Post-sex, you and your partner likely want to lounge in bed and bask in that sexual glow or just fall fast asleep. But immediately after sex is actually a critical moment for something highly unsexy. Yes, we’re talking about bacterial growth. (Yuck.)
Developing healthy hygiene habits after sex is important for keeping germs and infections at bay. So even if the last thing you want to do is leave the bed, start getting into the postcoital routine of washing up. Here’s a checklist of what you need to do.