Vagacials: The spa treatment for “down there”

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Vagacials began to pop-up in various upscale spas in New York and California in 2010.  Aestheticians started to offer beauty treatments in the name of the quest for perfect skin in a new place – a woman’s vulva.

It really should be named the “Vulvacial” since it’s not the internal skin of the vagina that’s being treated.  Cleansed, exfoliated, tweezed, whitened and calmed with masks – the vulva is treated in the same way as one’s face.

San Francisco’s Stript Wax Bar offers a USD $60 (Kshs 5,100) Vagacial, a facial for your vagina, and the 50-minute treatment, meant to be performed a week after waxing, includes four procedures: a cleanse; papaya-based exfoliation; extraction of ingrown hairs; and a anti-freckle, anti-acne and whitening calming mask.

Other aestheticians suggest vagacials are better-suited two weeks after waxing.

Capital Lifestyle Magazine asks: Are our grooming habits becoming too extreme?

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  • Godfrey Kimega

    Yes, those kind of grooming procedures are too extreme. Speaking as a man, I prefer the natural look.

    • Ngoma

      Which is?Elaborate

  • Joel Ndungu

    thats not fair what about we men..?someone to come up with penicial spa and treatment..!

    • Ngoma

      That person could be you!

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