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7 Underwear Mistakes That Are Bad For Your Health

What most ladies don’t know is that the type of underwear you choose plus your daily habits can have a big impact on your health “down there.” So when choosing as a lady you have to be very careful so as not to hurt your health down there. Here are some underwear mistakes you are making that are bad for your health.

Too-tight underwear:

Not only is too-tight underwear generally unflattering (hello, visible bulges and puckering), but it can also promote chafing of the skin and va ginal irritation, especially if you’re post-menopausal. For women who are menopausal, their va ginal walls tend to be thin. From that perspective, any underwear that’s tight enough to rub your skin can result in irritation, she explains. If your skin doesn’t get irritated, tight underwear won’t hurt you. But if you do get irritated because of friction, then it’s not recommended.


If your tight undergarment happens to be shapewear, like the popular hip- and tummy-slimming kinds or waist-cinching corsets, you run the risk of health complications beyond your appearance. If it’s really tight, you could have nerve impingement and decreased circulation, it is speculated that tight girdles and shapers can even produce numbness or tingling in your extremities. Furthermore, shapewear is notoriously difficult to take off. Shapewear makes it very difficult to go to the bathroom, so when women wear them, they tend to hold it more than they should.

Synthetic fabrics and silk:

When it comes to material, experts agree that your personal preference can dictate the fabric—as long as you make sure the crotch is lined with cotton. Most of the underwear that’s available is fairly breathable. As long as they have a cotton liner where the vaginal area is, you’ll be fine. But if you’re looking for optimal underwear conditions, steer clear of synthetic materials, and only wear silk on special occasions. “Silk and synthetic fabrics are not breathable, which increases the risk of moisture being trapped and retained, which can create a yeast or bacterial infection.


Even if thong underwear is more your granddaughter’s speed than yours, keep this tip in mind: If you have a propensity to get yeast or bacterial infections, thongs will only make things worse. Thongs can be a unique transport vehicle for bacteria from the back to the front, referring to the spread of E. coli from the anus to the vaginal area. There’s a lot of movement with the thongs, sliding back and forth—it doesn’t stay in place. Thong underwear can be more irritating, because it has more contact with va ginal and vulval area, but that doesn’t mean women can’t wear them — you just have to find right type for you. Meaning, if you like wearing thongs and they don’t cause you discomfort, then go for it. “Just because women become grandmothers, it doesn’t mean they need to wear big ‘granny’ underwear.

Underwear at night:

Most experts are proponents of sleeping in completely the nude — as long as you’re comfortable in your birthday suit. Though it’s a matter of personal preference, from the perspective of breathing and airing things out, you should sleep without underwear. For women who are going through menopause, going underwear-less may make even more sense. The more you wear, the more you have to take off when you get night sweats. No one wants to linger in cold, wet panties once a hot flash passes.

“Going commando” during the day:

If breathable underwear is good, is wearing no underwear better? In a word: no. “No underwear causes a whole host of other problems, particularly because clothing doesn’t tend to have a liner. “For one, if you’re wearing pants, the seam sits right in the vulval area and will constantly be rubbing the area,” which can irritate sensitive tissue. Secondly, the natural moisture produced by the vag!na has nowhere to go when you’re not wearing underwear. “If you are wearing dresses or skirts, there’s nothing there to absorb vaginal moisture. “Then you can become hot and sweaty down there, which, in itself, can irritate the skin. In theory [no underwear] makes sense, until you think of the details.

Sweaty undies:

Women and men who tend to sweat should change their underwear regularly — twice a day, as opposed to once a day for people who typically stay dry. And anyone who works out should put on a clean pair of undies as soon as they’re able. “A warm, moist environment is the perfect place for yeast to grow, who recommends that sweat-prone people invest in underwear made of moisture-wicking material and avoid cotton underwear, which tends to stay wet once it gets wet. All of these problems are compounded if you have incontinence to any degree — even a drop or two. “When you work out, you can try wearing a panty liner. That way, if you’re not in a position to change underwear, at least you can change the panty liner or take it off.


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Sunday Best Wears You Can Rock to Church (PHOTOS)

When picking out Sunday church clothing the first important thing is to consider comfort. The point of church outfits is to feel free and comfortable. Yes, you have to choose an array of easy to wear clothes. I am not saying you have to wear flip flops, shorts and ripped tees, but you have to feel confident and think only about God, so nothing disturbs your feelings and thoughts.

See Photo below for inspiration;









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The 3 Most Fashionable Twin Siblings on Instagram

  1. Micheal and Daniel Flora: These sensational twin boys are popularly known on Instagram as ‘2 Yung Kings’. They the grand children of Nigerian veteran artist Charly Boy. Their mum dresses then up always in stylish, dapper clothes. Classic gentlemen.




2. Bella and Chloe Abir: Known on Instagram as ‘The Royal Twins’ Their entertainment journalist mum, Lucy Abir dresses them up in iconic fashion wears and delights in taking pictures of her girls.6




3. Megan and Morgan: Also known on Instagram as ‘True Blue twins’. The pair have very unique features. what capture ones attention is their striking resemblance. Also, their blue eyes. One has a set of blue eyes, the other has one blue and one black. They love to play dress up and look cute.








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15 Amazing Maternity Photo Shoot Inspirations

african marks
Channeling your African roots
india theme maternity shoot
A little Indian spice
all whie prgnancy theme
All white theme. in an earthy landscape


african theme
The African Woman
photo timeline baby
Photo timeline inspiration
pink dress
“We love pink and it’s a girl”
Flower girl
flower girls
You could go a little cutesy. Use blocks to spell out baby’s sex
Road signs could do the explaining
Write it down
B-O-Y. laterally invert belly to get a G
baby bump
Beach themed photoshoot
Use a book to reveal baby’s sex.


Photo play with umbrella prop.
maternity shoot
Wrap it all up
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10 Cool Babies in Traditional African Attires

The traditional attire trend is not just for the adults anymore. This style has transcended to the kids too.

Below are pictures of our favorite picks.

boy in shades wearing agbada

little girl in flowy gown

little boyi n agbada

yoruba baby

edo baby

siblings in trad attire

boy in trad atire

girl in pink flowy ankara gown

girl in purple silk lace

igbo baby


Think your child has what it takes to grace this page, then share you baby’s pictures wearing traditional wear with us. Put a description of the picture (name of child, age, what makes the child special) and share with us on Instagram (@babiesmata), Facebook (babiesmata) or simply email it to us (