Summer is around and so is the long queue and crowd in swimming pool and at beaches. Keeping cool in this heat & humid weather and enjoying swimming season is good. But don’t let your excitement for heading to swimming pool or beaches worsen your feminine hygiene condition. Be noted that it is also important to keep yourself cool, clean and dry down there. Here are few important tips and swimming caution for feminine hygiene.
Don’t wear wet swimsuit or bikini for longer period:
When you are done with swimming, make sure that you don’t wear that swimsuit or bikini for longer duration. It is advisable to remove that wet swimsuit or bikini when you have finished swimming or you are out of water. The wet swimsuit or bikini can disturb the moisture and humid level around your private parts. So don’t wear that wet swimsuit or bikini for longer time for the purpose of maintaining feminine hygiene.
Wash your vaginal area with Everteen Natural Intimate Wash:
The pool water is chemically treated and Seawater is slightly basic with high pH. In both the cases, it poses a big threat to your feminine hygiene conditions and can lead to a vaginal infection. Therefore it is recommended that you wash your intimate area with everteen natural intimate wash while taking a after swim shower. It will reduce bacterial growth in your vaginal area and help you maintain pH balance.
Don’t use reversible swimsuit:
Some woman do use reversible swimsuit or swimwear which is totally wrong practice causing risk of getting vaginal infection. What we wear’ has direct impact on feminine intimate hygiene as it can affect the optimum level of moisture and dryness in intimate area. Using reversible bikinis and swimsuits (depending upon the kind of fabric used especially synthetic fabric) can disturb the moisture level, increase humidity around genital part leading to bacterial growth. The wet clothes even if it is reversed create the perfect environment for the growth of bacteria around intimate region. If the outer layer of the swimsuit is wet, it blocks the airflow & restricts ventilation to intimate region leading to favorable environment for vaginal infection. The trend of wearing the same swimsuit inside out is definitely inappropriate for intimate hygiene and it should be avoided to prevent vaginal infection. Therefore, we should certainly rinse it and dry it properly before each wear. Ventilation plays a pivotal role for keeping healthy environment around genital area. Wearing wet clothes, tight clothes, synthetic cloths, wearing swimsuit for longer duration or wearing swimsuit inside out is not the best practice for maintaining feminine intimate hygiene.
Wash your swimsuit or bikini properly before use:
As advised above, we should avoid wearing swimsuit for longer duration, if we are wearing the same swimsuit, even if it is inside out, we should wash it properly before reusing it. Wearing swimsuit inside out without washing is like creating best opportunity for bacteria/yeast to grow.
What If you are menstruating:
You should avoid swimming during your menstruation period. And if it is unavoidable then you should use tampon along with using pads/sanitary napkin during swimming. Rather you may like to use Tampons if you are unstoppable to swimming during menstruation. You should change both your pad and tampon after you are done with swimming.
Bikini Hair removal caution:
As shared above the pool water is chemically treated and seawater has basic pH nature so if you have just removed your bikini hair, then it may cause irritation. You should remove your bikini hair in advance when you are planning to head to pool or beaches. Everteen Bikini Hair Removal cream is specially designed cream for removing bikini line hair.
The above tips are important to prevent vaginal infection, vaginal itching or irritation. You should always remember that an ignored vaginal infection can lead to urinary tract infection too. So, you should avoid these (as above) swimwear mistakes and consider it as swimming caution for feminine hygiene. Have a Happy Summer, Happy Swimming and healthy feminine hygiene condition.