Despite all of the marketing that tells you otherwise, there is likely nothing wrong with your vaginal odor. And, no, that scent probably won't be a field of wildflowers. It's a vagina, not a perfume counter.
Every healthy woman has her own noticeable vaginal odor, even if she practices proper hygiene. It is similar to light fermented milk or musk. However, the odor is not always the same.
I read this question and just wanted to scream, "Woo, you go, girl! In some ways, vaginas had to be designed to smell good at least subconsciouslyotherwise who would want to get near them? It's great you can sense that no pun intended!
Many women complain that they have a bad smell or malodour coming from the vagina, even after washing frequently. This can be very distressing, particularly if it is noticed and commented on by someone else. Genital odour is due to the combination of vaginal secretions, eccrine and apocrine sweat and external sources urine, faeces, topical applications.
And it seems to us like all that flowery sunshine is another example of the world getting vaginas all wrong. Just take a quick trip to your local drugstore. Like douching.
Plus, the vagina cleans itselfso no! That said, there are certain things that can change your vagina's odor. The vagina is healthy in this acidic state and can keep the less favorable bacteria, which can lead to bad odors, in check, she says. So how do you know if your smell is normal or not?
Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. Despite what the marketing claims on some "feminine hygiene" products might lead you to believe, vaginas do not require scented wipes to make them smell good.