Ladies this one’s for you! Are you a modern, young (or young at heart) female looking to add some fun into a beauty and wellness area often plagued by boring products and an embarrassing taboo that needs to be banished?
When it comes to feminine hygiene, there’s still an unnatural amount of taboo regarding the products we females need to help keep things in tip-top condition. Which is odd because body care and hygiene is as natural as anything else in the wellness category! I found myself getting bored of the bland packaging, the subtle products designed to encourage the hush-hush of the buying process and this caused me great frustration. I love shower time, bath time and a good pamper – as a beauty lover I have lotions and potions for everything, and I love looking after myself. So why would I want a boring product that doesn’t excite or add a positive touch to my shower or bath time?
I stumbled upon WooWoo recently, who literally breathed the fun into feminine hygiene products and offer everything you could want to cover all your down there needs. Created by strong women who were as dissatisfied as I was with the way the previous range of products were presented, they created a whole brand of products that not only clean and groom the feminine area, but also look great and are packaged to be proudly displayed for all to see. Fun and banishing the taboo at the same time.
While the key range from WooWoo is designed to deliver a hygiene solution at it’s most practical, the brand ethos says we should also have fun doing it. And I love that! The bright, fun colours of the packaging and the tongue-in-cheek pictures made me embrace this range as a modern woman who’s not afraid to say the word vagina. Finally there’s female care products to support my strong mentality and help me embrace feminine hygiene with as much fun as I want to.
The first new brand discovery to excite me in a long time (pardon the pun you’ll discover further down, pun again…) WooWoo are also ticking every important beauty box – they’re 95% natural, free from parabens, almost totally vegan, never tested on animals, dermatologically tested and all British. Quite a strong backbone right? Oh, and what’s more is that it’s all super affordable too.
My favourite of the whole range is the WooWoo Cranberry Cleanse and at £3.75 it’s become a bathroom shelf staple of mine. I have so many friends who don’t have a dedicated body wash for their female parts, which always amazes me because the area is so delicate it doesn’t take much to upset the natural pH balance. Normal body wash and shower gels can be heavily fragranced and formulated for tougher areas and not the delicate skin down there. So it doesn’t take much to cause irritation – which no-one likes. And most of us look after our facial skin really well with specific products, so why wouldn’t you have targeted products for your vagina too? If you’ve ever had a UTI then you’ll know that Cranberry is recognised for its natural healing properties, in fact, if ever I get one (usually when I’m run down) then I head for the cranberry juice before the doctors to ward it off. This daily pH balanced wash can be used as part of your daily shower and personal hygiene ritual and has the added benefit of helping to prevent UTI’s thanks to the cranberry extract and is soothing too thanks to its Aloe Vera. There’s nothing upsetting in this formula at all, just squeaky clean, preventative and it smells pretty lush too.
If you’re travelling a lot or just like to keep something in your handbag for a quick midday freshen up then there’s also the WooWoo Refresh It! wipes which come in a 20 pack for £3.75 so you’re good to go any time, any where. The wipes are infused with the same cranberry extract as well as Aloe Vera too, so the same morning shower formula can be used out and about as well. The wipes are also fully biodegradable and 100% plastic free.
As if that wasn’t enough for your daily clean, there’s also another option in the WooWoo Pamper It! which is a gentle intimate wash in a pump dispenser and a foam consistency. Also pH balanced, it’s gentle enough for your vagina as the foam is natural and free from all the nasties you can think of. And much like the traditional micellar water you’ve probably heard of and likely already tried in your facial skincare regime, this works the same: the tiny oil molecules and micelles work together for a thorough cleanse that’s gentle at it’s most core. Used in place of your normal shower gel, you’ll be good to go for the day ahead.
Switching to a slightly different type of feminine care product now – WooWoo also have a hair removal cream that’s designed to be used in the shower. What a time saver! Being hair-free isn’t something that’s painless or effortless for us ladies, but with the WooWoo Tame It! you can tame your down-there mane in 3 minutes, and in the shower at the same time as your normal washing regime. Applied before getting in the shower and washed off 3-5 minutes afterwards this is one of those products that takes all the hassle out of hair removal. Goodbye Brazilian wax time. And what’s more is that it’s fun, bright and colourful – no more taboo about the tough-to-talk topics! Also containing soothing Aloe Vera as well as softening oils it removes hair without irritation and you’ll be smooth and hair-free before work/date night or gym time. No excuse not to match the underwear now ladies. Winner.
Speaking of matching underwear, would you expect a brand like this not to have some, ahem, bedroom aids? And when I say aids, I’m talking about products to shake things up between you and your partner. Because ultimately WooWoo are all about rejecting female sexuality taboo and embracing all things down-there while making them fun and as accessible as anything else in the shopping aisle. Because why should we be afraid to discuss our sexuality?
If you’re looking to spruce things up then check out the WooWoo Slide It! which is an arousal boosting lube that’s designed to moisten and stimulate so your play time can pick up a pace or two. And like all the other products, it features natural and soothing ingredients that won’t harm the delicate areas. There’s also a variety of condoms on offer because big girls take being prepared seriously. There’s nothing fun about unprotected sex folks, but there’s a lot of fun in being prepared with the Protect It! packs that mix up varieties to keep things fun. Mixed with the WooWoo Bliss Arousal Oil which is used externally to take things to the next level and you’re not going need that matching underwear for long.
So I think you’ll agree that the taboo has been well and truly told where to go! There’s nothing bland, boring or hush-hush about the WooWoo range. But rather a collection of useful and everyday basics to help put the fun into feminine hygiene and everything that comes with it. Strong, modern women aren’t scared of saying the word vagina any more than they’re not scared to buy products to look after theirs. They they don’t feel like they should have to shy away from what makes them who they are and if a natural, gentle and specifically designed down there wash can help them feel more empowered and less living in the dark ages then who can argue with that?
So much more than a brightly coloured and well packaged product range to bring the feminine hygiene aisle back to life, the WooWoo products are about embracing what others have previously tried to provide, while also dumbing down the need. And as a strong, independant woman, I’m all for the fun, honest and accessible in every part of my beauty and wellness regimes.
**This is a sponsored post in collaboration with WooWoo but as ever all opinions are entirely my own. Please refer to my Disclaimer page for more details.