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And it helps you, too: 70 percent of men have used a lubricant during both masturbation and partnered sex, mainly because it was fun and it made sex more comfortable, according to a study. In many cases, lubes found around your house—coconut oil or hand lotion—are perfectly safe to use during masturbation. But if you think anything that makes your sack session slippery is safe, think again.
The truth is, at times sex is not always as romantic as it might seem in your favorite blockbuster movie or on a TV show. Sometimes, it is uncomfortable, uncoordinated, and could use a little sex lube in order to smooth things over. At times, a man is all ready to go but a woman is not just quite there, or she may not be able to stay physically wet during long-lasting sex.
Lube reduces friction, slicks things up, and can make foreplay and penetration so much better. A strawberry lube applied before you go down on your partner, for instance, can take your oral sex game up several levelsgiving them something they will probably never forget… until next time, of course. Personal lubricants come in two forms: Liquid and gel. Lubes also come in a wide variety of flavorsfor those who like a little tasty treat with their lube.
Lube is a wonderful thing. It can make sex more pleasurable for all participants, and for some women who really struggle with vaginal dryness, it just might be the magic bullet that makes sex possible. That pretty much solidifies its spot as one of the best inventions ever.
Like a well-oiled machine, masturbation like sex relies on thick, sticky, gooey, slightly gross fluids. Yes, this includes bootleg pocket pussies, cheap Fleshlight alternativesand DIY. In fact, lube can enhance your experience or ruin your toy forever, and you paid a lot of money for that shit.
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Personal lubricant is one of the greatest sexual accessories. However, for a lot of reasons relating to stigma, it often goes underutilized. In fact, you'll probably find sex with a personal lubricant is a lot more pleasurable than sex without. Using lubricant is the easy part, choosing the right lubricant is the real challenge.
When it comes to sex, most people would agree that wetter feels better, but sometimes you and your partner need a little slide in the right direction. But you may not be using it as often as you should: While nearly 70 percent of men and women have used the slick stuff during sex at some point, only a quarter have brought it into the bedroom in the last month, according to a recent study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Why should you slather more often?