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Why You Should Toss Your Antibacterial Body Wash

Why You Should Toss Your Antibacterial Body Wash

Antibacterial body wash can lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria because the antibacterial agents, including triclocarban and triclosan, are not fully neutralizing. Thus, prolonged use of antibacterial washes may promote the growth of bacterial strains resistant to antibiotic treatment.
Period Colors:  What Do They Mean?

Period Colors: What Do They Mean?

During the menstruation period, the female body will shed tissue and blood from the uterus through the vaginal canal via bloody discharges. Period blood varies in color and brightness based on how long it has been in the body. If the period blood stays in the uterus, it oxidizes and looks darker.
Pregnancy & Vaginal Odor Plus 7 Ways Your Vagina Changes during Pregnancy

Pregnancy & Vaginal Odor Plus 7 Ways Your Vagina Changes during Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings a lot of changes to the body that affect vaginal health, including strong vaginal odors. All vaginas, including healthy ones, have a smell. Healthy vagina tends to have some usual smell that may change during the month, such as earthy, metallic (during the menstrual period), or tangy. But, when the vaginal odor is strong and unpleasant, it can be a cause for concern. 
This is How Semaglutide aka Ozempic Affects Your Vulva

This is How Semaglutide aka Ozempic Affects Your Vulva

Semaglutide (commonly referred to as Ozempic) is one well-known name brand of Semaglutide drug. Semaglutide is a wonder drug to many, helping many lose weight and maintain it. But there...
The Wrong Reasons to Use Boric Acid Suppositories

The Wrong Reasons to Use Boric Acid Suppositories

Boric acid suppositories have numerous vaginal health benefits. But, it is not a magical remedy that takes care of all potential vaginal health issues. There are a lot of social media videos going around about why to use boric acid. A lot of these are wrong, including:
Yeast Infections and Your Sex Life

Yeast Infections and Your Sex Life

While yeast infections are not sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sexual partners can pass them through penetrative and oral sex. To minimize the risk of vaginal yeast infections during penetrative sex, use condoms or other barrier methods to prevent passing on the infection. Additionally, some hygiene practices can prevent yeast infections, such as peeing and washing the vaginal area after sex.

Everything You Need To Know About STI's

Everything You Need To Know About STI's

STIs are not an end to all; with medical help, you can manage your symptoms and combat the infection altogether. Here are some answers to the most common answers concerning sexually transmitted infections and diseases.

Your Top Period Sex Questions Answered

Your Top Period Sex Questions Answered

Period sex is when one engages in sexual activity, such as vaginal sex, during one’s menstrual period. During menstruation, some may feel more aroused and want to explore sexual activity during their cycle. Many people who engage in sexual activity during menstruation report it as more pleasurable due to heightened sensitivity. 
From the Founders: Why We Believe Plant-Based is Better

From the Founders: Why We Believe Plant-Based is Better

Our products contain no hidden chemicals often found in traditional feminine hygiene products. We choose non-toxic plant-based ingredients to protect your vaginal health and minimize the risk of exposing you to harmful substances that are present in most feminine hygiene brands.

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Kushae Turns 6 Years Old on March 17! Let us Reintroduce Ourselves

Kushae Turns 6 Years Old on March 17! Let us Reintroduce Ourselves

Kushae came about from an innocent conversation between our founders, Dr. Barbara McLaren and Kimba Williams, while on a girl’s trip. Dr. Barb and The Natural Diva got to swapping ideas and sharing insights on chemical-free solutions to common feminine care issues, like yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis (BV), and many more. 

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Help! I have a rash under my arms! What do I do now?

Help! I have a rash under my arms! What do I do now?

Armpit rashes can stem from various factors, such as allergens, irritants, hot climate, tight clothing, or medical conditions that weaken the immune system. The good news is that armpit rashes can often be successfully addressed through medications, at-home treatments, and simple lifestyle changes. 
7 Common Reproductive Health Conditions You Should Know

7 Common Reproductive Health Conditions You Should Know

From puberty to menopause, there are intense hormonal changes to the female external and internal reproductive organs. Many women suffer from reproductive health issues, which can affect their energy levels, mental health, fertility, and moods. When it comes to reproductive health, it is often