Using lubricant on dildos can increase both comfort and pleasure. Lubricant reduces the friction between the dildo and any body parts it touches. It also helps with proper insertion and movement. You know the saying, “a little lube goes a long way!” It applies to using dildos, too.
In terms of types of lubricant, there are a few options. Water-based lubricant is a popular option, especially if you’re using latex condoms or a silicone dildo. Silicone-based lube works well in most cases as well. Oil-based lubricants are an option, but they’re not compatible with latex condoms, so they’re best avoided when protection is necessary.
The final type of lubricant I often recommend is natural lubricant. Natural lubricants are made from ingredients like aloe vera and cocoa butter. It’s softer and thicker than typical lube, which adds even more comfort and pleasure during use. Plus, all natural lubricants are a great option for those with sensitive skin.
Once you’ve chosen the type of lubricant that’s right for you, make sure you apply it liberally! It’s important to use more lube than you think you’ll need. Too little lube stops the dildo from sliding easily and can lead to discomfort or pain.
It’s also important to keep in mind that not all lubricants work with all materials. That is, if you’re using a silicone dildo, make sure you’re using a water- or silicone- based lubricant. If you don’t, the lube can break down the surface of the dildo, leading to degradation.
Now that you know the importance of using lube with dildos, let’s talk about how to keep your lubricant in tip-top condition. It should go without saying, but store your lube away from direct sunlight or heat. Keep it in a cool, dry place to make sure it doesn’t spoil. Lubricants typically last a long time, but if you notice any changes in color, texture, or smell, it’s time to purchase a new one.
Finally, make sure to keep your lubricant away from places that it can be contaminated. While you may use your lube with sex toys, it should never be shared with others. Lubricant can spread infection if it’s shared. Make sure to keep it stored safely and use a different bottle between partners.
Now that you know the basics of using lubricant with dildos, you can make sure you have the best, safest experience possible. I hope this was helpful and remember – lubricant makes all the difference, so don’t be afraid to use a lot!