Vaginas — or more accurately, vulvas, and all their components — come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. They even have different smells. And unless your normal involves pain or discomfort , everything is likely fine. Still unsure? Take a look at these pictures of real labia to get a sense of how varied they can really be, and read on to learn more about their overall appearance.
There Are At Least 8 Types Of Vaginas. Which One Is Yours?
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When most people think of the clitoris, they think of the small visible part. But research indicates that it actually has branches that extend down underneath the skin, along either side of the vulva, kind of in a wishbone shape. The vulva refers to the outside, visible parts of your genitalia. It encompasses basically everything you can see — the labia, the clitoris, the urethra, the vaginal opening, and so on — and it's usually what most people mean when they say "vagina. The vagina , on the other hand, is the muscular passageway that connects the vulva to the cervix. All vulva images in this story were created by artist Erin Tobey as part of a Kickstarter project by Dr.
There are apparently five different types of vagina… so are you a Ms Barbie or Ms Puffs?
It's a sad state of affairs that the number of women optiong for female gentical cosmetic surgery or a labiaplasty has shot up in recent years, indicating mass insecurity about how normal women believe their vaginas to be. But if you're one of those who's ever fretted about the state of your labia, then fret no more. Australian not-for-profit organisation Women's Health Victoria have put their time to good use and created the one, the only: Labia Library.
From grooming to pelvic floor exercises, your downstairs needs looking after too. But what exactly should we be doing to keep down below in tip top shape? The vagina the internal parts of your genitals is actually entirely self-cleaning — it contains good bacteria called lactobacilli.