to another […]

14th April 2016

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Yes Water Based Applicators

Introducing new, easy-open YES applicators

We have recently chosen to upgrade to an improved applicator tube. Some of you have told us that the silver cap closure on the previous applicators could be difficult to remove. So, in response to the feedback we have received, we are happy to now offer a tube with an easy twist off closure. In […]

14th April 2016

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Yes Team Winning an Award

The Judges say YES at The South Coast Business Awards

What’s New?The Yes Yes Company Ltd, creators of YES Organic Lubricants, were announced the winners of the prestigious HAMPSHIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD, to the enormous delight of the two founders, Sarah Brooks and Susi Lennox, and the four jubilant members of the dedicated Yes team who were present. The […]

14th April 2016

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Yestimonial Customer Review

Powerful new Yestimonial from a male customer

“This stuff is amazing. My girlfriend has all sorts of chemical sensitivities and simply cannot come into contact with most chemical substances, which greatly reduces the fun in our sex life. Nothing like trying to use a lubricant and her breaking out into hives and going into anaphylactic shock. I only wish I were exaggerating. […]

14th April 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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Yes baby applicators

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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South coast business awards 2014 Winner

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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Plastic bags washed up in Bali

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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A Range of Yes Water based Products

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?

20th May 2013

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Can AH YES! Products be used with Rheumatoid arthritis drugs?

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 Hampshire small business of the year award!

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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