Tips to help keep it healthy down there

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Our vaginas are an essential part of our body which often require extra care. We give you tips on how to ensure that your friend down there is always happy.

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No soap

Generally our body parts need to be washed daily with soap to remove dirt and keep fresh, however our lady bits just require warm water. Soaps usually contain fragrances and unnatural ingredients that can cause irritation and mess up your pH levels.

Use protection

Practising safe sex is important and should be done at all times to avoid diseases and other infections. The other reason is that semen is said to have a pH of 7.1 to 8 and that on its own can increase the level of pH, which will result in bad odour.

Visit the gynae

According to Dr Huang, a gynaecologist, women under the age of 29 should visit the gynae to get a pelvic exam at least once a year. This will allow you to evaluate whether everything is as it should be down there or if you have any infections you’re not aware of.

Wear cotton underwear

We know how much ladies prefer lace underwear because well, it’s sexier. Cotton is good for breathing and absorbing moisture hence many underwears will have a cotton strap on it regarless of the fabric of the underwear.

Apply some lube

During dry days, lube is your friend. Forcing entry is not good because it will hurt you and cause abrasions. Women on hormonal birth control have higher chances of experiencing frequent dryness so make sure you have this at all times, just in case.

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