Did you know that many women prefer Spandex underwear because it fits the body like a second skin? The problem with this underwear and other synthetic fibers (polyester) is that it is made of plastic, absorbs moisture and increases the temperature of the vaginal area. These are the main reasons why a vaginal yeast infection can occur. Maathai Organic underwear is made from 100% organic fibers that allow your intimate area to have a pH balanced throughout the day because being cotton has a tendency to keep moisture away from the skin and does not increase the temperature in the vagina Without the heat and humidity, the fungal cells have difficulty thriving. Organic cotton underwear reduces the risk of fungal infections to a large extent. You and the planet will always be protected!