Personal lubricant is the quickest, easiest, and probably most effective preventative measure that you can take against dryness and chafing during sex.
It can also help prolong love-making sessions, and make your own masturbation more enjoyable. Not to mention that it is nearly essential for anal intercourse. Even if you consider your sex life to be in pretty good shape, you should consider the advantages of introducing a personal lubricant. Quickies can actually be quick, long time love-making smooth, and you and your partner will avoid any post soreness that you might have otherwise experienced from all the friction.
For starters, virtually all lubes on the market today fall into one of three categories — water, silicone, or oil-based. While each of these has their advantages and disadvantages, water-based lubes are by far the most popular. Water-based lubes are just that: Their main feature is that they're smooth and slick, but not sticky and messy like silicone and oil-based lubes can be.
Since they're water-soluble, skin and mucous membranes will absorb them. This makes cleanup a breeze: This is one of the chief drawbacks of water-based lube, since we all know that in the heat of the moment, an interruption is probably the worst thing that could happen. Water-based lubes have the added advantage of being completely condom-compatible, as opposed to oil-based lubes that corrode latex more on that later.
One thing to watch out for, however, is that many water-based lubes contain glycerin, which can promote infections in women pretty easily and makes quick post-sex clean-up mandatory. With less expensive water-based lube you will find reapplication is necessary which can sometimes put a dent in your sex session, Slippery Stuff lasts forever. One pump and you and your girl are good to go. Water-Based Natural Lubricant Nowadays pretty everyone is hip to the idea that putting harmful chemicals into our bodies is a bad idea.
To some of us, these things are not a big deal, but for those of you who want your lube all natural, British-based brand Woohoo!
Instead of being made from parabens, glycerine, silicones, hormones, petroleum and glycols Woohoo! It's a premium lube that uses high-grade materials in order to deliver you a "soft, silky feel. Extra smooth to the touch and great for beginners. The gel also helps activate natural moisture to enhance intimacy and pleasure when being used between you and your lady. We love this lube for first timers.
Great pick for sensitive ladies. In other words, this lube never goes on cold! Made from a combination of polyacrylamide, parabens, citric acid and, of course, water. In fact, that's their main advantage: No muss, no fuss, no need to reapply.
Those who don't like silicone-based lubes say that using them is like having motor oil slathered on your parts, while others swear by it. Pink This lube is all focused on sexual pleasure. We love this lube for first time couples who want to add a little lube to their sex lives. Swiss Navy eliminates friction perfectly and is made from the highest grade of silicone on the market.
Plus, the packaging is rad. It comes in an easy-to-squeeze, discrete bottle and is the only vegan-friendly lube on the list. It activates directly on contact and unlike most silicone lubes which can end up getting sticky or tacky with use, System Jo is totally wet and smooth.
First, they tend to corrode latex, so you can't use them with condoms. Second, they're usually made with ingredients that are bad for women's vaginal health. And finally, they're slimy and messy. Baby oil, Vaseline, Crisco, etc. Boy Butter H20 More often than not, oil-based lubricants can really irritate the female body and therefore, should only be used for your solo ventures. Boy Butter claims to not be harsh on the female body, but every lady is different, so user beware!
While most lubes are at least safe to consume in small amounts, they tend not to taste great. That's where flavored lubes come in — they're a great option if your lovemaking tends to switch back and forth between oral and vaginal penetration unsurprisingly, ass-to-mouth is discouraged. Only the bravest of girls tried it, but we all wondered if it was true and what I learned was for some guys, it was. I was always curious if it felt as good for a woman as it did for a guy. Sometimes mint can sting, dude!
It also comes in a rainbow of flavors, so you can match your lube to your e-cig.