Shower time is sacred. You can rinse off the day's worries and surround yourself with great-smelling suds. There are, however, a few special precautions you may want to take when it comes to cleaning your private area. The ways you might be hurting your lady parts in the shower are a bit surprising, but easy enough to change. After all, if there's one part of your body that deserves pampering, it's your vagina.
Whether you're lathering up with heavily scented soap or using a loofah that's been hanging around your shower for way too long, there are loads of ways to irritate your most delicate area. You mean well, of course, but your vaginal area is pretty much self-cleaning. In most cases, it doesn't need a whole lot of extra care.
And even if you are making some of these vaginal care mistakes, don't worry. There's a ton of misinformation about vagina care floating around, so it's understandable if you picked up some unnecessary habits along the way. After all, it may be difficult to believe that your vagina doesn't really need much cleaning at all when there are dozens of products available to help it smell better. (Hint: it probably smells fine already). To learn what cleaning habits you may want to change, read on.