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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Mon, Aug 05, 19 - HANX Official
Dear Dates: My Soft Spot

Dear SS, Were you the one that got away? We toyed with each other on multiple occasions, but the chemistry was undeniable. At the time I wished you were more forthcoming, but I realise we both weren’t ready for anything serious. I couldn’t help having a soft spot for you, and maybe that’s all it ...

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Wed, Jul 31, 19 - Dr Sarah Welsh female health
Dr HANX: The Morning After Pill And Emergency Contraception

Ok, so you’ve had sex but forgotten to use a condom or missed a pill and you want to avoid pregnancy. What next? This is not an uncommon situation, but it often brings much anxiety. Some of this anxiety comes from uncertainty around what the morning after pill actually is and if there other optio...

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Thu, Jul 25, 19 - Dr Sarah Welsh female health
Dr HANX: Let's Talk Speculums…

Ever wondered how specialists examine your vagina, take smear tests and swab tests for STIs? Heard of vaginal speculums but not sure what they are? Dr HANX tells us all we need to know.. What is a speculum? A device used to open the vaginal walls and visualise the cervix (the neck of your womb) a...

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