Are you looking for something that will spice up your sex life or make it an unforgettable one? It’ll be hard to find one who’ll say ‘no’ to that. So, before its get too late let’s find out the booster. Yeah, I’m talking about personal lubricant.
Now the first question, what’s a personal lubricant is?
A personal lubricant is a substance that human uses while having intercourse or doing masturbation. Basically, the reason for using personal lubricant is it reduces friction. It can be used in vagina, penis, anus and other parts of your body before or in between intercourse.
Now, maybe you’re using it for a while but didn’t get perfect one yet or you’re a first-time user. Whatever the circumstances are, it’s not easy to find the perfect one. Don’t worry; you’ve landed in the exact place. Stick with me for a while; I’ll take you to the wonderland.
Let’s discuss the types first
By composition, lube is three types. They’re water-based lubricant, oil-based lubricant and silicone-based lubricant.
Water-based lube is most common and popular form of lubricant. Earlier water-based lubes were solutions of glycerin or cellulose ether but things are changing through time. To increase longevity and smoothness various agents are being added to this. Water-based lubricant will not leave sticky residue on your skin.
So, it’s quite easy to wash it away after having fun. As water-based lubes are water soluble so you can’t use it while having sex under the shower, bathtub, hot-tub or pool. It’ll disappear quickly and cause damage to your skin. It’s safe to use with condoms and sex toys. Water-based lube is the best choice for vaginal sex.
Oil-based lubricant also called petroleum-based lube. People who like to spend more time on foreplay like ‘body massage’ oil-based lube is for them. You can also use it for intercourse.
But before you do so, you got to remember few things like oil-based lube reduce the elasticity of condoms. So, it’ll cause condom breakage. It’s quite hard to clean things up afterward. Those who are in a serious relationship want to enjoy their time without any addition like condom; they can go for oil-based lube.
In terms of popularity silicone-based lube is in the second position. In some cases, people prefer silicone-based lube than water-based because of its longevity. So, you can forget the hassle of re-application. Anal play is more fun with silicone-based lube as it’s not absorbed by mucous membranes or skin.
Before you use silicone-based lubricant you got consider few things, not all silicone-based lubes are condom compatible. You can’t use it with silicone toys, over time it may disintegrate the toys and for bacteria, it’ll create a breeding ground. But the good thing is, unlike water-based lubricant it doesn’t increase the risk of HIV transmission during sex.
Some other notable type by usage
There’re few more types of usage; which are flavored lube, warming lube, organic lube, natural lube, spermicidal lube, aloe-based lube, homemade lube etc. These are individual preference according to their taste.
Oral sex is more fun with flavored lube. That’s why manufacturers adding different flavors in personal lubricant. The ugly truth is our private parts are invaded by bacteria which make it smelly.
A good flavored lube will reduce the smelliness and increase your interest in oral sex. Some people like flavored lube for vaginal sex as well.
To stimulate your partner more than you’ve ever done try a warming lube. There is a misconception that, warming lube heat up our skin after application. So it’ll make you feel warmer which just a better feel is. Warming lube can be water based, silicone based and there is some warming lube which is made of honey.
If you want to avoid chemical interaction on your body then go for a natural lube. Natural lubricants are condom and sex toys friendly. You can use natural lubricant for vaginal sex and anal sex as well. Because there is silicone based natural lubricant which will make your anal play toxic ingredients free.
If you want to enjoy your sex life without using condom then grab a spermicidal lube. This particular form is lubricant is capable of killing sperms. So, you can be fearless from an unexpected pregnancy.
Organic lubricant has to maintain certain standards approved by FDA. Organic lubes are completely harmless; you can use them with latex condoms and silicone toys. If you have sensitive skin than organic lube is highly recommended.
Aloe based lube
Aloe based lubes are made in considering women health. A lot of women have the feeling that lube may cause infection in their vaginal area and many other problems. So, dear ladies if you want to overcome your puzzles here is aloe based lube for you.
Doctors’ point of view
Doctors prescribe personal lubricant when the ground isn’t wet enough to play. There are few more reasons why doctor recommends personal lubricant. If you have sensitive skin then a personal lubricant is the only solution for safe sex. If your vagina has any of these problems like itching, menopause dryness, chafing, burning then personal lube will solve these problems. For elderly people and those who are going to have sex for the very first time, personal lubricant is recommended for them as well.
Choosing personal lubricant
As the marketplace is saturated with personal lubricant so, it’s quite difficult to find a perfect one. Before you grab one read the label carefully. You already know which lube is better for a particular form of intercourse. Long lasting, silky, easily washable lubes are preferable. And try to avoid those which have harsh ingredients.
As I’ve discussed all you need to know about personal lubricant now it’s your turn to decide. Whatever is your situation is; now you know how to make your sex life sensational. Your hidden problems are gone. Still, if you’ve any complex issue discuss with your doctor first. Hope you’ll happy ever after.