Throughout my lifetime so far, I have to say that my breasts are one part of my body that's ever-changing. Through puberty, weight gain, weight loss, general growth, and definitely pregnancy and breastfeeding, my boobs have seen a lot of alterations. With that often comes new struggles to get used to as well, unfortunately. During these periods, I've come across lots of boob hygiene tips you probably never knew existed. Luckily, with each stage, a different tip or trick was often helpful in dealing with common struggles like boob sweat, blotchiness, breastfeeding woes, and more.
Because boobs can create moisture, itchiness, irritation, and so much more, they easily become a major point of discomfort or general frustration. And then gravity eventually takes over for the majority of us, and there's no avoiding some of the unplanned for issues that pop up as a result. That's totally normal, though — don't worry. But when it comes to combatting those struggles, most can be taken care of with a switch up in our hygiene-related routine, products, or general upkeep.
In order to care for your breasts best from a general health standpoint, here are some common hygiene-related breast issues that sometimes come up in a woman's life, and the best ways to address them.