Two 19-Year-Old Guys Create 'The PMS Package' to Comfort Girls on Their Periods
The monthly subscriber gift box includes chocolates and other treats
Two Ohio-based 19-year-old guys have started a subscription gift box service to make women’s least favorite time of the month just a little bit better.
Ashton Onesko and Luke Buchy created The PMS Package – sent to subscribers timed to their menstrual cycle – which includes various comfort items for women on their period.
“Our packages change every month,” co-founder Ashton Onesko tells PEOPLE. “We supply our boxes with goodies from the theme of the month or holiday. We have chocolate, lotions, candles, stuffed animals, fuzzy socks, candies and much more.”
The PMS Package was born out of a suggestion from Buchy’s younger sister, and the two entrepreneurs grew the company through Buchy’s social media savvy.
“Over the past four months since we started, we grew our Twitter account from zero to 110,000 followers,” says Onesko.
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Subscribers can choose different size packages, ranging from the “mini” at $12.99 a month, to the “executive” at $34.99 a month. Because the packages are created for women, Onesko consults regularly with a team of females to make sure customers will be getting the type of products they want.
“We have a team of girls who bounce ideas back and forth to decide the most comforting items to put into the packages,” he says. “We also get feedback from our customers by running Twitter polls to see what they would want in the packages. We like to stick with the most comforting items, along with snacks to enjoy.”
So far, customer feedback has been “unreal,” says Onesko.
“The whole time we have been in business we have had nothing but positive feedback,” he says. “What girls love most about our packages is that we ship it to them when they start their period. Our whole goal of this company is based off our slogan: ‘Comfort delivered right to your door when you need it most.’ ”