5 Excellent Non-Toilet Paper Ways To Clean Your Butt

Great bidets from $41.

Bidets have come a long way since decorated wash basins were introduced in 1600s France. While stand-alone bidets, meant to be straddled and used to bathe the genitals, perineum and anus, are still used, today the term also applies to a water spout that is built in, or attached, to the toilet and is designed to shoot water—either cold, as is the case with less-expensive options, or warm—at the user’s undercarriage. Below, five great picks that can cut your use of toilet paper way down; read our entire piece on bidets here.

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