Many women are embarrassed to talk about intimate topics. But why? Probably the reason is in our society, which imposed a taboo on them. What's wrong with sharing secrets and learning something new about female nature? We believe that intimate topics will help women to know themselves better and not to be mistaken.
We are sure that there are some wrong things that you are doing to this day. Women who do not know how to properly observe intimate hygiene may face a number of problems. If you do not want to be the owner of yeast infection, you must have the courage and start discussing intimate problems.
Today, we would like to discuss with you some intimate hygiene practices that many women still get wrong. It is time for enlightenment, ladies. You need to know more and stop torturing yourself. Keep reading to find out the 5 common mistakes of feminine hygiene.
#1. You wear panty liners every day
We all know that panty liners are designed to absorb vaginal discharge and spotting. But there's one thing you probably do not know about. You need to wear panty liners only at the beginning and end of your menstrual period. Women who wear panty liners all the time are in danger of having vaginal infections.
#2. You do not change tampons too often
On the packaging of tampons, you can find an instruction that advises changing the tampon every 4-8 hours. Unfortunately, this is the wrong advice. Doctors recommend changing the tampon every 4 hours to eliminate the risk of toxic shock syndrome.
#3. You stay in a wet bikini
Since the beach season is just around the corner, most women have already bought new sexy bikinis. However, there is one thing you need to know. Most women can stay in a wet bikini all day. When wearing a wet bikini for a long time, you can allow bacteria to develop, which can cause various infections. Do not do this, remove your wet bikini immediately after swimming in the ocean or a pool.
#4. You wear synthetic lingerie and underwear
Lingerie made out of synthetic fiber can be harmful to you. These synthetic fibers can promote perspiration and irritation, which can be bad for women who are prone to yeast infections. To avoid vaginal infections, we recommend you buy only “breathing” lingerie made out of cotton.
#5. You use a douche to clean yourself
Most women use a douche to clean their vagina. However, you should know that it can clean out not only bad bacteria, but also good bacteria, which disrupts the normal vaginal foundation. The fact is, vagina can keep itself clean with the help of natural secretions. In order not to harm yourself, we recommend using an unscented soap to maintain the hygiene of your vagina.
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