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As you know vaginas are a whole system down there and they have to go through periods, sex and urine transmission and since a lot goes on down there, there is a need to be extra careful about it. From periods hygiene to shaving here are some life-saving hacks that you should keep in mind for a healthy and happy vagina:
1. Don't panic about the vaginal discharge: It is normal to have a vaginal discharge, it is it's own cycle of keeping itself healthy and getting rid of bacteria. The only time you should worry is when is doesn't look like normal. You might want to read Here's what the colour of your vaginal discharge says about your health
2.DON'T DOUCHE: It has a self-cleaning mechanism wherein it doesn't need special extra effort to clean it, however you may take care of it by gently washing it with warm water and soap that too, a very mild one.
3.Go commando: This is an advice that we have always been giving. It will let your vagina breathe and won't let any moisture trap in there.
4. Use App to track your period: There are so many apps available to track your periods, it will help you to be prepared for your next period.
5.Trim and moisturize before you shave : Yes! If you are opting for shaving your vaginal area, remember it is very soft and sensitive, trim the hair out there first and moisturize it with coconut oil. After shaving, use only cotton undies for a few days.You might also want to know Why shaving your vagina or pubic hair is NOT a good idea!
6. When you poop don't wipe your butt from back to front: While wiping your butt remember not to wipe it from back to front, to prevent transfer of bacteria.
7 Don't wear panty-liner: when you're not in your period don't use panty-liners to soak in vaginal discharge it will only build moisture and will be a perfect breeding ground for bacteria and rashes.
Hope these hacks helped you. If you want to add something to this or want to share your personal hacks, please put it down in the comment section below.
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