There is no doubt that an active sex life has its health benefits. That’s why many people do not shy away from using everything from toys for couples to role play costumes and all in between. One of the products that people say have helped them improve their sex life more than other things, however, is sex lubricant. Contrary to the common notion, lubricants aren’t reserved for older women who experience vaginal dryness. Nor are they intended to fix any sex problem. Rather, they are meant for any women, young or old, experiencing dryness in vagina, or those with a small vulva. In this post, we discuss all that you need to know about sex lubricants, starting with the common reasons behind vaginal dryness.
According to a recent study, “Women's Perceptions about Lubricant Use and Vaginal Wetness During Sexual Activities”, 2,451 women reported that they felt positive about lubricants, and that using it made it easier for them to reach orgasm. The study also shows that both men and women enjoy well-lubricated intercourse. All in all, the benefits of using lubricants include:
There are a wide variety of sex lubricants available in the market. Some are organic while others are water or silicon based. In the absence of proper knowledge on these products, partners can feel irritation, thrush or allergies, instead of pleasure, as some of them are dyed and may contain ingredients that may not suit everyone’s skin. Therefore, it is essential to use only quality products, and always read them before usage. Here are the common types of lubricants you need to know about, with their features.