How to Use Lube: How to Apply Lubricants for Females
Many women associate a stigma with using personal lubricant and post-menopausal ladies. We are here to get that rid of that notion and show you how all women can benefit greatly from using lube. In this article, we can talk about all the exciting ways to use lube as a woman and how to apply lubricants for females.
If you are still stuck with this stigma, you are actually doing a disservice to your own sex-life, Lubricant can be used to combat many medical-related reasonings of dryness as well as stress and many other multiple factors. Are you looking to do a bit of anal pleasure? Then Lube is a must!
When to use Lube?
Women's bodies are complex, to say the least, your personal dryness may in fact have nothing to do with your hormonal levels for menopause and can be attributed to various factors such as-
- Drastic Life Changes
- Chemical Imbalances
Lubrication does just need to be used to treat symptoms, in fact using personal lubricant with every sexual activity! Lube can be used to enhance your sex life in a bunch of great ways, here are a few-
- Anal Sex
- Overall Comfort
- Extra Lube for a Quickie
- Prevent Injuries
As you can see there are so many reasons to use personal lube, but what is the best type of lube?
When deciding on the best type of lube, water-based lube should be at the top of your list! For starters, water-based lube is totally safe for use with all types of condoms and all materials of sex toys. In addition, water-based lubricants are significantly gentler on sensitive skin. If all that wasn't enough, it also will not stain your clothing or sheets.
Silicone-Based Lube is another popular type of condom, it is safe for use with condoms and super slippery... and that's pretty much all that there is to say positive about silicone lube...
The cons of silicone lube are plentiful, here are some of the most notable cons. It is not sex toy compatible, if you use silicone lube on silicone sex it will actually damage the toy! Silicone-based lube also will stain your clothes and sheets as well as be noticeably more difficult to clean than water-based lube. If that wasn't enough to deter you from using silicone, let us also add that it can have irritating effects on sensitive skin and whether or not you have a reaction is simply a roll of the dice.
Lastly, we will discuss Oil-based lube, this lube is slipperier than water-based lube and also lasts longer than water-based lube, but this type of lube also has a long list of cons.
When thinking about the cons of oil-based lubricant there is plenty to choose from. One of the largest negatives of oil-based lube is that it's incompatible with condoms. The lube will actually break down the condom making it largely ineffective. In addition to being useless with condoms, it's also known to be irritating to sensitive skin and leaves permanent stains on clothing and bedding. Oh did we mention it's also difficult to clean off?
How to Apply Lube for Females
You can never use too much lubricant, in fact, the more you use the better off you will be. You can apply the lube directly to your intimate parts if you are looking for a bit of temp play, or you can warm the lube in your hands for a warm sensation that is sure to get your motor running. There is no wrong way to use lube, just make sure that you use a lot and feel free to reapply liberally to ensure a friction-free pleasure.
Lube Provides Safe Sex
Not only does a personal lubricant intensify sensations, but it can also protect you from infection and even an unplanned pregnancy. Lube reduces the friction of condoms, making them less likely to break, and it reduces microscopic tears through which STI pathogens could enter the body.