Women are really into cleanliness and staying neat. This reflects on their personal hygiene habits as well. Women use all kinds of beauty products and treatments to keep their body and face clean. However, the obsession with cleanliness and hygiene might turn harmful if you use soap or other products for your private parts. Your vagina has self-cleaning agents that are responsible for keeping it clean. If you put foreign things in your vagina, it might turn really harmful. Therefore, it is important to know why you should never wash your vagina with soap. (Also read: What are the most common tampon mistakes that women make)
Disbalances the good bacteria
When you use perfumes, soap or gel in your pubic area, it can turn really harmful. The soap and gel are full of antiseptics that destroy the healthy bacteria and pH level in the vagina. All this is good for the health of the pubic area.
When you use soap every day on your pubic the Mucosal area turns excessively dry. This might lead to the problem of swelling. (Also read: What are the warning signs of leukaemia that every woman should know)
It is important to remember that the soaps are made of chemicals. These chemicals can turn harmful to the private parts. Often these chemicals can lead to burning sensation in your pubic region. So, before using a soap for cleaning your vagina, seek doctor’s advice.
Our body creates natural oils. These natural oils are responsible for protecting our body from various microorganisms. However, when you use soaps, these oils run the risk of getting removed and which in turn increase the risk of infection.
Therefore, it is important to avoid using soap to clean your private parts and just stick to water. If you really want to clean your vagina you should rely on its natural self-cleaning agents. Even then if you feel the need to to use something, you can go for an intimate washing product after consulting a doctor. (Also read: Menstrual cups, sanitary pads or tampons: Which one is better for you)