How to choose a lubricant to get Lubricant, or gel-lubricant, is a means to moisturize the skin and mucous membranes of the genital organs and improve slip during sex. It is needed to reduce the discomfort of vaginal dryness, stimulate blood flow and prevent microcracks.maximum pleasure
What is right for you depends on your goals and preferences. The main difference between lubricants is in the basis used.
Oily (on a fat basis) - soft, gentle and quickly absorbed. They are good to use for massage, there are even options "two in one": massage oil and lubricant. But they are incompatible with condoms , leave stains on clothes and bedding. It is best to use them for intimate caresses and male masturbation.
Water based - the most common. They can be easily purchased at the pharmacy, they are inexpensive and convenient. Variants of the use of a water-based lubricant mass: vaginal, oral, anal sex, the use of sex toys. But such a lubricant dries out or absorbs pretty quickly, so you need to regularly add a new portion.
Silicone lubricants - the most modern look. Do not dry out for a long time, do not wash off with water. They are more expensive and are usually sold in sex-goods stores (if you are embarrassed to go to the sex shop, you can order the product online). Silicone lubricants in the form of a spray are very convenient. Not all of them are suitable for use with condoms and sex toys , so read the instructions before buying. Badly wash off linen and clothes.
Usually you need to apply lubricant to the genitals before sex and add as needed. After intercourse, wash off. Water-based lubricant can be easily washed off with water, silicone can be removed with the help of intimate hygiene soap.