ishga Gets Lippy for the Eve Appeal

This May, we are Getting Lippy with gynaecological cancer charity Eve Appeal. Their vision is bold and ambitious but simple at its core: to make gynaecological  cancers a thing of the past. 

We are proud to support any campaign that can highlight important health issues and we want to help raise money to support life saving research. Throughout that month of May when you purchase a Hydra+ Marine Cream, 10% of the sale will be donated to the campaign.⁠


Funds raised will go towards life-saving research into the prevention and earlier diagnosis of all five gynaecological cancers; womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal. Every year the charity joins with some of the UK’s leading health and beauty brand’s and we are thrilled to be amongst those brands for this year’s campaign.  

Aside from raising much needed funds, the charity also helps to raise awareness on the topic, encouraging people to seek medical help and not dismiss symptoms too easily.


The Eve Appeal published new survey findings (Yougov) to launch its Get Lippy campaign. It was found that:

  • Less than half of women (45%) would go to the doctors immediately if they had a postmenopausal bleed.
  • Under half (44%) would go to the doctor if they bled between periods.
  • Only 35% would go to the doctor immediately if they experienced pain during sex.
  • Under half of women would act on 'red-flag symptoms' a bleed after the menopause or between periods (45 and 44% respectively).
Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a 'red-flag' symptom of three of the five gynaecological cancers: womb, cervical and vaginal, which together affect around 13,150 women and people with gynae organs each and every year in the UK.


Athena Lamnisos, The Eve Appeal CEO, says: "Abnormal bleeding is often noticed, but is all too often brushed off as 'one of those things'. We want everyone to know their 'normal' and key cancer symptoms information such as any post-menopausal bleed needs to be checked out. A post-menopausal period is not a thing! Period!

The Get Lippy campaign is all about raising awareness of the five gynaecological cancers and their signs and symptoms. We want to these to be recognised and for women to know that they should always seek medical advice at the earliest opportunity. This latest research makes it clear that women are sitting on symptoms, either because they don't recognise them as signs of cancer or because they are ignoring them. Early diagnosis means two vital things: Firstly, those without cancer can have their minds put at ease and get the support they need to reduce any debilitating gynae health conditions and symptoms. Second, if cancer is detected, treatment can be started early - and that makes all the difference in terms of outcomes. So Getting Lippy this May, it could be a life saver."

Get Lippy raises awareness of the key symptoms, breaks down the taboos that stop people accessing medical help, and raises money to fund research into the prevention and earlier diagnosis of all five gynae cancers. 

You can support by purchasing our Hydra+ Marine Cream here.

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The YouGov plc survey was conducted online. Total sample size was 2092. All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 2092 adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between 15th - 16th April 2024. The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all UK adults (aged 18+). Stats included represent All UK Women who were willing to and able to answer the questions about their experiences with gynecological health conditions (982). Other statistics are from Cancer Research UK.