A woman plans to open a 'vagina spa' in the UK later this year much to the concern of doctors. The unusual salon specialises in treatments for the female genitals, including vajacials vagina facials and The O-Shot, an orgasm boosting technique that sees a woman's own blood injected into her clitoris and G-spot. After two years of business, Barshop is now planning to expand the company and intends to open a spa in London later this year and another in Dubai after that. This would be the first dedicated spa of its kind in the UK, but the concept has come under fire from some medical professionals. Speaking to Refinery29, Barshop, 54, explained that the salon will specialise in "women's intimate health" and help "treat the changes that women go through".
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Performing a vaginal self-exam at home can help you familiarize yourself with your own body, as all vaginas are different. It can also help you identify changes and abnormalities. A gynecologist can check you for symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases STDs and perform a Pap smear test to screen for cervical cancer. Here are the symptoms you can look out for and discuss with a gynecologist at your next appointment.
The belief that it is easier to discern the virgin state of a woman than a man is more fable than fact, argues medical anthropologist Sherria Ayuandini. Unfortunately, it is still widely believed and practised to subjugate women. The Human Rights Watch condemned the test as a form of gender-based violence and called on the military to end the practice immediately, which it says violates the prohibition of inhuman treatment under international human rights law.