Vaginal steaming has been named as one of the most sought after beauty treatments of 2019, four years after the procedure first became known worldwide when it was shown at Gwyneth Paltrow & # 39; s lifestyle wesbite Goop.
According to Yelp, the controversial treatment is one of the 13 beauty trends that has proven to be extra popular over the past year, despite being under attack by experts who have warned that this could lead to burns and infections.
The online business directory has released the list of beauty trends in honor of its 15th birthday, revealing how beauty lovers have switched from more old-fashioned treatments such as eyelash dyeing and waxing bikinis in favor of more modern procedures such as micro needles and hydrafacials.
Trendsetter: Vaginal steaming has been revealed as one of the most popular beauty treatments of 2019 after it was made famous by Gwyneth Paltrow & # 39; s website Goop
Sensational: Chrissy Teigen is another celebrity who helped make V-steaming a viral success after sharing an image of how she got treatment in 2018
& # 39; At Yelp we see people starting to use beauty treatments that reflect a more natural look and omit fake colors and permanent make-up & # 39 ;, Yelp trend expert Tara Lewis said Elle.
& # 39; [People choose] for treatments such as dermaplaning and micro needles that improve the texture and appearance of the skin so that they can let their shiny complexion steal the show. & # 39;
Indeed, options such as lip filling and tanning beds have fallen sharply since 2005, with people opting to focus more on treatments that help improve their natural properties – such as Kybella, an injectable agent that promises double chin, and collagen, a substance naturally produced by the body that helps to fill the skin and reduce wrinkles.
Undoubtedly the most controversial entry on the list of popular 2019 procedures is vaginal steaming, also known as V-steaming, which has become increasingly popular in recent years, while being increasingly criticized by gynecologists and pelvic health experts, who suggested that Treatment can lead to severe burns and even infections.
Midwife and gynecologist Dr. Carolyn DeLucia, a partner in the women's spa in New York VSPOT, insists that problems that may arise from vaginal steam treatments are the result of an incorrect procedure.
Unveiled: the most popular beauty treatments in the last 15 years
- Lash Tint
- Brazilian Bikini Wax
- Shaping eyebrows
- Body Scrub / Body Wraps
- Tanning bed
- Laser hair removal
- Nail art
- Permanent makeup
- Lash Extension
- Eyebrow paint / Tint
- Chemical peel
- Tattoo removal
- Teeth whitening
- Laser facial treatment
- Nail art
- Vaginal steaming
- Lash Lift
& # 39; [People who think the treatment is dangerous] are doing it wrong or do not understand the treatment, & # 39; she told DailyMail.com.
& # 39; Thanks to the V-steam as we do at VSPOT, therapeutic herbs can emulsify around the labia. The only misunderstanding is that the steam flows directly through the vaginal canal. & # 39;
Dr. DeLucia urged all women who would like to try V-steaming themselves not to try the procedure at home and always seek the help of a professional when handling intimate areas & # 39 ;.
She also noted that there is no end to the negative side effects of a treatment that is not performed correctly in a controlled environment, whether it is a V-steam or just a normal facial.
Meanwhile, VSPOT founder Cindy Barshop has all the no-sayers who claim that vaginal vapors have not brought benefits, and insisted that the treatment can have all kinds of positive effects on the pelvic area of a woman, as well as on her general well-being.
& # 39; V-Steams are a relaxing, detoxifying treatment that helps with menstrual cramps, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; VSPOT has also added CBD to the herbs to improve the relaxation of the pelvic floor, as well as blue and red LED lights that help with blood flow and bacteria. & # 39;
Even better: in addition to steaming the vagina, hydrafacials, dermaplaning and microneedling have gained popularity in the past year
Yelp's information comes just weeks after Goop founder Gwyneth insisted she had no idea what & # 39; vag facials & # 39; or & # 39; vajacials & # 39; were – despite the fact that her site has been credited with their incredible popularity.
Indeed, Goop led to a global discussion on intimate treatments for the first time in 2015 when the website published a review of a spa that & # 39; vaginal steaming & # 39; offered.
During an Instagram Q&A, however, Gwyneth insisted that she had no idea of the procedures at all.
& # 39; What is my current attitude to the vag face? & # 39; she read before she asked someone outside the camera: & # 39; What is a vag face? & # 39;
She then made a surprised expression before saying: & A face in the vagina? I've never heard of that.
& # 39; The person who asks for it, let's go get one together. Let's go straight to the vagina facial practitioner and then we write a piece about Goop together. & # 39;
Despite claiming ignorance of vaginal steaming and facial treatments, Gwyneth and her website are largely credited with raising the treatment to worldwide fame – with a large number of celebrities since sharing their love for V-steams, including Busy Philipps, Lucy Hale and Chrissy Teigen.
Open for questions! Earlier this year, Gwyneth, 46, said she was completely unaware of what vaginal facials and vajacials are
In fact, Dr. DeLucia Chrissy for helping spread the word about the positive effects of V-steaming by sharing a very candid picture of himself undergoing treatment in June 2018.
It is not surprising that the photo – which the model showed squatting over the source of the steam while wearing a mask and holding a heat pad on her neck – quickly became viral, which aroused an interest in the steam procedure.
& # 39; She is not only a highly respected celebrity, but people trust her opinion because she is a strong, powerful woman who expresses her opinion, & # 39; said Dr. DeLucia about Chrissy's ability to shoot up V-steaming to worldwide fame.
In addition to vaginal steaming, other beauty treatments peaking this year include hydrafacials – a procedure that removes dead skin cells while giving the skin a boost of hydration – that Yelp described as having a meteoric increase in popularity over the past five years. seen & # 39; year.
Dermaplaning, which is aimed at eliminating fine lines and wrinkles, as well as scars and discoloration, and micronedling, another treatment that improves the texture of the skin, also shot in popularity.
Regarding beauty trends that have fallen in popularity, Yelp mentioned keratin, Brazilian bikini seed and eyelash extensions as one of those who have experienced the most serious silence.
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