Search Submit. Many women and men hold desires or have expectations of how that area should feel, look and smell. Keep reading to learn about some uncanny methods some people in Africa and the Caribbean are using to tighten their nether regions.
Unfortunately common in some parts of Africa and parts of Indonesia, dry sex involves reducing the moisture inside a woman's vagina by various means, so that sex will be more pleasurable for the man. It makes the vagina feel tighter and causes more friction, apparently. It's a painful process of inserting chalk, sponges, sand and even bleach to 'dry' themselves out.
It can help with body image anxiety. Now, her latest work puts vulvas and vaginas in the spotlight thanks to her new book Womanhood: The Bare Reality and forthcoming Channel 4 documentary: Vaginas. And when women share intimate photos and deeply personal experiences relating to their vaginas, the result is a tender yet taboo-exploding message of women reclaiming their womanhood.
The Observers Direct went to Senegal to ask women there what they think. Watch our Observers Direct report from Senegal:. They said their techniques could help women after childbirth — and that doing so would supposedly help them ensure their husband would not be unfaithful.
When we talk about size and sex, there is usually a focus on penis size, which can cause plenty of anxiety to those who have one. In reality, concern about your size is something that also worries many women; one only has to visit maternity forums to realise the concern many have over having a vagina that is bigger, and sometimes even having one too small. I can confidently assure you, dear reader, that we are neither too big nor too small, we are just perfect.
Obviously we all know that, but it bears constant repeating. Seriously: respect. What can you do, penis?
A woman in Arizona who was born without a vagina — the result of a rare condition — is speaking out about her condition, and raising money for a surgery to treat it. Kaylee Moats, who is 22, first learned she did not have a vagina when she was 18 and had never had a menstrual period, according to a video about Moats' casemade by Barcroft TV. An ultrasound performed at her doctor's office revealed that she did not have a uterus, cervix or vagina.
Reports of the vaginal flora of wild cats such as lions or leopards are scarce. The micro-organisms most commonly found in the vagina of clinically healthy cats are aerobic bacteria such as coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, Streptococcus canis, and Escherichia coli. Simonsiella spp are large Gram-negative bacteria belonging to the Neisseriaceae family, typically found in the oral cavity and upper respiratory tract of many species.
Vaginal steamingsometimes shortened to V-steaming and also known as yoni steamingis an alternative health treatment whereby a woman squats or sits over steaming water containing herbs such as mugwortrosemarywormwoodand basil. Vaginal steaming is described in spas as an ancient Korean treatment for reproductive organ ailments and is claimed to have other benefits. No empirical evidence supports any of these claims.