8 Things You Should & Shouldn't Do After Sex

After the intense physical and emotional connection of sex, it's essential to give your body — and your partner’s body — the care and attention they deserve. Knowing what to do and what to avoid after sex can help you maintain your well-being and enhance your overall experience. CUSTOM is all about helping couples engage in safe intimacy by providing durable condoms and personal lubricant, as well as tips on how to enhance the experience for everyone involved.

Explore four things you should do and four things you should avoid after any kind of sexual activity and find the reliable protection you need with CUSTOM!

Things You Should Do:

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#1: Hydrate

After sex, replenishing your body's fluids is crucial. No matter how you like to be intimate with your printer, it can be physically exerting, leading to dehydration. Drinking water or another hydrating beverage can help restore moisture levels and keep your body in balance.

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#2: Clean Up

Maintaining good hygiene is essential after sex as well. After you carefully remove and dispose of your CUSTOM durable condom, both you and your partner should wash your genital areas thoroughly to reduce the risk of bacterial infection.

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#3: Use the Bathroom

Urinating shortly after sex can help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs) by flushing out any bacteria that may have entered the urethra. Make it a habit to empty your bladder within an hour after sexual activity.

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#4: Communicate Openly

Open and honest communication is vital for a healthy sexual relationship. After sex, take the time to share your thoughts and experiences with your partner. Discussing what felt good, what didn't, and any boundaries or desires can strengthen your bond and enhance future intimate encounters.

Things You Should Not Do:

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#1: Douche

Douching, or using any form of vaginal cleansing product should be avoided after sex. The vagina is equipped with a self-cleaning mechanism, and douching can potentially disrupt the natural balance of bacteria and increase the risk of infections.

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#2: Use Harsh Soaps or Fragrances

When cleaning your intimate area after sex, avoid using harsh soaps, douches, or heavily scented products. These can disrupt the natural pH balance of your intimate area and potentially lead to irritation or infection. Stick to gentle, fragrance-free cleansers specifically formulated for intimate use.

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#3: Rush to Clean Up

While maintaining good hygiene is important, avoid rushing to clean up immediately after you and your partner finish. Allow some time for intimacy, cuddling, and emotional connection to strengthen the relationship with your partner.

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#4: Engage in Strenuous Activities

It’s important to give your body time to recover, which means it’s key to avoid overly strenuous or physically demanding activities. Allow your muscles and body to relax, as excessive physical strain can lead to discomfort or possible injury.

Taking care of yourself after sex is just as important as enjoying the moment itself. By following these do's and avoiding the don'ts, you can prioritize your health, maintain hygiene, and foster a strong emotional connection with your partner. Find everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable intimate experience with CUSTOM now!

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