A gynaecology doctor and an investment banker walk into a bar…

In a chat over lunch, Farah was telling Sarah a story about a friend who had been ‘caught’ buying condoms by her sniggering (male) boss.

It got them thinking that everything about condoms is wrong – overtly masculine, garish and with cringey names.


Even today, in a world where our health and wellbeing matter more than ever, men that carry condoms are seen as studs but women are considered one pair of crotchless pants away from a red window in Amsterdam. 

Farah and Sarah created HANX shortly after. A brand dedicated to creating a range of sexual health products that are gynaecologist approved and designed to sit unashamedly in our bags and on our bedside tables. 

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