Tight fitted clothing or underwear made from synthetic fibres, panty liners with a plastic film and nylon tights can cause a build-up of warmth and moisture in the intimate area, which may contribute to the development of skin irritation and infection.


  • Underwear made from synthetic fibres
  • Nylon tights

Appropriate Intimate Hygiene

  • Wear cotton underwear and wash it at 60°C
  • Change underwear daily
  • Don’t wear tights or only wear those made from cotton or wool