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: Female genital piercing—usually the clitoral hood, but sometimes the inner labia, outer labia, or perineum.

Is it safe? Poking a hole in any part of your body carries a risk of infection. If you pierce, be meticulous about aftercare and watch for redness, swelling, or other symptoms.

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