We’re so grateful to be living in the modern era. Think about it: just one hundred years ago, women were wearing restrictive corsets and layers upon layers of thick petticoats. (Can you imagine how uncomfortable that must have been on a hot summer day?! Not to mention the physical repercussions of those tight waist cinchers. No, thank you!) Yes, it’s true: some of trends are better left in the past.
As history has progressed, the desire for comfort and safety has slowly started to win over aesthetics or outdated standards (thank goodness!) Of course, we’ve still got some work to do. The next item we could all benefit from leaving behind? Scented period products.
We’ve talked about the dangers of conventional period products before. But the subject of fragrance (especially when it comes to your vagina!) is one that’s worth diving a little deeper into.
We’re just going to say it: your vagina is kind of a big deal. It is perfectly designed to do its job, and the less we do to interfere with its miraculous makeup, the better. When you introduce scented products to the area, a few not-so-desirable things start to happen: