It’s seriously that simple. How cool is that? 🙂 Rinse with water regularly… so that means no need to use Summer eve sensitive wash, or that organic/special hypoallergenic soap (and in some cases those actually cause bad odors. Check out this article if you’re concerned Really Though-Why Does My Vagina Smell?), it also means stop feeling self-conscious about your level of cleanliness, stop worrying about your odor unless it’s different from YOUR norm and start focusing on other things like: getting consistent checkups, being aware of what “norm” is to you, eating and exercising right; because, those are the real things to prioritize.
I’ve heard so many crazy-out-there things for vaginal hygiene, luckily they are few and far between. One time I even heard of someone actually teaching to stick a tampon-soaked in yogurt-into the vaginal canal and letting it sit… whaaaat! Please don’t do that!!! In fact please keep all foods away from the vagina. Yogurt has A LOT of sugar in it and anything with sugar introduced to the vaginal canal causes yeast infections.
I will tell you, there’s one thing I do hear quite often and there seems to be some confusion of when and how often, so if you didn’t already know, and I say this with the up-most love, compassion and care for happy vaginas: DO NOT DOUCHE!!! Like ever! Not even once a year. The only time douching is okay is when your healthcare provider prescribes it during very specific treatments. It may be tempting, but you’re not just “cleaning” out the vaginal canal. You’re destroying the delicate balance of pH and good bacteria! And did you know, it also makes you vulnerable to infection and other nasty things, so for the sake of happy vaginas just rinse with water! You can even use a detachable shower head to, you know, get all those crevices extra well… 😉
Last thing, if you’re a woman who has a significant amount of discharge, which btw is actually a good thing and if you don’t believe me check this out Catitide and Co, you can use a warm damp cloth to wipe away any excess in between the labia or around the clitoral hood, but never inside the vaginal canal. Our bodies are incredible, especially the vagina! It’s literally a self cleaning machine, so just leave it be. :)!
So there you have it, the ever so complicated way to take care of your vulva! Rinse with water regularly! 😉
Be happy, feel sexy,
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