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Lubricant Compatibility: Choosing the Right Lube for You and Your Toys

Lube is your best friend! When it comes to sex, even if you’re just playing by yourself, using lube can make the experience much more enjoyable. Lubing up when using an anal vibrator or dildo is common, but lube can offer so much more. This is your comprehensive guide to choosing the right lube for your sex toys.

Whatever you’re using the lube for, you can find it at Source Adult Toys adult store in Edmonton or Kelowna.

Should You Use Lube with Your Toy?

Yes! You will very likely want to use lubricant with your sex toy. It can make your experience safer and much more pleasurable. Lube isn’t just for anal play or older women – it can be a great tool for anyone.

Lube helps to enhance your pleasure by keeping things slippery, wet, and sliding smoothly, allowing you to enjoy the friction fun for longer.

However, there are a few things you should know first before you take the plunge.

Is Your Sex Toy Lube Friendly?

The first thing you need to know is that not all sex toys play well with all kinds of lube. Let’s go through the different types of lube and how well they work with sex toys.

Water-based lube is okay to use with pretty much any sex toy! We recommend that you use it for all your sex toys, regardless of what your toy is made from.

The only drawback to water-based lube is that it might not last as long before getting a little tacky, so you’ll need to make sure you re-apply as needed to keep the fun going.

Silicone-based lubes are on probation. Whether or not it is a good choice will depend entirely on the toy you’re using. If you’re using a toy made from plastic, ceramic, wood, or glass, silicone lube can be a great choice. It lasts longer than water-based lube and will wash off easily with soap and water.

However, you should NEVER use silicone lube with a silicone toy. Silicone wants to be the same, so if you use silicone lube with a silicone toy, the lube will start to bond with the toy, solidifying to it and turning the exterior of the toy into a melted, cheese-like substance. That’s not something you want inside you!

  • Oil-Based Lube

Oil-based lube should never be used on sex toys. In fact, they should never be used internally at all. Oil-based lubes can coat your toy and make it very difficult to clean. Use oil-based lubes only for external use, such as for sensuous massages, and keep them away from your toys at all costs.

Hybrid lube is a mix of water and silicone lube. The advantage of this is that they will last longer than pure water-based lube while still being safe for sex toys.

If you’re having trouble deciding what lube to get, feel free to give us a call and we can help you figure out what is best.

Your Source in Edmonton and Kelowna

Source Adult Toys is a great place to go for lube, whatever your needs and desires are. We have adult store locations in Edmonton and Kelowna, plus Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray.

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