Elyse. Age: 29.
Back to Sexual health. Vaginas are designed to help us have and enjoy sex, have periods and have babies. But what's normal and what's not?
Nathalia. Age: 27.
Why I photographed 100 vulvas
The vagina and the external structures of the vulva naturally range in shape, color, and size. When it comes to anything related to bodies and sexual and reproductive health, most people wonder, "Am I normal? This article describes different types of vagina.
Marie. Age: 22.
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Illustration, Joel Louzado. Getting the kiddo out required an episiotomy where they surgically cut the opening of the vagina during childbirth, to aid in delivery and prevent ruptured tissues. And at three weeks postpartum, I was popping pain killers and sitting on ice packs, but the area around my vagina still hurt like hell. The skin was healing, but not smoothly.
When women think of what a vagina 'looks' like, it's almost always cosmetic but truth be told, every woman's vagina is different and there is no such thing as 'normal'. Vaginas are completely individual and no two are the same. Don't compare yourself to anyone else, what someone else's vagina looks like is normal for them, but won't necessarily be what's normal for you. Yours is completely unique.