The Truth About Personal Lubricants and Glide!

When trying to enjoy sex toys and intercourse, often times, sex doesn’t always feel as amazing as we think it should, and that’s where lubricants come in handy. Just by dabbing a small amount, maybe the size of a quarter,  either using solo, or by either partner will make things glide much smoother when the woman isn’t creating enough of her own natural juices. There are so many different kinds of lubricants to choose from.  Below is a guide showing you main differences between ones that are oil, water, and silicone based

Here’s the breakdown:

Oil Based Water Based Silicone Based
Types and Brands Mineral oil, baby oil, vegetable oil, cold creams, lotions Astroglide, Romantic Depot lubricant, Wet, Liquid Silquid Eros, Wet Platinum
Should be used
with what
type of condom
Polyurethane Polyurethane or Latex Polyurethane or Latex
Use
with sex
toys
Can be used with any toys except those made out of latex which are few and far between. We recommend romantic depot spring water Glide. Can be used with toys made out of any material. Never use with a toy made out of silicone (it’ll break down the material). We recommend Eros.
Cool Facts It beads up when in contact with water. Instead of applying more of this lube, you can reinvigorate it by adding a little water to you or your partner’s parts. Since it doesn’t break down in water, some people like to use this kind of lube when being
intimate in the bath or shower.
Cleanup Washes off with soap and water. Rinses off easily with water. Washes off with soap and water. 

 

Advice: I’d stick with a water-based lubricant like Romantic Deport Spring Water Glide which can be used solo with or without sex toys, with or without all condoms and is also great for sex toys and anal sex. . It’s the cheapest to buy, easiest to find (you can get it at most pharmacies and grocery stores), it can be used with all types of condoms, and it washes off easily from skin and fabric.

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