When I first started hiking I was only a little girl. I usually went hiking or camping with my dad so female hygiene was very minimum. Just the main essentials at the most. Over the years new products have emerged, more awareness, and better guidance. In this post I will be going over the essentials for female hygiene that you will need for any type of outdoor trip along with backpacking hygiene tips and some words of wisdom from two experienced outdoorsy friends.