Whether it’s installing a filtered showerhead or purchasing a gua sha for some lymphatic draining, we're always open to trying new things with our beauty routines, but when we heard about vajacials—the buzzy new self-care treatment for ‘down there’—we were hesitant to jump on board. With mixed reviews from our friends at Bustle and Refinery29, we wanted to get to the bottom of this rising trend for ourselves before booking an appointment. So we tapped a dermatologist and OB/GYN to answer our most burning questions about vajacials, starting with: Does it burn? Spoiler: It should not.
Meet the Experts
- Dr. Tiffany Clay is a board-certified dermatologist based in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Dr. Mary Jacobson is a board-certified OB/GYN and Chief Medical Officer of Hello Alpha, an online medical platform that connects women with affordable and trained primary care physicians.