It Really is Better Wetter: the Lowdown on Lube

Posted on August 17, 2013 by LUCKY BLOKE

We understand that we spend a lot of time talking about condoms - when you are Condom Experts, you tend to do that.

But what we have come to realize is we don't spend near enough time discussing the fun and sexy personal lubricants that can add more than a little zing to your next encounter.

These days, personal lubricants are not only about helping with vaginal dryness, they have been updated to support you in reaching new heights of pleasure.

At theCondomReview.com, exploring personal lubricants has never been simpler. Now, buying premium lube (from around the world) is affordable, reliable and discreet!

We know sometimes it can be embarrassing to talk about lubricants, so read our primer and you will be a Lube Pro in a flash.

Let's start with the basics:

  • Always use water-based or silicone-based lube with latex condoms.
    (Never use an oil based lube with condoms, you run the risk of damaging the condom!)
  • Not only will the slickness of lube enhance your enjoyment, lube can make sex safer. (Less friction with a condom, the less chance it will break!)
  • Water-based lubes are easy to clean up with water. They are slippery and may need to be reapplied.
  • Silicone-based lubes are slick and can be used in water!
  • Arousal lubes (generally water-based) can enhance the experience by warming, tingling, and adding a little zing.
  • Flavored lubes (also water-based) can add a certain tastiness to the experience. They come in many, many flavors.
  • Desensitizing lubes can help men to last longer. So if you are struggling with premature ejaculation and want endurance, they are the way to go.

Did you know that you do not have to buy an entire bottle of lube?
Pillow packs (think travel size or sachet) are perfect for trying a new lube (or two)!  Easy and compact for the jet-set 
lifestyle! Another good reason to grab a few pillow packs and head for that tropical island getaway. 
(Typically, they are about the same size as a condom package, and good for a single use.) 


Okay, now that you know the basics, let's talk about five fantastic products featured at Lucky Bloke HQ.

We are certain that there is a lube on this list that you will take your sex to a whole new level.

1. Intimate Organics | Embrace
Intimate Organics Embrace Tightening Pleasure Gel contains a blend of certified organic extracts and natural capsicum in a water-based formula. This unique formula causes vaginal tissue to temporarily contract enhancing tightness and warmth, increasing pleasure for all. Embrace does not contain alumn which dehydrates delicate vaginal tissue. Embrace is paraben free, DEA Free, 100% vegan, glycerine free and hypoallergenic. Available in a 1oz (30ml) tube.

2. Encounter | Delicious Peach
Encounter’s Delicious Peach Lubricant is water-based, silky, light, sensual and oh-so peachy good. Encounter's new flavored lubricant line offers special formulas that are sugar-free, paraben-free, non-glycerin based, and 100% Vegan certified. Perfect for the times when you desire some extra oral fun. Peachy keen, indeed. Available in a 2oz (59ml) size bottle or sold in six pillow packs [.27oz (8ml) each].
Also available in Watermelon, Strawberry, Vanilla, Cherry

3. LovRub | Female
Clinically formulated by scientists and sex experts, LovRub boosts the intensity of female arousal leading to more powerful orgasms. LovRub enhances sexual function by increasing nitric oxide production in the targeted area. Nitric oxide allows clitoral / vaginal tissue to enlarge during stimulation becoming more responsive. LovRub is water-based and includes natural ingredients: L-Arginine, Resveratrol & Aloe Vera. Each 60ml tube equals 20-30 applications.
Also available in LovRub | Male

4. Good Clean Love | Cinnamon / Vanilla
Good Clean Love’s Cinnamon / Vanilla is a water-based lubricant formulated from premium natural and organic ingredients. The scents of vanilla and cinnamon create a popular aphrodisiac blend – combined to enhance the sensory experience, not overwhelm. Cinnamon / Vanilla is a smooth and long lasting glide. No petrochemicals and no parabens will be found in this naturally good clean lubricant! Available in a 4oz (118ml) size bottle or sold in six pillow packs [1oz (30ml) each].

5. Encounter | Ultimate
Encounter’s Ultimate lubricant is a specially water-based formula: thick and slick for ultimate anal pleasure. Ultimate is infused with mint extract to relax the sphincter and formulated to always be gentle on the skin. Using paraben-free ingredients and non-glycerin based formulations, Encounter's new lubricants are an innovative line formulated and pH balanced for women. 100% Vegan certified. Available in a 2oz (59ml) size bottle or sold in six pillow packs [.27oz (8ml) each].

Another good option for anal sex is Pjur | Analyze Me

We are adding a #6 - and, while, it is not a lubricant (it's a spray), it is an important product that you should know about! You no longer have to let premature ejaculation get in the way of enjoying your time together.

6. Pjur | Med Pro-long (Spray)
Specially formulated to prolong and enhance a man’s pleasure, the active ingredient - tannic acid (derived from oak bark) has a contracting effect. In combination with panthenol, this gives the spray a desensitizing effect, which reduces the penis sensitivity and helps against premature ejaculation. For external application on the penis. Pjur, made in Germany and loved worldwide, always uses CE-certified medical grade ingredients. Available in a .68oz (20ml) size spray.

At Lucky Bloke (and theCondomReview.com), every lube we sell is condom safe and guaranteed to please.

If you would like more personalized support, Lucky Bloke has your back (or, your front!)

Did you know that LuckyBloke.com offers a free (no purchase required) Condom (and Lube) Concierge Service via email getlucky(at)luckybloke(dot)com? Our Concierge Service  offers very specific consumer support in relative anonymity.

Our Concierge is trained to offer comprehensive support regarding proper condom sizing, as well as sharing comparative information regarding product specifications and attributes. Expert lube advice is free, as well!

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