It feels like almost every week a new trend emerges which sees women putting random items in their vaginas in a quest for wellness. But, time and time again, experts have warned against this. The vagina is a very sensitive area and, except in cases of genuine medical complications, does not external ointments or products to stay healthy. However, be they a type of food or a product on sale, it seems that a sizeable number women of are tempted to try these new fads out. Or, well, in. So, in no particular order, here are some of the things that women put in their vaginas, even though they are told not to
Watch This Girl Try To Shake People’s Hands After Scratching Herself ‘Down There’
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If you've ever taken a peek at your vulva — the outer part of a person with a vagina's genitals that includes the vagina, labia, and clitoris — and wondered if yours is normal, you're not alone. One in seven women have considered getting labiaplasty, which basically is trimming and tucking the vulva and tightening up the entrance," says Sherry Ross , MD, OB-GYN and a women's health expert with her own private practice. It's important to note that everyone has a unique and different type of vulva, says Ross. And unless it's causing you discomfort, there's no reason to be ashamed of what it looks like or to undergo expensive surgery to reshape it.
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When it comes to body insecurities, one of the biggest things women stress out about is our vaginas , or more specifically - our labia. The lips that announce the opening of the vagina , and differ a lot from woman to woman. A lot of women feel insecure about the way theirs look. But just because it might not look like a work of art, doesn't mean there's actually anything wrong with it.
While there's been significant gains made in de-stigmatizing reproductive body parts , there's still a lingering and significant amount of shame associated with vaginas. That shame, in tern, can make it that much more difficult to learn about this particular body part. In other words, whether you've been too shy to ask or don't know where to look for information, chances are you've wondered about a thing or two "down there.