1. Washing with soap

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You’d be surprised how many people use soap or shower gel to “keep clean.” It is important to remember that the vagina is able to clean itself, and chemistry only makes it worse. You remove beneficial bacteria from there, and unpleasant sensations appear.


2. Tight underwear

Creates an excellent breeding ground for bad bacteria and fungus, warm and moist. It is better to buy underwear a size larger and stop constantly treating thrush.

3. Epilation

If you have sensitive skin, you may not need to shave off all the hair between your legs. Removing them can lead to skin irritation and ingrown hairs. But methods like waxing are quite suitable.

4. Smoking

Cigarettes also affect intimate health by killing beneficial bacteria. And this is not a horror story for smokers, but a real fact, confirmed by research.

5. Stress

It affects many processes in the body, including intimate health through its effect on the immune system.

6. Contraceptives

Hormones in pills and other contraceptive options in some cases affect the bacterial background of the vagina. If other methods didn’t solve the problem, check this one!

7. Sex

It happens that sperm irritates the inner surface of the vagina. This does not mean that you need to indulge in abstinence, just be sure to go to the toilet after sex.

8. Dirty toys

Sex toys should be washed with soap or detergent before and after use and stored in bags to protect from dust.