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SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company held its annual BlogHer18 Health even in New York City on January 30-31. Vagisil was a key sponsor of the event in wanting to talk about women’s health.
Vagisil’s mission is to create a more open forum for women to speak out about their vaginal health – a topic that most women say they are uncomfortable discussing – in order to help inform, educate, and thereby reduce the shame that still exists around vaginal health issues. As leaders in feminine care, Vagisil’s “Women: Never Shut Up” booth aims to reduce the stigma surrounding vaginal health by empowering women with the information and effective solutions they need to be shameless about vaginal health.
Keech Combe-Shetty, CEO of Vagisil, states that they were trilled that Vagisil was thrilled to be partner with SheKnows Media. It is a crucial that women have a platform to share their voice and to lift the shame that surrounds vaginal health.
I got the opportunity to speak with Keech Combe-Shetty and here are some of the important facts that you need to know.
Vagisil has been shameless about vaginal health for over 40 years. With products that address itch, odor and dryness, they are proud to deliver solutions for the intimate issues affecting women. It is Vagisil’s mission to create an open forum to talk about vaginal health, so women never feel ashamed.
This year, more than ever, it’s crucial that women have a platform to share their voice and to lift the shame that still exists around vaginal health. Vagisil’s has continued to create a more open forum for women to speak out about their vaginal health especially through its participation at BlogHer Health.
Women have been told to stop talking for, well, forever. Vagisil turned this stigma on its head by fostering conversation and encouraging women to share their truths. We want women to start talking, and never stop.
At the Vagisil BlogHer Health’ 18 booth entitled “Women: Never Shut Up”, Vagisil empowered women with the information and effective solutions they needed to be shameless about vaginal health by reducing the stigma surrounding vaginal health. Bloggers stopped by the booth to see live demos, participate in a Vagina IQ (VIQ) survey and add their voice to the wall.
During #BlogHer18 Health, bloggers had the opportunity to stop by the “Women: Never Shut Up” booth and participate in the Vagina IQ (VIQ) survey to gauge their understanding of vaginal health habits and sexual wellness practices. Attendees who visited the booth were given variety of Vagisil’s products.
In support of Vagisil’s efforts to encourage women to be shameless about their vaginal health, Dr. Shannon Chavez, a nationally recognized sex therapist was present at the booth answering questions, one-on-one, about women’s sexual health and wellness.
The Vagina IQ survey was developed to encourage women to be shameless about their vaginal health. The survey gauges attendees’ understanding of vaginal health habits and sexual wellness practices. During #BlogHer18 Health, bloggers will have the opportunity to stop by our Vagisil booth and participate in the survey.
-43% of women use lubricants or vaginal moisturizers to prep for sex.
– 69% of women think vaginal products with fragrances irritate vaginal skin
-43% of women say odor is an issue.
-79 % of women think vaginal health is very important to overall health, 95% do not typically talk about their vagina.
-45% of women are too embarrassed or ashamed to discuss vaginal issues even with their doctor.
-55% of women use a product for cleaning their vaginal area but only 22% actually use products specifically designed for it.
-Emergency contraception is still very hush-hush most women think less than 20% of us have used it. Fact is more than 30% of us have.
Pro-Hydrate and Washes
Vagisil Prohydrate™ gives women a natural-feeling lubrication without interrupting the moment or making a sticky mess. It is made with water-loving ingredients, such as Glycerin and Propanediol, which provide instant and time-released moisture, lubrication when needed and comfort with less mess. Vaginal dryness is unlike any other dryness and can affect women of all ages to causes that include stress, menopause, certain medications, and breast feeding.
Vagisil® Daily Intimate Wash with pH Balance is proven to help maintain a healthy pH. The formula contains LactoPrebiotic™, an ingredient which is clinically proven to help maintain a healthy pH balance and support healthy intimate skin. Every day use can result in a healthy pH balance resulting in good overall intimate health. You deserve to feel fresh and clean without disrupting your vaginal pH balance.
Vagisil® Scentsitive Scents™ Daily Intimate Wash is infused with a gentle scent that is perfect for delicate skin around the intimate area. This wash lets you experience skin-friendly scents for all-day freshness.
Vagisil® Sensitive Plus Moisturizing Balance Wash gently cleanses, soothes, moisturizes, and helps protect sensitive intimate skin, especially when it becomes dry and irritated. It features a light, gentle scent and is absent of harsh soaps and detergents. With this wash, the right balance of moisture can help delicate, sensitive skin stay soft and smooth.
Vagisil® Daily Intimate Wash with Odor Block offers a hypoallergenic formula designed to be gentle on intimate skin and provide all-day freshness. The wash features triple odor protection, with patented Odor Block Technology, and a light, clean scent which helps stop odor before it starts. Don’t sweat your sweat!
Vagisil. The confident clean.
At one time or another, almost every woman deals with feminine odor. And no wonder — you have thousands of sweat glands in your intimate area. Exercise, your period, and even what you eat can often be the cause of feminine odor. Only Vagisil Wash has Odor Block Protection to help stop odor from happening. It’s gentle enough to use every day, so now you can start every morning feeling clean…for a confidence that lasts all day.
– Gynecologist tested
– For sensitive skin
– Light and clean scent
Balance. Confidence. only from Vagisil.
– Contains LactoPrebiotic
– Gynecologist tested
– For sensitive skin
– Light and fresh scent
Did you know that lack of hydration is one of the reasons why skin becomes sensitive and irritated? Your intimate skin is delicate to begin with, so getting the right balance of moisture can make a big difference. That’s why we developed Sensitive Plus.
– Gently cleanses PLUS soothes, moisturizes & helps protect sensitive intimate skin – especially when it becomes dry and irritated
– pH balanced hypoallergenic formula
– Dermatologist and gynecologist testedSoap-free & no harsh detergents
– Moisturizing formula helps protect dry, sensitive skin from irritation