When developing intimate lubricants for people with vulvas, sexual wellness brand Smile Makers researched the physiological mechanisms at play in lubrication during sex. They found the learnings very interesting. As many women still aren’t sure what was the difference between wetness and female ejaculation, they invited a sexologist to walk us through the different intimate fluids the female body produces.
Wetness, mucus, cyprine, lubrication, female ejaculation: the fluids produced by female genitalia have been labelled many things, and they are rarely self-explanatory. Here is a comprehensive overview of a vulva owner’s vaginal secretions and their purpose.