You know the saying "No two snowflakes are exactly alike? There is no one right way for a vagina to look, meaning that there's no such thing as a perfect one. If anyone should know that, it's an OB-GYN who's been seeing patients, and their vaginas, for nearly three decades. The only qualities that make a vagina "perfect" are good health and confidence. Here is an overview of what normal anatomy looks like for the female external genitalia. What we think of as the vagina actually includes the outer labia majora lips , inner labia minora lips , clitoris clit , clitoral hood, opening to the urethra, and opening to the vagina.
Your comprehensive guide on how to get a smooth, razor bump-free finish — if that's your thing. While shaving is the most affordable way to remove hair from your pubic area, there's a right way of doing it to get a super smooth and razor bump-free finish. But before getting into the nitty-gritty of how to shave your public area, let's set the record straight: there's no medical reason to remove your pubic hair. What you do and don't do to your body hair is entirely your choice and varies from person to person. That's great! Like to shave everything off? That's great too!
Think of your cervix as the gatekeeper to your uterus. Lots of things—like tampons, fingers, penises, sex toys, and other germ-carrying items—can get to your cervix, but they aren't getting past it. Likewise, there are things—like mucous, menstrual blood, and the occasional baby—that need to get out of your uterus. Your cervix is the bouncer, deciding what and when things go in and come out of the most vital piece of your reproductive system. Yet, despite benefiting from its work, day in and day out, chances are you don't know much about it.
That's right, we are shining a spotlight on the vagina. And it's about time. Given the amount we talk about it, you'd think we'd know everything about its intricate design, yet most men don't know the labia from the vulva.