“Cleaning the vulva should be a part of your daily hygiene routine,” says Sherry Ross, MD, OB-GYN and women's health expert in Santa.
Find out how to help your vagina keep clean and healthy, and why you don't need douches or vaginal wipes. The vagina is a tube of muscle inside a woman's .
That means all those "feminine hygiene" products out there—pH-balancing, douching, feminine cleansing—are basically BS, says Lauren Streicher, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University. the sensitive skin surrounding your vagina—can be.
From talcum powder to jade eggs and douches, an industry has grown up to sell products – some of which are harmful – that play on women's.