Thanks to the popularity of The Last of Us series, demand has increased significantly not only for the Naughty Dog series of games . The show boosted sales of menstrual cups significantly .
This happened shortly after the premiere of the sixth episode of The Last of Us, where one of the scenes briefly showed the feminine hygiene product that Ellie (Bella Ramsay) receives as a gift from Maria, along with instructions for use.
The TMZ publication , citing a representative of the menstrual cup manufacturer The Flex Co. reports that in the two days since the release of the sixth episode, sales of feminine hygiene products increased by 400% . Another company, Cora Life , also reported an increase in product orders.
Experts praised the creators of the series for the episode. According to them, he opened a new hygiene product for a part of the female audience – especially for the younger generation.