Fingers crossed you’re not currently sitting in a toilet cubicle somewhere taking a moment of solace while you scroll through articles on your smartphone because we’ve got bad news.
Now, not to alarm you, but toilet paper is the latest bathroom product (see: shower puffs) that’s a whole lot more dangerous than you might think.
It can also cause infections if not used properly.
Here’s how to protect yourself from the hidden dangers lurking in your loo.
Tiny paper cuts.
Look, it might surprise you to learn but the tissue around your vagina is very delicate and if you’re a rough wiper you could be damaging it.
In fact, your run-of-the-mill TP might be giving you tiny paper cuts, that’s right. Tiny. Paper. Cuts. On your vagina.
Apparently these can become infected, which is why the experts recommend you dab.