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Something to be thankful for: a FREE, 2-part system from Very Private!

As we enter the season where we celebrate togetherness and give thanks for our blessings, we'd like to give you another blessing to feel thankful for: If you have vaginal dryness and discomfort, Very Private's 2-part moisture system is a great way to relieve your symptoms and get you back to your best self. 

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Feeling Dry? The Ways That Menopause Dries You Out

Perimenopause can wreak havoc on your hormones leaving you feeling dry, itchy and irritated all over your body.     The changing hormone levels that come from the onset of perimenopause brings about many symptoms. We hear about hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings all the time, but our bodies also react in ways you might not be aware of.  Keeping properly hydrated is crucial to your health whatever age you are, and taking steps to nourish the parts of your body which can become dry due to hormonal changes will help alleviate those symptoms as well as prevent them from developing into other, more serious, health issues. Here are 5 dryness symptoms of perimenopause to keep an eye on:...

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Yeast Infections And How A pH Balanced Feminine Cleanser Can Help

While it’s not usually a serious condition, a pH balanced feminine cleanser is one way to support great vaginal health which will reduce your likelihood of experiencing the very common but bothersome yeast infection.     While much attention has been paid to the pH balance of your hair, maintaining the pH balance of your body, in particular how pH balance relates to great vaginal health, should be part of your regular hygiene routine. Many soaps contain harsh ingredients that strip away your pH levels which, in addition to putting you at risk for yeast infections and BV, also contributes to dry and tight feeling skin. One of the easiest ways to maintain a healthy vagina and create a properly...

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6 Tips On How To Use Your Safe Feminine Moisturizer

A safe feminine moisturizer can be used any time of day or night to alleviate vaginal dryness, and works best when used regularly as part of your hygiene routine.     Most women will experience vaginal dryness at some point in her life. While vaginal dryness is most often associated with perimenopause, the decline or fluctuation of estrogen levels can be triggered by other factors and some women even experience dryness resulting from douching, or even being under stress. There is often some confusion between safe vaginal moisturizers and lubricants as they sound like they would work the same way. A lubricant is generally used as a temporary replacement for vaginal moisture during intercourse with the goal of reducing discomfort...

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5 Menopause Stress Busters When It Comes To Menopause Skincare

As we reach menopause we continue to grow better and wiser but diminishing hormone levels and stress can have a big impact on our skin. Fortunately you can do some natural things as part of a menopause skincare routine to keep your skin in good health.     During perimenopause your body is producing less estrogen which makes skin prone to thinning, sagging, and wrinkling. On top of the effects of hormonal changes to your skin, stress can make skin drier, more sensitive and also trigger conditions like acne, eczema, hives, rosacea, and psoriasis. In fact, many skin disorders take their roots from the psyche which experts are now referring to as Psychodermatology. When you are stressed out it can...

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