Washing pussy

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Brands are taking advantage of our increasing awareness of intimate health and the market is being flooded with all kinds of products designed to help you clean and 'beautify' your vulva and vagina. But do we actually need them? The short answer is, probably not. These products aren't going away - in fact they're growing in popularity. Firstly, we need to talk about vaginas.

Should you clean your vagina?

Keeping your vagina clean and healthy - NHS

Last Updated: October 8, References Approved. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. There are 28 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed 8,, times. Learn more Your vagina is a delicate part of the body that needs proper care to stay clean and healthy. Establish a daily washing routine to keep the area around your vagina clean.

Vulvar Care

Washing the vagina can lead to many problems. You might have heard that the vagina is like a self-cleaning oven — a pretty accurate metaphor. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists points out that your vagina cleans itself and keeps itself healthy by maintaining the correct pH balance and cleaning itself with natural secretions. These bacteria maintain the ideal pH balance in your vagina, which is slightly acidic. When you use soaps, sprays, or gels — and yes, even water — to wash inside your vagina, you disrupt the bacterial balance.
Vaginas are great. Behold, 17 actually useful tips for keeping your vagina clean. But your anus and rectum contain very different bacteria than the rest of your body.