Different parts, but all the root cause of so many women's insecurity. Many of us don't tend to intensely inspect the anatomy of anyone else's much we've not got it all hanging out, like men , which is how so many women end up with a complex over whether theirs is 'normal'. Carrying out regular procedures on women as his day job means he's seen his fair share of vulvas - so he was able to pin-point seven key 'types' of labia. But just in case you're not proficient in vag-talk, we thought we'd clarify what's what. When Mr Ibraheim refers to the 'labia majora' below, that's the fleshier outer lips of the vulva. Think of the cushioning between your inner thighs and your labia minora. Your 'labia minora', on the other hand, are the thinner, inside lips which start below the clitoris and are either visible or not depending on the way your vulva looks. Remember : whether your vulva fits exactly into any of the below descriptions, or whether you have variations of a few; unless it's causing you physical discomfort then it really is absolutely normal.
1. Your Pubic Hair Is Going To Be Way On Trend
Just as your face starts sagging, so your lady parts will inevitably age over time. One critical difference: There are a million products to help keep your face looking supple, but your vagina is kind of left to fend for itself. Beginning as early as your 20s, you may lose fat in your outer labia and mons pubis the mound of fatty tissue above your lips.
Vaginas — or more accurately, vulvas, and all their components — come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. And unless your normal involves pain or discomfort , everything is likely fine. Still unsure? Take a look at these pictures of real vulvas to get a sense of how varied genitalia can really be, and read on to learn more. Unless you go bare , your mons pubis area is typically home to your pubic hair. It also protects from other injury. The size of your mons pubis depends on your overall body weight and type. People with different body types accumulate fat in different areas, so there really is no average. Like the mons pubis, inner and outer labia have dozens of natural variations. All are normal and are what make your vulva uniquely yours.
The vaginal wall is made up of very dense connective tissue, with an excellent blood supply. Many nerves link through this area. Vaginal deliveries can cause stretching of the connective tissue of the vagina and the vulva including the labia , and as it heals, it may never recover its former elasticity and firmness.