Always Washes & Wipes are designed for use on the vulva (or the external intimate skin). Our products are not intended to be used internally in the vagina, as the vagina is self-cleaning and does not require cleansing. It’s important to know the difference between the vulva vs. vagina for proper & intended use of our washes and wipes.
What are Always Intimate Washes & Wipes? Are these products necessary?
Always Intimate Washes are pH balanced cleansing products for your vulva and are made to not disrupt the pH of your vulva area, when used as directed. Our mild gel Washes are carefully formulated and designed to gently wash away odor-causing bacteria from sweat, period blood and urine. Always Washes are dermatologist & gynecologist tested and are available in fragrance-free and lightly scented versions.Always Intimate Wipes are also pH balanced and made without fragrance, parabens, sulfates, or dyes. Our Wipes are alcohol-free and are designed to gently wipe away odor-causing bacteria from sweat, period blood and urine, leaving you feeling refreshed.Always Washes & Wipes should only be used in the external vulvar and pubic area, and never inside the vagina.
Everyone’s vulva care routine is unique, and we encourage everyone to care for their vulva in the way that makes them feel their best!
If the vagina is self-cleaning, why did Always create a new product that goes against recommendations from experts and science?
People often cleanse their vulva with soap and water, like the rest of their body. Cleansing with gentle products can help maintain a fresh and healthy environment for the vulva and wash away residue from sweat or period blood. Always Intimate Washes & Wipes were designed with the vulva in mind to offer safe and gentle additions to your self-care regimen and help you stay confident in your daily routine.
If you have any concerns about your vulvovaginal health, it’s best to consult your healthcare professional.
Are Always Washes ingredients tested for safety?
Yes, your safety is at the center of everything we do. We only launch products when we are certain that they can be safely used. Our Always Washes have been extensively evaluated to ensure the likelihood of causing skin irritation or allergies is rare. All components undergo a thorough assessment to ensure they can be used safely.
Rest assured, Always Washes have been dermatologically and gynecologically tested, approved by the Skin Health Alliance, and verified by leading dermatologists and skin experts.
Will Always Washes & Wipes alter the pH of my vagina?
Always Washes and Wipes have a pH of 4.1-5.3, which is within the pH range of the vulva (3.5-6.0). Our products have been evaluated in clinical studies to be compatible with the vulva pH and will not disrupt your body’s natural pH.
Why is there a scented wash in your new line? Can't using scented products cause skin irritation?
It’s important to us that we provide our consumers with options that best suit their preferences, and that’s why we created a scented option and a fragrance-free option for their choosing. Always Intimate Washes & Wipes have undergone a thorough assessment to ensure they can be used safely and that the likelihood of causing skin irritation or allergies is rare. We recommend our Sensitive Wash for those who prefer fragrance-free products or who may be sensitive to fragrances.
If you have any reservations before using Always Washes and/or Wipes, we recommend you check in with your trusted health professional.
Isn’t it normal and natural to have vaginal odor?
Yes, vaginas have natural odors, and everyone’s vaginal odor is different. Odor can come from natural, everyday sources like sweat, urine, and period blood. It is normal to have the odor change in nature and intensity throughout your menstrual cycle. The vagina is self-cleaning, and no cleanser or soap should be used internally. Always Intimate Washes & Wipes should never be used inside the vagina and should only be used on the vulva (aka your external intimate skin) when you feel like you want to freshen up.
What does it mean to have Skin Health Alliance Accreditation on Always Intimate Washes?
Always is proud to partner with the Skin Health Alliance, an independent organization that awards professional dermatological accreditation to products, services, and brands around the world. In their own words: “The Skin Health Alliance dermatological accreditation logo is a reassurance that products have met our thorough set of skin safety requirements, which have been agreed upon by our team of leading independent dermatologists and skin scientists.”
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