The Feminine Hygiene Product That Confused Men For Years
Although it may not be considered new technology to women in the early 1900s, it technically is. Versions of the tampon have been in play for thousands of years and even date back to Ancient Egypt. Yet the modern version of the product was introduced by Dr. Earle Haas in 1933 and patented under the name “Tampax.”
However, people were concerned about the product. Some actually believed that the tampon was not great for women to use. Their assumption was that inserting one would be too pleasurable and thus, women could not contain their sexual feelings all day. Studies disproved that, however. Because obviously.