Cíclica: Democratizing Period Innovation with 4Geeks' Support

Cíclica: Democratizing Period Innovation with 4Geeks' Support

Marketing Team
Marketing Team Jul 22 2021 • 2 min read

The average woman spends $1,773 on tampons or pads over a lifetime. Even worse, the waste from these products has a negative impact on our environment.

The average woman uses over 16000 pads or tampons in her life time. That's a lot of waste! And it doesn't just go away either, the chemicals from these products pollute our landfills and waterways.

Cíclica is an affordable menstrual cup that's easy to use and made with 100% medical grade silicone. It can be worn for up to 12 hours without leaks or odors and is safe to keep in for up to 10 years! With Cíclica you'll never have to worry about running out of your period protection again!

We all know that menstrual cups are more eco friendly than tampons or pads, but they can be hard to find and expensive if you do.

Cíclica, founded by Angie Sánchez and Maria Laura Gutierrez, is a reusable, eco-friendly alternative to tampons and pads. It’s made from medical grade silicone that can last for up to 10 years with proper care. This product will save you money on feminine hygiene products and reduce your carbon footprint. Say goodbye to disposable products that are bad for your body and the environment!


Cíclica is a young and fast growing company. They started to sell their products online, but they needed a payment solution that would allow them to charge customers on real-time, easy and in completely secure way.

Name: CíclicaDescrition: Menstrual cupCountry: Costa RicaWebsite: Ciclica.crSolution used: 4Geeks Payments

Cíclica contacted several payment providers, but none of them was able to provide the solution they were looking for. They all had very complex pricing models which made it impossible for Cíclica to start selling their products online without losing money on every transaction.

4Geeks, via 4Geeks Payments, is the first payment gateway which allows you to accept payments in real time, without requiring your customers' credit card details even before the transaction has been completed (i.e., pre-authorization).

This technology can be used not only with e-commerce but also with physical shops or restaurants where cashless transactions are required. Thus, it's very useful for Ciclica who wants to expand its business globally without worrying about security issues while accepting payments from foreign customers over the internet.

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