Vaginal Grooming: How Safe Are Down-There Beautification Trends?

It's not just waxing and trimming anymore. We got into the weeds on the latest vaginal-beautification trends.

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What it is: Chemically lightening the skin of your vulva.

Is it safe? Whether it’s designed for your laundry or your labia, any type of bleach can cause irritation, blistering, even chemical burns. “Most women get away without a problem,” Dr. Edwards says. “But considering the risk and what the objective here is, I think bleaching is a pretty stupid idea.”

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