There are tons of reasons to love the use of lubricant to allow a comfortable longer lasting sexy time when the heat is on. But it’s commonly devalued due to some misconceptions tagged to its need. Like when a woman says, “I get wet all the time” or when a guy “jokingly” proclaim that: “if you’re a real man you don’t need to use lubricant…” (death stare)
Hold up soldier! Let’s be clear that having lubes by your bedside table is perfectly OKAY to have and it is by no means a meet to an end. If it’s anything, that little bottle right there says you care enough to make your sex-play a pleasurable one with her/him. Now who wouldn’t want that?
There is not one woman on this earth that hasn’t experienced drying out in the bedroom and it doesn’t necessarily attribute to the lack of sexual arousal or is a cause for immediate medical attention (although in some cases may attribute to certain medications and hormonal issues).
Whether you do get wet easily or experience dryness from time to time, it’s always good to have a bottle of lube by your side during sex play because your natural moisture will eventually dry up!
Let’s put it this way, when two objects rub up against each other, friction will occur and heat is naturally produced. When that happens you, my dear, you will definitely want to avoid the discomfort of that from happening during intercourse. So the slickness of using a sex lubricant will definitely enhance the sexual experience for both women and men, giving you the confidence to go on like “bunnies”.
Here are 5 myths we’d like to clarify on the use for sex lubes and how it can better your sex life:
“My body is naturally lubed up anyway” - Yes, The body can and should naturally produce its own lubrication however it normally requires some type of foreplay or stimulation, not just physically but mentally to get the juices flowing. In some cases, we understand that married couples may be on a tight schedule but are still making efforts to get it on while their kids are away for tuition or soccer practice (good on you!). But with not a lot of time on their hands engaging in foreplay or getting into the mood may be a tricky and nervous situation especially for the vagina. ‘She’ needs coaxing too and ramming the “keys into the ignition” may not be the most ideal and sexiest of times to rekindle and bond. In such cases, having a gentle lube around is always handy to ease the pressure to have a great sex.
“I’m always wet, I don’t need any help!” - Most people have this misconception that lube is only for women going through menopause who can’t get there themselves. This is false. Women of all ages experience this and although some women can get naturally very wet and lubricated on their own - which is great news, as mentioned earlier friction can easily occur and that dries up the natural moisture of the vagina. After a while sexy time would be unpleasant and reaching orgasm the first time or even trying to go for a second serve would be much more challenging to achieve (for her). Plus, let’s consider our male partner if that natural moisture dries up, it would be a rather rough experience for him too so a little lube can actually go a long way.
“I’ll just use my spit” - Honey, there is no amount of saliva that is going to cure vagina dryness because saliva is mostly made out of water and not to mention the amount of bacteria involved! As ‘natural’ as it may seem, it’s probably not the best solution to lubricate yourself. Also, there is no type of position you can do to get her / yourself back wet.
You’ll also have to spend less time during foreplay. While foreplay can be the most enjoyable part of sex for some, there are others who want to get to the main event as fast as possible. Lubricant allows you to get exactly where you want much faster.
“We’ve had sex without it before, she didn’t seem to complain” - With all the sweating involved, without replenishing the body with water during intercourse. Especially if she has already orgasm once her body is definitely going to be dehydrated. So why not help her achieve a second orgasm or maybe more without the downtime with some lube by hand?
“My condom is already lubricated” - Yes although most condoms come lubricated on the outside to prevent friction with their sexual partner and some also come with lubricated on the inside, which allows the user to have more pleasure wearing them. But applying more lube to the inside or the outside of a condom—or both—will definitely add a lasting and memorable sensation.
Adding a lubricant into your sex life or even me-time is a perfect way to change up the sensation too! There are a variety of lubes like water based, silicone based and oil-based ones that have very different qualities and traits. Be sure to use a little at first and build up over time because if you’re not paying attention, you might end up in a sticky mess (depending on which type of lube you use). Once you’ve got a type you prefer, try out different brands as you may find that different lubes could give your different purposes. You may choose one for sex and another for foreplay. So level up your sex game—and have some fun!
Enhance your intimate moments with our easy and safe to use sex lubricants Liquid Silk or Astroglide Natural Water Based Lube for a more moisturising and long lasting sexual experience.