How to Choose a Lube

Lube is necessity for almost all sexual acts! It makes your sex play more slippery and fun, and it’s a great complement for sex toys and safer sex supplies. To find the one that’s right for you, take our tips to heart. And remember: variety is the spice of life.

Lube Guide

Simple and scentless:

Tulip’s own personal lubricant is a great all-around lubricant that happens to be great for sensitive-skinned people. It’s a tasteless, odorless, paraben-free, glycerin-free, and latex-compatible water-based lube.


Silicone-based lube is long-lasting and doesn’t wash off with plain water (making it great for underwater sex). Try Uberlube, a simple, slick choice that won’t stain the sheets like other silicone lubricants can.

Striking Oil:

Oil-based lubes such as Elbow Grease or Gun Oil Stroke 29 are great for solo or mutual male masturbation.

A tasteful lube:

Try Kama Sutra Divine Nectars, these lubes will make you want to lick your lover for hours.

Made from natural ingredients:

Botanical, water-based, paraben-free, and infused with aloe, Sliquid Oceanics is compatible with safer sex barriers and all toy materials. This lube is completely organic and vegan friendly.

Good for anal sex:

We love Liquid Silk for its silky and smooth feel and thin yet long lasting formula. Maximus, a classic favorite for anal play, also protects and cushions delicate anal tissue with its thick formula.

Tingly and sensation seeking:

Sliquid Organics Sensation adds tingle to your lubrication. Otherwise use special gels such as Sliquid Stimulating O-gel or Kama Sutra Pleasure Balms.

Personal Lubricant FYI

There are many different brands of lube, but there are really only a few basic variations on lube formulas. Water-based lubricants are the most common and probably body safe, as they are compatible with condoms/latex and silicone toys, and are easiest to clean up and flush out of your body. Oil-based lubes are great for hand jobs, but will break down condoms, and are generally not recommended for internal use because it’s hard for the body to wash them out. Silicone-based lubes are long-lasting and safe to use internally, but they can leave your body and surfaces very slippery even after the sex act is over.

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