9 things you should know about lube

9 things you should know about lube

Lubes are a great way to keep your intimate activities feeling fresh and new. They can also help with issues like vaginal dryness or anal play. However, you might be wondering what the best lube is for you or how to use it in certain situations.

That's where this blog post comes into play! Here are 9 tips that will help you have all of the information you need about lube so that you can get back to what really matters--fun!

Why should you always use lube with an onahole?

The lube is designed to help keep the onahole in a slicker, more pleasant state. Without it, the toy will not work quite as well due to the build-up of skin oils from frequent use and masturbation.

Every person's body produces different levels of natural lubricant, and their bodies react differently to various types of lubes. Therefore, some people can become dry or desensitized due to extended periods of external stimulation without sufficient lubrication, resulting in itching and burning.

Are all lube the same?

No, there are two very different types of lubricants available. They are oil-based and water-based.

Oil-based lubes come in the form of oils or silicone emulsions (think oil and water). Oil will break down latex condoms. If this type is used with a condom, use a condom made from polyisoprene or polyurethane as it's not sensitive to oil's degrading effects.

Water-based lubricants come in various forms, including gel, cream, liquid, and spray formulations. Water-based products can be used with all condoms without concern for breaking them down as oil does. It also has been shown to reduce outbreaks rates of genital herpes by 30%.

For onahole, you must use water-based lube.

How to choose the right lube?

The quality of lubricant should depend on the type of sex you're having. 

Foreplay-oriented lubes are usually thinner and rather flavored to stimulate arousal. 

Water-based lubricants are typically more well-liked among most users, as they do not dry out during use. However, they're also compatible with latex condoms and can facilitate challenges such as vaginal infections or yeast problems. 

Silicone-based lubes may have a longer life span than water or oil base formulas but often create quite a bit of drag, creating difficulty in penetration for many individuals, especially males who rely on natural moisture from the vagina to accomplish this penetration without added lubrication.

Pros and cons of silicone-based lube?

Silicone-based lubes can sometimes feel incredibly lovely as well. However, the vast majority of people report almost no sensations felt on their skin from either one, so you'll have to try for yourself to see if you even like it.

If not, there are very low-cost exceptions such as water-based or oil-based--both with the same pros and cons as mentioned above regarding each type of lubricant.

While silicone is a good choice overall because it's long-lasting and doesn't dry out, some people may experience an allergic reaction when using silicone products that could result in some irritation on their skin.

Pros and cons of oil-based lube?

Oil-based lubes are great if you're dry or sensitive. They don't feel icky like a water-based one would. However, oil-based lubes can be messy if you use them for anal play because they get sticky.

You might have to keep reapplying because they can also slow down the action you give yourself or whoever is giving love to you, so it may not last as long.

It's essential to know beforehand whether or not your vagina (or his penis) is okay with eating oils and fats from the skin. Some people find this irritating because their natural discharge breaks down these substances making them greasy and nasty. 

Pros and cons of water-based lube?

Water-based lubes are cheaper and easier to clean because it's just water. This type of lube also evaporates quickly, but this means the lube can dry out more quickly. Silicone and oil-based lube take a little effort to clean up, but they don't dry out as quickly, so you won't need as much for consecutive sessions or when it comes to anal sex.

Silicone is generally a smoother experience than other types of lubricant because silicone lubricant is usually very slick (over 100x slicker than water), which makes insertion smoother and less painful. 

Can I become allergic to lube?

Lube comes in either water-based, oil-based, or silicone formulations. Oil-based lubes can potentially irritate someone with known latex allergies because these products sometimes contain ingredients such as coconut and sunflower oils that have latex proteins in them.

If unsure about your allergies, patch tests the moisturizer on your skin for two hours before using it to see if any adverse reactions occur before spreading it elsewhere on the body.

Why are Japanese lubes considered the best?

Japanese have always prized subtlety, refinement, and knowing what will please the other person - it's only natural that they should be so multi-skilled in the bedroom.

To date, Japan is undeniably the best place to find high-quality erotic products like lotion or lubrication. It's not uncommon for a pharmacy to carry 10 or more different brands of lube, some for special occasions while others were created with "quickie" sexual encounters in mind. 

Are lubes toxic if swallowed?

If you swallow a particular type of lubricant, the worst thing that can happen becomes a breeding ground for harmful bacteria.

Lubricants are often made from plant oils, glycerin (safe when used in moderation), water, and some harmless flavorings or sweeteners. 

Some lube more exotic ingredients like glycerol, DL-lactic acid, and dimethicone, but the usual base coats the gastrointestinal tract quite well, and any nutrients your body needs should be there soon after ingestion.

Being adapted to the sex industry makes them perfect for their task, which is slick surfaces where friction can occur without degrading in effect or leaving sandy irritable particles behind.

To wrap up

Looking for the best lubes? Japanese lubricants are the answer! Water-based lubes are made to be used with onaholes and come in a variety of flavors. We carry some of these fantastic products, so visit our shop today, and have fun!