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Vaginal rejuvenation procedures aren’t safe

Warning issued by the FDA

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Vaginal rejuvenation procedures are all the rage these days — yes, you heard right, I said vaginal rejuvenation!

There is such a thing! In what I could only imagine as a spa day for your vajayjay, women are now getting treatments done to make sure their woman members are tighter and younger-looking. It’s also been claimed to treat vaginal menopausal symptoms, dryness, or decreased sexual sensation. But, before you consider getting yourself this treatment, know that the US FDA has issued a warning against said procedures.

According to the FDA, vaginal rejuvenation usually involves energy-based devices such as lasers and radio frequencies. Though these same devices are approved for vaginal wart removal or cancer treatments, they aren’t approved for vaginal cosmetic procedures such as “rejuvenation” or anything of a similar nature.

“The safety and effectiveness of energy-based devices for treatment of these conditions has not been established,” the FDA furthers. In fact, they’ve already sent warning letters to a number of companies in the US offering these services. Though these treatments seem harmless, as a lot of cosmetic companies have claimed, the FDA clarifies that there are possible serious adverse events including chronic pain, burns, scarring, and even pain during intercourse. 

Not that there’s anything wrong with treating your hoo hoo, but based on these warnings alone, none of these procedures on the market offer proof as to their effectiveness and safety. I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not risking my lady garden — at least not until these treatments are approved. 😉

Galaxy S10

Samsung announces new generation of wearables

These include a tracker, watch, and wireless buds

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Aside from the numerous Samsung flagships announced at Unpacked in San Francisco, there were also a number of wearables announced: The Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e, and the Galaxy Buds.

The Galaxy Watch Active is the sporty version of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch although without the iconic spinning bezel. It’s equipped with stress, fitness, and sleep tracking, GPS, NFC, WiFi, and Bluetooth capabilities. Of course, it also has Bixby built in. The watches will also have wireless charging capabilities which will work well with the power-share capable S10’s. It runs on an Exynos 9110 processor and a 230mAh battery. They’ll come in 4 pretty colors: rose gold, sea green, black, and silver. Available in the market on March 8 in the US for US$ 200.

The Galaxy Fit and Fit e are slim fitness wearables that will automatically track your activities. Equipped with a heart rate monitor and a .95-inch AMOLED display, this water-resistant baby is perfect for those who want something less obtrusive. They’ll be available in the second quarter of 2019.

Last but not least: The Samsung Buds. Powered by AKG, you’re ensured a great listening experience. It boasts 6 hours of battery life for streaming and 5 hours on calls, with an additional 7 hours with its charging case. That same case gives 1.7 hours of power on a 15-minute charge. Of course, it also has wireless charging. These Buds are available starting March 8 and they’ll retail for US$129. It comes in three colors: black, white, and a fun yellow.

 

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Instagram photo challenge with the Samsung Galaxy S10

Hands-on with all three versions!

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Samsung’s newest Galaxy S devices have just been announced and we’re blessed with three versions: The Samsung Galaxy S10e (small), the Galaxy S10 (big), and the Galaxy S10+ (big big!).

Each phone is equipped with a number of cameras so you know what that means: IG photo test!

In our Her GadgetMatch video, we check out what’s so cool about the new Samsung phones and test what the cameras can do. Spoiler: They do a lot!

In case you’re having trouble viewing, watch HERE.

SEE ALSO: Samsung’s new LED light cover is the phone case we’ve always wanted

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Samsung’s new LED light cover is the phone case we’ve always wanted

It lights up with different designs!

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The newest Samsung flagships have just been announced and they’re all great, but there was one thing that really caught my eye — mostly because it was literally glowing.

Yes, that is the Samsung Galaxy S10 in my hands, and yes, those are actual LED lights on the case. Just so you can appreciate how pretty it is, here’s the LED case in action:

So what exactly is going on here?

Samsung’s LED light case looks and acts like a normal smartphone cover. It comes in blue and white and has a smooth exterior. It’s also pretty thin, considering, and it has a sturdy feel.

Once it’s attached, the LED cover app will appear and you’ll have different LED designs to choose from. You can go for the “Mood lighting” option which was shown above, or…

You can choose LED icons. Just some of my favorites include this beating heart… 💓💕💖💘💞

… and this adorable doggo. 🐶

There are honestly so many to choose from, I’m not even kidding.

It even does a smartphone camera timer countdown…

 

… and just like that I am sold!

Cheers, Samsung! Just when I thought I was over boring smartphone cases, you shove a shiny, sparkling one in my face and I am very, very convinced.

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