Here's Everything You Should Be Doing For Your Vagina

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Here's Everything You Should Be Doing For Your Vagina

Give your lady parts some real love!

Published February 12th

Announcement: Valentine’s Day (a.k.a. Single’s Awareness Day) is literally around the corner!

No, it's not the time to panic (or get jealous over everyone's INSANE flower arrangements!)—this year, it's time to indulge someone who deserves it....your vagina! Yes, your yoni, cookie, kitty kat, coohie, flower, lady parts—the list goes on. Whatever you want to call it, "she" deserves nothing but the best for V-Day 2018. #Vajayjays4VDay.

Don't blush either! Women like Khloe Kardashian have an 8-step routine for her "lady bits" while Amber Rose is a vocal advocate for self-love (that's how she keeps her "glow" according to Us Weekly). To help you out, we compiled a list of nine beauty products solely designed for "down there."

Keep scrolling to see what we recommend and let us know in the comments how YOU plan on celebrating Feb. 14, 2018. 

  1. Condition Your Pubes
    (Photo: FurYou.com)

    Going bare is so last year—it’s all about the bush in 2018 (p.s. you heard it here first!) What better way to treat your “sweet treat” than with a luxe hydrating oil. This 100% all natural blend helps prevent nasty ingrowns—and keeps your hair follicles *ahem* touchable. Beyond pubic hair, it always works for underarms, beards, leg hair, etc. 

    Buy It: Fur Oil ($44) 

  2. Hydrate Your Lips
    (Photo: VMagicNow.com)

    Turns out, Khloe Kardashian is a HUGE fan of this vagina chap stick (yes, you read that right) made to keep your other set of lips hydrated. According to the brand's website, it’s approved for use on your labia and vulvar skin (i.e. the external area surrounding the opening of the vagina and outer area including your labia, clitoris and perineum) as needed. Plus, it’s au naturel and cosigned by gynos, pharmacies and women’s health clinics. 

    Buy It: V Magic Feminine Lips Stick ($19.99)    

  3. Groom "Down There" In Style
    (Photo: Ouishave.com)

    Toss that sad disposable aside and upgrade to a chic Brooklyn designed, German engineered alternative. Created specifically for the “female experience," this gentle, non-irritating blade is made for curves including your most intimate area—your bikini zone! Plus, the super stylish rose gold razor set will looks absolutely fabulous in your bathroom. Hey, you might even look forward to shaving now!

    Buy It: Oui Shave Rose Gold Razor Set ($96)

  4. Keep "Her" Smelling Fresh

    When it comes to your cookie, regular soap actually isn’t great for you. In fact, perfumed soaps, gels and antiseptics can negatively affect the healthy balance of bacteria and pH levels in the vagina and cause irritation—or worse, yeast infections.

    Treat your vagina with TLC courtesy of this plant-based feminine wash that helps reduce odor, maintain pH levels, and “keep it slippery” (Nicki Minaj’s words—not ours). Plus, a percentage of each purchase supports the AFRIpads Foundation in Uganda providing young women with menstrual kits so they can attend school.

    Buy It: Honey Pot Normal Wash ($9.99, honeypot.com)

  5. Pleasure Yourself Discreetly
    (Photo: Bevibrant.com)

    OK, OK so this isn’t exactly a beauty product—but it sure looks like one! A clunky vibrator is not sexy, so Iroha designed an easy-to-hold, soft silicone stick that is tiny but mighty. *Blushes* Take it anywhere from the bath to the bedroom and beyond. Besides, Amber Rose recently reminded us recently that “masturbation is the safest sex in the world”—and sis has a point! Happy orgasming! 

    Buy It: Iroha Stick by Tenga ($22)

  6. Shine Bright Like A Diamond
    (Photo: Theperfectv.com)

    If you have a big night ahead, add a little extra radiance to your nether region with a highlighter. Yep, that’s right you can “highlight” your vagina—just like your face! This iridescent luminizer can be added to the vulva area to help brighten and/or minimize any skin imperfections.

    According to the website, the quick dry formula also includes vitamin E and elderflower, for a softening and soothing effect, providing "instant radiance." Damn, guess there’s a product for everything!

    Buy It: Shades of V Very V Luminizer ($43)

     

  7. Combat A Sweaty Vag
    (Photo: Deodoc.com)

    Nothing is worse than a funky vag—and yep, just like your under arms, it gets sweaty too! When a shower (or bath) isn’t in your immediate future, this quick spray can help you freshen up in just a spritz (or two). The pH-balanced deodorant helps neutralize odor and leaves you feeling so fresh, so clean. The company even dubs it as “refreshment in a bottle.”

    Buy It: DeoDoc Intimate Deo ($24.94)

     

  8. Keep Fresh OTG
    (Photo: Lovewellness.co)

    Listen, being a woman is a 24/7 job—and in between workouts, work, and a million other responsibilities, you might not be able to squeeze in a shower. Thankfully, the creators behind Love Wellness totally get it, they made 100 percent cotton wipes formulated with coconut oil to soften skin to freshen up on the go. Perfect for keeping in your gym bag (or M.A.B). 

    Buy It: Love Wellness Do It All Wipes ($24 for 3 pack)

  9. Steam Your Woes Away
    (Photo: Soulvibrance.com)

    A favorite of holistic healers and wellness practitioners, a yoni steam (a.k.a. vaginal steam, v-steam or bajo) the latest wave to hit the market. Despite the recent interest, it's actually an ancient practice that allows "the warmth of herbal steam to softly permeate the exterior of the vagina."

    People love the myriad of benefits from reduced menstrual cramps to increased fertility, thanks to a blend of rosemary, mugwort, motherwort, yarrow, calendula, lavender, and rose petals. We think it certainly worth a try if you can't afford a pricy $225 re-vagination—like our living editor, Jaz—this is a great alternative!

    Buy It: Devi Steam Yoni Steaming Herbs (from $21.25)

Written by Janell M. Hickman

(Photo: DeAgostini/Getty Images)

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