Sexual Health Lubricants or personal lubricants have long been recommended to women to improve the comfort of intercourse and to reduce the risk of vaginal tearing, which can increase risks for STIs and HIV. Public health professionals also recommend the addition of lubricant to condoms during sexual activity. Despite this routine advice, strikingly little is known about situations in which lubricants are used or whether there are any associated vaginal symptoms. Via ScienceDaily and Indiana State University These studies provide insight into lubricant use.
Its a safe bet that you KNOW that you’re going to have a rousing,sweaty-good-time with your partner, and you may be following safer sex practices by using a condom.
But Safer Sex doesn’t end there.Many people prefer to rely on the lubricant that is enclosed within the condom. In the last couple of years, we have been focusing on women’s health, body maintenance…and lubricants.
Choose from a variety of water-based,or silicone based lubricants.
Check the ingredients to make sure that there are no additives that may cause allergic reaction.
Keep the flavored lube for cunnilingus, since these may contain sugars, or sugar based compounds, which can alter the pH balance of the vagina. (Normal pH balance of a vagina is 3.5 to 4.5). pH balance refers to the chemical proportion of acid to base in the body.